The UK has one of the lowest rates of breastfeeding in Europe. We strongly support national policies, practices and legislation that are conducive to breastfeeding, as well as promotion, advice and support to new mothers. Our messages and recommendations in this statement are specific to the UK.
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.
Diagnosis of death by neurological criteria (DNC) in infants less than two months old - clinical guideline
This NICE accredited evidence-based clinical guideline provides recommendations on the diagnosis of death by neurological criteria (DNC) in infants from 37 weeks corrected gestation (post menstrual) to two months of age (post term). It is for all UK paediatric and neonatal health care practitioners ...
Establishing a correct diagnosis of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome hypermobility type (hEDS) in children and adolescents – position statement
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.
A cleft palate occurs when the roof of the mouth has not joined completely. A delay in its detection may adversely affect growth, development and timely medical and surgical management. This NICE accredited evidence-based best practice guide provides recommendations on optimal examination of the new...
This NICE accredited evidence-based clinical guideline provides recommendations for all UK paediatricians and healthcare professionals involved in the regulation or practice of the care of children and young people who have had or are suspected of having a stroke. You can download the full guideline...