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

New report calls for ban on fast food deliveries to schools

'The Child's Obesity Strategy' report says nearly half of children surveyed had ordered fast food to school

Child Health News

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

Super-vaccine to prevent Zika and dengue fever is on the horizon

French researchers find that antibodies from people infected with dengue can bind with Zika to prevent infection

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