Working for the College
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has over 13,500 members in the UK and abroad, including consultant paediatricians, community health doctors, trainee paediatricians, research workers, general practitioners and other medical specialists who work with children.
The College is responsible for training and examining thousands of paediatricians in the UK and sets standards for professional and postgraduate medical education to ensure children and young people receive the highest possible standards of healthcare.
It does this by:
- overseeing the education, training and examination of paediatricians in both the UK and overseas
- maintaining high professional standards through the development of clinical guidelines and good practice
- campaigning for change on issues affecting children’s health and wellbeing
- working, often in partnership with other organisations, to develop and promote evidence-based policy and research to improve children’s health throughout the world
- promoting the involvement and participation of children and young people.
As an employee of the College, you will find youself working across departments with colleagues from different teams and liasing with the broad range of health professionals that make up our membership.
Associated Publications, Resources and Links
- Where we work
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- The College
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- College structure
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- Return to work
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- Working with children with suspected non-accidental injury - 24 April 2008
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