26 May 2020
Prof Nick Bishop, VP for Science and Research, outlines some of the key developments in the College's Research & Quality Improvement Division, recognising ongoing work despite the disruptions to members' schedules. He also discusses research on the effects of COVID-19 on child health and wellbeing.
Children and young people are experiencing the impact of COVID-19, and lockdown, in many ways: their education, access to health services and emotional health and wellbeing. Over the coming weeks, we'll be working with both health professionals and young people (14-24 years old) to look at the evide...
Children and young people are experiencing the impact of COVID-19, and lockdown, in many ways - from their education to staying at home with family, from the way they access health and support services to their emotional health and wellbeing. We're compiling studies across the UK that are collecting...
22 May 2020
There are many unanswered questions about children and COVID-19, including when and how we reopen schools, but, argues Russell in this week's weekly address to members, we must go back to the science.
19 May 2020
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children are pleased to announce their first joint clinical research fellowship award in childhood disability has been awarded to Dr Asma Soltani at the University of Cambridge. Dr Soltani will research Re...
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.
Surveillance of multisystem inflammatory syndrome has now commenced. Our aim is to understand the incidence, presenting features, laboratory features, management, clinical course and the outcome of this potentially new syndrome characterised by hyperinflammation which is temporally associated with C...
29 April 2020
This year we offered three awards for involvement in paediatric research, The Lorber Award, The Simon Newell award and the PIER prize. We are proud to announce this years winners of these coveted awards.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to concerns that children are, for various reasons, presenting late to emergency departments. This has led to delayed diagnosis and hence a delay in treatment. Such presentation delays are well known, but they appear to have increased during this pandemic. Unfortunately...