The 'Understand' model is designed for healthcare professionals to think about the why, how and what every time they work with children and young people.
All children's health professionals are invited to join our group. You'll get regular email updates increasing patient engagement and voice in your work.
As part of our commitment to training the global workforce, RCPCH Global runs educational opportunities, including UK-based face-to-face courses and eLearning.
15 March 2018
We met with children and young people at community groups, schools and hospitals across the UK. They told us, "they are lifesavers" and that the NHS "helps people when they need it most". They also advised that "NHS staff have someone to look after them too". Take a look and share our 90-second vide...
What makes the best doctor or healthcare worker? In 2016-17 over 400 children, young people and family members from across the UK commented on what qualities and behaviours they like to see in their healthcare professional.
Developed by our summer intern Papia (age 17) in 2016, this tool shows young people's expectations for consultations with their doctors.
As a paediatrician, how well do you listen to parents, carers and children? The Paediatric Carers of Children Feedback (PaedCCF) tool helps you measure how well you interact with these groups in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and to identify any areas that may need attention. You will need to get at...
26 November 2017
Responding to the CQC’s Children and young people’s inpatient and day case survey, Dr Mike Linney, Children and Young People’s Lead at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, said: