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Global child health - our impact

Since our foundation, we at RCPCH have embraced a commitment, beyond our work in the UK, to improving child health in the world's poorest countries. We train, mentor and advise on a wide range of medical issues which affect infant and child care services worldwide. Take a look at what we do, watch v...
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Healthcare standards for children and young people in secure settings

There are about 1,000 children and young people held in secure settings at any one time. They are some of the most vulnerable, often suffering poor physical and mental health. These standards - first published in 2013, and refreshed in 2019 for England - help healthcare professionals, commissioners,...
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Policy response for Wales to the State of Child Health report 2017

On 26 January 2017, we launched the Wales Response and Recommendations to the UK-wide State of Child Health report. The ground breaking State of Child Health report draws together a range of data across 25 key indicators of child physical and mental health creating a snapshot of infant, children and...
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Safeguarding Children and Young People: Roles and competencies

To protect children and young people from harm, and help improve their wellbeing, all healthcare staff must have the competences to recognise child maltreatment, opportunities to improve childhood wellbeing and to take effective action as appropriate to their role.
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State of Child Health 2017 - full report

Our report, available to download below, provides a comprehensive list of 25 measures of the health of UK children. These range from specific conditions such as asthma, diabetes and epilepsy, risk factors for poor health such as obesity and a low rate of breastfeeding, to child deaths. The data prov...