2200 paediatricians sign open letter to Prime Minister urging Government to extend free school meals to cover holidays
24 October 2020
Thousands of members sign an open letter urging the UK Government to change course on free school meals during the holidays.
Each year we invite paediatricians planning a surveillance study through the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit (BPSU) to apply for this bursary. The successful applicant receives a free slot on the BPSU Orange Card and a stipend towards their training needs. The 2020-21 application period is now ...
23 October 2020
We join a coalition of organisations in declaring a climate emergency and publish a plan to accelerate our work in this area.
BPSU study - Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis/ chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis (CRMO/CNO)
Surveillance of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis/ chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis (CRMO/CNO) commenced in October 2020. It is being led by Dr Chenqu Suo, winner of the Sir Peter Tizard Bursary 2018-19. This study intends to find out how common CRMO/CNO is, and who is involved in the car...
Our online event on 6 October 2020 began with talks about the current landscape of Physician Associates (PAs) in the UK and the future of the multidisciplinary child health workforce. PAs presented on their quality improvement projects, and in the afternoon we ran interactive workshop. Here we prese...
25 September 2020
Two new reports have been released outlining the findings of a snapshot survey of the UK's general paediatric and neonatal services and workforce in September 2019. The reports provide a pre-COVID benchmark and give recommendations to government, service planners and other decision makers about how ...
1 September 2020
This year we are proud to announce that we have three research awards up for grabs in our 2021 round. Applications are now open until midnight 30 November.
27 November 2020
The Scottish Paediatric Society Annual General Meeting and the St Andrew’s Day Paediatric Symposium will be held jointly with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and the Scottish Asso...
20 August 2020
Our Officer for Health Improvement, Dr Max Davie, writes about the sudden shake-up of England's public health system.
1 August 2020
We look ahead to plans for digital growth charts, which will be available to parents and carers in 2021.