Children and young people voice
Through the RCPCH &Us programme, we work with children, young people and families to improve child health.
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. Over the coming weeks, we'll be working with both health professionals and young people (14-24 years old) to look at the evide...
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...
10 September 2020
Save the date for the third annual Epilepsy12 & OPEN (Organisation of Paediatric Epilepsy Networks) UK National Conference 2020: 'Working together to improve epilepsies’. This free, one-day event is for members of paediatric epilepsy services across the OPEN UK networks and representatives of patien...
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?
Written in 1989, the UNCRC is a set of rules, or 'articles', defining how each child and young person can be kept safe from harm, have chances to develop, become an individual and thrive. It helps us keep children and young people at the heart of all we do, through our RCPCH &Us network. We expla...