Benefits of membership

From support at different stages of your career to access to clinical and educational resources, we offer a range of fantastic benefits to our members.
'Child Protection Portal' - adult hand holiding child's hand
Your essential online resource on child protection and safeguarding. As a member, you can access restricted content on the Child Protection Companion.
'Our academic journal' - stack of open journals
As of 2022, all members get online access to Archives, and can opt in to get printed copies posted to your door for just £35 a year.
'CPD support' - notepad with hadnwritten 'CPD continuing professional development'
Assess and plan your educational needs with our Continuing Professional Development scheme - you'll get access to CPD Diary on Kaizen, plus guidance from our friendly team.
'Discounted rates to our events' - room of people watching presentation
As a member, you'll enjoy reduced entry to our varied range of courses throughout the year, as well as our flagship annual conference.
'RCPCH Learning' - woman using laptop
This website rings together all our educational resources, including online learnings, webinars and podcasts, as well as course materials for delegates. You'll find it in your Quick links - and can log in via your RCPCH account.
'TOTUM savings for members' - graphic with lots of products, and more text 'Join today, TOTUM Pro, , TOTUM.COM, @WEARETOTUM
With over two hundred UK discounts and thousands worldwide from both famous brands and local independents, the TOTUM PRO card is available to purchase for all RCPCH members.

Member communications

You will automatically receive communications about the following. You can opt out of receiving any of these communications at any time by changing your contact preferences on your online account.

  • RCPCH general updates
  • RCPCH Conference information
  • Clinical impact awards (ACCIA)
  • Membership eligibility information
  • Quarterly issues of Milestones, our magazine (sent by post, and can opt in to email alerts instead - see more)

As a member, you can also sign up to receive the following communications on your account.

  • Member eBulletins
  • Weekly press cuttings

Membership news


A grief we don’t speak of

Dr Jess Morgan reflects on dealing with bereavement as a paediatrician and how best to cope with the emotional impact. "With burnout and mental illness in medicine at an all-time high, we need to act now to amplify the conversation around compassion."

Announcing the 2023 Honorary Fellows

We are pleased to announce the 2023 elected Honorary Fellows. Honorary Fellowship is awarded to a small number of people who are considered by our members to have made a major contribution to paediatrics and child health through research, education, clinical service and leadership.