This edition of your membership magazine sees the launch of the Paediatrics 2040 project, the handover of the College presidency and a feature on understanding how mental health is core to paediatrics.
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.
How are we working for change? In this phase, we focus on wider issues that have been raised by members. We look at four areas: working lives of paediatricians; health outcomes for children and young people; College volunteering and awards; and RCPCH as an organisation.
Pivotal to achieving improved child health and service experience is a united, multi-professional workforce. Multidisciplinary teams are an effective way of bringing together professionals and diverse talent, knowledge and experience in a cohesive manner with the aim of achieving better child health...
RCPCH have joined a coalition of 13 healthcare organisations to urge the Government to deliver on its 2018 commitment to strip the General Medical Council (GMC) of its power to appeal decisions made by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS.)
In February 2021, we published the conclusions of our Paediatrics 2040 project. In this blog Dr Seb Gray explains why we included a focused report on wellbeing and offers some practical thoughts on supporting the wellbeing of paediatricians into the future.
Dr Sophie Jackson, trainee paediatrician based in Bristol, is on the College’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Member Reference Group. She looks at why diversity in paediatrics helps to improve patient care and build a more equal society – and reflects on the publication of our new reports in this...