This booklet takes you through the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the five articles that children and young people have told us are important to their healthcare. Recipes include; starter activities to break the ice; patient view finders for one-to-one work; and quality improvement act...
UK CMOs, Academy and GMC issue joint statement to support doctors throughout the second COVID-19 wave
11 November 2020
The Chief Medical Officers of all four UK nations, NHS England and NHS Improvement, General Medical Council and Academy of Medical Royal Colleges have today issued a statement to recognise that the peak of pressure from coronavirus infections will again require temporary changes to practice, and not...
Digital by default or digital divide? Virtual healthcare consultations with young people 10 – 25 years
One effect of COVID-19 has been the rise in remote consultations. This joint statement, developed in September 2020, outlines some of the issues that need to be considered when undertaking virtual consultations with young people.
2 September 2020
Professor Steve Turner, RCPCH Officer for Scotland, addresses members working across Scotland. He explores the College's programme of work on winter pressures, shielding guidance, the regularly updated COVID-19 research evidence summaries and the new virtual clinical exams.
14 July 2020
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...
26 June 2020
RCPCH today publishes its first report from Paediatrics 2040, a major project looking at how paediatrics will change over the next 20 years.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have an opportunity to reset how we plan and deliver healthcare for children and young people, to think about how we harness innovation and learning so that it can be shared and maintained and to use this as a basis to train and educate our paediatricians and...
15 May 2020
How do we prepare for some type of return to normal of our services? In this week's blog for members, Russell looks at the 'three Rs' - how to reset, restore and recover child health services - and how we're working together to combine evidence, expertise and best practice to produce information for...
This report shows findings from child health services across the UK about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, from April to July 2020.
24 April 2020
Russell's weekly blog to members looks at how we protect and plan delivery of crucial paediatric services - including immunisations and for vulnerable children - in the context of an extended pandemic.