We work closely with RCPCH members, politicians and other stakeholders to transform child health in Scotland, with the aim of Scotland being one of the best places in the world to grow up. We also provide training, information and guidance specific to the needs of devolved health policy.
This subcommittee informs the Scottish Committee and the Standing committee on Child Protection on matters pertinent to child protection in Scotland. It is a multidisciplinary committee that meets three times a year.
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If you're a member in Scotland, we invite you to contact your representatives about anything you want to discuss at a local or executive level
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Visit our State of Child Health page to find out more about infant, children and young people’s health across the UK. You can find our policy recommendations for Scotland and the progress one year on.
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Politicians from across the four nations are always interested in hearing from clinicians on the ground, so your insight is invaluable. We support members on a range of activity, including parliamentary briefings, speaking at political events, such as party conferences, attending parliamentary roundtables and attending meetings with RCPCH staff on a range of child heath related topics.

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SPS is open to all doctors in paediatrics, with activities including paediatric research, CPD, events and networking along with opportunities for trainees to meet and present.

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