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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

  • New AYPH research on parents of young people with mental health problems The AYPH have published a new research briefing today, on the role of parents in supporting young people with mental health problems.  Our survey showed that parents felt ignored, helpless ...
    Posted 14 Nov 2016, 06:20 by Damian Wood
  • #LancetYouth twitter chat Sept 15 8am BST In May 2016, the Lancet released ‘Our future: a Lancet Commission on adolescent health and wellbeing’ to shed light on the unparalleled challenges the 1.8 billion adolescents across the ...
    Posted 9 Sep 2016, 05:03 by Damian Wood
  • September 2016 Edition of the YPHSIG Newsletter now available The September edition of the YPHSIG newsletter is now available to view by clicking the following link Newsletter 2016
    Posted 9 Sep 2016, 04:56 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
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Evidence Based Adolescent Health

  • Physical health in adolescence strongly influences educational attainment It is well known that children from poorer families have a higher risk of developing chronic health conditions and that ill health has a significant negative effect on labour force ...
    Posted 9 Sep 2016, 10:28 by Damian Wood
  • Managing eating disorders on a paediatric ward Karen Street and colleagues describe their model of care for young people with restrictive eating disorders on a paediatric ward. Arch Dis Child 2016;101:836-838 doi:10.1136 ...
    Posted 9 Sep 2016, 10:20 by Damian Wood
  • Long term effects of chemotherapy in teenagers and young adults In this weeks BMJ there is a clinical update for generalists on the long term effects of anticancer chemotherapy in teenagers and young adults. BMJ 2016; 354 doi: http://dx ...
    Posted 9 Sep 2016, 08:02 by Damian Wood
  • 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
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