25 September 2020
Two new reports have been released outlining the findings of a snapshot survey of the UK's general paediatric and neonatal services and workforce in September 2019. The reports provide a pre-COVID benchmark and give recommendations to government, service planners and other decision makers about how ...
21 September 2020
Russell comments on today's press conference by Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer, and Sir Patrick Vallance, Chief Scientific Officer.
25 August 2020
RCPCH welcomes the work NHS Digital have done to add Additional Information to over 54 million patients’ Summary Care Records in England.
Vaccination is proven to be a highly effective intervention to prevent disease, and in the UK vaccines are routinely offered against 18 infections in childhood and adolescence, resulting in a substantial saving in morbidity and mortality. We provide key facts and considerations, our recommendations ...
20 August 2020
Our Officer for Health Improvement, Dr Max Davie, writes about the sudden shake-up of England's public health system.
30 July 2020
Our President, Professor Russell Viner, responds to the publication of the NHS People Plan 2020/21.
24 July 2020
Our President Professor Russell Viner responds to reports that the government will introduce a comprehensive obesity plan.
24 July 2020
We respond to the government's announcement of this year's flu vaccination programme, which includes Year 7 for the first time.
9 July 2020
We respond to plans from the Welsh government to re-open schools in September.
6 July 2020
Our guidance on shielding for children and young people with regard to COVID-19 has been formally adopted by the UK government.