We're looking at the curriculum area, Professional values and behaviours. Take a look at our flyer with children's views, use our learning presentation template and read or watch case studies from fellow trainees.
The success of our work relies on the dedication of UK clinicians. We recruit and prepare doctors, nurses and midwives who support all aspects of programme delivery, usually through long term placements abroad in our Global Links programme.
Join us in London on 29 October for this expert-led course, which will cover the tools and services that support diagnosis and ongoing management, as well as the coordination of child and family centred care.
One in three children in the UK are obese by age 9. This increase is leading to more cases of type 2 diabetes, asthma and high blood pressure in children. We campaign for politicians to tackle it and help deal with the serious clinical and family consequences for those treating or suffering from related conditions.
Obesity is one of the biggest public health threats facing the UK and the biggest human-generated burden on the economy after smoking. Our 2017 State of Child Health report explored some of the challenges and potential solutions.
As a member of OHA, we agree urgent population-level policy interventions to reduce rates of overweight and obesity and to address the social inequality and cultural differences in overweight and obesity prevalence.
The benefits of breastfeeding are beyond question, for mother and baby. However, breastfeeding rates in the UK remain stubbornly low. Read our position statement on breastfeeding to find out more about our latest campaigns and research.
The RCPCH is part of the Obesity Health Alliance – a coalition of over 40 organisations with expertise in tackling obesity. Find out more about our campaigning activity and calls to action including our push to restricting junk food advertising prior to the 9pm watershed.
This report from the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges presents 10 key recommendations – an ‘action plan’ – of steps that the organisation believes must be taken to make real inroads into tackling the obesity crisis in the UK.
Our subject guides on a range of child health topics are for researchers interested in child health and the history of paediatrics. Nutrition and diet affects all aspects of life and are important for growth and development.
The RCPCH campaigns to improve child health in a number of ways, from securing policy commitments from political parties that will improve the health and lives of children and young people to lobbying on issues such as breastfeeding or water fluoridisation. Find out how you can join our campaigns and advocacy work.
RCPCH's Dr Max Davie says "this is another example of food manufacturers targeting impressionable children through advertising", and that restrictions must go further by protecting children from junk food adverts online and during on-demand services too.
The start of the new school year can be particularly stressful. In a new blog for parents, Dr Max Davie, Officer for Health Promotion at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, shares his advice on how to keep children healthy, mentally as well as physically, as they prepare to head throu...
The BMI centile is a simple and reliable indicator of a healthy body weight in childhood. Where severe overweight or underweight is a concern, or where there is a need for monitoring weight over time, BMI can be calculated and plotted on this chart.
Our response to a wide range of health policy consultations ensures that the College's position, and ultimately children's health, is represented. Browse our responses to health policy consultations in 2017.
Our response to a wide range of health policy consultations ensures that the College's position, and ultimately children's health, is represented. Browse our responses to health policy consultations for the year 2016.