12 December 2018
Around one in three children are growing up in areas of the UK with unsafe levels of air pollution. This is not only damaging for their health, but a fundamental threat to their right to grow up in a clean, healthy environment.
4 December 2018
For the first time, The Health Survey looks at links between parent and child obesity. RCPCH responds saying it is a "cycle of life that can have terrible consequences to the health of entire families for generations".
20 November 2018
Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) has today launched a new report calling for action to address smoking closer to where people live. Dr Max Davie responds.
31 January 2019
This one-day course will develop your skills and knowledge in effectively managing children and young people with asthma, including diagnosis and monitoring.
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.
3 September 2018
RCPCH supports the #AskAboutAsthma campaign as NHS in London ask sufferers to ‘take three small steps to improve lives’.
3 September 2018
The start of the new school year can be particularly stressful. In a new blog for parents, Dr Max Davie, Officer for Health Promotion at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, shares his advice on how to keep children healthy, mentally as well as physically, as they prepare to head throu...
19 June 2018
The potentially harmful impact of indoor air pollution on children is to be the subject of a major study for the first time in the UK.
Asthma is typically associated with chronic inflammation and hyperresponsiveness of the lower airway leading to airway narrowing. Rhinitis is characterised by symptoms including rhinorrhoea (watery, runny nose), sneezing, bilateral nasal obstruction (congestion) or itching. This is one of several al...
Respiratory paediatricians are clinicians who have detailed knowledge and understanding of the respiratory system in children. Find out more about this sub-specialty and its curriculum.