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Welcome to the home page of the Young People's Health Special Interest Group of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK. The YPHSIG aims to raise the profile of young people's health and promote the development of high quality health services for young people in the UK. We are an association of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and membership is open to paediatricians and other healthcare professionals working with young people. For further details on becoming a member of the Young People's Health Special Interest Group or to apply on line click here

Latest News

  • July 2016 Edition of the YPHSIG Newsletter now available The July edition of the YPHSIG newsletter is now available to view by clicking the following link Newsletter 2016
    Posted 6 Jul 2016, 06:38 by Damian Wood
  • Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health This week sees the Launch of the Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health. Here is the executive summary for more information visit http://thelancet.com/commissions/adolescent-health-and-wellbeingT ...
    Posted 13 May 2016, 07:11 by Damian Wood
  • Deadline Extension: Abstracts for E-IAAH Meeting Pristina, Kosovo The IAAH European conference will take place in Pristina Kosovo 14-17 September 2016 the theme is Social media in adolescence The deadline for abstracts has been extended to April ...
    Posted 22 Apr 2016, 14:51 by Damian Wood
  • First International Summer Course on Adolescents with Chronic Illness LAUSANNE, AUGUST 30TH-SEPTEMBER 2ND 2016Applications are now open and places are limited to 25. Click here for more details.Children and adolescents with chronic illness is a 3 ...
    Posted 22 Apr 2016, 14:48 by Damian Wood
  • WHO Consultation on Global Framework for the Health of Adolescents Dear colleagues, The 68th World Health Assembly requested the WHO Secretariat to develop a Global Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents Framework (“the Global AA-HA! Framework”) in consultation ...
    Posted 22 Mar 2016, 14:18 by Damian Wood
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Evidence Based Adolescent Health

  • Fifteen-minute consultation: Adolescent public health In this month's Arch Dis Childhood Dougal Hargreaves and colleagues provide worked examples of how adolescent public health can be incorporated into clinical practice. Paediatricians have a key role ...
    Posted 6 Jul 2016, 06:33 by Damian Wood
  • ECG Screening for Young Athletes The BMJ this week features an article by Hans Van Brabant and colleagues from the Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre in Brussels on the debate over pre-participation screening of ...
    Posted 22 Apr 2016, 14:29 by Damian Wood
  • Collision, Concussion, Controversy Look out for the two fantastic articles on concussion in ADC Education and Practice this month. One is a guideline review and the other a practice article on a structured ...
    Posted 2 Apr 2016, 14:01 by Damian Wood
  • Unment health needs in adolescence linked with poor adult health Dougal Hargreaves writing in this months Pediatrics highlights that young people who don't get the healthcare they need (for example, due to lack of yp-friendly services, poor health ...
    Posted 17 Aug 2015, 04:41 by Damian Wood
  • Adolescent In-patient Activity Dougal Hargreaves and Russell Viner writing in this month's Arch Dis Child report an analysis of Adolescent In-patient Activity using English Hospital Episode Statistics (HES). The study period ...
    Posted 7 Sep 2014, 12:49 by Damian Wood
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