News

The RCPCH, through the Smoke Free Action Coalition, has lobbied for the publication of a new Tobacco Control Plan

RCPCH's State of Child Health report points to smoking in pregnancy and smoking amongst children and young people as key areas that need to be tackled

Growing gaps in children’s doctor workforce revealed in new report

Dr Simon Clark says report sheds "further light on the pressures facing junior doctors" and "should act as a wakeup call for Government to act now"

National Paediatric Diabetes Audit finds admission rates remain the same despite overall improvements in care

Dr Justin Warner says it is "disappointing to see no improvement in admission rates" and calls for greater awareness of signs and symptoms of diabetes

Announcements

Call for nominations - Honorary Fellowship and James Spence Medal 2018

Honorary Fellowship and James Spence Medal 2018 - nominations open until Friday 18 August 2017.

What would you present at RCPCH Conference?

Take the opportunity to present at next year’s flagship event; submission close on Thursday 31 August

Share our findings on poverty and child health with your MP

As this new parliament begins, we need MPs – both new and returning – to understand the impact of child poverty

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.

Read the report