3 January 2020
Dewi Dyfrwr (‘David the Waterdrinker’) was reputed to have consumed only leeks and water, with his monks following a simple, austere life. The 'Generation Z' and 'Generation Alpha' children growing up in Wales today have totally different challenges. This year's conference - on Thursday 27 February ...
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.
The 2019 UK General Election is an important opportunity to advocate for children, young people, and the paediatricians and child health workers who care for them. This document makes the case for the next government to invest in our workforce, put child health at the heart of policy making and impl...
1 September 2019
The Second World War began 80 years ago in September 1939. The war brought huge changes to the lives of children in Britain and to the country’s health services.
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.
7 August 2019
The Government has announced today that the pension rules for senior clinicians are to be changed, to allow them to take on extra shifts, treat more patients and help to reduce waiting times without losing out financially.
5 August 2019
Yesterday the Prime Minister pledged an additional one-off £1.8 billion for the NHS in England. Some of this funding is due to be allocated to children and young people's services but there remains a significant amount to do to help an NHS that is under serious pressure across the country.
Prevention is an integral part of the solution to many of the problems that children face in the UK - from increasing mortality rates, to high prevalence of obesity, to widening social and health inequalities.
The RCPCH is establishing a network of volunteer RCPCH member Ambassadors across England to advocate locally for children, young people and the workforce that serves them. Find out more about this role and how you can apply.
24 July 2019
The government is consulting on proposals to make the NHS Pension Scheme more flexible and transparent for senior clinicians.