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...
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.
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.
26 September 2017
Four young people, Bethany, Robyn, Charlie and Jay, took over this edition. Take a flip through and see what they have to say on mental health, transgender, helping to develop the new curriculum and lots more.
21 September 2017
The latest National Neonatal Audit Programme report (NNAP), published today by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), shows improvements in care for preterm babies in England, Scotland and Wales, but also reveals variations in service delivery which means many babies are still no...
20 September 2017
In May 2018 the rules governing how we manage data are due to change and become more rigorous, so you may notice differences in how we collect and manage your information. Data protection affects every single RCPCH member, so we’ve created a short guide to the changes and what you can expect from th...
Research published in the Archives of Diseases in Childhood finds overall improvement in survival rates of preterm babies
8 September 2017
Professor Neena Modi says this is a tribute to the dedication of healthcare professionals around the country.
Child safety fears and long waiting times highlighted as Royal College calls for more doctors in the community
6 September 2017
A new report, published today by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and the British Association for Community Child Health (BACCH), highlights an alarming 25% shortfall in the number of community paediatricians.