We continue to look at the risks and impacts of COVID-19 on our members, the wider child health workforce and children and young people. Explore our guidance on paediatric services, staffing and rotas, education and training and for parents, as well as our summaries of the research and presenting cl...
During the transition period, RCPCH called on Government to put children and young people’s best interest at the centre of its negotiations with the European Union. We summarise and review the agreements made in the UK-EU deal that will impact on child health and our members.
Surveillance of Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is due to commence in March 2021. In conjunction with parallel reporting through the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Surveillance System, this study aims to establish incidence rates of ARFID presenting to secondary health care, refe...
18 January 2021
In June, Dr Shamez Ladhani will step down as Chair of British Paediatric Surveillance Unit's Scientific Committee after three years in the post, and we'll start recruitment for a new Chair from 29 January.
26 February 2021
Over the last two years, the Paediatrics 2040 team have been working to develop a vision for the future of paediatrics in the UK. We would like to invite you to join us in a virtual event to celebrate and discuss our conclusions.
3 December 2020
After a successful RCPCH Conference Online 2020, we’re busy planning the 2021 event - and you are invited to get involved. We will be releasing full event details, including dates, over the coming weeks. In the meantime, the Conference Organising Committee is now inviting submissions of papers for ...
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.
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.
06 March 2021
In conjunction with the 9th Singapore Paediatric & Perinatal Annual Congress, the first online RCPCH Conference Singapore will focus on the theme of 'Learning together to improve child health'. Join colleagues virtually to explore the latest innovations and share best practice from Asia, Europe a...
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...