11 July 2018
Dr Shabeena Webster responds to new Welsh Government research which examines parental attitudes to smacking children.
4 July 2018
Mental health services at 'crisis point' says RCPCH Officer for Wales, 'and require urgent support.'
The BPSU produces a yearly annual report which reviews the surveillance undertaken for the previous year and provides information on upcoming studies. You can view the most recent annual report (2016-17) below. BPSU annual reports for previous years can also be found in the downloads section of t...
27 June 2018
Our new Officer for Wales, Dr David Tuthill, congratulates Dr Mair Parry on an excellent legacy, and outlines what his new role means for him and the RCPCH.
24 June 2018
The plan is "extremely encouraging" says Prof Viner but more supported is needed for children who are already overweight or obese.
21 June 2018
RCPCH President Russell Viner comments on the disturbing practice of family separation in the US.
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.
15 June 2018
RCPCH President responds to the Government announcement by Home Secretary Sajid Javid that the immigration cap on doctors and nurses is to be lifted from today (Friday 15 June). This means that there will be no restriction on the numbers who can be employed in the NHS through the so-called tier 2 vi...
14 June 2018
The Scottish Government and COSLA have jointly published public health priorities for Scotland, aimed at focussing action across the public sector and voluntary sector and in communities.
13 June 2018
Professor Russell Viner, in his first blog as President, considers the state of play and next steps in the campaign to tackle childhood obesity.