This resource provides you with the key pieces of legislation that support active involvement of children and young people in health decisions and service design.
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,...
As paediatricians we need to know that children and young people are placed at the centre of Brexit preparedness. It is also critical that people who work at the heart of our NHS are protected and reassured. While the political situation intensifies, this briefing document highlights our concerns an...
The law in the UK was changed in November 2018 to make prescribing of medical cannabis legal, but parents have been struggling to secure prescriptions. For parents whose children have a condition for which they feel medicinal cannabis is helping, not having the medicine readily available is incredib...
Determining pregnancy status in young female patients under 16 years of age is an area that clinicians may find difficult. This practical guide sets out the issues, risks and approaches that NHS organisations may consider when developing their policies in this area.