Leaving the EU
During the transition period, RCPCH called on Government to put children and young people’s best interest at the centre of its negotiations with the European Union. We summarise and review the agreements made in the UK-EU deal that will impact on child health and our members.
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.
4 September 2019
Our President responds to the ongoing political uncertainty around Brexit and warns about the potential impact on children and young people.
A new UK-EU trade and cooperation deal was agreed on 24 December 2020. Take a look at what this means for child health and our members.
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.
12 March 2019
RCPCH Officer for Health Improvement responds to new report published by the Children's Rights Alliance for England, saying "Brexit is a complex and important priority; however, it should not mean that other issues get left on the shelf".