In 2018 we responded to the Science and Technology Committee's inquiry into energy drinks. We welcome the increased scrutiny on food and beverages that have low or no nutritional or therapeutic value, contain potentially harmful ingredients and are heavily marketed to children and young people.
There are about 1,000 children and young people held in secure settings at any one time. They are some of the most vulnerable, often suffering poor physical and mental health. These standards - first published in 2013, and refreshed in 2019 for England - help healthcare professionals, commissioners,...
Young people from Central Bedfordshire Youth Voice worked with the RCPCH &Us team to explore Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT+) health experiences. Inspired by the NHS Rainbow Badge Initiative, the group contributed their views, ideas and recommendations for creating LGBT+ aware and acce...
We are proud to share voices from the RCPCH &Us network as part of the State of Child Health two years on reports.
The purpose of this principle statement is to: 1. Clarify our position on the rights of LGBTQ+ people to eliminate discrimination and stigma 2. Understand the needs of LGBTQ+ children and young people 3. Support health professionals in their role of providing support to LGBTQ+ children and young ...