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.
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.
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.
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...
5 February 2019
Unicef has launched a campaign that aims to protect children and young people from the UK's toxic air.
This report is the first formal output of Round 3 of the Epilepsy12 audit. It describes the organisation of paediatric epilepsy services for children and young people in England and Wales, as at April 2018. You can download the full report at the bottom of this page, as well as detailed results ...
17 November 2018
RCPCH President says the OHA analysis 'comes at an important time' as the Government prepares to consult on the issue, but warns weight management services are needed to help children already obese get back to a healthy weight.
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.
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.