15 May 2019
The End Child Poverty coalition has released new data today which show that inequalities are widening. From the data, they propose that child poverty is becoming the "new normal" in parts of Britain. Professor Russell Viner, President of the RCPCH responds.
5 April 2019
RCPCH responds to latest study, which casts doubt on whether spending time on screens before bed is harmful to people's mental health, and says "we would still suggest that families follow our guidance published earlier this year".
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.
20 February 2019
The Nuffield Trust and the Association for Young People's Health have today published the first ever international comparison of young people's health measures over time, comparing the UK to 18 other high-income countries. Professor Russell Viner, President of the RCPCH, responds.
7 February 2019
The UK's Chief Medical Officers have issued guidance on children and young people's use of social media and screen time.
4 January 2019
In a UK first, the RCPCH publishes new guidance to help parents manage their children’s screen time.
27 September 2018
The Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People launched this report, saying, "We are delivering yesterday's services for today's children".
14 September 2018
The RCPCH responds to the Government's calorie label consultation, saying that it is one important measure aimed at bucking the current obesity trend.
6 September 2018
The charitable donation will help support the RCPCH, as part of a working group, to study the effects of indoor air pollution on child health and what can be done to combat it.
30 July 2018
In his new presidential blog, Russell considers the huge updates in the health world across the UK, and how we can engage with Government to help ensure children and young people remain a priority in the NHS.