19 August 2019
The Prime Minister has today called for urgent action to boost the number of children and young people receiving life-saving vaccinations. This comes as it is revealed that the UK has lost its "measles-free" status with the WHO, three years after it had eliminated the virus.
7 February 2019
The UK's Chief Medical Officers have issued guidance on children and young people's use of social media and screen time.
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.
1 October 2018
The Department of Health & Social Care has issued urgent guidance relating to supply disruption of Mylan EpiPens for all health care professionals who prescribe, dispense or administer adrenaline auto-injectors.
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."
27 July 2018
RCPCH Registrar, Dr Mike Linney, says the decision will 'come as a relief for some'. He warns parents in the meantime to not give children unlicensed cannabinoid oil products.
24 June 2018
The plan is "extremely encouraging" says Prof Viner but more supported is needed for children who are already overweight or obese.
18 June 2018
Theresa May has announced the Government's plans for the NHS in a speech covering issues including workforce, patient-focused care and childhood obesity.
15 May 2018
RCPCH President says 'prevention is much simpler than cure' and calls on government to prevent obese children becoming obese adults with a string of bold measures.
10 May 2018
We congratulate the Mayor of London on his bold move and urge others to follow suit.