Children and young people voice
Through the RCPCH &Us programme, we work with children, young people and families to improve child health.
26 June 2020
We're now starting to look forward- as we make the case for children and young people should we experience a second wave of COVID-19 this winter, and reimagine the future of child health services, as outlined in our first Paediatrics 2040 report.
The purpose of this principle statement is to: 1. Clarify our position on the rights of LGBTQ+ people to eliminate discrimination and stigma 2. Understand the needs of LGBTQ+ children and young people 3. Support health professionals in their role of providing support to LGBTQ+ children and young ...
3 June 2020
RCPCH is placing children and young people’s voice at the heart of COVID-19 recovery planning by showcasing the experiences and insight from under 25s across the UK.
26 May 2020
Prof Nick Bishop, VP for Science and Research, outlines some of the key developments in the College's Research & Quality Improvement Division, recognising ongoing work despite the disruptions to members' schedules. He also discusses research on the effects of COVID-19 on child health and wellbeing.
RCPCH &Us is working with young people to reflect on their experiences of COVID-19 and the lockdown. This will help inform future planning for times of national crisis such as a natural disaster, another pandemic, terrorist incident or other cause of nationwide disruption.
Children and young people are experiencing the impact of COVID-19, and lockdown, in many ways: their education, access to health services and emotional health and wellbeing. We've been working with young people (14-24 years old) to look at the evidence from studies looking at their experiences and i...
Children and young people are experiencing the impact of COVID-19, and lockdown, in many ways - from their education to staying at home with family, from the way they access health and support services to their emotional health and wellbeing. We're compiling studies across the UK that are collecting...
RCPCH &Us have made fun things to do while you are staying home – a health diary to write or draw your questions or feelings between appointments, and an activity pack so you can help the NHS and entertained (plus get a certificate!)
10 March 2020
A few years ago, I got the chance to speak with young carers about their experiences. Together, we created superhero characters to explain some of the many things that they do—and some other things they would like to do. As the RCPCH’s children and young people’s engagement manager, I get to meet wi...
We transform child health by actively listening to the voice of children, young people and families. We appropriately involve them in a range activities to inform and influence the child health agenda. Can you support us?