18 December 2020
Paediatricians, GPs and psychiatrists have joined forces to produce guidance for young people who are worried about their health.
It can be confusing to know what to do when your baby or child is unwell during the coronavirus pandemic. Remember that the NHS is still providing safe care. We've developed posters for families living in England, Scotland, Wales (in English and Welsh languages) and Northern Ireland about when a...
11 November 2020
This winter we meet the RCPCH Presidential candidates, DFTB introduce their project on increasing diversity of paediatric skin images and we hear about the Stepping Up programme, easing the transition to consultant roles. We also look at the winter ahead with COVID-19 and how to build and nurture te...
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.
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...
Winter pressures in emergency departments are familiar. The prospect of delivering emergency care through a winter season during the COVID-19 pandemic presents an extra challenge. We outline a range of good practice ideas that may help and support members tackling these issues this winter.
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...
18 December 2019
Our President Russell Viner reflects on last week’s UK General Election result and shares some early thoughts about what it means for the NHS, our members, and children and young people.
We are familiar with the stresses on emergency departments (EDs) each winter. Each child and young person who needs unscheduled care should have access to services that are high-quality, safe and effective. In this joint position statement from RCPCH, RCEM and RCN, we recommend a whole system a...