Young People’s Health Special Interest Group (YPHSIG) Newsletter June 2022

To support professionals involved in the care of young people by signposting useful resources and highlighting opportunities for professional development. Adopted in April 2008 by the Young Peoples Health Special Interest Group of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child health (

By mdavidfeveck · 10 June 2022

Convenor and Secretaries Update June 2022

We hope you have enjoyed the Jubilee festivities over the weekend!

The RCPCH conference is being held in Liverpool at the end of the month and we hope to see some of you there. It will be a lively meeting with lots of interesting content to discuss and contribute to. The YPHSIG/PMHA session is on 30th June at 10:15 followed by our AGM.

We are also delighted to announce that the YPHSIG is hosting a conference on adolescent health with the RCPCH in November. More details to follow but we have an exciting line up of speakers ready. events/events/adolescent health conference 2022

We would like to highlight again the AYPH (Association for Young People’s Health) which has recently launched a new website!

Please also take a look at the new Eating Disorders guidance which was published last month. college report cr233 medical emergencies in eating disorders –(guidance.pdf (

Download your copy of the current newsletter which contains news items on the following:

  • Health Inequalities and Young People
  • Vocational Development
  • COVID 19 and Young People
  • Eating Disorders
  • Professional Bookshelf
  • Training in Young People’s Health
  • Forthcoming Dates for your Diary!

YPHSIG: Young Persons Health Special Interest Group

Is a group of health professionals within RCPCH but with co-opted members from RCN, RCGP RCP and AYPH creating a focus for professionals within the college working in the field of young people’s health? Non-RCPCH members are very welcome to join too. If you are interested in joining YPHSIG and/or would like to find out more about it, please go to and/or follow us on Twitter @yphsig

AYPH: Association for Young People’s Health

Is a charity and membership organization creating a focus for all professionals and organizations working in the field of young people’s health in the UK? If you are interested in joining AYPH and/or would like to find out more about it, please go to