21 May 2018
As the new General Data Protection Regulations take effect, the rules on how the RCPCH communicates and handles data are changing. This provides a great opportunity to ensure you are receiving the information that is important to you.
15 May 2018
RCPCH President says 'prevention is much simpler than cure' and calls on government to prevent obese children becoming obese adults with a string of bold measures.
14 May 2018
RCPCH's Dr Donald Macgregor says the announcement comes at a 'critical time' but they must 'go further' if we are to get a grip on the obesity crisis.
11 May 2018
RCPCH's Dr Max Davie responds to new figures from the NSPCC which reveal the number of referrals by schools seeking mental health treatment for pupils has risen by over a third in the last three years.
15 October 2018
We launched this training programme in 2013 to fulfil the General Medical Council’s requirements for educational supervisors. It is designed for paediatric trainees, SAS and consultants who work with junior doctors and medical students.
3 May 2018
English under 5's are one and half times more likely to die than those living in Sweden. RCPCH responds to new paper published in Lancet.
This document published by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine in partnership with the RCPCH sets out guidance for safeguarding children within the occupational health setting.
The Personal Child Health Record (also known as the PCHR or 'red book') is a national standard health and development record given to parents/carers at a child's birth.
The BMI centile is a simple and reliable indicator of a healthy body weight in childhood. Where severe overweight or underweight is a concern, or where there is a need for monitoring weight over time, BMI can be calculated and plotted on this chart.
This page includes statutory and RCPCH guidance, as well as contacts, for trainees who work less than full time (LTFT). Our LTFT Advisors advise trainees and raise LTFT training issues within their region, and bring them to our attention.