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Media announcements from the RCPCH

RCPCH statement on the report of the Inquiry into Hyponatraemia Related Deaths in Northern Ireland

1 February 2018

First and foremost, our thoughts are with the bereaved families who suffered the devastating loss of their child, says RCPCH Officer for Ireland

Experts urge the government to fortify flour with folic acid as upper limit deemed invalid

29 January 2018

RCPCH President responds saying research acts as a 'game changer'

New figures reveal over 28% of Welsh children are living in poverty

23 January 2018

RCPCH officer for Wales, Dr Mair Parry, responds to the findings published today by The End Child Poverty coalition

Take action! State of Child Health - One Year On

22 January 2018

Write to your MP about the state of child health and call for urgent Government action to prioritise infants, children and young people.

Fragmented approach to child health damaging long term health of nation warns Royal College

17 January 2018

Westminster Government falling behind Scotland and Wales according to State of Child Health: One year on report

RCPCH statement on donor breast milk

15 January 2018

There is insufficient evidence to recommend pasteurised human donor breast milk over formula, and we should advocate for more studies

Teens likely to crave junk food after watching TV ads, says new report

15 January 2018

RCPCH's Officer for Health Promotion responds to the report

170 operations a day to remove rotten teeth in children, says LGA

12 January 2018

RCPCH Officer for Health Promotion, Prof Russell Viner, responds to 'startling' new figures on child tooth extraction

Take action! Lobby your MP about junk food marketing.

8 January 2018

Use our template email to contact your MP ahead of an important debate on the links between junk food marketing and childhood obesity

RCPCH responds to new Change4Life campaign

20 December 2017

New campaign encourages parents to “Look for 100 calorie snacks, 2 a day max” to cut children’s sugar intake