Health policy consultations


Our response to a wide range of health policy consultations ensures that the College's position, and ultimately children's health, is represented.


We want to hear from you! Members can get involved in current consultations by contacting the health policy team

Current consultations

RCPCH Youth Advisory Panel e-consultation for young people.

The RCPCH would like to give young people’s the opportunity to share their views, experiences and key messages through an online consultation on ‘Young People and the NHS’. Young people can complete the consultation here.

Launched by Professor Terence Stephenson, this is an ongoing consultation. Contact our Children and Young People’s Participation & Advocacy Manager with any queries or suggestions. 

 Our recent consultation responses:

August 2013

  • NHS England consultation on ‘High quality care for all, now and for future generations: Engagement on the Urgent and Emergency Care Review’

View our response (PDF, 102KB, 6 pages)

  • CQC consultation on 'Changes to the way we inspect, regulate and monitor care services'

View our response (PDF, 85KB, 6 pages)

  • Health Education England Workforce Planning 2013/2014 call for evidence

View our response (PDF, 5MB, 19 pages)

  • Health Education England Strategic Development Framework call for evidence

View our response (PDF, 5MB, 19 pages)

May 2013

  • House of Commons Select Committee consultation on emergency care

View our response (PDF, 44 KB, 3 pages)

March 2013

  • Welsh Government consultation on Diabetes Delivery Plan for Wales 

View our response (PDF, 30 KB, 4 pages)

February 2013

  • Labour Party consultation on deliverying integration

View our response (PDF, 4 pages, 919 KB)

  • Welsh Government consultation on a Welsh Public Health Bill

View our response(PDF, 76KB, 3pages)

  • DWP and DfE consultation on child poverty measures

View our response(PDF, 180KB, 24pages)

  • Home Office consultation on alcohol strategy

View our response(PDF, 205KB, 10pages)

January 2013

  • NHS Commissioning Board consultation on specialised services 

View our response (PDF, 94 KB, 5 pages)

  • DH consultation on strengthening the NHS Constitution 

View our response (PDF, 91 KB, 6 pages)

September 2012

  • Revised safeguarding statutory guidance issued by DfE

View our response (PDF, 155KB, 15 pages)

  • DH consultation on the draft mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board

View our response (PDF, 66KB, 3 pages)

August 2012

  • Standardised packaging of tobacco products

View our response (PDF, 90KB, 4 pages)

  • Department of Health Front of Pack Nutrition Labelling Consultation

View our reponse (PDF, 90KB, 6 pages)

Older consultation responses


For all our latest policy updates, visit the Health Policy page

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