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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This position statement aims to clarify the role of paediatricians and provide advice for commissioners in relation to the provision of child protection/safeguarding health services for children aged 16-18 years.
Evidence is emerging that children and families are not accessing medical advice and review as soon as is needed. In this position statement, published 3 April 2020, we outline our role as paediatricians to help ensure children get the right care at the right time and right place.
One effect of COVID-19 has been the rise in remote consultations. This joint statement, developed in September 2020, outlines some of the issues that need to be considered when undertaking virtual consultations with young people.
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.
The indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide could be catastrophic for children, with considerable excess death and suffering.
In this joint statement from RCPCH Global and the International Child Health Group, published in August 2020, we call on governments, donors and agencies to mo...
RCPCH is fully committed to the universal imperative of supporting the health and welfare of infants, children and young people regardless of where they happen to be in the world, as consistent with the articles of constitution of the College. RCPCH is an independent charitable organisation and is n...
Controlling and containing the immediate and long-range threat of COVID-19 requires transnational and global coordination and collaboration. In this position statement, first published on 28 April 2020, we urge all governments to enhance their support to refugee communities, and the UK Government to...
As outlined in the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child, every child has the right to voice, protection, health and education. We urge all states to recognise and realise their obligation to children's access to healthcare.
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is mandated by mission statement to support improving child health in the UK and around the world. RCPCH Global’s strategic plan includes explicit commitment to work in the poorest countries. Many low-income countries are also classified as ‘fragile ...