RCPCH - news

Media announcements from the RCPCH

New breastfeeding stats published

29 November 2017

Prof Mary Fewtrell, RCPCH Nutrition Lead says ‘urgent action' by Government required to ensure local support is in place

New paediatric speciality training curriculum gets green light from GMC

29 November 2017

RCPCH first medical royal college to get seal of approval

RCPCH responds to new report on neonatal deaths

27 November 2017

Deaths during childbirth reduce by half

RCPCH responds to CQC's Children and young people's inpatient and day case survey

26 November 2017

Overall experience good but report highlights other areas of concern.

Training environments 2017: GMC survey published

26 November 2017

RCPCH's Dr David Evans says 'it's crucial Trusts provide adequate time in job plans for trainers...'

Blog: Explore Your Medical Archives!

17 November 2017

To celebrate Explore Your Archive week 2017, we've collaborated with the RCP and RCOG in a joint blog about our archive collections.

UK Supreme Court rules that minimum unit pricing in Scotland can proceed

15 November 2017

Prof Steve Turner says the measure will make 'a big difference to the health and wellbeing of young people in Scotland'

OECD report reveals the scale of the UK's obesity epidemic, which has the highest rates in Western Europe

13 November 2017

Prof Neena Modi, RCPCH President, says findings show government urgently needs to "refocus investment and recognise the value of health to the nation"

Child Poverty (Scotland) Act passed by the Scottish Government

9 November 2017

Prof Steve Turner says "target-driven measures are a very welcome step" towards tackling child poverty, but should be considered an absolute minimum

Largest ever maternity audit publishes report to help NHS services deliver improvements for women and babies

9 November 2017

Prof Anne Greenough says it’s “critical" services work together to ensure that all children get the best start in life