Research Consultation Committee

The Research Consultation Committee brings together research leads from the paediatric speciality groups and NIHR clinical study groups to support the RCPCH in increasing, strengthening and delivering child health research.

Why has the Research Consultation Committee been formed?

The Committee was established in 2016, with all research leads from the paediatric speciality groups, and NIHR clinical study groups invited to join. The Committee provide advice to the RCPCH on ways to support the delivery of improved health outcomes for children and young people through increasing and strengthening research in child health. Through this mechanism the committee contribute to, and advise on, the RCPCH research agenda.

What are the Research Consultation Committee aims?

  • To build the evidence base for increased UK investment in science and research and surveillance
  • To promote and enable stronger evidence-based education for all those involved in child health
  • To build research capacity  at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • To actively engage children, young people and their families actively in research.

Last meeting

The last Research Consultation Committee meeting was held at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health on the 15th June 2017.

More information

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