10 October 2019
Paediatricians who qualified from medical school in a non-UK country are less likely to be offered a consultant post than their UK-trained peers, according to survey of 155 doctors by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).
2 October 2019
Medicine offers students and junior doctors a vast array of specialty choices... How can we, as current trainees and paediatricians, help get paediatrics to the top of that list? Simon, the RCPCH Assistant Officer for Training (Recruitment), and Emma, Trainee Representative for Recruitment, look at ...
25 September 2019
Paediatricians work in incredibly challenging times. But, say Camilla, the College's VP for Education & Professional Development and Hannah, Chair of Trainees Committee, this specialty is rewarding like no other, and there's much more we can all do.
25 September 2019
In preparing for our careers campaign, Russell notes that we must be clear about the challenges of a career in paediatrics, and focused on keeping it as the best career in medicine.
We asked children and young people from Enniskillen, St Albans and Brighton what makes the best paediatrician. Is this you?
Our Stepping Up programme supports the five year period from RCPCHStart (Specialty Trainee 7+) to the end of year three consultancy. This page is for the regional Stepping Up Champions supporting the programme.
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.
Tackling the issue of pension taxation is one of many steps required to alleviate growing workforce pressures within the NHS - and to help relieve any undue stress among the medical community.
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.
In autumn 2019, we launched our #ChoosePaediatrics campaign across the UK. We're addressing the urgent issues affecting retention in paediatrics as well as recruiting more doctors to train in this specialty.