What We Do

The RCPCH mission is to transform child health through knowledge, innovation and expertise.

Explore the College's:

  • strategic plan and objectives
  • structure, history and governance
  • nominations for posts on Council and committees
  • activity in Scotland, Wales and Ireland
  • work to support global child health
  • opportunities for fellowships and prizes

About the College

Front of RCPCH main office in Holborn, London

The College

With over 16,000 members, we are responsible for training and examining paediatricians in the UK, and improving child health globally

College Officers

The RCPCH President, Registrar, Honorary Treasurer, Vice Presidents and Officers govern the College

Supporting careers

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Guidance for those considering a career in paediatrics, about to apply for a paediatric post, already in training or at career grade

Volunteering programmes - global child health

Find out more about the various volunteering overseas programmes the College runs


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Call for evidence - Facing the Future: Long-term Conditions

We would like to hear about new ways of working and innovative service models that have made a difference to outcomes by 19 February 2016

Advocacy Award

Recognising those who have undertaken advocacy work and contributed to improving child health and well-being