We continue to monitor and produce resources around this public health challenge - looking at the impacts 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 a...
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 ...
The current study was conducted on a weekday and weekend day in September 2019, and surveyed 191 neonatal services. Results from this snapshot were reported back to neonatal services in January 2020 through individual benchmarking reports produced by the GIRFT team. This report summarises the findin...
This study about general paediatric services and workforce was conducted in September 2019, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The results reveal a stretched general paediatric service, with a great deal of variation in services across the UK. This report serves as a useful benchmark and as a prompt to...
21 September 2020
Russell comments on today's press conference by Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer, and Sir Patrick Vallance, Chief Scientific Officer.
11 September 2020
Russell thanks members, volunteers and staff for all the achievements over the past six months, reflecting on the many phenomenal impacts these have made. He announces the launch of the new #ChoosePaediatrics campaign and what's to come from the clinical and staff advisory group, and also explores e...
9 September 2020
Following the success of last year’s campaign, #ChoosePaediatrics returns to support recruitment and retention in paediatrics.
As part of its ongoing careers work, the RCPCH launches its 2020 #ChoosePaediatrics campaign with the focus on retention and looking at how we retain the paediatric workforce today and tomorrow. Host Daniel Waeland, Director of Education & Training is joined by Camilla Kingdon, Vice President for...
27 August 2020
This is hugely satisfying specialty, but it will always be very hard work. In 2020 we've had to show extraordinary resilience, and we now need to think about how we approach the coming winter and continue to support each other. Camilla and Hannah introduce the College's plans for a retention strateg...