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.
Our team, based in Edinburgh, works with paediatricians across Scotland, administers our committees and provides the Scottish Government with a push for policy change.
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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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Our Scottish Child Protection Subcommittee informs the College on matters pertinent to child protection in Scotland.

Scotland news


Leaving the EU - message from your President

Paediatricians understand that when life gets tough, it is our interconnectedness that often steers us through. Russell highlights his concerns about the impact of Brexit on children and young people, and on our public life and institutions.

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Courses and events


FRCPCH/MRCPCH Admissions ceremony - Edinburgh 2020


We look forward to welcoming new Fellows and Members of the RCPCH, and their guests, at this special event. The ceremony takes place in the beautiful Main Hall, followed by an afternoon tea and drinks reception.

Child Protection Study Day 2019

07 November 2019


Specially developed for a Scottish audience, this one-day course provides child protection updates and addresses common challenges faced by general paediatricians when concerns arise about risk of harm to children and young people.

Resources related to Scotland

Scottish Paediatric Society (SPS)

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.