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

Pile of newspapers with 'Latest news' on top

Media announcements from the RCPCH

RCPCH responds to Nuffield Trust report

RCPCH VP Dr Carol Ewing responds to 'The Future of Child Health Services' report

RCPCH leads calls to save key child health ONS data collection

Prof Modi calls on Office for National Statistics to 'save the stats' and protect child health

Child Health News

Three children looking at a laptop computer

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

Mentally ill patients ‘must be treated near their homes’

New report published today by former NHS Chief Executive Lord Crisp

Heads warn over pupils' untreated mental health issues

Place2Be and National Association of Head Teachers publish survey

RCPCH campaigns

Being interviewed with microphones

We campaign on key child health issues to influence government policy

Getting child health on the political agenda - #childhealthmatters

We aim to secure policy commitments from political parties that will improve the health of children and young people

Why Children Die - RCPCH campaign

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