Access to ADC

We are aware that some members are experiencing difficulties accessing full Archives of Disease in Childhood content using their online accounts.

We are working with BMJ to resolve this and will post more to our ADC page in due course. Thank you for your patience.


Securing a child’s future needs to start during parents’ teen years, say researchers

RCPCH Officer for Health Promotion and co-author, Prof Russell Viner says "investment in child health is an investment in the health of the nation"

World is failing newborn babies, say Unicef

RCPCH President responds to 'Every Child Alive' report

Lobby your MP about child poverty in London – take action now!

MPs will debate child poverty in London on Thursday - ask your MP to attend and speak at the debate using our template letter.


RCPCH response to high court ruling on the case of Hadiza Bawa-Garba

We recongise the substantial impact that decisions by the GMC and the High Court have on medical professionals. This case is tragic for all involved.

Due diligence update

Our policy sets out robust safeguards for the acceptance of funding from Formula Milk Companies (FMCs), following a 2016 consultation with members.

Jo Revill to take up role of RCPCH chief executive officer in June 2018

Professor Judith Ellis MBE is to retire on 31 May 2018 after nearly four successful years at the RCPCH. She will be succeeded by Jo Revill.

Publications and resources

State of Child Health: One year on

Our January 2017 report brought together data for the first time on 25 measures of the health of UK children, including specific conditions and risk factors for poor health. Our scorecards in January 2018 report on progress.

More about State of Child Health

Global impact report 2012-2017

This report offers some preliminary evidence and analysis of RCPCH Global programmes supporting stronger paediatric and child healthcare in low-income settings around the world.

Read the report

Annual Review 2016

Our 2016 annual review, published in February 2017, provides an overview of RCPCH activities from the calendar year, 1 January 2016 - 31 December 2016.

Read the review