16 December 2019
Domperidone is no longer licensed for use in children younger than 12 years or those weighing less than 35 kg because of a lack of evidence for benefit.
RCPCH statement following the review of maternity services at the former Cwm Taf University Health Board
30 April 2019
A report into maternity services at the former Cwm Taf University Health Board has been published today. RCPCH comments on the findings.
25 April 2019
New guidelines from the World Health Organisation (WHO) for children under 5 are “useful benchmarks” but require cautious interpretation, says RCPCH's Dr Max Davie.
24 April 2019
Simon introduces himself and his priorities as your new VP for Policy. He highlights College work, including the State of Child Health report update and new resources for better patient data, and reflects on paediatrics as a remarkable career.
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.
25 May 2018
There have been a number of recent media articles about the use of Calpol® paracetamol in children for treating a fever. The RCPCH urges all parents to take advice from NHS Choices and Medicines for Children when administering medicines to their children.
11 May 2018
RCPCH's Dr Max Davie responds to new figures from the NSPCC which reveal the number of referrals by schools seeking mental health treatment for pupils has risen by over a third in the last three years.
10 May 2018
We congratulate the Mayor of London on his bold move and urge others to follow suit.
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.