This Subcommittee oversees the child protection systematic reviews (formally CORE-Info) programme of work.
29 July 2020
Health visitors fear the needs of vulnerable children have been missed due to staff redeployment to support the COVID-19 workforce, according to a new UCL survey.
13 November 2020
This one-day course explores how to write statements and reports that document the valuable information needed for effective investigation in child protection cases. Please note: this course is focused purely on Scottish law. This is a virtual course, facilitated through Zoom.
16 June 2020
Changes have been made to our Child Protection Companion's chapter 9, ''Recognition of physical abuse' to accommodate suggested amendments by the British Paediatric and Adolescent Bone Group on the timing of blood investigations for fractures.
The purpose of this joint statement from RCPCH and Royal College of Nursing is to outline the principles and standards for local service providers and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to aid the development of recovery plans for Looked After Children (LAC), raising awareness of vulnerable childr...
Evidence is emerging that social distancing measures implemented for COVID-19 have adverse effects on children. In these guiding principles, published on 15 May 2020, we outline how best to safeguard the welfare of children and young people during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This new microsite is your essential resource on child protection and safeguarding - whether you are involved with child protection as a child health professional, allied health professional, social worker, solicitor or barrister.
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. Please note: This is a virtual course, facilitated through Zoom.
When managing children who have experienced suspected physical abuse, producing high quality images is crucial in enabling effective investigation of these complex cases.
13 January 2020
Rising demand and workforce shortages are leading to vacancies in vulnerable children and families lead roles across the UK, according to research published today by RCPCH. The findings also reveal that many Trusts, Health Boards, and CCGs have yet to create roles for child deaths, Looked After Chil...