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...
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...
This chapter looks at poverty, the child protection system and counselling sessions by Childline.
This special report brings together views of children, young people and families looking at key themes from our flagship report. These include poverty, mental health, communication, PSHE (personal, social and health education), LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) and children’s rights.
One in seven babies born in the UK will spend at least a few days in hospital in a neonatal unit which specialises in looking after babies who are born early, with a low weight or who have a medical condition that requires specialised treatment.