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
According to a new international analysis looking at child health measures over time and across 14 comparable countries, published today by the RCPCH and the Nuffield Trust, child health outcomes for babies and young children in the UK are poor compared to comparable countries.
17 November 2017
To celebrate Explore Your Archive 2017, we've teamed up with Archivists at the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in a blog about our collections. Find out about our favourite records, strangest finds and what we’ve been up to this week.
15 November 2017
9 November 2017
The Scottish Parliament has passed legislation making Scotland the only part of the UK with statutory targets to cut child poverty. The Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill was back unanimously by MSPs, and requires Scottish ministers to ensure that by 2030 less than 10 per cent of children are in relative...