28 December 2020
Paediatricians have seen a huge rise in cases of anorexia nervosa and other food restriction disorders in this age group, with some reporting a doubling, tripling or even quadrupling of cases compared with the same period last year.
Physician Associates (PA) are an integral part of the multidisciplinary workforce bringing new talent to health services. Given the importance of this area and the future of the paediatric workforce and child health outcomes, we launched an online event in October 2020 with the aim of providing a pl...
26 February 2021
Over the last two years, the Paediatrics 2040 team have been working to develop a vision for the future of paediatrics in the UK. We would like to invite you to join us in a virtual event to celebrate and discuss our conclusions.
27 November 2020
We respond to 'The state of medical education and practice in the UK', the flagship annual report from the General Medical Council (GMC).
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...
16 October 2020
Our standards, produced with the Child Protection Special Interest Group, provide a benchmark for consistency in commissioning and service design.
Digital by default or digital divide? Virtual healthcare consultations with young people 10 – 25 years
One effect of COVID-19 has been the rise in remote consultations. This joint statement, developed in September 2020, outlines some of the issues that need to be considered when undertaking virtual consultations with young people.
9 October 2020
We publish our statement on the need to restore and protect child and paediatric health services this winter.
Our online event on 6 October 2020 began with talks about the current landscape of Physician Associates (PAs) in the UK and the future of the multidisciplinary child health workforce. PAs presented on their quality improvement projects, and in the afternoon we ran interactive workshop. Here we prese...
25 September 2020
Two new reports have been released outlining the findings of a snapshot survey of the UK's general paediatric and neonatal services and workforce in September 2019. The reports provide a pre-COVID benchmark and give recommendations to government, service planners and other decision makers about how ...