In 2019 we responded to NHS England’s consultation on cancer services for children, teenagers and young adults. While we welcomed the direction of travel we identified a number of areas for improvement.
Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK with a land border with another EU member state. Given that there has been significant integration between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland on a range of areas including health and social care, paediatricians here need further assurances on ho...
We have submitted evidence to NHS England on how mental health should be considered within the Long Term Plan. Our response focuses on the mental health needs, support and services available for the 0-25 age group.
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.