15 November 2018
Professor Russell Viner has today urged the Government to ban the sale of energy drinks to anyone under the age of 16, and calls for "regulation and education" to protect against the hidden dangers to health from energy drinks.
12 November 2018
Dr Max Davie comments on the impact excess sugar can have on children and young people.
2 November 2018
The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has published a league table ranking 70 of Britain's major towns and cities by the impact of their high streets on the public's health and wellbeing. Officer for Health Promotion, Dr Max Davie, responds to these statistics.
30 October 2018
RCPCH responds to new research which suggests these drugs may alter gut microbes associated with weight gain.
30 October 2018
Community health and wellbeing must be at the 'heart' of local planning proposals to reverse childhood obesity says RCPCH's Dr Donald Macgregor
This information bundle on early childhood presents interventions to ensure that all children have a healthy start in life and their parents are supported to do this. The interventions in early childhood aim to reduce the number of children who become ill or whose illness progresses unnecessarily du...
23 October 2018
As the Chancellor's budget approaches, over 100 organisations, including the RCPCH, come together to ask that he puts children at the heart of its spending decisions.
22 October 2018
The RCPCH is collaborating with ukactive, EdComs, Places for People Homes and Liverpool John Moores University in a newly funded Sport England programme.
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.