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Leading the way in children's health

We are the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, the membership body for paediatricians in the UK and around the world.
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As part of our work on equality, diversity and inclusion, we regularly report on data collected through our diversity form. We present a snapshot of member and volunteer data on seven protected characteristics and caring responsibilities.
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Revisit some of the highlights from this year’s event in Birmingham, where we welcomed this group of Visiting Fellows, plus insightful events, inspirational speakers and a lively exhibition hall!
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In England and Northern Ireland, children are the only group of people not fully protected in law from physical assault. We outline the practicalities of removing the 'reasonable punishment defence’ from law.

Latest news and blogs

President's blog

Announcing our new Registrar - President's blog

In his second ever President’s message, Steve welcomes RCPCH’s new Registrar. He also shares highlights from representing the College to the MPs on the Tobacco and Vapes Public Bill Committee, discusses the rise in whooping cough cases and introduces members to the new regular feature, What Does You...
Staff article

Looking back... and beyond the UK

RCPCH has a long heritage of looking beyond the UK. In this history blog, we look at our international links over the years.