Children and young people voice
Through the RCPCH &Us programme, we work with children, young people and families to improve child health.
The next phase of our State of Child Health campaign launches in January, calling on the Government to make child health a priority. We want you to share your top priority for children on Twitter to help make decision makers sit up and listen. Show that #ChildHealthMatters!
15 November 2018
Professor Russell Viner has today urged the Government to ban the sale of energy drinks to anyone under the age of 16, and calls for "regulation and education" to protect against the hidden dangers to health from energy drinks.
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.
2 November 2018
With our members, we lead the way in transforming child health. And, a big part of this is ensuring children and young people are actively involved in the decisions affecting them. We offer you resources and activities to help you get CYP voice in your services.
1 November 2018
The threat of major incidents has increased anxiety among young people and emergency care health professionals. In this blog, we discuss the impact of major incidents on mental health and outline how health professionals can make sure they are prepared.
Want to give feedback about an experience at your hospital or clinic and not sure where to start? Maybe you have had bad treatment, or didn’t understand what was said to you or didn’t feel right? Watch our video to find out how to give feedback, and download our template letter and example letter. ...
23 October 2018
In his latest blog, Russell reflects on this year’s party conferences and the fight to prioritise child health.
12 December 2018
Join friends and colleagues at a historic venue for our Christmas celebration, featuring an appearance from actor Zoë Wanamaker and some festive musical performances.
9 October 2018
Read about child health and the political landscape, the new ICYP Engagement committee, new course series, neonatal care findings and more…
On 22 June 2018, more than 140 health professionals working in support of paediatric epilepsy services and patient organisation representatives came together at the inaugural Epilepsy12/OPEN UK National Conference with the aim of learning from each other and improving the care offered to children an...