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

Registration is now open for our tenth anniversary meeting at the RCPCH London on Friday 22nd September2017. See the news section for updates on the programme and speakers. #YPHSIG17. 

Eventbrite - YPHSIG 2017 A Ten Year Story

Latest News

  • SAHM 2017 Presidential Address If you were unable to join SAHM in New Orleans for the 2017 Annual Meeting and missed President Dr. Tamera Coyne-Beasley's motivating and engaging speech, you're in ...
    Posted 3 Sep 2017, 13:57 by Damian Wood
  • Programme for YPHSIG 2017 has been finalised: book your place now The programme for the YPHSIG 2017 meeting on Friday 22nd September 2017 is now finalised. We have an amazing line up of international experts and participation from the RCPCH & Us ...
    Posted 3 Sep 2017, 13:37 by Damian Wood
  • Amazing line up of speakers announced for YPHSIG 2017 Meeting We are very excited about our ten year anniversary meeting and to mark this special occasion we have some great international speakers for you. The line up is confirmed and ...
    Posted 18 Jun 2017, 13:03 by Damian Wood
  • YPHSIG 2017: A Ten Year Story It is with great pleasure that we announce that registration is now open for our annual meeting. This year we celebrate our 10th anniversary and we will be holding our ...
    Posted 18 Jun 2017, 13:00 by Damian Wood
  • New Adolescent Course from UCL Team To book your place click on the image above or visit www.adolescent.eventbrite.co.uk
    Posted 1 May 2017, 10:55 by Damian Wood
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Evidence Based Adolescent Health

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A State of the Art Review A state of the art review in the BMJ updates the diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease in children and young people. Inflammatory bowel diseases are lifelong conditions that ...
    Posted 3 Sep 2017, 14:30 by Damian Wood
  • Intervention for Adolescent Obesity ineffective The results of a trial of an obesity intervention for young people (the HELP programme) published in the August 2017 edition of Arch Dis Child are disappointing and highlight the ...
    Posted 3 Sep 2017, 14:22 by Damian Wood
  • Easily Missed: Measles in Adolescents and Young Adults A short practice review in the BMJ by Dr Beatrice Cockbain and colleagues highlights the importance of measles infection in older children and adults. The review considers issues of recognition ...
    Posted 25 Feb 2017, 02:43 by Damian Wood
  • Early puberty link with ethnicity, adiposity and psychosocial stress Using data from the UK Millenium Cohort Study Prof Yvonne Kelly and colleagues from University College London examine the associations between early puberty in adolescent girls and ethnicity, adiposity and ...
    Posted 23 Feb 2017, 15:12 by Damian Wood
  • Teen mobile screen time link with obesity Too much television time has long been linked to childhood obesity, but a U.S. study suggests that the connection holds true for smaller screens too, such as computers, gaming ...
    Posted 27 Jan 2017, 00:10 by Damian Wood
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