State of Child Health

State of Child Health Report 2017

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RCPCH responds to sugar content reduction announcement

RCPCH responds to announcement from Food and Drink Federation that food industry will fail to meet sugar reduction targets by 2020

Standards for Short-Stay Paediatric Assessment Units (SSPAUs)

New standards for hospital-based facilities that assess, investigate, observe and treat children and young people typically within 24 hours

Ending Child Poverty Will Improve Child And Population Health

Joint article by Professor Neena Modi, RCPCH President, and Dan Jarvis MP