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RCPCH’s Children’s Research Fellowship Fund gets royal seal of approval

23 February 2018

RCPCH’s Patron, Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal, attends the formal launch of the RCPCH’s Children’s Research Fellowship Fund.

Lobby your MP about child poverty in London – take action now!

19 February 2018

MPs will debate child poverty in London on Thursday - ask your MP to attend and speak at the debate using our template letter.

Poorest areas face biggest cuts to children's services

7 February 2018

RCPCH President, Prof Neena Modi responds saying "reducing, not exacerbating child poverty must be cardinal goal of Government"

New figures reveal over 28% of Welsh children are living in poverty

23 January 2018

RCPCH officer for Wales, Dr Mair Parry, responds to the findings published today by The End Child Poverty coalition

Fragmented approach to child health damaging long term health of nation warns Royal College

17 January 2018

Westminster Government falling behind Scotland and Wales according to State of Child Health: One year on report

Take action! Lobby your MP about junk food marketing.

8 January 2018

Use our template email to contact your MP ahead of an important debate on the links between junk food marketing and childhood obesity

‘Worrying’ inequalities gap highlighted in children’s emergency healthcare

20 December 2017

RCPCH's Prof Russell Viner responds to the study by The Nuffield Trust saying, "Government must get a grip on this desperate issue."

NHS Digital's Health Survey for England published

13 December 2017

RCPCH Prof Mary Fewtrell says there have been "some positive steps forward" but progress on child obesity levels are "disappointing"

Vulnerable children being put in harm's way says 'State of Children's Rights' report

13 December 2017

RCPCH President Professor Neena Modi responds to the report, saying Government "needs to wake up and start putting children first."

New breastfeeding stats published

29 November 2017

Prof Mary Fewtrell, RCPCH Nutrition Lead says ‘urgent action' by Government required to ensure local support is in place