We've now published the latest National Paediatric Diabetes Audit report - illustrated by Emilia Smith - on health checks and outcomes for children and young people with diabetes over the previous year.
Dr Melanie Ranaweera writes, "As paediatricians, I truly believe we are a cornerstone in advocating for a healthier, more equal, diverse and inclusive future for children and young people across the world".
On 23 June 1996, our Royal Charter was granted by the Queen. As we celebrate our 25th birthday, we look not only at our history, but also the future and the many ways the College is working to support our members and the health and wellbeing of children and young people.
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In August 2019 RCPCH Child Protection Subcommittee (Scotland) responded to the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee Call for views on Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill.
In January 2019 we responded to the Scottish Government consultation on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Bill. We welcome commitments to strengthen the existing legislative framework for the protection of women and girls from FGM, a form of gender based violence.
In June 2021 we were asked to respond to concerns raised by the coroner regarding the sad and untimely death of a nine-year-old girl in London, which was found to be contributed to by exposure to excessive air pollution.
This special report brings together views of children, young people and families looking at key themes from our flagship report. These include poverty, mental health, communication, PSHE (personal, social and health education), LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) and children’s rights.