This edition's cover story focuses on sleep in a time of COVID. Plus features on paediatricians working in the NHS for the first time, experiences as a woman in paediatrics and the surge in bronchiolitis cases.
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In 2018 the RCPCH responded to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity inquiry, noting that the obesity represents one of the greatest threats to children and young people and to the future of the nation.
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.
Growing up overweight or obese is a pervasive and—importantly—preventable disadvantage. It worsens physical and mental health and reduces social and economic success. It can trap people in a cycle of sedentary activity, overeating, and escalating weight. This leads to poor wellbeing and, ultimately,...
Despite some good progress, ‘must try harder’ is the assessment of the Obesity Health Alliance (OHA) in a report card released today to mark one year since the launch of the Government’s Childhood Obesity Plan. The OHA, which is made up of over 40 leading health charities, medical royal colleges and...