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Following the announcement on 10 May 2020 that schools and other educational settings may reopen at the earliest on 1 June, paediatricians may receive many queries from families to understand whether their child should return to school. We provide a summary of the current policy and other guidance i...
This information aims to support paediatricians in the assessment and management of children and young people of refugee background, with links to key external information and resources. It was developed in partnership with the Child Protection Standing Committee and the Advocacy Committee.
Children in the UK spend more and more of their lives indoors, and the health impact of the air within our homes and schools must be taken seriously. This report is based on a systematic review of the science of indoor pollution, and conversations with children, young people and families. We make re...
10 June 2020
This updated RCPCH advice for clinicians is provided to help members in their discussions with children and young people who are shielding across the UK and their families.
Children and young people are experiencing the impact of COVID-19, and lockdown, in many ways - from their education to staying at home with family, from the way they access health and support services to their emotional health and wellbeing. We're compiling studies across the UK that are collecting...
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.
24 June 2020
Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities are overrepresented in cases of coronavirus based on what we would expect from UK population demographics. This has prompted investigations into the reasons why, and deeper discussions on how the pandemic is affecting BAME communities.
This NICE accredited evidence-based clinical guideline provides recommendations for all UK paediatricians and healthcare professionals involved in the regulation or practice of the care of children and young people who have had or are suspected of having a stroke. You can download the full guideline...
22 June 2020
We've been calling for all UK governments to have clear plans for getting children back to school, and speaking with key decision makers to ensure the voices of paediatricians, children and young people and families are heard. Here we give an update on activity in Scotland, Wales and Northern Irelan...
We have created a number of recommendations for the Government of each nation which we believe will improve childhood obesity. These include an ongoing evaluation of the soft drinks industry levy, creating safe places for children to walk, cycle and play and making every contact with patients count....