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.
The influence of poverty on children’s health and wellbeing is undeniable. With insight from paediatricians, children and young people, we outline our position on health inequalities to Government, and provide paediatricians with tools to make a difference. We need to #ShiftTheDial
It's time again to #ShiftTheDial... on climate change
Climate change poses an existential threat, but it is not experienced equally. Our new toolkit, published October 2023, supports paediatricians to take action locally, regionally and nationally on this issue. Can you help us make child health central to climate policy?
Child health inequalities driven by child poverty in the UK - our position
Health inequalities are the systematic differences in health outcomes between different groups of babies, children and young people. They are driven by factors such as ethnicity, income, housing and being looked after by local authorities.
Reducing child health inequalities is a priority for health services in all four nations. We provide a template letter, to which you can add your unique perspective, to help shape better care and outcomes locally.
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.