News

UK Supreme Court rules that minimum unit pricing in Scotland can proceed

Prof Steve Turner says the measure will make 'a big difference to the health and wellbeing of young people in Scotland'

OECD report reveals the scale of the UK's obesity epidemic, which has the highest rates in Western Europe

Prof Neena Modi, RCPCH President, says findings show government urgently needs to "refocus investment and recognise the value of health to the nation"

Child Poverty (Scotland) Act passed by the Scottish Government

Prof Steve Turner says "target-driven measures are a very welcome step" towards tackling child poverty, but should be considered an absolute minimum

Announcements

Membership benefit of the month - Representation on council

Representation on council is our membership benefit of the month for November.

Our response to the Shape of Training review (updated)

We have developed a new two-level training programme, which is in our new curriculum and to be implemented in 2020-21

BPSU surveillance of severe microcephaly commences

In this new study, we want to find out more about the clinical presentation, management and outcomes of babies with microcephaly due to any cause

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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