News

NHS Digital figures show an increase in obesity prevalence in primary school children

Data from the National Child Measurement Programme shows obesity has risen for the second successive year for children in reception

Key Data on Young People 2017 published today by the Association for Young People's Health

Prof Russell Viner says it provides "further grim, yet wholly familiar, reading for anyone working in the field of children and young people’s health"

Obesity Health Alliance analysis reveals soaring costs of obesity as junk food companies pour millions into advertising

Spending on junk food advertising far outweighs the amount Government is able to spend on healthy eating campaigns, creating an unbalanced environment

Announcements

BPSU Surveillance of Severe Microcephaly commences

Surveillance of Severe Microcephaly in UK and Ireland.

RCPCH Membership Benefit of the Month - Daily Press Cuttings

Our featured membership benefit of the month for October is the daily press cuttings emails.

RCPCH membership benefit of the month - NUS Extra

A new membership benefit featured for September, NUS extra is available for any RCPCH trainee member with an NTN number.

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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