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,...
A paediatric gastroenterologist supports children with disorders that affect the gastrointestinal tract (stomach and intestines). A paediatric hepatologist works with children with liver diseases. Find out more about this sub-specialty and its curriculum.
A paediatric neurologist is a doctor with (or trainee doctor working towards acquiring) expertise in diagnosing and managing the vast range of neurological disorders affecting children and young people. Find out more about this sub-specialty and its curriculum.
These standards aim to reduce variation in care, ensuring equitable services, and to improve the health outcomes and quality of life for all infants, children and young people with gastroenterology, liver or intestinal disorders in the UK. You can read our summary and download the full standards bel...
The MRCPCH (membership) exam has three theory exams, which are computer-based and taken in an exam centre. They are Foundation of Practice (FOP), Theory and Science (TAS) and Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP); they can be taken in any order. The Diploma of Child Health includes FOP only. Find out ...