7 November 2018
The study aims to determine the incidence of FAS in the UK and Ireland, investigate which services are accessed by babies and children affected by the condition and raise awareness about FAS among clinical practitioners.
Surveillance of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) commenced in October 2018. The study aims to determine the incidence of FAS in the UK and Ireland; investigate which services are accessed by babies and children affected by the condition; and raise awareness about FAS among clinical practitioners. Th...
1 May 2018
RCPCH Officer for Scotland says the move will ‘reduce harm to children’.
On 15 June 2017 the RCPCH launched the Northern Ireland Policy Response and Recommendations to the UK-wide State of Child Health report. The ground breaking State of Child Health report draws together a range of data across 25 key indicators of child physical and mental health creating a snapshot of...
Around 10,000 children and young people a year in the UK come into contact with secure settings. They are some of the most vulnerable, often suffering poor physical and mental health. These standards help healthcare professionals, commissioners, service providers, regulators, managers and governors ...
Our report, available to download below, provides a comprehensive list of 25 measures of the health of UK children. These range from specific conditions such as asthma, diabetes and epilepsy, risk factors for poor health such as obesity and a low rate of breastfeeding, to child deaths. The data prov...
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15 November 2017
This chapter looks at healthy weight at end of primary school, HPV vaccine, smoking, alcohol and drugs, wellbeing, suicide, road injuries and sexual health.
The groundbreaking State of Child Health report in January 2017 drew together a range of data across 25 key indicators of child physical and mental health creating a snapshot of infant, children and young people’s health. We highlight our recommendations for England.