RCPCH - news

Media announcements from the RCPCH

RCPCH President comments on children's heart unit closures

5 July 2012

Hilary's comment piece on why having fewer larger specialist paediatric units will help deliver the best healthcare for children.

RCPCH comments on National Childhood Obesity Week

2 July 2012

RCPCH Presidents responds to a survey produced by Mend and Netmums on childhood obesity.

RCPCH comments on newly launched 'Small Wonders' DVD

18 June 2012

RCPCH comments on Best Beginnings' Small Wonders DVD.

RCPCH makes political inroads on safeguarding

14 June 2012

RCPCH's recommendations on government's proposed safeguarding guidance are highlighted in an Education Select Committe Inquiry and a Common's Debate..

RCPCH President outlines challenges for paediatric workforce

14 June 2012

This month, Dr Hilary Cass, the new President of the RCPCH, has spoken about the challenges facing the paediatric workforce - and outlined the College

CT scans 'can triple the risk of children getting leukaemia'

7 June 2012

RCPCH President Dr Hilary Cass responds to a new study which finds CT scans can triple the risk of children
developing brain cancer & leukaemia

RCPCH calls to ban smoking in cars

28 May 2012

RCPCH respond to DH survey results on smoking around children.

Dr Hilary Cass becomes President of the RCPCH

25 May 2012

Dr Hilary Cass is the new President of the RCPCH...

RCPCH responds to Health Select Committee, Education and Workforce Planning Report

23 May 2012

RCPCH responds to Health Select Committee, Education and Workforce Planning Report

RCPCH launches new growth charts for school age children

22 May 2012

New growth charts for children aged 2-18 years launch today – designed to be more simple, accurate and relevant than previous versions.