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 Government vow to tackle childhood obesity

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says childhood obesity will be a priority for Government.

Child Health News

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

Asthma symptoms may mask peanut allergy

Asthma symptoms may mask peanut allergy, reports the Mail

Traffic pollution linked to allergies in young children

New study reveals that air pollution could increase the risk of infants developing allergies as they grow older.

RCPCH campaigns

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We campaign on key child health issues to influence government policy

#childhealthmatters

The RCPCH's #childhealthmatters campaign aims to secure policy commitments from political parties that will improve the health and lives of children and young people in the lead up to the general election in 2015 and beyond. 

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Why Children Die

By looking at existing mortality data for the UK, the RCPCH's Why Children Die campaign aims to identify ways to reduce preventable child mortality across the UK. 

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