This learning can be linked to RCPCH Progress+ curriculum training principle 4: Patients and families are heard
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- Engagement legislation
What is this? This resource provides you with the key pieces of legislation that support active involvement of children and young people in health decisions and service design.
Who is it for? Healthcare professionals and wider child and youth sector workforce
How will it help me? Developed to highlight pieces of statutory guidance and legislation from the four nations, this resource will link you to policy aimed to actively support stakeholder engagement in healthcare settings.
Why was it created? It is important that professionals are knowledgeable on these areas of legislation, in order to effectively advocate for improved involvement processes in relation to service design, to support challenging conversations where there may be barriers to children and young people's involvement, and to promote and protect children and young people's rights
- Rights Matter: What the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child means to us
What is this? Written in 1989, the UN Convention on Rights of the Child (UNCRC) defines how each child and young person can be kept safe from harm, have chances to develop, become an individual and thrive.
Who is it for? Healthcare Professionals and wider child and youth sector workforce
How will it help me? By increasing your knowledge of CYP rights you can then support children and young people to protect their rights in all parts of life. It explains how CYP involved in RCPCH &Us interpret the UNCRC.