24 June 2018
The plan is "extremely encouraging" says Prof Viner but more supported is needed for children who are already overweight or obese.
19 June 2018
Health campaigners are calling for the restrictions on junk food television advertising to be extended to on-demand services. New analysis from the OHA has found that children streaming their favourite shows online are inundated with adverts for unhealthy food and drinks. RCPCH respond to these call...
15 June 2018
According to Public Health England findings released today, children in England have already exceeded their yearly maximum recommended intake of sugar. Dr Max Davie, Officer for Health Promotion for the RCPCH responds to this announcement.
14 June 2018
The Scottish Government and COSLA have jointly published public health priorities for Scotland, aimed at focussing action across the public sector and voluntary sector and in communities.
13 June 2018
Professor Russell Viner, in his first blog as President, considers the state of play and next steps in the campaign to tackle childhood obesity.
12 June 2018
Today Professor Russell Viner, President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, gave evidence to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee on the impact of energy drinks on children and young people. Professor Viner warned MPs that the caffeine and sugar content in energy ...
4 June 2018
New standards for emergency care settings highlight the need to reduce pressure on urgent and emergency care services.