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.
We deliver clinically-led peer review and consultancy services to healthcare providers, commissioners and service planners across the UK. We advise and support teams to resolve concerns about paediatric provision, safety, team dynamics and communication, compliance with standards and proposals fo...
Written in 1989, the UNCRC is a set of rules, or 'articles', defining how each child and young person can be kept safe from harm, have chances to develop, become an individual and thrive. It helps us keep children and young people at the heart of all we do, through our RCPCH &Us network. We exp...
The RCPCH-NIHR PIER (Paediatric Involvement and Engagement in Research) Prize recognises significant contributions to excellent patient engagement for NIHR Clinical Research Network Portfolio studies. Applications for our 2021 round are now closed.
25 January 2019
Its only 25 days into the New Year (happy new year by the way) and it feels like 25 months have passed. We’ve seen the launch of the NHS Long Term Plan (England), launched our own screen time guidance and hosted a roundtable with three CMOs on social media use, launched our State of Child Health 201...
"What does the term, 'winter pressures' mean to you?" We put this question to children, young people and families. Here are some of their comments.
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...
The Diploma of Child Health (DCH) Clinical assesses whether candidates have reached the standard in clinical skills expected of a newly appointed General Practitioner (GP) who has completed a short period of training in paediatrics. It is one of two exams for the DCH, and is currently available in t...
We asked healthcare professionals, researchers and patient public involvement leads how they use the Charter in their work settings. Here we bring together case studies on how the Charter has been used to raise awareness of the importance of child health research.