14 January 2019
As part of its childhood obesity plan, Government has launched a consultation on restricting promotions of food and drink that is high in fat, sugar and salt.
Over 300 young people took part in workshops, events and activities to share their views on what would support their health and that of children and young people over the next 10 years. The full report from the consultation activity was shared with NHS England as part of the consultation in preparat...
Mark Drakeford announced as new Welsh Labour leader - what does this mean for child health in Wales?
7 December 2018
After months of speculation, campaigning and voting, we now have the result of the Labour leadership contest in Wales. The top job has gone to a man who may not be a household name for RCPCH members so Gethin Matthews-Jones, RCPCH External Affairs Manager for Wales, blogs to answer two questions: wh...
30 November 2018
In his November blog, Russell reflects on a tumultuous month in politics and looks to the future for the NHS and paediatrics.
22 November 2018
Statistics released today by NHS Digital reveal that one in eight children between the ages of five and 19, surveyed in England in 2017, had a mental health disorder. Professor Russell Viner, President of the RCPCH responds.
22 November 2018
New recommendations on obesity management before, during and after pregnancy have been released today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). Dr Max Davie, Officer for Health Promotion, responds.
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.
27 September 2018
The Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People launched this report, saying, "We are delivering yesterday's services for today's children".
26 September 2018
The Government has announced a new programme to develop local solutions to childhood obesity that can be shared across the country. RCPCH President Professor Russell Viner responds to the news.
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...