Professor Russell Viner takes up role as RCPCH President

Professor Viner says the NHS 'must prioritise' the health of children and young people in an editorial for the British Medical Journal

New research by the RCPCH and Nuffield Trust reveals UK lagging behind peers on child health

RCPCH member and lead author Dr Ronny Cheung said "this research has an unequivocal message: we must do much better for our children and young people"

Study finds obesity risk doubles for teens bombarded with junk food adverts

Dr David Taylor-Robinson said findings "should provide the catalyst that Government needs to start making policy changes"


Annual General Meeting 2018

All RCPCH members are invited to the AGM on Wednesday 14 March, which takes place at SEC Glasgow as part of RCPCH Conference.

Looking after yourself – good practice for trainee paediatricians

Developed by the RCPCH Trainees' Committee, this new guidance covers reflection, understaffed shifts and other key issues...

Meeting of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health with the General Medical Council

A summary of the meeting held to discuss issues arising from the recent GMC appeal regarding Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba

Publications and resources

Turning the Tide: five years on

We explore developments to the UK's research landscape identify and areas where more needs to be done.

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Facing the Future: ongoing health needs

New standards focus on ensuring promt and correct diagnosis, improving long term care and management of children and the governance arrangements needed to connect the whole system.

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State of Child Health: one year on

Our scorecards report on progress since our January 2017 report, which brought together data for the first time on 25 measures of the health of UK children, including specific conditions and risk factors for poor health.

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