28 March 2019
The Department for Work and Pensions has published a report today on living standards on the UK based on household income measures for the 2017-18 financial year. Professor Russell Viner, President of the RCPCH, responds.
27 March 2019
The RCPCH highly recommends vaccination and that anyone who has concerns or questions talk to their health visitor, practice nurse or general practitioner (GP).
18 March 2019
The APPG on Social Media and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing call for more research and tighter social media regulation. RCPCH responds saying social media has benefits as well as threats and the full impact of some are still unknown, "that’s why inquiries that explore this unchartered te...
12 March 2019
RCPCH Officer for Health Improvement responds to new report published by the Children's Rights Alliance for England, saying "Brexit is a complex and important priority; however, it should not mean that other issues get left on the shelf".
Tackling air pollution "won't happen overnight" - RCPCH responds to report from Public Health England
11 March 2019
A report from Public Health England recommends various ways to reduce air pollution and improve air quality. Air pollution remains the largest environmental risk to people's health in the UK, causing between 28,000 and 36,000 deaths every year.
6 March 2019
The new data reveals that almost nine out of ten hospital tooth extractions among young children are due to preventable tooth decay.
23 October 2018
As the Chancellor's budget approaches, over 100 organisations, including the RCPCH, come together to ask that he puts children at the heart of its spending decisions.
22 October 2018
The RCPCH is collaborating with ukactive, EdComs, Places for People Homes and Liverpool John Moores University in a newly funded Sport England programme.
11 October 2018
RCPCH's Dr Max Davie welcomes the Government's obesity prevention efforts but calls for more support for those already overweight as latest stats reveal 20% of children are obese by age 11.
10 October 2018
To mark World Mental Health Day, the Prime Minister has made a series of announcements on mental health.