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".
As part of their wellbeing drive, Croydon University Hospital recently ran a competition among their paediatric trainees and consultants to answer, “What does wellbeing mean to you?” We present the winners.
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We commit to auditing our standards so we can build a comprehensive picture of paediatric provision across the four nations. This audit covered the first edition of Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services.
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.
We undertake research related to paediatric education and training, from an educational perspective. This work is undertaken by members of the team often in collaboration with RCPCH officers, exam leads, paediatric consultants and paediatric trainees.
Our MRCPCH (membership exam) questions go through various quality controls from the very moment they are ‘pulled’ for use in upcoming exams right up to the end when they are graded following an exam. Here is information on how we ensure our exams are scored fairly and consistently.
The purpose of this position statement is to clarify the current criteria in making a diagnosis of hEDS in children and adolescents and to provide advice to paediatric health professionals in relation to provision of appropriate rehabilitation.
It is essential that paediatrics is a 24 hours a day, seven days a week specialty, with the most experienced doctors present at the busiest times. Our report sets out ten standards for high quality, safe and sustainable acute general paediatric services.
We commit to auditing our standards so we can build a comprehensive picture of paediatric provision across the four nations. This audit report covers Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services and Facing the Future: Together for child health.
Caring for children and young people with diabetes involves a complex process of care provision. Accurate, up-to-date knowledge is crucial to the planning and delivery of best quality health care. This report sets out the findings of a working group established to survey the number of children and y...