News & Campaigns

The College leads the way in children and young people’s health on behalf of its membership.

We engage with the media, government, NHS, children's charities and other stakeholders to improve healthcare for children in the UK and overseas.

Find out the latest child health news and how to get involved.

RCPCH news

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Media announcements from the RCPCH

RCPCH responds to HSCIC data on FGM

First ever annual statistical publication for FGM shows 5,700 newly recorded cases during 2015-16

RCPCH responds to new ADC study on infant foods

Home cooked meals for infants not always better than shop bought ones

Child Health News

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From independent organisations - not the opinion of, or endorsed by, the RCPCH

RCPCH campaigns

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We campaign on key child health issues to influence government policy

Child health matters - the 100 day challenge

Our challenge to the new governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Why Children Die - RCPCH campaign

By looking at existing data for the UK, we aim to identify ways to reduce preventable child mortality