9 April 2019
Boys aged 12-13 in Northern Ireland are to be offered a vaccine to protect them against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) related cancers, the Department of Health has announced. RCPCH responds.
27 March 2019
The RCPCH highly recommends vaccination and that anyone who has concerns or questions talk to their health visitor, practice nurse or general practitioner (GP).
16 January 2019
This BPSU study hopes to improve our knowledge of the incidence, clinical presentation and management of FPIES as well as improve awareness of the condition among paediatricians.
25 October 2018
In a guest blog anticipating the start of 'flu season, RCPCH immunisation experts, Professor Helen Bedford and Dr David Elliman share their thoughts on improving rates of vaccination among children, some misconceptions around the flu vaccination and the role of the paediatrician.
18 September 2018
NHS Digital have released the childhood vaccination coverage statistics for 2017-18. Dr David Elliman looks at the possible factors that might be influencing uptake in routine vaccinations.
22 August 2018
Professor Helen Bedford stresses the importance of the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine in response to news that measles rates in Europe have hit a record high in this decade.
20 August 2018
Shamez will take over from Dr Richard Reading in September. The BPSU office, study teams, and Scientific Committee extend their gratitude to Richard for his astute leadership over the past five years.
24 July 2018
The Government has announced that adolescent boys will be offered the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine to protect them from cancer.
18 July 2018
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) have released a statement today to advise that the HPV (human papilloma virus) vaccination should be extended to adolescent boys at the same age as girls.
16 October 2017
The Association for Young People's Health (AYHP) have launched Key Data on Young People 2017, a report which looks at living circumstances, education and employment, information about health behaviours and lifestyle, sexual health, mental health, physical health and long-term conditions, and use of ...