Respiratory medicine

Respiratory paediatricians are clinicians who have detailed knowledge and understanding of the respiratory system in children - find out more about this sub-specialty.

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National guidance for the management of children with bronchiolitis and lower respiratory tract infections during COVID-19

These recommendations on the management of children with bronchiolitis and lower respiratory tract infections in hospital settings during COVID-19 are for clinicians to support winter planning in partnership with local infection control prevention teams. While some recommendations describe organi...
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Protect children for a challenging winter ahead

The UK must prepare now for a potential new wave of coronavirus infections this winter that could be more serious than the first, says a new report from the Academy of Medical Sciences. Responding to 'Preparing for a challenging winter', the RCPCH made the following statement on vaccinations and pro...
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RCPCH Conference Online 2020 programme

This year's conference began with our special launch event on 25 September, and is being followed by series of seminars led by specialty groups. Join us at an upcoming event, or catch up by watching a recording.
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COVID-19 - clinical management of children admitted to hospital with suspected COVID-19

This guidance outlines key principles for the clinical management of children admitted to hospital with suspected COVID-19. It is aimed at general paediatricians treating children during the COVID-19 pandemic. It covers medical management of paediatric patients, including advice on use of antiviral ...
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COVID-19 - service evaluation and audit on the care needs of children admitted to hospital (England)

Run by NHS England, this aims to provide important up-to-date information on the clinical aspects of COVID-19 while also determining the care needs of children admitted to hospital with COVID-19. We encourage members working in England to submit data as needed. You can view regular data updates belo...
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COVID-19 - guidance for paediatric services

This guidance has been prepared to provide health professionals working in paediatrics and child health with advice around the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19. Guidance on this page is applicable to all paediatricians, with advice signposted information for settings specific guidance (community, neonat...