Parent or carer
Health Visitors and Paediatricians publish advice for parents about the six-week postnatal check during COVID-19
1 May 2020
The Institute for Health Visiting and RCPCH have published advice for parents who may not be able to attend the six week check for newborn babies.
27 April 2020
Following reports of a small number of cases of a COVID-19 related condition emerging in children, our President has made a statement.
Experts at RCPCH recommend that parents treat symptoms of fever or pain related to COVID-19 with either paracetamol or ibuprofen.
At RCPCH we understand this is a worrying time for children and their families. Below are some useful resources from across the UK.
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 needs specialist treatment.
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.
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".
10 May 2019
Our first version is now ready for stress testing by a select group of parents and families from our charity partner, WellChild. If you're joining us at RCPCH Conference and exhibition on 13-15 May, come to our stand for a sneak preview!
Our booklet brings together voices, views, ideas and experiences from children, young people and their families on our paediatric training curriculum. As a trainee, you can use this to help inform and shape your service, practice and reflections.
27 March 2019
The RCPCH highly recommends vaccination and that anyone who has concerns or questions talk to their health visitor, practice nurse or general practitioner (GP).