Research presented at RCPCH Annual Conference receives extensive media coverage

Findings demonstrate sports drinks have ‘no benefit on swimming performance’

Manchester terror attack

Our thoughts are with the families of those who have lost their lives and those who witnessed the horrific events of Monday night...

New guidelines launched to help healthcare professionals and parents spot the signs of stroke in children

Families speak of ‘devastating effects’ while health professionals warn stroke is not just ‘disease of the elderly’


General Election 2017 - What are the main parties promising for child health?

We analyse the pledges made for child health in the three main English parties' manifestos. Are they in line with Vision 2017?

Annual General Meeting 2017

AGM 2017 will take place on Thursday 25 May at 17:45 hours at the ICC Birmingham, as part of RCPCH Conference 2017

Publications and resources

Annual Review 2016

Our 2016 annual review, published in February 2017, provides an overview of RCPCH activities from the calendar year, 01 January 2016 - 31 December 2016.

Read the review

Disability Matters in Britain 2016

Published on 30 November, this report offers practical examples of inclusion and suggestions on how to ensure that disabled children and young people are included in services most take for granted.

Read the report (PDF)

Safe system framework

This framework aims to improve recognising and responding to children at risk of deterioration.

View the resource