29 June 2019
Today, the Labour Party has announced plans for a Future Generations Wellbeing Act for England as part of a commitment to tackle widening health inequalities, including a pledge to provide more fresh fruits and vegetables to poorer children. RCPCH Officer for Health Improvement, Dr Max Davie respond...
13 June 2019
Prof Steve Turner welcomes Scottish Government's decision to change nutritional standards in schools to include more fruit and vegetables and less processed red meat and sugar.
4 June 2019
A survey has found that cartoons are being used on food packaging to market products high in fat, sugar, and salt to children.
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.
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.
14 May 2018
RCPCH's Dr Donald Macgregor says the announcement comes at a 'critical time' but they must 'go further' if we are to get a grip on the obesity crisis.
10 May 2018
We congratulate the Mayor of London on his bold move and urge others to follow suit.
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.
17 January 2018
Child health is suffering at the hands of a disjointed approach from central Government is the warning from the RCPCH as it publishes its “State of Child Health: One year on” scorecard today. The scorecards for England, Scotland and Wales describe progress against the series of recommendations made ...
9 January 2018
Public Health England (PHE) is helping parents take control of their children’s snacking by launching the first Change4Life campaign promoting healthier snacks.