30 July 2018
In his new presidential blog, Russell considers the huge updates in the health world across the UK, and how we can engage with Government to help ensure children and young people remain a priority in the NHS.
24 July 2018
RCPCH responds to 'shocking' new obesity statistics, published today by Public Health England (PHE).
19 July 2018
Draft guidance published today by the Department of Education aims to make sure that education prepares young people for life in the modern world. Dr Max Davie, Officer for Health Promotion, responds.
18 July 2018
Ofsted have released a new report today regarding the role that schools have in tackling the childhood obesity crisis.
17 July 2018
Paediatric Care Online (PCO UK) is an online resource which provides instant access to an innovative decision support system for child health professionals. Here's an introduction to its key features and how you as RCPCH members can access it.
11 July 2018
Dr Alison Steele responds to the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) new report, published today on behalf of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Children: Storing Up Trouble – A postcode lottery of children’s social care.
5 July 2018
On 5 July 1948, the National Health Service came into operation and became the UK’s third biggest employer as all medical services were brought together to provide services for free at the point of delivery. As we celebrate 70 years of the NHS, this blogs looks back at RCPCH’s history with the NHS.
2 July 2018
The Scottish Government have announced the publication of "A Healthier Future - Scotland's Diet & Healthy Weight Delivery Plan". The plan highlights their vision to improve public health outcomes across the nation, with a paediatric focus on halving childhood obesity by 2030.
28 March 2018
Ben Carter, a trainee paediatrician (ST3 level), tells us why he joined paediatrics...
21 March 2018
Since the post-war period, socioeconomic inequalities in children’s weight have reversed in the UK – with disadvantaged children originally being more likely to be thinner than more advantaged children, but now typically being more likely to be overweight or obese, according to an observational stud...