More resource needed or we’ll ‘burn out’ and services will become more unsafe say children’s doctors
25 April 2018
Additional resourcing of children’s health services is urgently needed as a new report highlights the daily struggle hospitals face to meet standards that provide children with high quality, safe and consistent healthcare.
24 April 2018
Mental health problems in children and young people are common and account for a significant proportion of the burden of ill health in this age range. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines mental health as not simply the absence of disorder but ‘a state of wellbeing in which every individual r...
23 April 2018
Read about the State of Child Health one year on, Facing the Future standards audit, Progress the new paediatric curriculum and much more...
20 April 2018
Josephine Tucker, Head of Policy and Research at Child Poverty Action Group, writes about the impact of poverty on children's health and what we as health professionals can do.
18 April 2018
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has called on the Government to take immediate steps to end the solitary confinement of children and young people in the youth justice system.
11 April 2018
Today, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its analysis of the quality and safety of care provided by independent acute hospitals across England.
6 April 2018
This new measure aims to reduce childhood obesity rates and improve the health of the nation.
4 April 2018
Professor Viner, an academic paediatrician and adolescent physician at the UCL Institute of Child Health in London, has offically taken up the position of RCPCH President. Russell works clinically in paediatric and adolescent diabetes at University College Hospital.