The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health leads the way in children and young people’s health, on behalf of its membership. We engage with the following organisations and groups to improve healthcare for children in the UK and overseas:
- the media
- the government
- the NHS
- children’s charities
Failures of workforce planning have left the UK with an oversupply of doctors in some specialties while others struggle to recruit doctors.
RCPCH's Youth Advisory Panel get to question decision makers over the standard of their care.
Using laptops or tablets instead of paper for hospital rounds could save each doctor an hour a day.
Child Health News
Children who are not breastfed are more likely to suffer from chronic inflammation as adults, increasing their chances of disease and disability.
Fresh calls have been made for the introduction of a ban on smoking in cars carrying children and young people in Wales.
Teachers have been urged to question the holiday plans of girls from African and Middle Eastern families to try to identify those at risk of FGM.
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