External affairs - Wales

The latest External Affairs news from Wales, as well as information on consultations being responded to by RCPCH Wales. 

State of Child Health 2018 - report, event, next steps

State of Child Health: Wales One Year On provided an update on the progress made by the Welsh Government and other stakeholders on the Recommendations for Wales published last year.

An event was held in the Senedd attended by a number of AMs and stakeholders including Public Health Wales, third sector organisations, Welsh Government officials, RCPCH members and other medical Royal Colleges, with speakers Dr Mair Parry, Julie Morgan AM, the Children's Commissioner Sally Holland and the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care Vaughan Gething.

A number of key discussions took place and we will seek to make progress on those over the coming weeks and months.

RCPCH Wales Highlights 2017 / 2018

Happy New Year to all RCPCH members in Wales! 2017 was an exciting year for us and 2018 promises to be even bigger.

Look back at some of our highlights in Wales and a sneak preview of what's to come!

Calling on an obesity strategy that makes a real difference

RCPCH Wales is Co-Chair (with Diabetes UK Cymru) of Obesity Alliance Cymru, a sub-group of the Welsh NHS Confederation Policy Forum.

We call on the Welsh Government to deliver a strong and ambitious obesity strategy that can make a real difference to the health and wellbeing of children and yound people in Wales. 

We have 18 recommendations that can deliver meaningful change. 

Download our report (PDF)

To find out more or if you would like to get involved in this work, please contact Gethin on gethin.jones@rcpch.ac.uk

 WritteCurrent consultations and advice to government

Minimum Unit Pricing for Alcohol in Wales

RCPCH Evidence (PDF 133KB)

For further information please contact Gethin on gethin.jones@rcpch.ac.uk