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Media announcements from the RCPCH

Millennials top obesity chart before reaching middle age, according to Cancer Research UK

26 February 2018

Professor Russell Viner says Cancer Research UK's campaign to raise awareness of the link between obesity and cancer is "hugely welcome"

Prescription errors - what it means for paediatrics

23 February 2018

As Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announces a 'crackdown on NHS drug errors', MedsIQ Clinical Lead Dr Alice Roueché explores the issue in paediatrics...

RCPCH responds to NHS Improvement report on children and young people's services rated 'inadequate' or 'requires attention'

23 February 2018

The report's analysis "should act as a clarion call for those managing children and young people's services", says RCPCH President

Securing a child’s future needs to start during parents’ teen years, say researchers

21 February 2018

RCPCH Officer for Health Promotion and co-author, Prof Russell Viner says "investment in child health is an investment in the health of the nation"

Blog: Sir George Frederic Still’s 150th Birthday

21 February 2018

27 February marks the 150th birthday of the first professor of paediatrics in England and our first president, Sir George Frederic Still

World is failing newborn babies, say Unicef

20 February 2018

RCPCH President responds to 'Every Child Alive' report

Lobby your MP about child poverty in London – take action now!

19 February 2018

MPs will debate child poverty in London on Thursday - ask your MP to attend and speak at the debate using our template letter.

Blood and urine tests developed to indicate autism in children

16 February 2018

RCPCH's Dr Max Davie says test is 'promising' but 'a very long way indeed from a 'test for autism'

NHS launches public health campaign to encourage parents to utilise pharmacists for minor illnesses

12 February 2018

Responding to the campaign Dr Mike Linney said “pharmacists are likely to provide parents with advice more quickly and conveniently”

Research published on anti-obesity programmes in schools

8 February 2018

RCPCH Officer for Health Promotion, Prof Russell Viner responds