18 January 2021
Our Officer for Health Improvement calls on the Government to extend the £20 a week uplift to Universal Credit. The uplift was introduced last year by the Chancellor in response to the pandemic, and is currently due to be removed from payments at the end of March.
12 January 2021
Our Officer for Health Improvement reacts to reports and pictures of packages sent to families who rely on the free school meals programme.
28 December 2020
Paediatricians have seen a huge rise in cases of anorexia nervosa and other food restriction disorders in this age group, with some reporting a doubling, tripling or even quadrupling of cases compared with the same period last year.
11 December 2020
We call on the government to keep its promise to the world’s poorest children to spend 0.7% of gross national income on foreign aid. The collateral impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is causing severe disruption to preventive and curative health services in the poorest settings, particularly for childr...
4 December 2020
It’s been a year of challenges but that didn’t stop us delivering the popular features of RCPCH Conference to our members and colleagues.
13 November 2020
Paediatricians, health visitors and GPs have joined forces to produce guidance for parents who are worried about their new baby.
UK CMOs, Academy and GMC issue joint statement to support doctors throughout the second COVID-19 wave
11 November 2020
The Chief Medical Officers of all four UK nations, NHS England and NHS Improvement, General Medical Council and Academy of Medical Royal Colleges have today issued a statement to recognise that the peak of pressure from coronavirus infections will again require temporary changes to practice, and not...
10 November 2020
The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted) has published the latest in a series of reports on the impact of the pandemic on children. The reports are based on their observations made during inspections of schools, early years settings and children's services durin...
6 November 2020
We respond to surge guidance published by Health Education England (HEE).
26 October 2020
RCPCH has joined a new campaigning coalition; the Inequalities in Health Alliance (IHA).