Child mental health clinicians promote mental wellbeing and work with children and families with mental health difficulties. Find out more about this sub-specialty.
18 September 2019
The RCPCH is pleased to partner with the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) to deliver this stimulating two day conference in the heart of Royal Ascot. A mix of interactive workshops and keynote talks from global experts will connect academic and clinical delegates to focus on the pre...
14 January 2019
The Welsh Government has announced an additional £7.1m of additional funding to protect, improve and support the mental health of children and young people in Wales. Dr David Tuthill, RCPCH Officer for Wales responds.
19 December 2018
Scotland will recruit an additional 80 mental health professionals to work with children and young people, following a £4 million investment.
Diversity and child health in Scotland: Scottish Association of Community Child Health Annual Conference
22 March 2019
This conference will explore the impact of increasing social and cultural diversity on clinical practice.
Mark Drakeford announced as new Welsh Labour leader - what does this mean for child health in Wales?
7 December 2018
After months of speculation, campaigning and voting, we now have the result of the Labour leadership contest in Wales. The top job has gone to a man who may not be a household name for RCPCH members so Gethin Matthews-Jones, RCPCH External Affairs Manager for Wales, blogs to answer two questions: wh...
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 ...
22 November 2018
Statistics released today by NHS Digital reveal that one in eight children between the ages of five and 19, surveyed in England in 2017, had a mental health disorder. Professor Russell Viner, President of the RCPCH responds.
29 October 2018
As the programme for the upcoming St. David’s Day annual conference is finalised, Wales Trainee Representative, Abby Parish, shares an insight into her rationale for the day’s theme, and what you can expect on the day.
This information bundle on early childhood presents interventions to ensure that all children have a healthy start in life and their parents are supported to do this. The interventions in early childhood aim to reduce the number of children who become ill or whose illness progresses unnecessarily du...
23 October 2018
Dr Bov Jani, Consultant Paediatrician and RCPCH Officer for Professional Development, talks about the latest initiatives to improve the wellbeing of doctors and the factors impacting on the success of these.