Co-authored or co-created with other organisations
Reye's Syndrome is a very rare disorder affecting children and young people, which can appear soon after a viral infection, especially a flu-like illness or chickenpox. The National Reye's Syndrome Foundation, which is now part of RCPCH, provides evidence-based information on a dedicated website.
27 November 2020
The Scottish Paediatric Society Annual General Meeting and the St Andrew’s Day Paediatric Symposium will be held jointly with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and the Scottish Asso...
The indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide could be catastrophic for children, with considerable excess death and suffering. In this joint statement from RCPCH Global and the International Child Health Group, published in August 2020, we call on governments, donors and agencies to mo...
13 November 2020
This one-day course explores how to write statements and reports that document the valuable information needed for effective investigation in child protection cases. Please note: this course is focused purely on Scottish law. This is a virtual course, facilitated through Zoom.
The purpose of this principle statement is to: 1. Clarify our position on the rights of LGBTQ+ people to eliminate discrimination and stigma 2. Understand the needs of LGBTQ+ children and young people 3. Support health professionals in their role of providing support to LGBTQ+ children and young ...
The purpose of this joint statement from RCPCH and Royal College of Nursing is to outline the principles and standards for local service providers and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to aid the development of recovery plans for Looked After Children (LAC), raising awareness of vulnerable childr...
Experts at RCPCH recommend that parents treat symptoms of fever or pain related to COVID-19 with either paracetamol or ibuprofen.
This page provides advice to members on which paediatric patient groups are considered to be clinically extremely vulnerable during the COVID-19 outbreak and at very high risk of severe illness from coming into contact with the virus. It also provides frequently asked questions on how 'shielding' ap...
This page provides guidance for paediatric emergency and acute settings. It has been produced with the Association of Paediatric Emergency Medicine (APEM) and the British Paediatric Allergy, Immunity and Infection Group (BPAIIG). The guidance includes preparations, good practice tips, infection ...
This page provides guidance for neonatal settings. It has been produced with the British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM).