In our winter issue we look at health inequalities in the broader sense. We explore how climate change anxiety can have an effect on children and young people's mental health and we hear from members on patient safety and resolving conflicts.
It can be a celebration of life’s work and an opportunity for a new chapter - explore our resources and blogs by members navigating this period. We invite Senior Members/Fellows and Honorary Fellows to our regular events.
Our two-level paediatric training programme, live as of August 2023, aims to to flexible and fulfilling. We encourage trainees and trainers to read the curriculum and syllabi, FAQs and other resources.
The front cover of our Epilepsy12 organisational and clinical audits report for 2023 embodies the spirit of resilience. The documents give insight into the diagnosis and care of children and young people with epilepsy, and the organisation of services.
The photo on our National Neonatal Audit Programme report is courtesy of Maddy and Baljit Singh, parents to triplets. NNAP assesses whether babies on neonatal units receive consistent high-quality care and identifies areas for improvement.
Climate change poses an existential threat, but it is not experienced equally. Our toolkit supports paediatricians to take action locally, regionally and nationally. Can you help make child health central to climate policy?
Next year's theme is 'Building a bright future together', and it's happening on 25-27 March in Birmingham. We'll feature more than 35 specialty groups, inspiring keynote speakers and practical workshops - so you can update your knowledge.
In this RCPCH Podcasts episode, Richard Burley, Executive Director of Digital talks with Professor Sam Shah about how digital technology can support child health, and how paediatricians can embrace it.
Join us in Cardiff on 27 February. With the theme, ‘Shaping the future’ - the future of paediatricians and of children and young people - we'll be exploring leadership, education and healthcare innovation.
Our service gives healthcare organisations an opportunity to adopt a proactive approach in seeking assurances on the care for infants, children and young people. Working with a team of independent, expert peer reviewers, organisations can address areas of concern and identify scope for quality improvement.
We deliver clinically-led peer reviews to healthcare organisations
Invited reviews are there when you need independent, objective expert advice and external assurance on your clinical services and quality of care.
Invited reviews are a safe space for active listening, and we encourage and support all relevant staff to bring their perspective.
It can help you proactively address issues in your organisation or service. These may include models of care, safety and quality of services, or team communication. We can do a service review, a case note review or a combination.
We work with you to prepare and deliver the review, virtually or in person. We provide initial feedback and then a full report. And to ensure accountability and progress, we follow up with you after the review.
Once you've read our guidance, you can complete our online form - we'll need some information about your organisation or service to make an initial assessment. We treat all information submitted with confidentiality.
Our multidisciplinary group of peer reviewers has a wide range of skills and experience. They all understand NHS structures, know relevant service standards and guidelines, and can listen and engage effectively. We're often recuriting new reviewers, and invite you to read more details, including the full role profile.
Camilla updates on the latest in the world of patient safety with the launch of the national Paediatric Early Warning System (PEWS) and recommendations on Martha’s Rule. There are also opportunities to get involved in service recovery and a reminder to eligible members to vote in our President elect...
Paediatricians and other child health professionals based in England can now start transitioning towards using the new inpatient Paediatric Early Warning System (PEWS) chart which has been released by NHS England for use today.