The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (UN Committee) will be assessing how well the UK is implementing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in 2022. As part of the process, RCPCH members, children and young people have supported the submission sharing ar...
27 November 2020
The Epilepsy12 Youth Advocates have been selected as joint winners in the HQIP Audit Heroes Awards 2020 in the Volunteer of the Year Category, recognising their hard work to support improvements in epilepsy care.
This booklet takes you through the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the five articles that children and young people have told us are important to their healthcare. Recipes include; starter activities to break the ice; patient view finders for one-to-one work; and quality improvement act...
The Children and Young People's Engagement Committee was established in 2016 to bring together children, young people, parents, carers and paediatricians to support the development of active participation and involvement of under 25s in RCPCH.
20 November 2020
RCPCH President Professor Russell Viner responds to the Equality and Human Rights Commission's report, Children's Rights in Great Britain, published on World Children's Day.
11 November 2020
This winter we meet the RCPCH Presidential candidates, DFTB introduce their project on increasing diversity of paediatric skin images and we hear about the Stepping Up programme, easing the transition to consultant roles. We also look at the winter ahead with COVID-19 and how to build and nurture te...
8 September 2020
Consultant Paediatrician Dr Prabhu Rajendran tell us why being an RCPCH Ambassador is so important to him and gives a snapshot of the work he undertakes in this role.
3 June 2020
RCPCH is placing children and young people’s voice at the heart of COVID-19 recovery planning by showcasing the experiences and insight from under 25s across the UK.
RCPCH &Us is working with young people to reflect on their experiences of COVID-19 and the lockdown. This will help inform future planning for times of national crisis such as a natural disaster, another pandemic, terrorist incident or other cause of nationwide disruption.
These high quality leaflets provide information to parents and carers of children and young people who have had a first seizure that was not considered to be a ‘febrile convulsion’, as well as children and young people themselves.