Affiliate membership - Foundation doctor

Foundation Year doctors (FY1 and FY2) interested in paediatrics and resident in the UK are welcome as Affiliate members of the RCPCH. You will receive access to specialist information and careers advice.


Affiliate membership -
Foundation Doctor

 - Subscription only

 - With Archives of Disease in Childhood

Annual Fee



Monthly Fee
(via Direct Debit - UK bank accounts only)





  • Careers advice
  • Quarterly newsletter
  • College publications, including free access to online Child Protection Companion and the Paediatrician’s Handbook 
  • Listing on online members' directory
  • Option to receive regular email news bulletins
  • Use of the members' room in RCPCH London
  • Reduced fees for RCPCH Conference and other courses and events
  • Optional subscription to our journal, Archives of Disease in Childhood, for £100/year (cost to non-members is £409 a year)
  • RCPCH account with personalised dashboard
  • The innovative Paediatric Care Online resource
  • Access to Research Funding Database


You must be an FY1 or FY2 Doctor enrolled on a UK Foundation programme.

Application timeline

Applications are usually processed within 5 working days of receipt.

Please ensure you read the membership bye-laws and regulations before applying.


Download the RCPCH Affliate Membership foundation leaflet (PDF, 257KB)