Ireland

We work closely with RCPCH members in Ireland and the Ireland Committee to advocate for child health to ensure it’s high on the political agenda, as well as providing localised training and events for our members.
Twenty-three percent of children in NI live in poverty, 28% are overweight or obese and child mortality rates remain worryingly high. We make recommendations for change.
This committee allows paediatricians to act as advocates for the College in Northern Ireland in relation to media, public affairs and health policy work. It offers input and advice on member focused activity such as courses and events.
We have collated some useful links for members in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland. Take a look!

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News

A movement for child health: where next?

The latest instalment of our State of Child Health campaign – our “Two years on scorecards” – puts the need for progress on key child health issues front and centre of the political agenda across all nations in the UK. We want to make sure we keep up momentum and make children a political priority, ...

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