In our winter issue we look at health inequalities in the broader sense. We explore how climate change anxiety can have an effect on children and young people's mental health and we hear from members on patient safety and resolving conflicts.
It can be a celebration of life’s work and an opportunity for a new chapter - explore our resources and blogs by members navigating this period. We invite Senior Members/Fellows and Honorary Fellows to our regular events.
Our two-level paediatric training programme, live as of August 2023, aims to to flexible and fulfilling. We encourage trainees and trainers to read the curriculum and syllabi, FAQs and other resources.
The front cover of our Epilepsy12 organisational and clinical audits report for 2023 embodies the spirit of resilience. The documents give insight into the diagnosis and care of children and young people with epilepsy, and the organisation of services.
The photo on our National Neonatal Audit Programme report is courtesy of Maddy and Baljit Singh, parents to triplets. NNAP assesses whether babies on neonatal units receive consistent high-quality care and identifies areas for improvement.
Climate change poses an existential threat, but it is not experienced equally. Our toolkit supports paediatricians to take action locally, regionally and nationally. Can you help make child health central to climate policy?
Next year's theme is 'Building a bright future together', and it's happening on 25-27 March in Birmingham. We'll feature more than 35 specialty groups, inspiring keynote speakers and practical workshops - so you can update your knowledge.
In this RCPCH Podcasts episode, Richard Burley, Executive Director of Digital talks with Professor Sam Shah about how digital technology can support child health, and how paediatricians can embrace it.
Join us in Cardiff on 27 February. With the theme, ‘Shaping the future’ - the future of paediatricians and of children and young people - we'll be exploring leadership, education and healthcare innovation.
We respond to consultations so that we can influence and advocate for improvements in child health in all four UK nations. We work with members and children and young people to ensure our responses are accurate and in line with the latest evidence.
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 2018 the RCPCH responded to the London Assembly Health Committee call for evidence on healthy early years. While the RCPCH welcomes this increased focused and scrutiny on the early years, it is important to also recognise the need for a life course approach as there are many opportunities through...
In January 2018 the RCPCH responded to the Health and Education select committee’s request for an inquiry into this green paper. We had five key points on the scope and implementation of the proposals: supporting mental health care for all children; prevention and early intervention; building on wha...
In February 2018 the RCPCH responded to this green paper by the Department for Health and the Department for Education. While we support the paper's ambition, we do not believe it is sufficiently ambitious to achieve the goals we outlined in our State of Child Health report. The green paper also mis...
In 2018 the RCPCH responded to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity inquiry, noting that the obesity represents one of the greatest threats to children and young people and to the future of the nation.
In 2018 we responded to the Department for Education's call for evidence on the educational outcomes for children of help and protection. We highlighted the need for collaboration between schools, social care and paediatrics to ensure children’s needs are being met across all sectors.