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Experts at RCPCH recommend that parents treat symptoms of fever or pain related to COVID-19 with either paracetamol or ibuprofen.
This page provides guidance on which paediatric patient groups should be advised to 'shield' during the COVID-19 outbreak, to protect those at very high risk of severe illness from coming into contact with the virus. It also provides frequently asked questions on how 'shielding' applies to children ...
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).
This page provides operational and clinical guidance for paediatric community settings. It has been produced with the British Association for Community Child Health (BACCH). The operational guidance includes minimising potential exposure to COVID-19 for patient and practitioner while keeping pati...
02 November 2020
This two-day course provides paediatricians, who are already acting in an expert capacity or those with professional witness experience wishing to do so in the future, with the skills required to fulfil this key responsibility.
We are familiar with the stresses on emergency departments (EDs) each winter. Each child and young person who needs unscheduled care should have access to services that are high-quality, safe and effective. In this joint position statement from RCPCH, RCEM and RCN, we recommend a whole system a...
03 December 2020
An action-packed joint event featuring experts from both primary and secondary care, designed for doctors and trainees at all career stages. Co-produced by the Royal College of General Physicians, Royal College of Physicians, Royal College of Psychiatrists and RCPCH>
We agree to work collaboratively with various organisations to use collective resources and influence in supporting the public health workforce to have healthier weight conversations.
We are collaborating with NHS England and the Royal College of Nursing to develop a single nationally validated Paediatric Early Warning score and system, (PEWS) for England. The call for a universal PEWS has escalated in recent years by clinicians, coroners, regulators and families. PEWS can ef...