30 November 2018
The RCPCH runs regular free parliamentary trainings for members. These full day sessions offer an excellent chance to learn the tips, tricks and techniques needed to effectively influence political decision-makers.
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...
22 August 2018
Next year's event in Birmingham will host a top line-up of leading voices in child health who will be taking to the main stage to deliver insightful talks throughout the three days. Here's a snapshot of who you can expect see in 2019.
9 August 2018
Scotland's Mental Health Minister, Clare Haughey, today announced the country's new suicide prevention plan. Dr Donald Macgregor of the RCPCH responds to this announcement.
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.
5 July 2018
On 5 July 1948, the National Health Service came into operation and became the UK’s third biggest employer as all medical services were brought together to provide services for free at the point of delivery. As we celebrate 70 years of the NHS, this blogs looks back at RCPCH’s history with the NHS.
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.
Surveillance of gender identity disorder concluded in May 2013. This study was a dual surveillance project collecting data both through the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit (BPSU) and the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Surveillance System (CAPSS) at the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The stud...