In April 2019, we responded to the Welsh Government's consultation on Healthy Weight Healthy Wales, which sets out its proposals to reduce obesity in Wales. We welcome plans to tackle childhood obesity.
9 April 2019
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8 April 2019
The Mayor of London's Ultra Low Emission Zone has now come into force. RCPCH welcomes the move, but says we also need to see employers and schools encouraging and facilitating better use of public transport and active travel options.
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.
27 March 2019
The RCPCH highly recommends vaccination and that anyone who has concerns or questions talk to their health visitor, practice nurse or general practitioner (GP).
12 March 2019
RCPCH Officer for Health Improvement responds to new report published by the Children's Rights Alliance for England, saying "Brexit is a complex and important priority; however, it should not mean that other issues get left on the shelf".
Tackling air pollution "won't happen overnight" - RCPCH responds to report from Public Health England
11 March 2019
A report from Public Health England recommends various ways to reduce air pollution and improve air quality. Air pollution remains the largest environmental risk to people's health in the UK, causing between 28,000 and 36,000 deaths every year.
We asked young people about their experiences of the health transition process. They highlighted where services have worked well to support them and their wishes for the future - to recognise individual needs, get support on mental health and much more.... This page brings together young people's vi...
This page provides a best practice example for standard 11 of Facing the Future: Together for child health standards, which outlines how children, young people and parents are involved in meetings and decision making at Morriston Hospital. Children and young people have shaped service design and use...