20 February 2019
The Nuffield Trust and the Association for Young People's Health have today published the first ever international comparison of young people's health measures over time, comparing the UK to 18 other high-income countries. Professor Russell Viner, President of the RCPCH, responds.
These standards apply to all children and young people aged 0-18 years with an endocrine condition (including growth, hormonal, bone and mineral disorders). They are intended for healthcare professionals and for service commissioners to plan, deliver and quality assure paediatric endocrine services.
17 January 2019
RCPCH's Officer for Wales welcomes the focus the proposals place on children and the early years but calls on the Government to move quickly to support children who need weight management support now.
The National Paediatric Diabetes Audit is running Parent and Patient Reported Experience Measure (PREM) surveys to gain an understanding of parents’ and patients’ perspectives and experiences of the care they have that they have received in the previous six months.
18 December 2018
Our National Children and Young People's Diabetes Quality Programme is starting to make impact across NHS paediatric diabetes units in England and Wales. In particular, our pilot QI Collaborative demonstrated the impact of a whole-team managed course in quality improvement. We are now recruiting pae...
4 December 2018
For the first time, The Health Survey looks at links between parent and child obesity. RCPCH responds saying it is a "cycle of life that can have terrible consequences to the health of entire families for generations".
23 November 2018
Junk food advertising will be banned on the entire Transport for London (TfL) network from February under groundbreaking measures to help tackle child obesity, the Mayor of London confirmed today.
22 November 2018
RCPCH President responds to new data reported by Diabetes UK saying it emphasises the need to act.
This information bundle on diabetes presents interventions to improve the quality of paediatric diabetes care and patient self-management through data collection, quality improvement measures, diabetes networks and investment in technology. This information was presented to NHS England to inform the...
Along with the core audit, the NPDA has been commissioned to produce service-level 'spotlight' audits on the topics of workforce and diabetes-related technologies. Submissions are now closed, and we will publish results this year.