In our winter issue we look at health inequalities in the broader sense. We explore how climate change anxiety can have an effect on children and young people's mental health and we hear from members on patient safety and resolving conflicts.
It can be a celebration of life’s work and an opportunity for a new chapter - explore our resources and blogs by members navigating this period. We invite Senior Members/Fellows and Honorary Fellows to our regular events.
Our two-level paediatric training programme, live as of August 2023, aims to to flexible and fulfilling. We encourage trainees and trainers to read the curriculum and syllabi, FAQs and other resources.
The front cover of our Epilepsy12 organisational and clinical audits report for 2023 embodies the spirit of resilience. The documents give insight into the diagnosis and care of children and young people with epilepsy, and the organisation of services.
The photo on our National Neonatal Audit Programme report is courtesy of Maddy and Baljit Singh, parents to triplets. NNAP assesses whether babies on neonatal units receive consistent high-quality care and identifies areas for improvement.
Climate change poses an existential threat, but it is not experienced equally. Our toolkit supports paediatricians to take action locally, regionally and nationally. Can you help make child health central to climate policy?
Next year's theme is 'Building a bright future together', and it's happening on 25-27 March in Birmingham. We'll feature more than 35 specialty groups, inspiring keynote speakers and practical workshops - so you can update your knowledge.
In this RCPCH Podcasts episode, Richard Burley, Executive Director of Digital talks with Professor Sam Shah about how digital technology can support child health, and how paediatricians can embrace it.
Join us in Cardiff on 27 February. With the theme, ‘Shaping the future’ - the future of paediatricians and of children and young people - we'll be exploring leadership, education and healthcare innovation.
When you feel frustration, burnout, even dread, but that you should somehow cope with all that work and life throws at you... Sometimes, says RCPCH Dinwoodie Clinical Fellow, Dr Jess Morgan, you say, I’m not sure I can do this right now.
When Jess received a brief note of gratitude from a colleague, she decided to pay it forward, and the ripples began to spread. Taking three minutes to recognise someone's effort can make them feel valued - and feel seen.
In a difficult week for the NHS, Camilla highlights a major new report on 'Securing our healthy future: Prevention is better than cure', endorsed by 24 members of the Academy of Royal Medical Colleges. She also reflects on what is next for Martha's Rule and shares news of our first Thrive Paediatric...
Camilla reminds colleagues of the forthcoming AGM and the recruitment processes for the next President and Treasurer. She also reflects on a particularly challenging time for the profession as a whole.
In this podcast, two paediatricians share thoughts around vulnerability, compassion and belonging at work. Jess and Anna talk about brave spaces, the importance (and limits) of self-care and those "small moments of human connection".
Targeted job planning is vital to organise the consultant paediatrician's workload and ensure excellent service for infants, children and young people. Our toolkit guides you from preparation for the first job planning meeting, through to objective setting and review, plus information on leave and a...
In order to thrive at work, we need to feel like our voice is being heard, that we belong and have purpose and meaning in what we do. These principles are behind the development of regional Wellbeing and Innovation Networks (WINs), communities of paediatricians and allied health professionals who wi...