We called on national and local health service leaders across the UK to restore children’s access to the health services they need.
We were not underestimating the challenge, but without prompt attention there's a real risk that health inequalities will widen, vulnerable children will slip through the net and there will be long term damage to workforce development and service innovation.
Our RCPCH &Us programme has been working with young people around the UK - reflecting on their experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the evidence from studies. Their insight helps inform our future planning.
It can be confusing to know what to do when you or your child is unwell during coronavirus. Our posters have advice to help you wherever you live in the UK.
There is one set for all parents and carers, which you can see below. And more for parents of young babies, and for young people.