Reye's Syndrome is a very rare disorder affecting children and young people, which can appear soon after a viral infection, especially a flu-like illness or chickenpox. The National Reye's Syndrome Foundation, which is now part of RCPCH, provides evidence-based information on a dedicated website.
Paediatricians may receive queries from families about the return to school. Here we provide a summary of the current policy and other guidance in the four nations.
One in seven babies born in the UK will spend at least a few days in hospital in a neonatal unit which specialises in looking after babies who are born early, with a low weight or who have a medical condition that needs specialist treatment.
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.
10 May 2019
Our first version is now ready for stress testing by a select group of parents and families from our charity partner, WellChild. If you're joining us at RCPCH Conference and exhibition on 13-15 May, come to our stand for a sneak preview!
We look at how to recognise and optimise everyday opportunities to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent illness.
4 September 2018
Writing directly to patients and their families or carers, rather than to General Practitioners, can help the patient-doctor relationship and improve patients' understanding of their condition. The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has created this new guidance for doctors.
3 September 2018
The start of the new school year can be particularly stressful. In a new blog for parents, Dr Max Davie, Officer for Health Promotion at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, shares his advice on how to keep children healthy, mentally as well as physically, as they prepare to head throu...
The BPSU is committed to ensuring that patient and public involvement (PPI) is embedded in its work in every way possible. The unit works with investigators to encourage and support public and patient involvement in their research. The information provided here is designed to support, not replac...
This online resource for families covering a range of kidney conditions, symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and management. Parents and carers can access content as and when they need it - to read online or download as leaflets.