Website terms and conditions

The terms and conditions of accessing the RCPCH website, supported browsers and devices and our privacy statement, including the use of cookies. The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) is a registered charity in England and Wales (1057744) and in Scotland (SC038299).

Terms and conditions

Access to and use of this site ('') is provided by The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) subject to the following terms.

By using you agree to have accepted these terms and understand that no legal relationship is created between you and the RCPCH. If you do not agree to these terms please do not access and/or use

These terms are subject to change at any time by the RCPCH. Any such changes will be posted online. Please check these terms on a regular basis to make sure you are aware of any changes made by the RCPCH. Your continued use of after changes are posted indicates that you agree to these terms as updated and/or amended.
The resources on contain general information about the services of the RCPCH. Professional guidance should always be obtained before acting on any information provided on

In no circumstances shall the RCPCH be liable for any direct or indirect losses or damages arising out of or in any way connected to
Attempts are made to ensure that functions properly and that information contained within is accurate. However, the RCPCH provides on an "as is, as available" basis without any guarantees of any kind. Every effort will be made to correct or delete errors and or inaccurate information brought to the College's attention where appropriate. Such information should immediately be reported to the RCPCH.

The RCPCH does not guarantee that resources on will be available at all times, are error free, or that and its server are free of bugs and viruses.

Access to is recorded and may be stored and used for statistical analysis.

All copyright belongs to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2007-2010.

Supported browsers

We recommend the following browsers for viewing RCPCH’s website: Firefox (latest), Google Chrome (latest), Safari (latest), Internet Explorer version 10 or 11.

Users with earlier browser versions, particularly of Internet Explorer, may experience some styling discrepancies or issues on functionality such as registering for an account and online payments.

Find out your browser and whether you need to upgrade

If you experience problems completing any task on this website and are not able to upgrade your browser, please email with full details so we can try to help you.


The website can be used on most devices. Most content will resize to the size of mobile and tablet screens.

Use of RCPCH brand without permission

The use of the RCPCH brand identity and logo is not permitted without written permission from the RCPCH. Accordingly, we reserve the right to request removal of the logo from any material (printed or electronic) which contains it without our written permission.