Child mental health clinicians promote mental wellbeing and work with children and families with mental health difficulties. Find out more about this sub-specialty.
14 May 2019
Part of the RCPCH conference and exhibition 2019
Mental health proposals could “stop problems escalating” - RCPCH responds to Review of Access Standards
11 March 2019
NHS England has published a Clinical Review of NHS Access Standards. It contains proposals to speed up access to mental health services as well as revised measures for treatment in A&E.
6 March 2019
The Scottish Government has today announced that more than £50 million is to be spent on improving access to mental health services for expectant and new mothers. Officer for Scotland, Professor Steve Turner, responds.
22 February 2019
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has today published 2017 data on avoidable deaths.
20 February 2019
The Nuffield Trust and the Association for Young People's Health have today published the first ever international comparison of young people's health measures over time, comparing the UK to 18 other high-income countries. Professor Russell Viner, President of the RCPCH, responds.
6 February 2019
There has been a lot in the media about mental health recently, with the government promising that mental health will be a key focus of the NHS Long Term Plan. But we know that lots of parents will still have niggling questions. Dr Lee Hudson, Mental Health Lead at the Royal College of Paediatrics a...
This BPSU study will collect information on all young people aged between five and 16 years who receive a diagnosis of severe Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Myalgic Encephalitis (CFS/ME). The study aims to explore how many young people across the UK and Ireland have severe CFS/ME, the length of time fr...
31 January 2019
Today, the Science and Technology Committee releases its latest report, Impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health. Dr Max Davie, RCPCH Officer for Health Promotion, responds.
16 July 2019
This one-day course will enhance your knowledge of our standards for children in emergency care settings, and equip you with the skills and confidence to work towards putting these standards into practice.
Parents from Alder Hey Children’s Hospital worked with RCPCH &Us to look at three elements of being “hidden”: children and young people with a hidden condition or illness; hidden family carers providing support; hidden support services such as forums. Their #HiddenHealth #ThisIsMe card and toolkit a...