The front cover of our Epilepsy12 organisational and clinical audits report for 2023 embodies the spirit of resilience. The documents give insight into the diagnosis and care of children and young people with epilepsy, and the organisation of services.
Join us on 14 November in London for our first 'listening event'. The CPD-accredited day has the collective wellbeing and working lives of paediatricians at its heart, and we want to hear your stories.
In September 2023 we responded to the Department for Education’s Open Consultation on Working Together to Safeguard Children: Changes to statutory guidance on inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
We lead and collaborate on consultations relating to the child health workforce in all four UK nations. Here we introduce these consultations, with links to our full responses published on this website.
In July 2023, we responded to this Department for Education call for evidence. The RCPCH welcomes efforts to identify and support children missing from education and subsequent plans to support such children back into full time education.
In May 2023 we responded to this Welsh Government consultation, which looked NHS and social care services, multiple conditions, impact of additional fears, prevention and lifestyle. We welcomed this consultation.
In June 2023 we responded to the consultation on SUSR, statutory guidance that aims to create a single review process incorporating all safeguarding reviews in Wales. The SUSR will ensure affected families can expect a swift and rigorous review process. It will eliminate the need for families to tak...
In June 2023, we responded to the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities’ call for evidence to identify opportunities to reduce the number of children and young people accessing and using vape products.
In February 2023, we responded to this inquiry, with feedback from members in Scotland. Unlike some parts of the UK, Scotland does not have a specific service aimed at long COVID, nor one focussed on children and young people with chronic fatigue and pain. Read a short summary of our response and re...
In March 2023, the Scottish Government called for views on their proposed restrictions to alcohol advertising and promotion in Scotland. In our response, we highlighted the ways in which alcohol is harmful to children and young people and stated that we are supportive of policies that will work to e...