Leaving the EU
18 December 2019
Our President Russell Viner reflects on last week’s UK General Election result and shares some early thoughts about what it means for the NHS, our members, and children and young people.
13 November 2019
Health and social care in the UK is devolved. Our Officers for Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland set out what the UK General Election means for them.
9 September 2019
Paediatricians understand that when life gets tough, it is our interconnectedness that often steers us through. Russell highlights his concerns about the impact of Brexit on children and young people, and on our public life and institutions.
The UK Government, NHS England and governments in the devolved nations have prepared advice for patients and clinicians. Some of the following links are currently out of date. This page will be updated pending the outcomes of negotiations with the EU.
As paediatricians we need to know that children and young people are placed at the centre of Brexit preparedness. It is also critical that people who work at the heart of our NHS are protected and reassured. While the political situation intensifies, this briefing document highlights our concerns an...
4 September 2019
Our President responds to the ongoing political uncertainty around Brexit and warns about the potential impact on children and young people.
As paediatricians we need to know that children and young people are placed at the centre of Brexit preparedness. We set out our recommendations and provide guidance to our members working through this transition. Following the post-Brexit trade deal, we will consider the impact for child health and...
28 August 2019
Feeling recharged from a summer holiday, Russell looks to the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead, as the College is working hard to ensure the new UK Government prioritises child health.
22 August 2019
A number of health organisations have voiced their concerns about the potential impact of a no-deal exit from the European Union. We have said that patients should be at the heart of preparations in the lead up to October.
27 March 2019
With Brexit very much on his mind, Russell talks about how we strengthen our international links in Europe and beyond, and encourages members - of all levels - to get involved with our ambitious new project to influence our profession's future.