Our new report presents key findings and recommendations from the 2019 organisational and clinical audits in England and Wales. It shows incremental improvements in some areas, but a need for change in others.
This year’s Conference continues, and there's still time to register for upcoming sessions from specialty groups or catch up on recordings. You can also browse our online poster gallery, an insight into the latest child health research. All for free.
"As paediatricians in our everyday jobs, we know what needs to be done to improve healthcare." Dr Yincent Tse, our Lead for Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, explains how he uses his voice to help others.
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
As we approach mid-August, Russell's address to members looks at the reopening of schools and our guidance on shielding. He also invites members to join the upcoming Q&A on our equality, diversity and inclusion action plan.
Russell has heard from many members with concerns for at-risk and vulnerable children in this period, and we're now seeking your insights. He also welcomes the UK government's recent announcement about obesity and junk food advertising, but we need to understand how people's lives are and see the de...
This one-day course explores how to write statements and reports that document the valuable information needed for effective investigation in child protection cases.
Please note: this course is focused purely on Scottish law.
This is a virtual course, facilitated through Zoom.
The purpose of this joint statement from RCPCH and Royal College of Nursing is to outline the principles and standards for local service providers and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to aid the development of recovery plans for Looked After Children (LAC), raising awareness of vulnerable childr...
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.