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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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.
Our Female Genital Mutilation programme (e-FGM) is made up of five 20 to 30 minute eLearning sessions, designed to improve the knowledge and awareness among healthcare professionals of the impact that FGM has on women and children.
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.
To protect children and young people from harm, and help improve their wellbeing, all healthcare staff must have the competencies to recognise child maltreatment, opportunities to improve childhood wellbeing and to take effective action as appropriate to their role.
This page provides guidance and resources for delivering an effective transition from children's to adults' health services. We highlight five key determinants that ensure young people are provided with high quality care throughout the transition process.