29 April 2021
The British Paediatric Surveillance is pleased to announced that, in collaboration with Public Health England, we will be hosting two symposia exploring how COVID-19 has impacted on paediatric service and children and young people.
26 April 2021
The British Paediatric Surveillance Unit is pleased to announced that, in collaboration with Public Health England, we will be hosting a symposia series exploring how COVID-19 has impacted on the paediatric service and children and young people.
16 February 2021
After 31 years of dedicated service as the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit’s (BPSU) Scientific Coordinator, Richard Lynn will be leaving the BPSU at the end of March. Richard’s unparalleled commitment to the BPSU and rare disease epidemiology has been integral to the Unit’s continued success.
4 February 2021
This study, run through the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit (BPSU), will identify the incidence rates of Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) presenting to secondary health care, referral pathways, patterns of presentation, and clinical features. This study will begin surveillance ...
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...
18 January 2021
In June, Dr Shamez Ladhani will step down as Chair of British Paediatric Surveillance Unit's Scientific Committee after three years in the post.
BPSU study - Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis/ chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis (CRMO/CNO)
Surveillance of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis/ chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis (CRMO/CNO) commenced in October 2020. It is being led by Dr Chenqu Suo, winner of the Sir Peter Tizard Bursary 2018-19. This study intends to find out how common CRMO/CNO is, and who is involved in the car...
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.
Most children and teenagers do not become seriously ill with COVID-19. But doctors have seen a very small number of patients with an unusual condition which seems to be linked to the virus. This syndrome is very rare, and most children will not be seriously affected. If you're worried, seek help...
19 May 2020
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children are pleased to announce their first joint clinical research fellowship award in childhood disability has been awarded to Dr Asma Soltani at the University of Cambridge. Dr Soltani will research Re...