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RCPCH responds to worrying health data in latest children's commissioners report on children seeking asylum
30 November 2023
The report highlights several serious health and safeguarding concerns for unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the UK.
Health and social workers urge Home Office to reconsider unethical age assessments for children seeking asylum
27 November 2023
Leading paediatricians, dentists and social care workers have written to the Home Secretary urging him to reconsider the use of x-rays as methods of age assessments for children seeking asylum in the UK.
24 November 2023
RCPCH have supported the development of an open letter calling on all political parties to recognise the importance of clean air
Measles resurgence forces children's doctors to update national guidance ahead of potential outbreak
21 November 2023
Paediatricians are being asked to look out for measles amid the winter season while also calling on Government for the long-awaited vaccine strategy.
17 November 2023
The Welsh Government has outlined their decision in an impact assessment document.
10 November 2023
The National Child Mortality Database (NCMD) has published a report summarising the number of child deaths up to 31 March 2023.
8 November 2023
The Welsh Senedd’s Equality and Social Justice Committee calls for a dedicated Minister for Babies, Children and Young People to be appointed to provide a more coherent response to the scourge of child poverty.
3 November 2023
This week the Patient Safety Commissioner wrote to Health Secretary, Steve Barclay outlining her recommendations for Martha’s Rule.
20 October 2023
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) is deeply disturbed about recent attacks upon civilians in Israel, and the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Palestine and Gaza.
4 October 2023
Today Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has outlined his plans for a smokefree generation, including to raise the smoking age by one year every year.