27 September 2018
The Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People launched this report, saying, "We are delivering yesterday's services for today's children".
26 September 2018
The Government has announced a new programme to develop local solutions to childhood obesity that can be shared across the country. RCPCH President Professor Russell Viner responds to the news.
18 September 2018
NHS Digital have released the childhood vaccination coverage statistics for 2017-18. Dr David Elliman looks at the possible factors that might be influencing uptake in routine vaccinations.
3 September 2018
The start of the new school year can be particularly stressful. In a new blog for parents, Dr Max Davie, Officer for Health Promotion at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, shares his advice on how to keep children healthy, mentally as well as physically, as they prepare to head throu...
Local Government Association calls for urgent action on childhood obesity following increase in children with Type 2 diabetes
14 August 2017
Ahead of the first anniversary of the publication of the Government’s childhood obesity plan the Local Government Association (LGA) is calling for urgent action to tackle childhood obesity, given the rising rates of children diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Although not every case of Type 2 diabetes ...