8 April 2019
The Mayor of London's Ultra Low Emission Zone has now come into force. RCPCH welcomes the move, but says we also need to see employers and schools encouraging and facilitating better use of public transport and active travel options.
5 March 2019
The RCPCH is pleased to announce that Dr Ray Nethercott has been elected unopposed to the position of Officer for Ireland. He will take up his post at the next meeting of RCPCH Council on 6 June 2019.
26 November 2018
The Examinations Executive Committee are introducing modifications to the structure and scoring system of the MRCPCH Clinical examination. Trainees and examiners have provided significant input into these changes, which were approved by the GMC (General Medical Council) in July 2018. These changes...
23 November 2018
Junk food advertising will be banned on the entire Transport for London (TfL) network from February under groundbreaking measures to help tackle child obesity, the Mayor of London confirmed today.
3 September 2018
RCPCH supports the #AskAboutAsthma campaign as NHS in London ask sufferers to ‘take three small steps to improve lives’.
10 May 2018
We congratulate the Mayor of London on his bold move and urge others to follow suit.
9 April 2018
One medical success story is increased cure rates for many childhood cancers - but this advance has only been in high income countries. We feature Tim Eden, founder of World Child Cancer.
Latest figures show target for MMR vaccination for five year olds in England has been met for the first time
20 September 2017
Statistics published today by NHS Digital show that the proportion of children receiving the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine by age five has increased year on year since 2006-07. Coverage was 95.0% cent in 2016-17 compared with 94.8% for 2015-16, meeting the World Health Organisation (WHO) ...
Research published in the Archives of Diseases in Childhood finds overall improvement in survival rates of preterm babies
8 September 2017
Professor Neena Modi says this is a tribute to the dedication of healthcare professionals around the country.