13 May 2019
Part of the RCPCH conference and exhibition 2019
Fully revised and updated in February 2019, this critical review takes a life course approach. It looks at the evidence supporting child health programmes in the UK with recommendations for clinicians, providers and commissioners.
This guidance outlines best practice management of requests from statutory agencies (police / social services) for medical opinion on photographic images of possible physical abuse in children. The guidance is intended to create an agreed practice framework to manage requests.
04 June 2019
Led by barristers and for paediatricians, this interactive course showcases examples of best practise and how to avoid common pitfalls. Delegates submit a professional witness report for our expert facilitators to critique.
25 March 2019
Paediatricians have a key role in both providing written evidence and presenting as a professional witness in family, criminal or civil proceedings in child protection cases. This two-day course provides paediatricians with the skills required to fulfil these duties.
23 October 2018
As the Chancellor's budget approaches, over 100 organisations, including the RCPCH, come together to ask that he puts children at the heart of its spending decisions.
7 September 2018
RCPCH Officer for Scotland "very much welcomes" the bill which is being published at Holyrood this week.
Are you a UK-based consultant or trainee paediatrician with an interest in child protection? We are seeking expert reviewers for critical appraisals and review leads.
This page provides a best practice example for standard 10 of Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services. The RCPCH Child Protection Standing Committee have developed this model for teams to have access to immediate advice and assessment from a paediatrician with child protec...
The primary role of the FJC is to promote an inter-disciplinary approach to family justice and to monitor the system.