Download these RCPCH &Us cards to pass on #StayHomeSaveLives birthday wishes to patients staying indoors, and thanks to children and young people who are helping the NHS by staying home. With huge thanks to Dr Sharmishtha Sivakumaran, a consultant community paediatrician, for this brilliant idea.
Delayed access to care for children during COVID-19: our role as paediatricians - position statement
Evidence is emerging that children and families are not accessing medical advice and review as soon as is needed. In this position statement, published 3 April 2020, we outline our role as paediatricians to help ensure children get the right care at the right time and right place.
RCPCH &Us have made fun things to do while you are staying home – a health diary to write or draw your questions or feelings between appointments, and an activity pack so you can help the NHS and entertained (plus get a certificate!)
Poor outdoor air quality is a major issue in the UK. Air pollution is linked to a variety of health conditions and contributes to a large number of deaths every year. It is also linked to climate change, which itself poses wide-ranging threats to health and wellbeing.
This high quality leaflet gives information to parents and carers of children and young people who have had a first seizure that was not considered to be a ‘febrile convulsion’. We're working on a version for children and young people. We explain why and how we developed this information.
Are you a trainee, SAS doctor or consultant paediatrician working in the NHS? Our young volunteers with RCPCH &Us have a message for you... They love working with you, and want you to carry on being the best paediatrician you can be for years to come. You're lifesavers!
We asked children and young people from Enniskillen, St Albans and Brighton what makes the best paediatrician. Is this you?
7 September 2019
The RCPCH welcomes the CMO's updated physical activity guidelines and says "the key to longevity and success is embedding healthy habits into life early and making them part of a routine".
4 June 2019
A survey has found that cartoons are being used on food packaging to market products high in fat, sugar, and salt to children.
Young people from Central Bedfordshire Youth Voice have been working with the RCPCH &Us team to explore Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT+) health experiences. Inspired by the NHS Rainbow Badge Initiative, the group contributed their views, ideas and recommendations for creating LGBT+ awa...