Governance and Contracts team

We provide a range of internal and external services for the College. These include:

  • support for and recruitment of trustees
  • administration of the College's elections processes
  • internal support for procurement and tendering
  • internal support for work around contracts, IP ownership, insurance, legal issues, complaints, and risk.

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Professional ethics and law resources

​Paediatricians and other clinicians often have to take very difficult decisions while acting in strict accordance with the law and with sensitivity towards the customs and beliefs practiced by their patients and their patients' families. These resources are intended to support the training and crit...
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RCPCH Honorary Fellowship - nominations open

This is awarded by the RCPCH to a small number of individuals, paediatricians and non-paediatricians, who have demonstrated a major contribution to Paediatrics and Child Health through research, education or clinical service and leadership. The College is always keen to receive as wide a range of no...
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James Spence Medal - nominations open

This is the highest honour awarded by the RCPCH. It is awarded for outstanding contributions to the advancement of knowledge and understanding in paediatrics and child health. Nominations for our 2025 James Spence Medal are open until 17:00 on Thursday 26 July.
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This page has the governing documents of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health: our Royal Charter, Bye-Laws and Regulations.