Public health is a priority for the College; good health is central to a child's wellbeing and the bedrock for good health in later life.
Mental health and wellbeing
Recognising the importance of the mental health agenda, we have a number of work streams focused on improving core skills for healthcare professionals.
Our Nutrition page provides information on breastfeeding and infant milks, including resources for clinicians and health professionals.
The College has produced a complete suite of charts for all uses ranging from child health surveillance to detailed monitoring of children with health problems.
Our obesity page will update members, the health profession, parents and carers on the progress of the RCPCH objective to detect, treat, manage – and ultimately prevent – obesity.
There are many different recommendations for the prevention, detection and treatment of Vitamin D deficiency in the UK, click the link below to view the practical guide laid out for paediatricians and their teams.
Personal Child Health Record
The personal child health record (also known as the PCHR or 'red book') is a national standard health and development record given to parents/carers at a child's birth.
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