The aim of this evidence-based statement is to summarise the current knowledge about delayed prescriptions (also called backup prescriptions) for antibiotics and to highlight the special issues that must be taken into account when considering the need for a delayed prescription in infants and childr...
We asked members and colleagues in Emergency Departments about the challenges they face going into winter. Here are our core findings and full survey results.
12 December 2018
Dr John Criddle, Chair of the RCPCH Intercollegiate Committee for Standards for Children in Emergency Care Settings, responds to the news.
7 December 2018
Officer for Health Promotion, Dr Max Davie, urges parents to make sure casing around batteries in toys and electrical devices are secure and says if in doubt, "don't take the risk".
26 April 2019
This one-day course explores the common cardiac problems encountered by clinicians involved in the care of children. Sessions will explore the sick baby in the emergency department, genetic heart disease, syncope in childhood, ECG, heart murmurs, palpitations and echocardiography.
25 October 2018
We have surveyed our members to understand their experiences of winter pressures in Emergency Departments that treat children.
29 April 2019
This clinical module is designed to empower you to acquire competence in the management of ventilation in children of all ages within Paediatric Intensive Care and High Dependency Unit areas.
06 February 2019
This short course will cover the presentation, recognition, diagnosis, management and outcome of the conditions which most commonly cause life-threatening illness in children of all ages. It will develop knowledge of the epidemiology, pathophysiology and therapeutic principles of serious illness in ...
The case for investing in integrated child health services for the acutely unwell child and long term conditions
This information bundle presents a model for how an integrated children's service (ICS) within a primary care network could improve child health outcomes. This information was presented to NHS England to inform the development of their long term plan.
18 September 2018
UK children are exposed to more than 60% of their daily air pollution intake during the school run and while at school, new research has shown today.