Infectious diseases

A paediatric allergy, immunology and infectious diseases (PAIID) specialist is a clinician who works across all paediatric age groups to investigate, diagnose and manage infectious, immunological and allergic disorders - find out more about this sub-specialty.

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COVID-19

We continue to monitor and produce resources around this public health challenge - looking at the impacts on our members, the wider child health workforce and children and young people. Explore our guidance on paediatric services, staffing and rotas, education and training and for parents, as well a...
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Protect children for a challenging winter ahead

The UK must prepare now for a potential new wave of coronavirus infections this winter that could be more serious than the first, says a new report from the Academy of Medical Sciences. Responding to 'Preparing for a challenging winter', the RCPCH made the following statement on vaccinations and pro...
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COVID-19 - guidance for paediatric services

This guidance has been prepared to provide health professionals working in paediatrics and child health with advice around the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19. Guidance on this page is applicable to all paediatricians, with advice signposted information for settings specific guidance (community, neonat...