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Our response to contemporary child health issues


RCPCH responds to Public Health Agency ‘Statistical Profile of Children’s Health in Northern Ireland 2022/23

Public Health Agency released the latest Children’s Health in Northern Ireland Statistics for 2022/3 with continuing bleak figures being illustrated from the national measuring programme on weight of children; highlighting that childhood immunisation rates are falling in Northern Ireland; and demons...

RCPCH responds to HSSIB’s recommendations for safer mental health environments on paediatric wards

The Health Services Safety Investigations Body (HSSIB) has published an independent report calling for improvements and changes in the design of paediatric wards to ensure they provide a safe and therapeutic environment for children and young people with mental health needs.