27 September 2018
According to an observational study of more than 4,500 children in the United States, which is published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal today, limiting recreational screen time to less than two hours a day and having sufficient sleep and physical activity are associated with improve...
19 September 2018
RCPCH's Dr Max Davie says "this is another example of food manufacturers targeting impressionable children through advertising", and that restrictions must go further by protecting children from junk food adverts online and during on-demand services too.
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.
12 September 2018
The proportion of children and young people saying they have a mental health condition has grown six fold in England over two decades and has increased significantly across the whole of Britain in recent years, new research reveals.
6 September 2018
The charitable donation will help support the RCPCH, as part of a working group, to study the effects of indoor air pollution on child health and what can be done to combat it.
5 September 2018
RCPCH's Officer for Scotland responds to First Minister's programme for Government, welcoming steps forward for mental health but raising concern over school curriculum.
9 January 2018
Our global child health work is mainly funded through charitable grants, but these do not give sufficient financial cover for central costs of running our project management team. In 2000, we introduced an overseas levy of 2% on the subscription for Ordinary members and Fellows. This year we have in...