25 March 2019
Wales has taken the next step towards protecting children’s’ rights by introducing legislation to end the physical punishment of children. RCPCH responds.
25 January 2019
Its only 25 days into the New Year (happy new year by the way) and it feels like 25 months have passed. We’ve seen the launch of the NHS Long Term Plan (England), launched our own screen time guidance and hosted a roundtable with three CMOs on social media use, launched our State of Child Health 201...
15 November 2018
Professor Russell Viner has today urged the Government to ban the sale of energy drinks to anyone under the age of 16, and calls for "regulation and education" to protect against the hidden dangers to health from energy drinks.
2 November 2018
With our members, we lead the way in transforming child health. And, a big part of this is ensuring children and young people are actively involved in the decisions affecting them. We offer you resources and activities to help you get CYP voice in your services.
1 November 2018
The threat of major incidents has increased anxiety among young people and emergency care health professionals. In this blog, we discuss the impact of major incidents on mental health and outline how health professionals can make sure they are prepared.
23 October 2018
In his latest blog, Russell reflects on this year’s party conferences and the fight to prioritise child health.
9 October 2018
Read about child health and the political landscape, the new ICYP Engagement committee, new course series, neonatal care findings and more…
18 September 2018
UK children are exposed to more than 60% of their daily air pollution intake during the school run and while at school, new research has shown today.
7 September 2018
RCPCH Officer for Scotland "very much welcomes" the bill which is being published at Holyrood this week.
29 August 2018
RCPCH President, Professor Russell Viner, responds to the announcement saying "the growing market for energy drinks and potential for harm to children and young people clearly warrants further scrutiny."