13 June 2019
Prof Steve Turner welcomes Scottish Government's decision to change nutritional standards in schools to include more fruit and vegetables and less processed red meat and sugar.
25 April 2019
New guidelines from the World Health Organisation (WHO) for children under 5 are “useful benchmarks” but require cautious interpretation, says RCPCH's Dr Max Davie.
20 February 2019
The Nuffield Trust and the Association for Young People's Health have today published the first ever international comparison of young people's health measures over time, comparing the UK to 18 other high-income countries. Professor Russell Viner, President of the RCPCH, responds.
6 February 2019
There has been a lot in the media about mental health recently, with the government promising that mental health will be a key focus of the NHS Long Term Plan. But we know that lots of parents will still have niggling questions. Dr Lee Hudson, Mental Health Lead at the Royal College of Paediatrics a...
11 January 2019
Read about RCPCH hopes for the NHS England Long Term Plan, thoughts and solutions to winter pressures, Paediatrics 2040, a two-year project to set our vision for the future of paediatrics in the UK, and more...
7 January 2019
The Government has published its Long Term Plan for the NHS in England. The Plan presents a vision for the future of the NHS in England and includes ambitions for the next 10 years.
30 November 2018
In his November blog, Russell reflects on a tumultuous month in politics and looks to the future for the NHS and paediatrics.
8 November 2018
We have started work on our two-year project of enquiry, which will set a vision for the future of paediatrics in the UK.
5 November 2018
"We commend Government for their commitment" says Professor Russell Viner, but emphasises this will be difficult to achieve without a "significant expansion to the child health workforce".
30 October 2018
Community health and wellbeing must be at the 'heart' of local planning proposals to reverse childhood obesity says RCPCH's Dr Donald Macgregor