News

Abolish solitary confinement for children and young people

RCPCH, RCPsych and BMA publish position statement on solitary confinement

RCPCH responds to CQC report on state of care

Give services the tools they require in order to drive up care, says the RCPCH

Abolish postcode lottery to good dental health, say children’s doctors

Survey by RCPCH and Mumsnet reveals difficulty accessing free oral health care and lack of awareness of dental checks for 1 year olds

Announcements

Tackling childhood cancer in developing countries

One medical success story is increased cure rates for many childhood cancers - but this advance has only been in high income countries

Shortage of Ketamine (Ketalar®) 10mg injection and Isentress (raltegravir) suspension

The Department of Health has alerted us that Pfizer, as the sole licensed supplier, is currently experiencing UK supply problems with Ketalar 10mg/mL

Looking after yourself – good practice for trainee paediatricians

Developed by the RCPCH Trainees' Committee, this new guidance covers reflection, understaffed shifts and other key issues...

Publications and resources

Turning the Tide: five years on

We explore developments to the UK's research landscape identify and areas where more needs to be done.

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Facing the Future: ongoing health needs

New standards focus on ensuring promt and correct diagnosis, improving long term care and management of children and the governance arrangements needed to connect the whole system.

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State of Child Health: one year on

Our scorecards report on progress since our January 2017 report, which brought together data for the first time on 25 measures of the health of UK children, including specific conditions and risk factors for poor health.

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