Membership

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, search for other members and pay your subscriptions.
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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.
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 Kakkuni (pictured) to Katy Rose's plant-baseed dishes.
Last autumn we invited all members to complete our annual survey for your views on how the College should tackle key issues such as workforce shortages, climate change and paediatric recruitment.
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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

Announcement

Looking back, moving forward - reflections from a Chair

As Dr Laura Kelly prepares to move on from her post as Chair of the Trainees Oversight Committee and Network - a period in which so much was done virtually - she considers the group's many acheivements.
Announcement

AGM 2022 results

On 28 June we held our Annual General Meeting at RCPCH Conference in Liverpool. Members received reports from the Chair of Trustees, the President, Treasurer, and considered two changes to the College governing documents.
Announcement

Voting open for new Chair of our Trainees Oversight Committee

We have four candidates for this important role, which represents the views of trainees across the UK. Members who are eligible to vote in this election - UK paediatric trainees currently on a CCT programme - will be sent their ballot by email and by post today, 28 June 2022.

Member volunteering opportunities