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.
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.
5 October 2018
Vitamin D helps in the development of healthy, strong bones and to prevent rickets. RCPCH reiterates the importance of babies and children taking supplementation.
19 September 2018
RCPCH's Dr Max Davie says "this is another example of food manufacturers targeting impressionable children through advertising", and that restrictions must go further by protecting children from junk food adverts online and during on-demand services too.
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.
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...
29 August 2018
RCPCH President, Professor Russell Viner, responds to the announcement saying "the growing market for energy drinks and potential for harm to children and young people clearly warrants further scrutiny."
24 July 2018
RCPCH responds to 'shocking' new obesity statistics, published today by Public Health England (PHE).
19 July 2018
Draft guidance published today by the Department of Education aims to make sure that education prepares young people for life in the modern world. Dr Max Davie, Officer for Health Promotion, responds.
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.