British Association for Community Child Health (BACCH) guidance for the restoration of community paediatric services.

Department for Education - guidance for supporting vulnerable children and young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

NICE COVID-19 rapid guideline: children and young people who are immunocompromised

Public Health England (PHE) COVID-19 paediatric surveillance

UNESCO Chair Global Health and Education - COVID-19 resources


The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) has a COVID-19 learning hub. It was created to support healthcare professionals with access to education and learning resources during the COVID-19 outbreak. Resources include links to access past COVID-19 Series webinars (free to watch), recommended guidance, specialty training, a round-up of current clinical trials and references from the RSM Library.


Deguen S, Reid J, Sawaya M, Middleton J. First statement of ASPHER on COVID-19 and its impacts on children during and after the pandemic. The Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region. Published online July 2020.

Götzinger F, Santiago-García B, Noguera-Julián A, Lanaspa M, Lancella L, Calò Carducci F I, et al. COVID-19 in children and adolescents in Europe: a multinational, multicentre cohort study. The Lancet. Published online June 25, 2020. doi: 10.1016/S2352-4642(20)30177-2

Harman K, Verman A, Cook J, Radia T, Zuckerman M, Deep A, et al. Ethnicity and COVID-19 in children with comorbidities. The Lancet. Published online May 28, 2020. doi: 10.1016/S2352-4642(20)30167-X

Raman S, Harries M, Nathawad R on behalf of International Society for Social Pediatrics & Child Health (ISSOP) COVID-19 Working Group, et al Where do we go from here? A child rights-based response to COVID-19 BMJ Paediatrics Open 2020;4:e000714. doi: 10.1136/bmjpo-2020-000714

Roberton T, Carter E D, Chou V B, Stegmuller A R, Jackson B D, Tam Y, et al. Early estimates of the indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on maternal and child mortality in low-income and middle-income countries: a modelling study. The Lancet. Published online May 12, 2020. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30229-1

Saunders B, Hogg S, et al. Babies in Lockdown: listening to parents to build back better (2020). Best Beginnings, Home-Start UK, and the Parent-Infant Foundation. Published online August 5, 2020.

Verdoni L, Mazza A, Gervasoni A, Martelli L, Rugerri M, Ciuffreda M, et al An outbreak of severe Kawasaki-like disease at the Italian epicentre of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic: an observational cohort study. The Lancet. Published online May 13, 2020. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31103-X

Xie X, Xue Q, Zhou Y, et al. Mental Health Status Among Children in Home Confinement During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak in Hubei Province, China. JAMA Pediatr. Published online April 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.1619


The impact of COVID-19 on London's children and young people. Published by Public Health England. June 2021

Life on hold - Children's well-being and COVID-19. Published by The Children's Society. July 2020.

Putting children first in future lockdowns. Published by the Children's Commisioner. August 2020.

The State of Child Health 2020. Insight into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on some of the UK's most vulnerable families. Report by Buttle UK.

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