It is more important than ever to take care of yourself. We've reached out to College members across the UK, who have recommended some useful wellbeing resources to support you through these difficult times.
As child health professionals, child protection plays a role in everything we do. It is about protecting individual children identified as suffering, or likely to suffer, significant harm as a result of abuse or neglect. Safeguarding is a broader issue, and covers how we ensure children grow up in a safe environment. Take a look at our resources, news and courses.
Your handbook on all forms of child abuse - looks across the whole range of medical and social interactions: from examination, to identification, to referral, to court. Available to members and subscribers on our Child Protection Portal.
Aids clinical decision-making in examining children referred for evaluation of possible sexual abuse - available to purchase or free to members who are named and designated doctors for safeguarding children
Russell's weekly blog to members looks at how we protect and plan delivery of crucial paediatric services - including immunisations and for vulnerable children - in the context of an extended pandemic.
Since 2017, changes to NHS charging regulations have placed requirements on NHS trusts to identify patients not ‘ordinarily resident’ in the UK who should be charged for receiving secondary and community care. This policy has, sadly, placed vulnerable groups at risk of worsened health outcomes as th...
Evidence is emerging that social distancing measures implemented for COVID-19 have adverse effects on children. In these guiding principles, published on 15 May 2020, we outline how best to safeguard the welfare of children and young people during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This two-day course provides paediatricians, who are already acting in an expert capacity or those with professional witness experience wishing to do so in the future, with the skills required to fulfil this key responsibility.