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.
30 September 2018 23:59
This is an exciting and highly rewarding role in our small, friendly Health Policy team. You will work with academics, paediatricians and other child health professionals and make a substantive contribution to ensuring the RCPCH continues to lead the way in children’s health.
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.
31 August 2018
In his August blog, Russell considers the implications of increasing workforce pressures and unveils exciting plans for a new College programme examining "the future paediatrician".
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."
28 August 2018
RCPCH's Dr Max Davie responds, saying a joined up approach to mental health is needed.
22 August 2018
Professor Helen Bedford stresses the importance of the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine in response to news that measles rates in Europe have hit a record high in this decade.
Child health in Scotland is among the poorest in Western Europe. Over 210,000 children live in poverty, 28 percent are overweight or obese and about 400 infants, children and young people die each year, with a significant number of these deaths potentially avoidable. The State of Child Health rep...