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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

  • 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
  • February 2018 YPHSIG Newsletter The February 2018 edition of Dr Janet McDonagh's fantastic monthly adolescent health newsletter is ready to download now.Download the Feb 18 YPHSIG Newsletter
    Posted 16 Feb 2018, 13:58 by Damian Wood
  • 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
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Evidence Based Adolescent Health

  • Including Young People enhances Patient Experience Surveys Dougal Hargreaves and colleagues publish their findings from a cross sectional analysis of a national patient survey in Arch Dis Child. Their results show that Including CYP (8–15 years ...
    Posted 16 Feb 2018, 15:42 by Damian Wood
  • Majority of irregular menstrual cycles in adolescence are ovulatory Alexia Pena and colleagues present the findings of a prospective study of 40 caucasian Western Australian adolescents with irregular menstrual cycles. The study showed through menstrual diaries and urinary markers ...
    Posted 16 Feb 2018, 15:32 by Damian Wood
  • The ethics of participation Sarah Jane Mitchell and colleagues writing in Archives of Disease in Childhood Education and Practice explore the ethical issues surrounding the involvement of young people in research and quality improvement ...
    Posted 16 Feb 2018, 15:19 by Damian Wood
  • The Age of Adolescence Writing in the Lancet Child and Adolescent Health Prof. Susan Sawyer and colleagues challenge the current definition of adolescence, and argue it should be extended to include young people aged ...
    Posted 16 Feb 2018, 15:11 by Damian Wood
  • Assessment of a Child or Young Person with a Possible Eating Disorder  A practice article in the BMJ (first published: 7th December 2017) from Helen Bould and colleagues from Oxfordshire on the assessment of a child or young person with a possible ...
    Posted 16 Feb 2018, 14:58 by Damian Wood
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