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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

You can download a copy of the latest YPHSIG Newsletter from our News Section or browse for upcoming events relating to Young People's health in the Events section


Latest News

  • Save the date: SAHM and RCPCH Conference Sept 2019, Windsor UK The RCPCH and SAHM are delighted to announce the International Adolescent Health Conference will be 18-19th September 2019 at the De Vere Beaumont Estate. Download the flyer for more ...
    Posted 1 Nov 2018, 05:38 by Damian Wood
  • World News: SAHM statement condemning separation of children from families SAHM released a statement strongly condemning the separation of children and adolescents from their parents as a deterrent to migrants, refugees and asylum seekers searching for safety by crossing US ...
    Posted 17 Jun 2018, 01:53 by Damian Wood
  • The State of Child Health: One Year On The RCPCH is running an advocacy campaign asking paediatricians and child health professionals to write to their elected representative (Member of Parliament) and highlight concerns about the lack of progress ...
    Posted 16 Feb 2018, 14:47 by Damian Wood
  • Teenage Brain and the Infinite Monkey Cage A recent edition of the popular BBC Radio 4 science series hosted by Robin Ince and Prof Brian Cox, focussed on the teenage brain with friend of the YPHSIG Prof ...
    Posted 16 Feb 2018, 14:30 by Damian Wood
  • The Forgotten Tribe: Adolescents in the Emergency Department The Royal College of Emergency Medicine are hosting a study day on the 21st March 2018 focussing on acute adolescent medicine, treatment options for acute mental and sexual health problems ...
    Posted 16 Feb 2018, 15:43 by Damian Wood
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Evidence Based Adolescent Health

  • HPV Immunisation does not promote unsafe sex amongst young people There is a belief that young people who are vaccinated for human papillomavirus may practice unsafe sex. Results of a new population-based study in the setting of school-based ...
    Posted 2 Nov 2018, 02:09 by Damian Wood
  • Adolescent Perspectives on Eczema Treatment Kosse and colleagues from Utrecht in the Netherlands have outline young people's views on eczema treatment. They report that Adolescents were in general satisfied with the efficacy of the ...
    Posted 29 Jun 2018, 12:49 by Damian Wood
  • HEADS4: Social Media Screening in Primary Care A paper published by Clark and colleagues in Paediatrics suggests the following additional questions to HEADSSS to engage adolescents aged >11 years in a discussion about the role of social ...
    Posted 29 Jun 2018, 12:51 by Damian Wood
  • Rates of adolescent pertussis increasing despite vaccination Rates of adolescent pertussis disease are increasing despite high Tdap vaccine coverage. The present study shows that Tdap protection decreases significantly within 2 years of receipt regardless of type of ...
    Posted 17 Jun 2018, 01:45 by Damian Wood
  • Daily screen time use associated with sleep difficulties in adolescents The American Academy of Sleep Medicine report that preliminary results from a new study indicate that greater amounts of daily screen time are associated with more insomnia symptoms and shorter ...
    Posted 17 Jun 2018, 01:47 by Damian Wood
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