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 paper from RCPCH and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) on inter-professional training advocates that GP and paediatric trainees work side by side in order to share ideas and learn from each other.
NHS Long Term Plan Implementation Framework - Priority areas and funding for children and young people
On 27 June 2019, NHS England published the Long Term Plan Implementation Framework (the Framework). We summarise the key parts relevant for our members and for child health, including an outline of who should be involved in the creation of the five-year local-level plans as well as the broad funding...
Vitamin D helps the development of healthy, strong bones and to prevent rickets. RCPCH reiterates the importance of babies and children taking supplementation.
We are familiar with the stresses on emergency departments (EDs) each winter. Each child and young person who needs unscheduled care should have access to services that are high-quality, safe and effective. In this joint position statement from RCPCH, RCEM and RCN, we recommend a whole system a...