31 August 2018
In his August blog, Russell considers the implications of increasing workforce pressures and unveils exciting plans for a new College programme examining "the future paediatrician".
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."
28 August 2018
RCPCH's Dr Max Davie responds, saying a joined up approach to mental health is needed.
22 August 2018
Professor Helen Bedford stresses the importance of the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine in response to news that measles rates in Europe have hit a record high in this decade.
9 August 2018
Scotland's Mental Health Minister, Clare Haughey, today announced the country's new suicide prevention plan. Dr Donald Macgregor of the RCPCH responds to this announcement.
24 June 2018
The plan is "extremely encouraging" says Prof Viner but more supported is needed for children who are already overweight or obese.
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.
15 June 2018
RCPCH President responds to the Government announcement by Home Secretary Sajid Javid that the immigration cap on doctors and nurses is to be lifted from today (Friday 15 June). This means that there will be no restriction on the numbers who can be employed in the NHS through the so-called tier 2 vi...
14 June 2018
The Scottish Government and COSLA have jointly published public health priorities for Scotland, aimed at focussing action across the public sector and voluntary sector and in communities.
12 June 2018
Today Professor Russell Viner, President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, gave evidence to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee on the impact of energy drinks on children and young people. Professor Viner warned MPs that the caffeine and sugar content in energy ...