Evaluating and recording a child’s growth has traditionally involved plotting measurements on paper growth charts which have been developed using complex data sets and statistics. To support the drive to digitise healthcare RCPCH has, for the first time ever, developed a Growth Charts API to accu...
In late February 2021, we ran an online event to launch Paediatrics 2040, which offers a vision for the future of paediatrics in the UK. We invite our members and friends to watch the recording.
Research, including State of Child Health, has demonstrated that there is a link between children’s health, education and social outcomes. However, data collected on children is not routinely shared between these different agencies. Having a unique, consistent identifier for children will allow ...
This guidance provides advice for paediatricians and health professionals on how to accurately collect and record data on patients with suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 using existing surveillance and data collection sources.
12 February 2020
Dr Damian Roland explains why innovation is one of the four major workstreams we are considering in our Paediatrics 2040 project.
Our Ireland Committee represents membership in both Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland, and specifically directs College business in the NI jurisdiction. Regional representatives from NI sit on our many committees.
SNOMED-CT allows clinicians to accurately record patient data at the point of care and share information across health systems. In England, SNOMED-CT will be implemented across all care settings by April 2020, and we are supporting specialty and special interest groups to develop specific SNOMED-CT ...
1 May 2018
Welcome to your new look RCPCH website! We hope like the new mobile-friendly design and find what you are looking for. We have changed things quite a lot. There may be teething issues, so please bear with us and help us to make the site a success by letting us know any issues – there are some contac...
This free online course is designed for the early years workforce and healthcare professionals. It aims to improve your knowledge, skills and understanding of the benefits of effectively sharing information in a professional context.
Informatics is used in everyday actions of healthcare professionals. It enables the delivery of high quality, accurate and timely care to patients - from booking appointments to conducting surgical procedures. In particular, SNOMED-CT is an international terminology for recording patient data, and y...