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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

  • 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
  • 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
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Evidence Based Adolescent Health

  • 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
  • How many young people are seeing unwanted sexual material online? A new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health, reports that 1 in 5 youths are seeing unwanted sexual material online — and 1 in 9 are getting unwanted requests for ...
    Posted 17 Jun 2018, 01:42 by Damian Wood
  • Coming of age: the emerging science of adolescence A collection of review articles from Nature, Nature Research journals and Scientific American, explore the science of adolescence through multiple lenses, from neuroscience to policy and clinical medicine.Click here ...
    Posted 24 Feb 2018, 13:50 by Damian Wood
  • 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
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