21 March 2018
Since the post-war period, socioeconomic inequalities in children’s weight have reversed in the UK – with disadvantaged children originally being more likely to be thinner than more advantaged children, but now typically being more likely to be overweight or obese, according to an observational stud...
15 March 2018
We met with children and young people at community groups, schools and hospitals across the UK. They told us, "they are lifesavers" and that the NHS "helps people when they need it most". They also advised that "NHS staff have someone to look after them too". Take a look and share our 90-second vide...
12 March 2018
This Act aims to increase public transparency about lobbying. It means that face-to-face communication RCPCH Scotland may have with ministers, MSPs and Scottish Government special advisers, where we discuss aims to progress child health policy on behalf of the College, must be included in the Lobbyi...
5 March 2018
Representatives of the RCPCH met with senior leadership at the GMC on 27 February 2018 to discuss issues arising from the recent GMC appeal regarding Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba.
29 January 2018
A new study reinforces calls for the Department of Health to approve the fortification of flour with folic acid to protect against neural tube defects in babies
26 January 2018
As many of you will know, Professor Judith Ellis MBE is to retire on 31 May 2018 after nearly four successful years at the RCPCH. Judith will be succeeded by Jo Revill, who will join the College on Friday, 1 June 2018.
17 January 2018
Child health is suffering at the hands of a disjointed approach from central Government is the warning from the RCPCH as it publishes its “State of Child Health: One year on” scorecard today. The scorecards for England, Scotland and Wales describe progress against the series of recommendations made ...