28 March 2019
The Department for Work and Pensions has published a report today on living standards on the UK based on household income measures for the 2017-18 financial year. Professor Russell Viner, President of the RCPCH, responds.
27 March 2019
With Brexit very much on his mind, Russell talks about how we strengthen our international links in Europe and beyond, and encourages members - of all levels - to get involved with our ambitious new project to influence our profession's future.
15 March 2019
In early 2019, we asked frontline professionals their views and experiences of NHS charging for children and pregnant women. The survey forms work we are undertaking to further understand the impacts of the charging regulations and wider migration policy changes in practice, and the results will con...
8 March 2019
Today, over 60% of our 19,000 members are women - and both male and female paediatricians take up flexible working and less than full time training. But gender equality is a work in progress. This International Women's Day we look at the history of women in the RCPCH and celebrate 75 years of female...
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
OECD report reveals the scale of the UK's obesity epidemic, which has the highest rates in Western Europe
13 November 2017
The Organisation for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD) has published its ‘Health at a Glance 2017’ report, which reveals that the UK has the highest obesity rates in Western Europe, with rates rising faster than any other developed nations.
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...
21 June 2017
Michael Egan, Money Advice Caseworker at Citizens Advice St. Helens, provides information on the range of practical support available for families living in poverty. He writes in response to the joint report published by the RCPCH and the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG), Poverty and child health: ...