Wellbeing for children and young people

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Epilepsy12 - national organisational audit and clinical audit - 2021

Epilepsy is the commonest significant neurological disorder affecting children and young people. Published in July 2021, these latest results from Epilepsy12 provide insight into the diagnosis and care of children and young people with epilepsy, and the organisation of paediatric epilepsy services i...
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Climate change

Children are among the most vulnerable to the health risks of climate change. Through our Climate Change Working Group we are looking at what the College and our members can do to play our part in combating climate change for the future benefit of children and young people.
Course

How to Manage: FASD in Community Paediatric Services (online)

16 November 2021
This course has been designed to help you develop an understanding of how to assess and diagnose FASD within a local child development service including assessment of key domains, and diagnostic formulation. This study day will take place via Zoom.
News

Elections in Wales and Scotland - we publish our manifestos for child health

The elections to the Scottish and Welsh Parliaments will be unlike any other, taking place in the context of the global pandemic. Although most children and teenagers do not become seriously ill with COVID-19, the impact on their lives, education, services and mental health and wellbeing has been im...
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RCPCH responds to new Ofsted reports regarding the impact of COVID-19 on children

The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted) has published the latest in a series of reports on the impact of the pandemic on children. The reports are based on their observations made during inspections of schools, early years settings and children's services durin...
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Rights to access healthcare for migrant and/or undocumented children

This guidance highlights the barriers that currently exist for certain migrant and/or undocumented children with regards to access to healthcare and attainment of a healthy life. This is in the context of recent increase in efforts to charge certain migrant and/or undocumented groups using NHS servi...