RCPCH Events

The College offers a wide range of events - including project launches, President’s Dinner and Membership Ceremonies, as well as networking and engagement events.

Hot Topics in Child Health: Poverty and Child Health - views from the frontline

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Cavendish Conference Centre, 22 Duchess Mews, London W1G 9DT
25 October 2017

Earlier this year the RCPCH and Child Poverty Action Group launched a joint report examining the links between poverty and child health. The report, which analysed survey responses from over 250 RCPCH members, found that more than two-thirds of paediatricians surveyed said poverty and low income contribute ‘very much’ to the ill health of children they work with.

This statistic, though alarming, is in line with the key finding from the RCPCH’s landmark State

Academic Training Paediatric Trainees Event

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Wellcome Trust, Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE
31 October 2017

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) is hosting an event for paediatric trainees who are undertaking research at the Wellcome Trust on Tuesday 31 October. At the RCPCH we want to help trainees to feel supported, meet their peers and learn key information and skills to aid their journey along the academic pathway.  

The day will host inspirational talks from UK paediatric research

Hot Topics in Child Health: Making Sense of the System - the future of CYP mental health

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Hallam Conference Centre, 44 Hallam St, London W1W 6JJ
1 November 2017

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services are evolving and it is important that professionals who work with children – from doctors, to social care workers and teachers – are equipped with the most up-to-date knowledge so they can spot the signs of any potential mental health problems and intervene when it matters most.

‘Making Sense of the System - the future of CYP mental health’ is the latest in RCPCH’s Hot Topics series of events and will

RoSPA Home Safety Congress

RCPCH, London
8 November 2017


We've teamed up with RoSPA to support the delivery of the 2017 National Home Safety Congress.

This event will consider new approaches and good practice in child safety in the home from core principles of valuing quality of life to evaluating the effectiveness of strategies and programmes.

What’s on offer?

  • The chance for public health and injury prevention practitioners to contribute to discussions around child

Dr Aleida Guevara to visit and speak at the RCPCH

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RCPCH, 5-11 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SH
10 November 2017

Professor Neena Modi is delighted to welcome Dr Aleida Guevara, a Cuban paediatrician and daughter of the internationally recognised leader, Che Guevara, to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health on Friday 10 November.

Dr Aleida Guevara, based at the William Soler Children’s Hospital in Havana, has worked overseas in Angola, Ecuador and Nicaragua.  She is a passionate believer in universal health care and human rights for all. Dr Guevara’s

Co-producing Solutions for Medication Safety with Families

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RCPCH, London
5 December 2017

This event, sponsored by Meds IQ and Medicines for Children, aims to bring together child health professionals and parents to work together on challenges and solutions in improving medication safety for children. The programme will feature a number of speakers, including parents from WellChild and Mother’s Instinct, Kath Evans, Experience of Care Lead, Maternity, Infants, Children and Young People for NHS England and Carol Munt, Patient Partner and Advocate of the Q Community. The

Insights: Why Children’s Oral Health is Everybody’s Business

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The Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN
25 January 2018

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It is important for any professional working with children to understand the importance of early intervention and the warning signs of deteriorating dental health. Spotted too late and it could have a detrimental effect on a young person’s future.

The RCPCH has partnered with the Office of the Chief Dental

RCPCH 21st Anniversary Concert and Reception

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St John's Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3HA
27 February 2018

Join leading classical performers to celebrate the 21st Anniversary of the RCPCH with a concert of vivacious and joyful works by Handel.

To mark 21 years since the RCPCH received Royal Charter, we're welcoming internationally acclaimed soloists Mary Bevan (soprano) and Tim Mead (countertenor) to perform alongside