We're monitoring this public health challenge of COVID-19 - and the risks and impacts on our members and the wider child health workforce, and on children and young people. We have guidance on paediatric services, staffing and rotas, education and training and for parents. We're producing summaries ...
2 June 2020
President Professor Russell Viner responds to Public Health England's publication, COVID-19: review of disparities in risks and outcomes.
22 May 2020
RCPCH, along with the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, responds to the debate about re-opening schools.
7 May 2020
The national clinical trial to identify treatments that may be beneficial for patients diagnosed with COVID-19 will begin recruiting children and infants in May 2020.
Health Visitors and Paediatricians publish advice for parents about the six-week postnatal check during COVID-19
1 May 2020
The Institute for Health Visiting and RCPCH have published advice for parents who may not be able to attend the six week check for newborn babies.
30 April 2020
Professor Russell Viner, President of RCPCH, responds to a pre-print (non peer reviewed) study which suggests that children who have COVID-19 may have the same levels of circulating virus in their body as adults.
30 April 2020
A statement about media reports, citing RCPCH, on the transmission of COVID-19 by children.
22 April 2020
NHS charging regulations for migrants are “unworkable” and are having a detrimental impact on the wider health system says a new paper published in BMJ Paediatrics Open today.
7 April 2020
Our President contributes to a joint statement by medical leaders, encouraging people to use the NHS in the usual way in the case of serious illness.