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.

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RCPCH Progress changes for level 3 training – due in August/September 2021

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