Area of medicine
This page provides a best practice example for standard 9 of Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services, which explains the Wessex Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Network, which provides immediate specialist telephone advice across the Wessex region. Acces...
27 March 2019
This course has been developed to improve practice within childhood epilepsies and is delivered by means of didactic teaching sessions and small workshops. PET2 concentrates on general aspects of the epilepsies (history taking, differential diagnosis, investigation etc) and on epilepsies encountered...
15 August 2018
The RCPCH has been working with a range of specialty groups and associations to help create an inclusive conference programme, ensuring delegates are able to update their knowledge on the areas important to them.
This outlines 69 recommendations to improve the management of high dependency care. It places the child and their complete critical care pathway at the focus of service delivery. The document is intended for staff, management and commissioners seeking to deliver safe and high quality care for critic...
12 July 2018
July is Group B Strep (GBS) Awareness Month. Jane Plumb, Chief Executive of Group B Strep Support, a charity dedicated to providing general information and guidance about GBS, writes a guest blog to raise awareness about the risks associated with Group B Strep.
4 July 2018
Mental health services at 'crisis point' says RCPCH Officer for Wales, 'and require urgent support.'
2 July 2018
The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group, a coalition of health and maternity organisations, calls for bold Government action, amid concerns that new Government data will reveal that there has been no change in rates of smoking among pregnant women for over a year.
27 June 2018
Our new Officer for Wales, Dr David Tuthill, congratulates Dr Mair Parry on an excellent legacy, and outlines what his new role means for him and the RCPCH.
19 June 2018
The potentially harmful impact of indoor air pollution on children is to be the subject of a major study for the first time in the UK.
MAITS - Small Grants Programme
MAITS provides small grants to enable experienced disability professionals from all over the world to share their skills with those working with and caring for those with neuro-developmental disabilities in low and middle-income countries. Both trainers and organisations receiving training can apply for small grants to cover costs that make the training possible.