Governance team

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

  • administrative support for senior College committees including the Board of Trustees
  • the College's nominations and elections process
  • support for the College's role in the Advisory Appointments Committee process
  • support for the College's role as a National Nominating Body in the ACCEA process for Clinical Excellence Awards
  • 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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Honorary Fellowship

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. Nominations are open once a year and Honorary Fellows are n...