Parent or carer
Online interactions and use of social media are certainly not new, but we have put together some references to support our members' work in this area. These cover doctors' use of social media, the impact of screen time on children and young people as well as resources for parents, carers and young p...
18 September 2018
UK children are exposed to more than 60% of their daily air pollution intake during the school run and while at school, new research has shown today.
4 September 2018
Our medicines information resource for parents and children is shortlisted for the “Optimisation of Medicines Management” category of the Health Service Journal Award, which celebrates healthcare excellence.
3 September 2018
The start of the new school year can be particularly stressful. In a new blog for parents, Dr Max Davie, Officer for Health Promotion at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, shares his advice on how to keep children healthy, mentally as well as physically, as they prepare to head throu...
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.
27 July 2018
RCPCH Registrar, Dr Mike Linney, says the decision will 'come as a relief for some'. He warns parents in the meantime to not give children unlicensed cannabinoid oil products.
Child Protection Evidence is a resource available for clinicians across the UK and internationally to inform clinical practice, child protection procedures and professional and expert opinion in the legal system. This systematic review evaluates the literature on parent-child interaction.
Two years following its launch, we carried out an evaluation to understand how healthcare professionals, children and young people and their families use the Epilepsy Passport. This tells us what aspects of the Epilepsy Passport have been successful and which areas need improvement.
18 July 2018
Ofsted have released a new report today regarding the role that schools have in tackling the childhood obesity crisis.
25 May 2018
There have been a number of recent media articles about the use of Calpol® paracetamol in children for treating a fever. The RCPCH urges all parents to take advice from NHS Choices and Medicines for Children when administering medicines to their children.