Online interactions and use of social media are certainly not new, but we have put together some references to support our members' work in this area. These cover doctors' use of social media, the impact of screen time on children and young people as well as resources for parents, carers and young p...
2 November 2018
With our members, we lead the way in transforming child health. And, a big part of this is ensuring children and young people are actively involved in the decisions affecting them. We offer you resources and activities to help you get CYP voice in your services.
Want to give feedback about an experience at your hospital or clinic and not sure where to start? Maybe you have had bad treatment, or didn’t understand what was said to you or didn’t feel right? Watch our video to find out how to give feedback, and download our template letter and example letter. ...
23 October 2018
As the Chancellor's budget approaches, over 100 organisations, including the RCPCH, come together to ask that he puts children at the heart of its spending decisions.
The health of today’s children and young people (CYP) will be one of the key factors in determining whether England is healthy and prosperous over the next 50 years. In our reports, published October 2018, we used long term historical data on key CYP health outcomes and various projection modelling ...
3 October 2018
The RCPCH supports calls in the Welsh Assembly for the introduction of a 20mph speed limit in built up, residential areas in Wales.
27 September 2018
According to an observational study of more than 4,500 children in the United States, which is published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal today, limiting recreational screen time to less than two hours a day and having sufficient sleep and physical activity are associated with improve...
19 September 2018
RCPCH's Dr Max Davie says "this is another example of food manufacturers targeting impressionable children through advertising", and that restrictions must go further by protecting children from junk food adverts online and during on-demand services too.
18 September 2018
UK children are exposed to more than 60% of their daily air pollution intake during the school run and while at school, new research has shown today.
27 July 2018
RCPCH Registrar, Dr Mike Linney, says the decision will 'come as a relief for some'. He warns parents in the meantime to not give children unlicensed cannabinoid oil products.