13 May 2019
Part of the RCPCH conference and exhibition 2019
Sudden unexpected death in infancy and childhood - multi-agency guidelines for care and investigation
When a child dies, families desperately need to know what happened. To understand why an infant died, it is vital agencies work together, share information and keep families included at every stage. These guidelines were published in November 2016 by a multi-agency working group convened by the Roya...
This guidance outlines best practice management of requests from statutory agencies (police / social services) for medical opinion on photographic images of possible physical abuse in children. The guidance is intended to create an agreed practice framework to manage requests.
04 June 2019
Led by barristers and for paediatricians, this interactive course showcases examples of best practise and how to avoid common pitfalls. Delegates submit a professional witness report for our expert facilitators to critique.
25 March 2019
Paediatricians have a key role in both providing written evidence and presenting as a professional witness in family, criminal or civil proceedings in child protection cases. This two-day course provides paediatricians with the skills required to fulfil these duties.
23 October 2018
As the Chancellor's budget approaches, over 100 organisations, including the RCPCH, come together to ask that he puts children at the heart of its spending decisions.
We have submitted evidence to NHS England on the populations of Health & Justice, Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) and Armed Forces in the Long Term Plan for the NHS. In developing our response, we have consulted with our Child Protection Standing Committee and the NSPCC.
Are you a UK-based consultant or trainee paediatrician with an interest in child protection? We are seeking expert reviewers for critical appraisals and review leads.
Child Protection Evidence is a resource available for clinicians across the UK and internationally to inform clinical practice, child protection procedures and professional and expert opinion on the legal system. This systematic review evaluates the literature on abusive and non-abusive visceral inj...
Child Protection Evidence is a resource available for clinicians across the UK and internationally to inform clinical practice and child protection procedures and to provide professional and expert opinion on the legal system. This systematic review evaluates the literature on teenage neglect.