Podcasts from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Our vision is a healthier future for children and young people across the world. We play a major role in postgraduate medical education, professional standards, research and policy.
Keeping children in school and the COVID-19 vaccine
In this episode, our Chief Executive, Jo Revill speaks with RCPCH President, Camilla Kingdon about COVID-19 vaccination in children and young people, a complex issue with much public focus. They discuss the need for clear, transparent information, how consent works and what the College is doing to feed both paediatricians' and young people's insights into decision makers.
Find out more and download the full transcript at https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/news-events/news/covid-19-vaccine-podcast
Entrustment with Care Assessment Tool (ECAT)
We commonly hear from tier 1 doctors who are worried about stepping up. This tool will help you to gain experience, gather specific, constructive feedback about your work and evidence, when you are ready to progress.
The ECAT presents you with an opportunity to get feedback on your tier 2 readiness. The feedback should enable you to reflect and focus your development towards the next level of responsibility.
Paediatric sepsis 011 - Sepsis recognition and care during the coronavirus pandemic
In August 2020, Dr Emma Lim and Professor Mark Peters linked up again to reflect on their experiences of the coronavirus pandemic on paediatric hospital admissions and how sepsis in viruses, like COVID-19, doesn’t look any different. Sepsis is sepsis.
They discuss the care needed when dealing with patients presenting with both COVID-19 and sepsis, always ensuring staff safety.
Our new College strategy 2021-24: what to expect
Our President, Camilla Kingdon, and Chief Executive, Jo Revill, met to discuss the new strategy for the College, covering 2021 to 2024, which is published later this month. They spoke about why we need a strategy and who was involved in its creation. They also reflected on our four themes and our overall mission to support paediatricians and improve child health.
Find out more and download the full transcript at https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/news-events/news/our-new-college-strategy-2021-24-what-expect
Paediatric sepsis 010 - Sepsis guidelines for children and young people 2020
In August 2020 Professor Mark Peters, Consultant at GOSH and Researcher at the Institute of Child Health, joined Dr Emma Lim to discuss the first ever sepsis guidelines for children and young people.
Diabetes Quality Programme 04 - Patient advocacy and transition
We speak to Jo Kitchen and Amanda Grayson, Patient Advocates at the Calderdale and Huddersfield Trust, about their unique role in supporting young people with diabetes, and their Quality Improvement project on transition.