29 July 2020
Health visitors fear the needs of vulnerable children have been missed due to staff redeployment to support the COVID-19 workforce, according to a new UCL survey.
14 July 2020
The UK must prepare now for a potential new wave of coronavirus infections this winter that could be more serious than the first, says a new report from the Academy of Medical Sciences. Responding to 'Preparing for a challenging winter', the RCPCH made the following statement on vaccinations and pro...
16 June 2020
A College statement welcoming the publication of stakeholder insights into the factors affecting the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, and what needs to happen now.
4 March 2020
The RCPCH has today published State of Child Health 2020, the largest ever compilation of data on the health of babies, children and young people across all four UK nations. The report shows that for many measures of children’s health and wellbeing, progress has stalled, or is in reverse – something...
31 May 2019
If as a society we are failing our most vulnerable, then surely we are a failing society. The RCPCH responds.
4 April 2019
"Respect should underpin all working relationships" says RCPCH, as the GMC launches a pilot programme that will give doctors training in tackling unprofessional behaviours from colleagues.
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.
30 October 2018
RCPCH responds to new research which suggests these drugs may alter gut microbes associated with weight gain.
10 October 2018
To mark World Mental Health Day, the Prime Minister has made a series of announcements on mental health.
14 September 2018
The RCPCH responds to the Government's calorie label consultation, saying that it is one important measure aimed at bucking the current obesity trend.