Senior fellowship, senior membership and retired associate membership

If you are a fellow or member who has permanently retired but would like to remain involved with the RCPCH and stay updated with child health developments, you can continue to receive the benefits of RCPCH membership at a significantly reduced rate.





Annual Membership Fee
Monthly Fee via Direct Debit
(UK bank accounts only)
Senior Fellowship with Archives of Disease in Childhood £79 £14.92
Senior Fellowship only
£179 £6.58

Change your membership

Please email us letting us know the date of your retirement and if you wish to continue to recieve Archives or not.


Invitations to special events for senior fellows and members, including the President's lunch - many such events are free of charge 

Free day at the Annual Conference - normally the Wednesday

Quarterly newsletter

College publications, including free access to online Child Protection Companion and the Paediatrician’s Handbook

Listing on online members' directory

Option to receive regular email news bulletins

Representation on Council

Use of the members' room in RCPCH London

Discounted fees for courses and events

Optional subscription to the College journal, Archives of Disease in Childhood, at a reduced rate of £100 (cost to non-members is £409)

RCPCH account with personalised dashboard

CPD diary is included for those who need it in order to do voluntary work contact for more information

The innovative Paediatric Care Online resource

Access to Research Funding Database


Senior fellowship, senior membership and retired associate membership is offered to current fellows, ordinary members and associate members, respectively, who are permanently retired. 

Please note you will need to be fully retired from all paid work.

Change your membership type

Please email or write to the Member Services team to inform us of your retirement date, and whether you wish to receive Archives of Disease in Childhood. 

Requests will be considered on a weekly basis.


Member Services
5-11 Theobald's Road
London WC1X 8SH


Applications are processed within one week of receipt.