19 May 2020
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children are pleased to announce their first joint clinical research fellowship award in childhood disability has been awarded to Dr Asma Soltani at the University of Cambridge. Dr Soltani will research Re...
15 May 2020
How do we prepare for some type of return to normal of our services? In this week's blog for members, Russell looks at the 'three Rs' - how to reset, restore and recover child health services - and how we're working together to combine evidence, expertise and best practice to produce information for...
24 April 2020
Russell's weekly blog to members looks at how we protect and plan delivery of crucial paediatric services - including immunisations and for vulnerable children - in the context of an extended pandemic.
17 April 2020
"It’s been another extraordinary week and there are many more in front of us. I hope you got some time over the Easter weekend to rest and get a break." Russell addresses members in his weekly message.
9 April 2020
We've been working on providing guidance to help you and our services cope and adjust to what we knew was coming, and we now have up-to-date information on research and surveillance, plus tips and tools for wellbeing in this period. Russell addresses members in his weekly message.
20 March 2020
"We are now living through a time of unprecedented challenges for our health service and society. We will face this massive task together." Russell provides an update for our members.
18 March 2020
The overall rates of smoking among UK adults and young people have declined in recent decades. Legislation around the consumption, sale and advertisement of cigarettes has become tighter, and wide-reaching public health campaigns have taken effect.
9 March 2020
Knife crime gets a lot of attention in the UK press and we should take this worrying trend seriously. But we should also remember that it’s only part of the story. In reality, stab wounds make up a small proportion of the total hospital admissions attributed to violent incidents, and much of the med...
7 March 2020
A good start in life is critical for health—and this story begins before birth. The WHO states that monitoring maternal and child health during pregnancy is critical, and that smoking is one of the most important modifiable lifestyle choices during this period.
Surveillance of outcome of resuscitated term babies with no heart rate detected at 10 minutes of age starts next month
5 March 2020
This study, run through the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit (BPSU), will identify the incidence of term babies who receive resuscitation following birth and have no heart rate detected at 10 minutes of age, describing the demographic characteristics, clinical features and initial management of ...