21 January 2021
The videos provide easy-to-follow advice for parents and carers on minor injuries and illnesses which may affect their children.
18 January 2021
Our Officer for Health Improvement calls on the Government to extend the £20 a week uplift to Universal Credit. The uplift was introduced last year by the Chancellor in response to the pandemic, and is currently due to be removed from payments at the end of March.
12 January 2021
Our Officer for Health Improvement reacts to reports and pictures of packages sent to families who rely on the free school meals programme.
28 December 2020
Paediatricians have seen a huge rise in cases of anorexia nervosa and other food restriction disorders in this age group, with some reporting a doubling, tripling or even quadrupling of cases compared with the same period last year.
14 December 2020
This guidance, updated in December 2020 and endorsed by RCPCH, has been produced to inform all healthcare professionals of best practice around the use and prescribing of valproate. It supports them to navigate situations that could arise as a result of prescribing valproate to women during childbea...
8 December 2020
We have carefully reviewed this court ruling, which addresses the consent of children and young people to the use of puberty suppressing drugs as part of the treatment of gender dysphoria. We consider that the ruling should not have implications for the general ethical or legal framework for childre...
3 December 2020
After a successful RCPCH Conference Online 2020, we’re busy planning the 2021 event - and you are invited to get involved. We will be releasing full event details, including dates, over the coming weeks. In the meantime, the Conference Organising Committee is now inviting submissions of papers for ...
27 November 2020
The Epilepsy12 Youth Advocates have been selected as joint winners in the HQIP Audit Heroes Awards 2020 in the Volunteer of the Year Category, recognising their hard work to support improvements in epilepsy care.
20 November 2020
RCPCH President Professor Russell Viner responds to the Equality and Human Rights Commission's report, Children's Rights in Great Britain, published on World Children's Day.
Keeping paediatric diabetes on the radar - how our Diabetes Quality Programme is delivering activities during COVID-19
19 November 2020
We’ve made innovative adaptations to keep Paediatric diabetes on the radar during the COVID-19 pandemic to improve care and outcomes.