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"It is the best invention of the 20th century": what children value about the NHS

We met with children and young people at community groups, schools and hospitals across the UK. They told us, "they are lifesavers" and that the NHS "helps people when they need it most". They also advised that "NHS staff have someone to look after them too". Take a look and share our 90-second vide...
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Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016 now in force

This Act aims to increase public transparency about lobbying. It means that face-to-face communication RCPCH Scotland may have with ministers, MSPs and Scottish Government special advisers, where we discuss aims to progress child health policy on behalf of the College, must be included in the Lobbyi...
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Obesity Health Alliance analysis reveals soaring costs of obesity as junk food companies pour millions into advertising

The Obesity Health Alliance, of which the RCPCH is a steering group member, have published an analysis research revealing the money spent on junk food advertising far outweighs the amount Government is able to spend on healthy eating campaigns, leading to an unbalanced environment pushing us towards...