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...
5 March 2020
Every death of a child or young person is a unique tragedy. In coping with such events as healthcare professionals, we respond in personalised ways. A common question, though, is whether we did everything we could to prevent it. Did we examine thoroughly? Did we respond to results quickly? Did we li...
27 April 2018
We believe that attention to the mental health of our patients is an essential component of good paediatric care. This mental health section is designed to provide all paediatricians with the information and resources they need to support children and young people.
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.
9 April 2018
One medical success story is increased cure rates for many childhood cancers - but this advance has only been in high income countries. We feature Tim Eden, founder of World Child Cancer.