24 June 2018
The plan is "extremely encouraging" says Prof Viner but more supported is needed for children who are already overweight or obese.
20 June 2018
Steve Turner, Officer for Scotland, introduces this month's newsletter for our members in Scotland. Get caught up with the latest news...
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...
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 ...
4 June 2018
New standards for emergency care settings highlight the need to reduce pressure on urgent and emergency care services.
31 May 2018
The membership bodies representing paediatricians, surgeons, anaesthetists and pathologists, have today published a joint response to Justice O’Hara’s report on hyponatremia related deaths in Northern Ireland.
29 May 2018
Prevention is key to reducing obesity, says RCPCH's Dr Max Davie, but those already obese must have the appropriate support available.
15 May 2018
RCPCH President says 'prevention is much simpler than cure' and calls on government to prevent obese children becoming obese adults with a string of bold measures.