Soft Drinks Industry Levy passed as part of the Finance Bill

Soft drinks with a high sugar content to be taxed from April 2018

Soft Drinks Industry Levy passed as part of the Finance Bill

The Obesity Health Alliance hails news a ‘landmark day for children’s health’

Nuffield Trust publishes report on emergency hospital care for children and young people

Dr John Criddle says ‘it’s clear that more must be done to adapt to how and where care is delivered’ to ensure children are treated effectively


RCPCH and commercial organisations

Update on the RCPCH position in relation to engagement with, and acceptance of funding from commercial organisations, including formula milk companies

Stroke in Childhood - guideline in process

A project to develop clinical guidelines for the diagnosis, management and rehabilitation on Stroke in childhood.

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The RCPCH, in conjunction with the Institute of Education, is undertaking an important study on decision-making in paediatric care

Publications and resources

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.

Read the review

Disability Matters in Britain 2016

Published on 30 November, this report offers practical examples of inclusion and suggestions on how to ensure that disabled children and young people are included in services most take for granted.

Read the report (PDF)

Safe system framework

This framework aims to improve recognising and responding to children at risk of deterioration.

View the resource