25 March 2021
A statement responding to the UK Government's decision to institute cuts to its global aid budget, and the impact this decision will have on global child health.
16 June 2020
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) stands with footballer Marcus Rashford and his campaign to make the government think again on the provision of free school meal vouchers for children this summer.
16 January 2020
Our President Professor Russell Viner comments on the Dubs amendment to protect child refugees from family separations.
10 January 2020
The College warns that air pollution is the single greatest environmental threat to public health in the UK, and that it disproportionately affects children, young people, and more deprived communities. Our calls include the expansion of clean air zones in towns and cities, bringing forward our comm...
15 May 2019
The End Child Poverty coalition has released new data today which show that inequalities are widening. From the data, they propose that child poverty is becoming the "new normal" in parts of Britain. Professor Russell Viner, President of the RCPCH responds.
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.
20 February 2019
The Nuffield Trust and the Association for Young People's Health have today published the first ever international comparison of young people's health measures over time, comparing the UK to 18 other high-income countries. Professor Russell Viner, President of the RCPCH, responds.
14 September 2018
The RCPCH responds to the Government's calorie label consultation, saying that it is one important measure aimed at bucking the current obesity trend.
29 May 2018
Prevention is key to reducing obesity, says RCPCH's Dr Max Davie, but those already obese must have the appropriate support available.
3 May 2018
English under 5's are one and half times more likely to die than those living in Sweden. RCPCH responds to new paper published in Lancet.