As a member - working in the UK or internationally, a paediatrician, nurse or allied health professional - you can contribute to promoting better outcomes for children through your combined experience, knowledge and influence, and will be supported throughout your career.
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We offer a range of benefits - from full access to our Child Protection Portal and online access to the Archives journal, plus event discounts. See what's available to your membership type.
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As a member, you can log in to your online account to keep your details up-to-date, including your personal and work details, contact preferences and interests.
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Our quarterly member magazine brings you all the latest College news, along with in depth features and regular items on life in paediatrics in the UK and around the world.

Your Annual General Meeting 2023

All members are invited to attend the AGM, which will be held online on Tuesday 12 September at 14:00. Eligible members will be able to vote online.

Members offer personal perspectives from across the diverse world of paediatrics - whether it's about volunteering with the College, exploring career options or sharing wellbeing tips...
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Express your creativity and indulge yourself with a bit of cooking! We're featuring members' favourite recipes, from Justin's Kakuni (pictured) to Katy Rose's plant-based dishes.
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For many, retirement is a celebration of life’s work, and often feels like a moment to relax and enjoy a new chapter. Senior members share their experiences and give practical tips.
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Become a member

Our quick questionnaire helps you find the right RCPCH membership type for your career stage, and apply.

Latest news on membership

President's blog

Making the case for prevention - President's blog

In a difficult week for the NHS, Camilla highlights a major new report on 'Securing our healthy future: Prevention is better than cure', endorsed by 24 members of the Academy of Royal Medical Colleges. She also reflects on what is next for Martha's Rule and shares news of our first Thrive Paediatric...

AGM 2023 results

On 12 September 2023 we held our virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM). Members received reports from the Chair of Trustees, the President, Treasurer, and considered three changes to the College governing documents.

Member volunteering opportunities

Volunteering opportunity

RCPCH Treasurer - call for applications

This leadership role is at the heart of College decision-making. The appointed candidate will sit on the College’s Board of Trustees, the body with overall legal responsibility for the organisation’s work as a charity.
Volunteering opportunity

RCPCH President - call for applications

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is seeking its next President for the 2024-27 term. This an exciting, high-profile leadership role that is fundamental to the work of the College. The President is at the forefront of all activities at the RCPCH, championing paediatrics and child hea...
Volunteering opportunity

Write and review scenarios for clinical exams

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with an interest in clinical education and MRCPCH to join our MRCPCH Clinical scenario working groups. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills and to support the next generation of paediatricians.