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

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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 16,000 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 in East Africa and Myanmar for 2015.

Find out more and apply

Clinical standards

Inform the content of clinical guidelines and quality standards before being asked to implement them.

Find out more about joining the consultation panel


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