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

The College

Front of RCPCH main office in Holborn, London

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 16,000 members worldwide.


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New careers advice network for career grade paediatricians - get involved

A new careers advice network for career grade paediatricians is in development at RCPCH and there are new opportunities to join as a careers advisor

Call for nominations for College posts

Members are invited to nominate themselves for College posts on Council and Committees and make a contribution to paediatrics nationally or regionally