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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

  • 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
  • European IAAH Meeting September 2016 Pristina, Kosovo Dear colleagues and friends,It is my pleasure to send you the flyer for the IAAH Europe conference, please post it on your websites, circulate it in your networks to ...
    Posted 11 Mar 2016, 09:36 by Damian Wood
  • Edie Moore Student Travel Scholarship for SAHM Washington 2016 The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine is currently accepting applications for the Edie Moore Student Travel Scholarship.  This program offers a variety of students interested in pursuing a career ...
    Posted 4 Sep 2015, 07:46 by Damian Wood
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Evidence Based Adolescent Health

  • 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
  • Clinical trials of contraceptive agents in those under 16 years of age Joe Brierley and Vic Larcher explore the ethical, legal and practical challenges of involving young people under the age of 16 years in clinical trials of contraception.Arch Dis Child ...
    Posted 7 Sep 2014, 12:35 by Damian Wood
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