Children and young people voice
Through the RCPCH &Us programme, we work with children, young people and families to improve child health.
11 March 2019 09:00
The post holder will help to maintain the College’s commitment to safe, meaningful and ethical participation of children and young and people and their families within our work as key stakeholders to help improve paediatric care and child health.
Parents from Alder Hey Children’s Hospital worked with RCPCH &Us to look at three elements of being “hidden”: children and young people with a hidden condition or illness; hidden family carers providing support; hidden support services such as forums. Their #HiddenHealth #ThisIsMe card and toolkit a...
25 January 2019
Its only 25 days into the New Year (happy new year by the way) and it feels like 25 months have passed. We’ve seen the launch of the NHS Long Term Plan (England), launched our own screen time guidance and hosted a roundtable with three CMOs on social media use, launched our State of Child Health 201...
We are proud to share the latest voices from the RCPCH &Us network as part of the State of Child Health two years on reports.
Children and young people told us about their experiences of epilepsy care in our "clinic chats" - how they want to get in touch with services, the kind of support they want to receive, their best experiences and their ideas for the future. We worked with our Epilepsy12 Youth Advocates to produce a ...
Over 300 young people took part in workshops, events and activities to share their views on what would support their health and that of children and young people over the next 10 years. The full report from the consultation activity was shared with NHS England as part of the consultation in preparat...
"What does the term, 'winter pressures' mean to you?" We put this question to children, young people and families. Here are some of their comments.
Diversity and child health in Scotland: Scottish Association of Community Child Health Annual Conference
22 March 2019
This conference will explore the impact of increasing social and cultural diversity on clinical practice.
Part of our series to help trainees understand and achieve a domain in RCPCH Progress curriculum, these resources look at how to recognise and optimise everyday opportunities to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent illness.
We launched the next phase of our State of Child Health campaign on 23 January. Our members, political decision-makers and young people across the UK shared their priorities for child health on Twitter and at our events. There's still time to get involved and show that that #ChildHealthMatters!