We have three exciting new Officer and Assistant Officer roles open to members - in climate change, careers and child protection. Plus vacancies on a new general paediatrics committee and posts especially for SAS doctors and trainees.
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.
Join us on 14 November in London for our first 'listening event'. The CPD-accredited day has the collective wellbeing and working lives of paediatricians at its heart, and we want to hear your stories.
We play a key role in workforce planning to ensure there is an appropriately trained paediatric medical workforce to deliver safe and sustainable services for children in the UK - in the present and in the future.
Consultant job planning toolkit
Our new toolkit guides consultant paediatricians in the NHS from preparation for the first job planning meeting, through to objective setting and review, plus information on leave and alternative working patterns.
Our latest census reports, published in October 2022, provide an overview of the paediatric and child health workforce, focusing on consultants and SAS doctors working in the UK, with key recommendations.
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.
On 22 August 2023 the General Medical Council (GMC) published an updated version of Good medical practice, the standards of patient care and professional behaviour expected from all doctors registered in the UK.