Our public affairs work seeks to establish us as the authority on child health matters in Westminster. Using members' on-the-ground experience, we engage with Government, MPs, Peers, their staff, the civil service and wider stakeholders to make the case for policies that will improve children and young people's health outcomes.
How we influence
Ensuring decision-makers introduce the best public policy for children and young people is an important part of our work. Find out more about our approach to influencing.
The RCPCH responds to the Government announcement that they have accepted the advice of the Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunisations (JCVI) regarding children and young people and COVID-19 vaccination.
Our wonderful festival of sport ended on a sour note, says Camilla, but a child's brave remark brings hope. There's profound disappointment too at the recent UK government decision to reduce overseas aid. But, we’ve seen some good news for clinicians in difficult cases and for our academic journal.