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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. 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. For more information on our forthcoming conference see our events pages.

Latest News

  • Position Available: Wolfson Fellow The Royal College of Physicians is seeking to appoint a clinical fellow to lead work aimed at improving the quality of care for young adults and adolescents during transition from ...
    Posted 13 Jul 2014 14:50 by Damian Wood
  • Early Bird Rates Still Available for YPHSIG Clinical Education Day 9-10 Oct 2014 This year the YPHSIG team are hosting a Clinical Education Day on Thursday 9th October at The Riverbank, Trent Bridge, Nottingham. This will be followed by a half day Development ...
    Posted 13 Jun 2014 07:12 by Damian Wood
  • Lost in Transition - CQC report outlines how services are failing young people moving to adult services   There is “no excuse” for providers and commissioners of care to ignore national guidance that supports young people who are disabled or have long term health needs move from children ...
    Posted 9 Jun 2014 09:48 by Damian Wood
  • IAAH Europe newsletter Dear  colleagues,I hope this letter finds you all well. The European congress is due in less than a month with a broad audience both international and french.We are ...
    Posted 4 Jun 2014 01:12 by Damian Wood
  • From Russia with Love Russia’s adolescent medicine has experienced periods of prosperity and decline. After the October Revolution, in 1918, Russian child and adolescent health facilities for the first time became the key ...
    Posted 4 Jun 2014 01:06 by Damian Wood
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Evidence Based Adolescent Health

  • Obese Adolescents Not Getting Enough Sleep? They Could be Increasing Their Risk of Cardiometabolic Disease Lack of sleep and obesity have been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases in adults and young children. However, the association is not as clear in ...
    Posted 25 Apr 2014 13:06 by Damian Wood
  • Prognosis of Common Mental Health Disorders in Adolescence George Patton and colleagues reporting in the Lancet present the results of a prospective cohort study of almost 2000 young people from state schools in Victoria, Australia in which they ...
    Posted 23 Apr 2014 09:49 by Damian Wood
  • Epidemiology of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Esther Crawley writing in Arch Dis Child reviews the epidemiology of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalitis in children and reflects on the fact that most paediatricians regularly see children with ...
    Posted 23 Apr 2014 06:51 by Damian Wood
  • Increased serum ferritin found in malnourished young people with eating disorders Writing in Arch Dis Child Kuria Nemba and colleagues from Perth explore the relationship between serum ferritin and nutritional status in young people presenting to an eating disorders clinic ...
    Posted 23 Apr 2014 06:44 by Damian Wood
  • Weekly sport practice and adolescent well-being Arnaud Merglen and colleagues explored the association between adolescent well-being and sport practice in a survey of over a thousand Swiss young people and found a U-shaped association ...
    Posted 23 Apr 2014 06:32 by Damian Wood
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Current Consultations on Clinical Standards

  • Long Acting Reversible Contraception: Consultation on the Addendum to NICE Guidance We invite your comments on the consultation of the addendum on Long acting reversible contraception.NICE is currently updating its guidance on long acting reversible contraception for use in the ...
    Posted 16 Jun 2014 04:11 by Damian Wood
  • School-based interventions on alcohol: Review proposal for NICE public health guidance Wednesday 4th December 2013 Dear Janet As Convenor of the Young People's Health Special Interest Group, we invite you to help the College by commenting on the review proposal ...
    Posted 7 Dec 2013 04:22 by Damian Wood
  • The management of asthma - consultation on SIGN draft guideline Thursday 5th December 2013 Dear Janet As Convenor of the Young People's Health Special Interest Group, we invite your comments on the draft SIGN guideline, British guideline on the ...
    Posted 7 Dec 2013 04:11 by Damian Wood
  • NICE: Quality Standard Advisory Committees - recruitment of members Dear Janet, As SIG Convenor of the Young People's Health Special Interest Group, we would like to inform you of the opportunity to apply to the position of member ...
    Posted 29 Nov 2013 11:12 by Damian Wood
  • Eating Disorders - Member for the NICE (QSAC) for the eating disorder quality standard Dear Janet, As SIG Convenor of the Young People's Health Special Interest Group, we would like to inform you of the opportunity to apply to the position of member ...
    Posted 29 Nov 2013 11:09 by Damian Wood
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Not Just a Phase
 
The Guide to the Participation of Children and Young People in Health Services produced by the YPHSIG and the RCPCH is now available to download.
 
The guide can be downloaded as a .pdf file for free - just visit our participation section. The guide is also available to download and view on the RCPCH website. Printed copies are be available for purchase from the RCPCH.
 

 

YPHSIG Newsletter

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