Child Protection Evidence is a resource for clinicians across the UK and internationally to inform clinical practice, child protection procedures and professional and expert opinion in the legal system. This review evaluates the scientific literature on abusive and non-abusive bruising.
21 June 2018
The course is suitable for all professionals working within the safeguarding arena. It will be an interactive day with plenty of discussion which should enable delegates to develop a skill base which will enhance their understanding of the complexities of safeguarding throughout a child’s life.
Safeguarding Children: Level 4 and 5 - a blended resource for named and designated paediatricians (2 days)
10 October 2018
This blended learning package comprises a 2-day face-to-face, complemented by a specific eLearning course. Together they have been mapped to introduce key concepts relevant to the target audience of those who hold positions as named and designated paediatricians, in line with the Intercollegiate Doc...
This document published by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine in partnership with the RCPCH sets out guidance for safeguarding children within the occupational health setting.
This position statement aims to clarify the role of paediatricians and provide advice for commissioners in relation to the provision of child protection/safeguarding health services for children aged 16-18 years.
This document - published by Royal College of Anaesthetists in partnership with the RCPCH, Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland, and Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain - aims to assist anaesthetists and theatre personnel where safeguarding concerns are rais...
Serious Case Reviews (SCR) in child protection have been identified and compiled by NSPCC and Knowledge and Information for the RCPCH. They are relevant to all paediatricians and key points have been outlined in bold.
Service specification for the clinical evaluation of children and young people who may have been sexually abused
This outlines the standards for the provision of a paediatric forensic medical service for children and young people who may have been sexually abused. These standards are produced by a working group of the RCPCH Child Protection Standing Committee in partnership with the Faculty of Forensic and Leg...
This information aims to support paediatricians in the assessment and management of children and young people of refugee background, with links to key external information and resources. It was developed in partnership with the Child Protection Standing Committee and the Advocacy Committee.
Our webinar series talks the viewer through the chapters of the 2015 publication.