Parent or carer
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.
Our summary booklets for parents and carers include findings from our national reports. You'll find useful information about the key healthcare checks that your child should receive, and important information about clinic outcomes.
The Diploma of Child Health (DCH) Clinical exam assesses whether candidates have reached the standard in clinical skills expected of a newly appointed General Practitioner (GP) who has completed a short period of training in paediatrics. It is one of two exams for the Diploma of Child Health, and is...
infoKID launched in March 2014 to provide information on kidney conditions, tests and diagnoses, treatments and supporting information. This evaluation, published in February 2017, aimed to understand how parents, carers and patients, and healthcare professionals use the website.
This online resource for families covering a range of kidney conditions, symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and management. Parents and carers can access content as and when they need it - to read online or download as leaflets.