The BMI centile is a simple and reliable indicator of a healthy body weight in childhood. Where severe overweight or underweight is a concern, or where there is a need for monitoring weight over time, BMI can be calculated and plotted on this chart.
Clinical guidelines are sets of recommendations based on systematic research methods. Producing these requires advanced research skills and project management. Guideline development follows specific sequential stages with relevant stakeholder involvement.
Anyone hiring a paediatrician to provide an NHS service has to organise a special interview panel, an Advisory Appointments Committee (AAC), if they are recruiting a consultant or a specialty doctor. This explains the role of the RCPCH and College rep, with a full guide for employers, employees and...
The guidance is intended to assist paediatricians who are unsure whether a licence to practise is required for their role, if they are not simultaneously working as a clinical paediatrician.
This evidence-based guideline for the screening and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) was developed by the RCPCH in collaboration with the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, British Association of Perinatal Medicine and BLISS.