College mission, objectives and strategy

Our mission is to transform child health through knowledge, innovation and expertise. And, our vision is a healthier future for children and young people across the world.

We present our charitable objectives, and you can download below our full strategy for 2018-21.
Wheel of College priorities that reads from centre to outer: Infants, Children and Young People; Paediatricians; Child health

Our mission

  • Make the health and wellbeing of infants, children and young people the core of all we do
  • Ensure every paediatrician has the knowledge, expertise and support to promote child health and to care for infants, children and young people with health needs
  • Make a measurable contribution to the improvement of health and wellbeing of infants, children and young people in the UK and across the developing world
  • Inform, influence and shape policy and practice so that UK health services provide high quality, safe and sustainable health care services for all children in all settings

Our charity objectives

  • Advance the art and science of paediatrics
  • Raise the standard of medical care provided to children
  • Educate and examine those concerned with the health of children¬†
  • Advance the education of the public (and in particular medical practitioners) in child health; which means the protection of children, the prevention of illness and disease in children and safeguarding their optimal development.