19 June 2018
Health campaigners are calling for the restrictions on junk food television advertising to be extended to on-demand services. New analysis from the OHA has found that children streaming their favourite shows online are inundated with adverts for unhealthy food and drinks. RCPCH respond to these call...
14 June 2018
The Scottish Government and COSLA have jointly published public health priorities for Scotland, aimed at focussing action across the public sector and voluntary sector and in communities.
13 June 2018
Professor Russell Viner, in his first blog as President, considers the state of play and next steps in the campaign to tackle childhood obesity.
12 June 2018
Today Professor Russell Viner, President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, gave evidence to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee on the impact of energy drinks on children and young people. Professor Viner warned MPs that the caffeine and sugar content in energy ...
25 May 2018
The RCPCH responds to the announcement that the Welsh Government will ban smoking from school grounds, playgrounds and hospital grounds as part of the Public Health (Wales) Act.
22 May 2018
Sex and Relationships Education in Wales (SRE) will become a statutory part of the curriculum in Wales, following an announcement from the Welsh Assembly’s Cabinet Secretary for Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams.
3 May 2018
English under 5's are one and half times more likely to die than those living in Sweden. RCPCH responds to new paper published in Lancet.