In our winter issue we look at health inequalities in the broader sense. We explore how climate change anxiety can have an effect on children and young people's mental health and we hear from members on patient safety and resolving conflicts.
It can be a celebration of life’s work and an opportunity for a new chapter - explore our resources and blogs by members navigating this period. We invite Senior Members/Fellows and Honorary Fellows to our regular events.
Our two-level paediatric training programme, live as of August 2023, aims to to flexible and fulfilling. We encourage trainees and trainers to read the curriculum and syllabi, FAQs and other resources.
The front cover of our Epilepsy12 organisational and clinical audits report for 2023 embodies the spirit of resilience. The documents give insight into the diagnosis and care of children and young people with epilepsy, and the organisation of services.
The photo on our National Neonatal Audit Programme report is courtesy of Maddy and Baljit Singh, parents to triplets. NNAP assesses whether babies on neonatal units receive consistent high-quality care and identifies areas for improvement.
Climate change poses an existential threat, but it is not experienced equally. Our toolkit supports paediatricians to take action locally, regionally and nationally. Can you help make child health central to climate policy?
Next year's theme is 'Building a bright future together', and it's happening on 25-27 March in Birmingham. We'll feature more than 35 specialty groups, inspiring keynote speakers and practical workshops - so you can update your knowledge.
In this RCPCH Podcasts episode, Richard Burley, Executive Director of Digital talks with Professor Sam Shah about how digital technology can support child health, and how paediatricians can embrace it.
Join us in Cardiff on 27 February. With the theme, ‘Shaping the future’ - the future of paediatricians and of children and young people - we'll be exploring leadership, education and healthcare innovation.
Climate change poses an existential threat to the health and wellbeing of children and young people. But it is not experienced equally. We look at unequal exposure to its effects, capacity to adapt, food security and eco distress. It's time again to #ShiftTheDial
Our position - the evidence and policy recommendations for UK
Actions to combat climate change could improve child health equity. And actions to improve equity have the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Our call to the four UK Governments: make child health central to climate policy development.
For the first time, global leaders will be looking at international action on climate and health at COP28’s Health Day. RCPCH have issued a letter to the COP28 Presidency and Health team, urging the prioritisation of child health in climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts.
Leading paediatricians, dentists and social care workers have written to the Home Secretary urging him to reconsider the use of x-rays as methods of age assessments for children seeking asylum in the UK.
The summary brings together the Children and Young People’s (CYP) key recommendations from the recent RCPCH report, Preserving the world for future generations, and aims to provide decision makers and paediatricians with a digestible summary of our evidence.