A general paediatrician is a doctor with the knowledge and skills to manage a wide range of health problems and concerns in children and young people. Find out more about general paediatrics.
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 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...
28 June 2019
This study day will help you develop an approach for the management of epilepsy.
26 November 2018
RCPCH's Officer for Scotland, Professor Steve Turner, responds to Scottish's Government's 'Growing up in Scotland: overweight and obesity at age 10' report.
07 June 2019
Sickle cell disease affects one in 2,000 live births and is currently the most common clinically significant inherited disorder in England, with prevalence in some urban areas as high as one in 300. Sickle cell disease is a multi-system disorder and patients present with a wide variety of conditions...
01 March 2019
There is an unmet need in Scotland for the detection and management of developmental and mental health disorders in children and young people. By way of case/audit presentations attendees will share good practice, hear from leaders in their fields and learn about the interplay between physical and ...
15 November 2018
When recently asked why he chose to work in paediatrics, it got Dave Beattie, an ST7 in General Paediatrics based in Edinburgh, thinking. He reflected that after seven years of practicing in this niche, it's easy to forget how and why he originally chose to go down this route. Here are a few of his ...
30 April 2019
This course provides delegates with an overview of the investigation and management of common GI presentations in children and young people. Delegates will have the opportunity to discuss management and investigation of chronic diarrhoea, managing eating disorders and difficult constipation and how ...
30 October 2018
RCPCH responds to new research which suggests these drugs may alter gut microbes associated with weight gain.
30 October 2018
Community health and wellbeing must be at the 'heart' of local planning proposals to reverse childhood obesity says RCPCH's Dr Donald Macgregor