30 April 2020
A statement about media reports, citing RCPCH, on the transmission of COVID-19 by children.
17 March 2020
Royal Colleges respond to new coronavirus guidance for pregnant women.
21 January 2020
Peter Clarke, the chief inspector of prisons, has called for a “major overhaul” of the policy of separating children in young offender institutions. We support this call and we condemn unacceptable practices such as solitary confinement and the use of restraints.
To protect children and young people from harm, and help improve their wellbeing, all healthcare staff must have the competencies to recognise child maltreatment, opportunities to improve childhood wellbeing and to take effective action as appropriate to their role.
On 17 June 2019, more than 150 health professionals working in support of paediatric epilepsy services and patient organisation representatives came together at the second Epilepsy12/OPEN UK National Conference with the aim of learning from each other and improving the care offered to children and y...
29 June 2019
We believe that child health research should be embedded as part of every paediatrician’s training, and throughout their careers. From June 2019 to 10 January 2020, we invited paediatricians working as consultants, SAS doctors and/or CCT holders to complete 2019 Participation in Child Health Researc...
30 October 2018
Community health and wellbeing must be at the 'heart' of local planning proposals to reverse childhood obesity says RCPCH's Dr Donald Macgregor
5 October 2018
Vitamin D helps in the development of healthy, strong bones and to prevent rickets. RCPCH reiterates the importance of babies and children taking supplementation.
12 September 2018
The proportion of children and young people saying they have a mental health condition has grown six fold in England over two decades and has increased significantly across the whole of Britain in recent years, new research reveals.
10 September 2018
Following a suggestion from Fellows, we introduced our FRCPCH lapel pins last spring. Contact us to request your free pin and display your RCPCH fellowship with pride!