Reset, Restore, Recover
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...
26 October 2020
For many of us, planning ahead is a way to manage stress and workload, and to ensure we have control over our future. But what happens when major events scupper those plans? Dr Eimear McCorry explores her fears that her pandemic strategy was interrupted, and how she found ways to embrace the positiv...
9 October 2020
Russell's term as President finishes next spring, as does that of our Registrar, and so the College is looking for clinicians who can bring their passions and priorities to these roles. And, we continue our calls to protect and restore children's health services this winter with a new statement, plu...
Following the disruption to children’s health services caused by COVID-19, RCPCH is calling on national and local health service leaders across the UK to restore children’s access to the health services they need and to prioritise these services throughout the autumn and winter.
29 September 2020
Dr Christina Tran is a Trust Doctor working in ED and paediatrics at Derriford Hospital. Here she outlines the value of exercise in maintaining positive wellbeing and what steps you can take to incorporate it into your daily routine.
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 ...
In this short impact report, published in September 2020, we remember and reflect on all we have achieved so that we keep the spirit of innovation and action driving us through the coming months and years.
3 August 2020
Russell has heard from many members with concerns for at-risk and vulnerable children in this period, and we're now seeking your insights. He also welcomes the UK government's recent announcement about obesity and junk food advertising, but we need to understand how people's lives are and see the de...
29 July 2020
Health visitors fear the needs of vulnerable children have been missed due to staff redeployment to support the COVID-19 workforce, according to a new UCL survey.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the cessation of all but the most urgent elective children’s surgical cases during the period of peak prevalence of infection in the general population. These recommendations use the most up to date evidence to inform practice that will enable recovery of ch...