27 November 2020
We respond to 'The state of medical education and practice in the UK', the flagship annual report from the General Medical Council (GMC).
13 November 2020
Paediatricians, health visitors and GPs have joined forces to produce guidance for parents who are worried about their new baby.
10 June 2020
This updated RCPCH advice for clinicians is provided to help members in their discussions with children and young people who are shielding across the UK and their families.
Health Visitors and Paediatricians publish advice for parents about the six-week postnatal check during COVID-19
1 May 2020
The Institute for Health Visiting and RCPCH have published advice for parents who may not be able to attend the six week check for newborn babies.
19 June 2018
The potentially harmful impact of indoor air pollution on children is to be the subject of a major study for the first time in the UK.
11 April 2018
Children’s doctors are today calling for councils to give every child an equal opportunity to good dental health as a survey of 1,000 Mumsnet users reveals around one quarter had problems accessing free NHS dental care.
29 January 2018
A new study reinforces calls for the Department of Health to approve the fortification of flour with folic acid to protect against neural tube defects in babies
23 January 2018
The End Child Poverty coalition has today published figures providing a new Child Poverty map of the UK. In Wales, the figures show that over 28% of children are living in poverty, and in some constituency, this rises to a 1/3 of all children.
21 September 2017
The latest National Neonatal Audit Programme report (NNAP), published today by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), shows improvements in care for preterm babies in England, Scotland and Wales, but also reveals variations in service delivery which means many babies are still no...