Research guides and resources

Guides for researchers interested in child health, and how to find out more about the history of paediatrics.

History of medicine

This Royal Medical Colleges' brochure helps researchers and students use currently overlooked collections for thesis research on the history of medicine.

Unlocking the medicine chest - Original resources on the history of research PDF, 20 pages, 2.8MB)

Subject guides

The RCPCH's subject guides on topics concerning child health are aimed at researchers with no medical background. 

Rickets (PDF, 2 pages,150 KB )

HIV and Aids in Children (PDF, 2 pages,150 KB) 

Second World War (PDF, 2 pages, 340 KB)

Find out more about the history of paediatrics and child health

The British Society for the History of Paediatrics and Child Health (BSHPCH) holds one of its meetings at the annual RCPCH spring meeting.

For information on becoming a member, visit the BSHPCH website