News

Government childhood obesity plan one year on: end of year report says ‘some good progress but must try harder’

Obesity Health Alliance warn much more is needed to protect children from devastating risks of obesity

Scottish workforce report finds 1 in 4 paediatric units closed to new admissions due to staffing concerns

Professor Steve Turner says the situation can only be resolved by "increasing the numbers coming into paediatrics" and retaining the current workforce

Local Government Association calls for urgent action on childhood obesity following increase in children with Type 2 diabetes

Dr Justin Warner says that overweight, the single biggest risk factor for Type 2 diabetes, requires “action at all level to reverse the trend”.

Announcements

Call for nominations - President, Registrar, Vice President

Nominations are open for the President, Registrar and Vice President until 5pm on Tuesday 26 September 2017.

PCO UK Key Practice Point on Fever endorsed by NICE for implementation of Clinical Guideline

The PCO UK team continues its endorsement process to ensure the highest quality information available in its KPPs.

Research awards 2017

Apply today for the Dr Simon Newell Early Career Investigator of the Year Award or the Lorber Prize

Publications and resources

Global impact report 2012-2017

This report offers some preliminary evidence and analysis of RCPCH Global programmes supporting stronger paediatric and child healthcare in low-income settings around the world.

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Annual Review 2016

Our 2016 annual review, published in February 2017, provides an overview of RCPCH activities from the calendar year, 01 January 2016 - 31 December 2016.

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State of Child Health 2017

This report brings together data for the first time on 25 measures of the health of UK children, ranging from specific conditions and risk factors for poor health to child deaths.

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