30 October 2018
Community health and wellbeing must be at the 'heart' of local planning proposals to reverse childhood obesity says RCPCH's Dr Donald Macgregor
23 October 2018
As the Chancellor's budget approaches, over 100 organisations, including the RCPCH, come together to ask that he puts children at the heart of its spending decisions.
England falling behind other European countries in the race to improve children’s health, reveals new report
15 October 2018
The RCPCH has launched a new report, Child health in 2030 in England: comparisons with other wealthy countries, which uses long-term historical data to project outcomes for children and young people's health in 2030.
11 October 2018
RCPCH's Dr Max Davie welcomes the Government's obesity prevention efforts but calls for more support for those already overweight as latest stats reveal 20% of children are obese by age 11.
9 October 2018
Read about child health and the political landscape, the new ICYP Engagement committee, new course series, neonatal care findings and more…
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.