Child and adolescent mortality
Most children and teenagers do not become seriously ill with COVID-19. But doctors have seen a very small number of patients with an unusual condition which seems to be linked to the virus. This syndrome is very rare, and most children will not be seriously affected. If you're worried, seek help...
5 March 2020
Every death of a child or young person is a unique tragedy. In coping with such events as healthcare professionals, we respond in personalised ways. A common question, though, is whether we did everything we could to prevent it. Did we examine thoroughly? Did we respond to results quickly? Did we li...
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22 February 2019
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has today published 2017 data on avoidable deaths.
20 February 2019
The Nuffield Trust and the Association for Young People's Health have today published the first ever international comparison of young people's health measures over time, comparing the UK to 18 other high-income countries. Professor Russell Viner, President of the RCPCH, responds.
This BPSU study investigates severe complications of enterovirus (EV) or human parechovirus (HPeV). It is intended to improve our knowledge of the age-specific incidence, clinical presentation and management, as well describe the survival and rates of long-term complications of severe EV/HPeV infect...
10 December 2018
Baby loss charities, Sands and Bliss, have today released a report which reveals that most services lack sufficient specialist staffing input and appropriate facilities to support grieving families. Dr David Evans responds.
3 October 2018
The RCPCH supports calls in the Welsh Assembly for the introduction of a 20mph speed limit in built up, residential areas in Wales.
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.