On 10 September 2020, we hosted our third annual Epilepsy12 & Organisation of Paediatric Epilepsy Networks (OPEN UK) national conference 2020: 'Working together to improve epilepsies’, as a live webinar. Access resources and presentations from the event on this page.
24 July 2020
We respond to news from Health Education England about a significant rise in the fill rate for ST1 paediatrics.
24 June 2020
Today, health leaders called for a review of lessons learned during the first phase of the pandemic. We've set out an additional call for a rapid review into the experiences of children and young people during the first wave, so that they can be protected from the harshest mitigation measures if we ...
12 June 2020
To mark Pride month in the UK, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has published a set of commitments to support LGBTQ+ young people.
10 June 2020
The RCPCH has published a statement of solidarity and stands by its members to continue to address the structural inequalities that affect Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) colleagues and children and young people from those communities.
30 April 2020
A statement about media reports, citing RCPCH, on the transmission of COVID-19 by children.
17 March 2020
Royal Colleges respond to new coronavirus guidance for pregnant women.
21 January 2020
Peter Clarke, the chief inspector of prisons, has called for a “major overhaul” of the policy of separating children in young offender institutions. We support this call and we condemn unacceptable practices such as solitary confinement and the use of restraints.
To protect children and young people from harm, and help improve their wellbeing, all healthcare staff must have the competencies to recognise child maltreatment, opportunities to improve childhood wellbeing and to take effective action as appropriate to their role.
On 17 June 2019, more than 150 health professionals working in support of paediatric epilepsy services and patient organisation representatives came together at the second Epilepsy12/OPEN UK National Conference with the aim of learning from each other and improving the care offered to children and y...