20 March 2019
In a blog to mark World Oral Health Day (Wednesday 20 March), RCPCH member Dr John Furness considers a simple and safe way to protect children from tooth decay – community water fluoridation.
18 March 2019
The APPG on Social Media and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing call for more research and tighter social media regulation. RCPCH responds saying social media has benefits as well as threats and the full impact of some are still unknown, "that’s why inquiries that explore this unchartered te...
15 March 2019
In early 2019, we asked frontline professionals their views and experiences of NHS charging for children and pregnant women. The survey forms work we are undertaking to further understand the impacts of the charging regulations and wider migration policy changes in practice, and the results will con...
12 March 2019
RCPCH Officer for Health Improvement responds to new report published by the Children's Rights Alliance for England, saying "Brexit is a complex and important priority; however, it should not mean that other issues get left on the shelf".
In 2019 we responded to the Welsh Government's consultation on its draft code of practice on the delivery of autism services. We welcome the Welsh Government's attempts to improve services for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) but are concerned about separating ASD out of the Neurodevelop...
6 March 2019
The new data reveals that almost nine out of ten hospital tooth extractions among young children are due to preventable tooth decay.
1 March 2019
Get in touch with the Health Policy team if you require support in meeting the deadline to submit data to our emergency care audit.
28 February 2019
RCPCH's Officer for Scotland responds to new 'children in families with limited resources' data as one in five children in Scotland miss out on basic rights such as a warm winter coat and outdoor space
27 February 2019
Steve Turner, Officer for Scotland, introduces this month's newsletter for our members in Scotland. Get caught up with the latest news...