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.
We continue to monitor and produce resources around this public health challenge - looking at the impacts on our members, the wider child health workforce and children and young people. Explore our guidance on paediatric services, staffing and rotas, education and training and for parents, as well a...
25 September 2020
Two new reports have been released outlining the findings of a snapshot survey of the UK's general paediatric and neonatal services and workforce in September 2019. The reports provide a pre-COVID benchmark and give recommendations to government, service planners and other decision makers about how ...
This study about general paediatric services and workforce was conducted in September 2019, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The results reveal a stretched general paediatric service, with a great deal of variation in services across the UK. This report serves as a useful benchmark and as a prompt to...
National guidance for the management of children with bronchiolitis and lower respiratory tract infections during COVID-19
These recommendations on the management of children with bronchiolitis and lower respiratory tract infections in hospital settings during COVID-19 are for clinicians to support winter planning in partnership with local infection control prevention teams. While some recommendations describe organi...
Epilepsy is the commonest significant neurological disorder affecting children and young people. Launched in September 2020, these latest results from Epilepsy12 provide insight into the diagnosis and care of children and young people with epilepsy, and the organisation of paediatric epilepsy servic...
There is considerable variation in how mental health services for children and young people are delivered across the UK. Our position statement outlines the role of paediatricians in supporting children and young people’s mental health and makes key recommendations to ensure their mental health need...
1 August 2020
We look ahead to plans for digital growth charts, which will be available to parents and carers in 2021.
Innovative Medicines Initiative - Research Call
Funds various health research and innovation calls
GSK / King's Fund - IMPACT Awards
The GSK IMPACT Awards recognise and reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health and wellbeing.
26 June 2020
Ranitidine products (Brand names including Zantac®) were voluntarily withdrawn by manufacturers in October 2019, because of fears that they may contain low levels of an impurity called NMDA.