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.
This free, flexible learning resource helps those who work, volunteer or engage with disabled children and young people (from 0 to 25 years) and their families. It covers both physical and intellectual disabilities.
These can be some of the hardest issues for health and social care professionals to deal with in terms of safeguarding children. Being able to recognise and manage emotional abuse and neglect in a coordinated multiagency approach can ensure children get the help and support they need.
Children and young people are at risk of exploitation in a growing number of ways. To help keep them safe, health and social care professionals need to understand how this can happen, the different types of exploitation children may be exposed to, the signs to look out for and what can be done to mi...
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.
The RCPCH offers solidarity and stands by its members to continue to address the structural inequalities that affect Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) colleagues and children and young people from those communities.
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.