Children and young people voice
Through the RCPCH &Us programme, we work with children, young people and families to improve child health.
As we've done every two years, we invited all members to complete our survey this autumn. Opportunities to consult with our membership have been different this year, of course, and so this survey has been an ever more important tool for us to seek your feedback on our work. So we've heard you and we...
27 November 2020
The Epilepsy12 Youth Advocates have been selected as joint winners in the HQIP Audit Heroes Awards 2020 in the Volunteer of the Year Category, recognising their hard work to support improvements in epilepsy care.
This booklet takes you through the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the five articles that children and young people have told us are important to their healthcare. Recipes include; starter activities to break the ice; patient view finders for one-to-one work; and quality improvement act...
The Children and Young People's Engagement Committee was established in 2016 to bring together children, young people, parents, carers and paediatricians to support the development of active participation and involvement of under 25s in RCPCH.
20 November 2020
RCPCH President Professor Russell Viner responds to the Equality and Human Rights Commission's report, Children's Rights in Great Britain, published on World Children's Day.
20 October 2020
As part of our Shape of training programme, we asked thousands of children and young people what knowledge, skills and attitude the paediatrician of the future needs. The top themes? Being respectful, kind and friendly, being listened to and understood, having good communication focused on age and n...
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.