Mental health

Child mental health clinicians promote mental wellbeing and work with children and families with mental health difficulties. Find out more about this sub-specialty.

Event

Epilepsy12 & OPEN UK National Conference 2021

14 September 2021
We are hosting our fourth annual Epilepsy12 & Organisation of Paediatric Epilepsy Networks (OPEN UK) national conference as a live interactive event, with the theme, 'Working together to improve epilepsies'. Registration closed on Monday at 10:00.
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RCPCH Progress changes for level 3 training – live as of August/September 2021

The General Medical Council (GMC) approved a set of enhancements to some of our current RCPCH Progress sub-specialty syllabi and general paediatrics. These are applicable to level 3 trainees in affected sub-specialties and general paediatrics as of August/September 2021 (see below for exceptions). ...
News

Elections in Wales and Scotland - we publish our manifestos for child health

The elections to the Scottish and Welsh Parliaments will be unlike any other, taking place in the context of the global pandemic. Although most children and teenagers do not become seriously ill with COVID-19, the impact on their lives, education, services and mental health and wellbeing has been im...
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BPSU study - Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

Surveillance of Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is due to commence in March 2021. In conjunction with parallel reporting through the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Surveillance System, this study aims to establish incidence rates of ARFID presenting to secondary health care, refe...