19 August 2019
The Prime Minister has today called for urgent action to boost the number of children and young people receiving life-saving vaccinations. This comes as it is revealed that the UK has lost its "measles-free" status with the WHO, three years after it had eliminated the virus.
3 April 2019
Responding to Call 9 of Children in Scotland's 25 Calls campaign, Claire Burnett, External Affairs Manager, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Scotland, explains how we can act to ensure children born today grow up in a truly healthy nation.
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.
Turn policy to action and make the year of the young person a true success, says Scotland’s lead paediatrician
23 January 2019
Two years on from the launch of ‘State of Child Health: Scotland,’ the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) reviews policy progress.
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.
4 September 2018
Our medicines information resource for parents and children is shortlisted for the “Optimisation of Medicines Management” category of the Health Service Journal Award, which celebrates healthcare excellence.
9 August 2018
Scotland's Mental Health Minister, Clare Haughey, today announced the country's new suicide prevention plan. Dr Donald Macgregor of the RCPCH responds to this announcement.
14 June 2018
The Scottish Government and COSLA have jointly published public health priorities for Scotland, aimed at focussing action across the public sector and voluntary sector and in communities.
4 June 2018
New standards for emergency care settings highlight the need to reduce pressure on urgent and emergency care services.