The completed projects below include reports from research conducted at the College between 2003-2012.
The HeadSmart Campaign was launched in 2011 with the aim of reducing the length of time taken to diagnose children and young people with brain tumours as well as increasing the public and professional awareness of the symptoms. HeadSmart is now being managed by the Children's Brain Tumour Centre (University of Nottingham) and The Brain Tumour Charity (formerly the Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust), with reduced involvement from the RCPCH.
Adverse Drug Reactions: Pilot Surveillance (2010) (PDF, 32KB, 2 pages)
This pilot study aimed to develop an active surveillance system for adverse drug reactions in children.
(PDF, 2MB, 77 pages)
The report aimed to understand and improve the parents and carers experience of children with fever (high temperature).
(PDF, 542 KB, 4 pages)
This report is a summary of the Fever Project report developed for parents and carers.
(PDF, 2MB, 41 pages)
A survey of the number of children and young people suffering from diabetes in England. The survey aimed to identify factors for quality improvement.
Understanding Parents' Needs of Non Accidental Injury (2009) (PDF, 581KB, 49 pages)
A report about understanding parents information, needs and experiences where professional concerns regarding non-accidental injury were not demonstrated.
The review focuses on evidence for the physical signs of child sexual abuse (CSA) in the following areas: female genitalia, male genitalia, anal signs, oral signs and sexually transmitted infections.
(PDF, 2MB, 83 pages)
The report is about recognistion and early management of meningococcal disease in children and young people.
Child Protection Complaints: Qualitative research (2007) (PDF, 226KB, 69 pages)
An investigation into the nature and impact of complaints made against paediatricians involved in child protection procedures.
(PDF, 638KB, 11 pages)
The aim of this survey was to determine the extent and involvement of paediatricians and the complaints made about child protection.
Associated Publications, Resources and Links
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