29 May 2018
Prevention is key to reducing obesity, says RCPCH's Dr Max Davie, but those already obese must have the appropriate support available.
25 May 2018
There have been a number of recent media articles about the use of Calpol® paracetamol in children for treating a fever. The RCPCH urges all parents to take advice from NHS Choices and Medicines for Children when administering medicines to their children.
15 May 2018
RCPCH President says 'prevention is much simpler than cure' and calls on government to prevent obese children becoming obese adults with a string of bold measures.
3 May 2018
English under 5's are one and half times more likely to die than those living in Sweden. RCPCH responds to new paper published in Lancet.
26 December 2017
Read about RCPCH Conference, find out about our Invited Reviews service, explore emerging results from the Facing the Future audit and more...
24 December 2017
School-aged children from the poorest areas are two and a half times more likely to be admitted to hospital in an emergency for asthma than their counterparts in the richest areas, and this gap has grown substantially in a decade, new research reveals today.
19 December 2017
The UK's medical profession faces the prospect of too few doctors to treat rising numbers of patients, says the General Medical Council (GMC).
14 December 2017
Results of a study which saw breastfeeding rates rise when new mums were given vouchers, have today been published.
13 December 2017
Some of England’s most vulnerable children are being needlessly put in harm’s way because their safety and wellbeing is ignored whilst the Government is focused on Brexit.
5 December 2017
Doctors, and indeed all healthcare staff, are committed to delivering high quality, safe care and avoiding errors. But when errors do occur, as they will on occasion, it is crucial to reflect, understand why the mistake happened and do everything possible to prevent a similar occurrence again.