Child health high on the agenda, but political uncertainty and public health cuts pose risk to progress, warns UK’s top paediatrician
23 January 2019
The RCPCH has published State of Child Health: Two Years On, which highlights progress made against the policy recommendations in our landmark State of Child Health 2017 report.
We are proud to share the latest voices from the RCPCH &Us network as part of the State of Child Health two years on reports.
Our 2017 State of Child Health report revealed alarming health inequalities between the UK’s most disadvantaged children and young people and their more affluent peers. Two years on, our scorecard for England assesses progress made against our State of Child Health policy recommendations. It reveals...
APLS provides the knowledge and skills necessary for recognition, effective treatment and stabilisation of children with life threatening emergencies, using a structured, sequential approach. The course and its principles are practiced throughout the world, and over 83,000 candidates have completed ...
17 January 2019
The College has responded to the Migration Advisory Committee's call for evidence, recommending that all paediatric grades in the UK be added to the Shortage Occupation List, Appendix K on the Immigration Rules.
Children and young people told us about their experiences of epilepsy care in our "clinic chats" - how they want to get in touch with services, the kind of support they want to receive, their best experiences and their ideas for the future. We worked with our Epilepsy12 Youth Advocates to produce a ...
The College's Workforce team responds to a range of relevant consultations and calls for evidence, with the aim of supporting and advocating for positive changes to the child health workforce.
14 January 2019
As part of its childhood obesity plan, Government has launched a consultation on restricting promotions of food and drink that is high in fat, sugar and salt.
The aim of this evidence-based statement is to summarise the current knowledge about delayed prescriptions (also called backup prescriptions) for antibiotics and to highlight the special issues that must be taken into account when considering the need for a delayed prescription in infants and childr...
If you're a member with MRCPCH, why not join a Question Setting Group (QSG), in your region? Our day-long meetings are a great opportunity to support the next generation of paediatricians, develop your skills and network with new colleagues and old friends.