What We Do

This section covers:

  • the College itself and its history
  • College publications
  • fellowships and prizes
  • participation in College work
  • the devolved countries
  • international activity
  • College educational and research projects

The College

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What is paediatrics?

Paediatricians are doctors who have a detailed knowledge and understanding of diseases in children.

The College

We are responsible for training and examining paediatricians in the UK, and have over 15,000 members worldwide.


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Global Links Volunteer Programme

Fancy the challenge of living and working in an overseas environment? There are volunteer placements available across East and West Africa for 2015.

Find out more and apply

Medical student and foundation year prizes

Passes to our Annual Conference awarded to medical students and foundation year doctors - schools invited to submit nominations by 16 January.

More about all prizes


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