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
The RCPCH responds to the announcement that the Welsh Government will ban smoking from school grounds, playgrounds and hospital grounds as part of the Public Health (Wales) Act.
22 May 2018
Today, Public Health England (PHE) have released the first assessment of the government’s sugar reduction programme. This report analyses the progress that has been made by the food industry in reducing the amount of sugar consumed by children through everyday foods.
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.
11 May 2018
RCPCH's Dr Max Davie responds to new figures from the NSPCC which reveal the number of referrals by schools seeking mental health treatment for pupils has risen by over a third in the last three years.
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.
1 May 2018
RCPCH Officer for Scotland says the move will ‘reduce harm to children’.