Policy and Advocacy Library

The Policy and Advocacy Library is the culmination of the collaborative work of RACP ​members and comprises a comprehensive range of evidence-based, published RACP position statements, policies and submissions.

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Healthy People, Healthy Lives: RACP Pre-budget Submission 2017-18

Published
21 Dec 2016
Published in
Australia
Topic
Description
The RACP’s Pre-Budget Submission 2017-18 outlines key health funding commitments for consideration by the Australian Government ahead of the 2017 Federal Budget.

RACP - The role of paediatricians in the provision of mental health services to children and young people

Published
12 Oct 2016
Published in
Australia
Topic
Mental health
Description
The role of paediatricians in the provision of mental health services to children and young people position statement was developed by a working group of the Paediatrics and Child Health Division. The Position Statement highlights the role paediatricians play in combatting the significant mental health burden carried by Australia and New Zealand’s children and young people. It also emphasises the importance of paediatricians working with other mental health professionals, such as child and adolescent psychiatrists, to improve strategic planning of mental health services.

Submission to the Ministry of Health on the Regulation of e-Cigarettes in NZ

Published
01 Sep 2016
Published in
New Zealand
Topic
Public Health
Description
This submission outlines the College’s position on the policy options for the regulation of Electronic Cigarettes.

Submission to the Ministry of Health on the Health of Older People Strategy Consultation

Published
01 Sep 2016
Published in
New Zealand
Topic
Aged health
Description
This submission outlines the College’s feedback on the Ministry of Health’s Health of Older People Strategy.

PCHD Policy & Media Outputs 2016

Published
21 Jul 2016
Published in
Australia
Topic
Child health and young adult medicine
Description
A list of policies and position statements released to the media by the Paediatrics and Child Health Division of the RACP.

Submission to The Ministry of Health on Standardised Tobacco Products and Packaging

Published
01 Jul 2016
Published in
New Zealand
Topic
Public Health
Description
This submission outlines the RACPs feedback on the proposed regulations to standardise tobacco products and packaging.

Physical Punishment of children

Published
22 Jun 2016
Published in
New Zealand
Topic
Child health and young adult medicine
Description

ADHD Draft Appendices

Published
03 Jun 2016
Topic
Child health and young adult medicine
Description
This document accompanies the draft Australian Guidelines on ADHD.

RACP submission to Senate inquiry into conditions and treatment of asylum seekers and refugees at the regional processing centres in the Republic of Nauru and Papua New Guinea

Published
01 Apr 2016
Published in
Australia
Topic
Asylum Seekers
Description
This submission outlines the College’s position on the serious adverse health impacts of offshore immigration detention.

Submission to Ministry of Healthy on the Draft Organisational Health Food and Drink Policy

Published
01 Apr 2016
Published in
New Zealand
Topic
Health system
Description
This submission outlines the RACPs recommendations to the Ministry of Health on the Draft Organisational Health Food and Drink Policy.
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