RCPCH supported educational tools
The RCPCH are pleased to support and promote the following resources:
HeadSmart - be brain tumour aware
HeadSmart aims to enhance the awareness of symptoms of brain tumours in children and young people. Its goal is to significantly reduce the length of time it takes to diagnose brain tumours, thus saving lives and reducing disabilities in children. The HeadSmart website is a valuable resource for health professionals and the public, to help us all work together to improve diagnosis of childhood brain tumours in the UK.
UK-WHO growth charts: early years
Child growth charts are a useful tool for paediatricians in assessing physical health and progress. Visit UK-WHO growth charts for information on how to use them (includes video demonstrations). Growth charts for children from the ages of four to eighteen years old are currently in development.
The Challenge of Infant Feeding
This innovative and evidence-based programme was developed by a team at the Mother and Infant Research Unit at the University of York. The Unit is known nationally and internationally for its research in maternal and infant nutrition.
Intercollegiate Group in Nutrition
The Intercollegiate Group in Nutrition is a group of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. The main objective is to provide courses in nutrition, primarily for medical practitioners. For more information on nutrition and growth visit our dedicated webpage.
Spotting the Sick Child (SSC)
An interactive and evidence-based tool designed to help clinicians assess acutely sick children using real-life clinical scenarios and footage. SSC is a collaboration by the University Hospital Leicester and OCB media, and sponsored by the Department of Health.
Associated Publications, Resources and Links
- When a child dies - supporting parents and family members
Mon, 15/04/2013 - 16:40 ...
- New tool for measuring children’s experiences in emergency settings launches
Unique tool designed 'by children, for children' Over a quarter of patient attendances in urgent and emergency ...
- Paediatric Prescribing Tool
Introduction The Paediatric Prescribing Tool (PPT) has been developed as a rapid response to recent critical ...
- Child Health in Low Resource Settings
Wed, 14/08/2013 - 08:35 - Fri, 16/08/2013 - 08:35 ...
- UK's first support guide for families affected by meningitis
The Meningitis Trust, in partnership with The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, is to produce the first ...
- Ensuring the delivery of services that support equality of access, respects diversity and to minimize disadvantage or discrimination
Notice: this is not a full and approved CYP IAPT Core Curriculum document, it is a temporary reference document agreed ...