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.
Pre-school children are being prescribed drugs to treat ADHD – contrary to medical guidelines that say they should not be used on children under six.
We campaign on key child health issues to influence government policy
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.
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.