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Young People's Health Special Interest Group

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

  • Judge makes young person ward of court after mother refuses to allow tube feeding The BMJ reports that a judge has visited a 15 year old girl in hospital to explain why he has made her a ward of court. Mr Justice Hayden sitting ...
    Posted 17 Apr 2014 10:50 by Damian Wood
  • World AIDS Day: WHO launches new HIV guidance for young people More than 2 million adolescents between the ages of 10 and 19 years are living with HIV, and many do not receive the care and support that they need to ...
    Posted 1 Dec 2013 13:59 by Damian Wood
  • Paediatricians of NI looking to the future Following the Children's Commissioner of NI call last year to end the scandal of children treated on adult wards there has been much work done to develop a three ...
    Posted 9 Nov 2013 01:14 by Damian Wood
  • Shape of Training Report Published Prof David Greenaway's report on the Shape of Training for the medical workforce has been published and is provoking some discussion about how future medical training will be structured ...
    Posted 30 Oct 2013 02:23 by Damian Wood
  • Final Programme for YPHealth 2013 We are pleased to announce the final programme for the YPHSIG/AYPH conference 2013. This year our theme is addressing health inequalities and we have a fantastic programme lined up ...
    Posted 6 Oct 2013 09:58 by Damian Wood
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Evidence Based Adolescent Health

  • Disproportionate disadvantage of the young: Britain, the Unicef report on child well-being, and political choices In a thought provoking leading article in the January 2014 edition of Archives of Disease in Childhood Prof Ingrid Wolfe from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London provides ...
    Posted 5 Jan 2014 01:01 by Damian Wood
  • Neuropathic Pain Management Howard et al from Great Ormond Street Hospital, London provide a useful review of neuropathic pain and it's management in the January 2014 issue of Archives of Disease in ...
    Posted 5 Jan 2014 00:44 by Damian Wood
  • Assessment of Youth Friendly Health Services - Systematic review Researchers from the Centre for Adolescent Health Melbourne, Australia writing in the June 2013 edition of the Journal of Adolescent Health provide a systematic review of the Assessment of Youth ...
    Posted 30 Nov 2013 09:13 by Damian Wood
  • Internet-Based Therapy for Adolescents With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Nijhof and colleagues from the Netherlands present the long term follow up data from the FITNET study in the June 2013 edition of Pediatrics. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is known ...
    Posted 30 Nov 2013 08:45 by Damian Wood
  • Pain in young people with cerebral palsy The SPARCLE group report the results of a cross sectional multicentre European study to determine the prevalence and associations of self- and parent-reported pain in young people with cerebral ...
    Posted 30 Nov 2013 08:36 by Damian Wood
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Current Consultations on Clinical Standards

  • 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
  • Obesity (NICE Clinical Guideline Update - draft scope consultation) Dear Dr McDonagh As Convenor of the Young People's Health Special Interest Group, we invite you to help the College by commenting on the draft scope of the clinical ...
    Posted 29 Nov 2013 11:06 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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