England falling behind other European countries in the race to improve children’s health, reveals new report
15 October 2018
The RCPCH has launched a new report, Child health in 2030 in England: comparisons with other wealthy countries, which uses long-term historical data to project outcomes for children and young people's health in 2030.
The health of today’s children and young people (CYP) will be one of the key factors in determining whether England is healthy and prosperous over the next 50 years. In our reports, published October 2018, we used long term historical data on key CYP health outcomes and various projection modelling ...
11 October 2018
RCPCH's Dr Max Davie welcomes the Government's obesity prevention efforts but calls for more support for those already overweight as latest stats reveal 20% of children are obese by age 11.
14 September 2018
The RCPCH responds to the Government's calorie label consultation, saying that it is one important measure aimed at bucking the current obesity trend.
6 September 2018
The charitable donation will help support the RCPCH, as part of a working group, to study the effects of indoor air pollution on child health and what can be done to combat it.
30 July 2018
In his new presidential blog, Russell considers the huge updates in the health world across the UK, and how we can engage with Government to help ensure children and young people remain a priority in the NHS.
11 July 2018
Dr Alison Steele responds to the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) new report, published today on behalf of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Children: Storing Up Trouble – A postcode lottery of children’s social care.
24 June 2018
The plan is "extremely encouraging" says Prof Viner but more supported is needed for children who are already overweight or obese.
29 May 2018
Prevention is key to reducing obesity, says RCPCH's Dr Max Davie, but those already obese must have the appropriate support available.
15 May 2018
RCPCH President says 'prevention is much simpler than cure' and calls on government to prevent obese children becoming obese adults with a string of bold measures.