We manage external relations with stakeholders and policymakers including the Welsh Government, Senedd Cymru and organisations with an interest in child health. Our friendly team is here to make sure members in Wales have a voice.
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The Wales EC represents the membership of RCPCH in Wales, and coordinates and manages College activities in Wales. The National Specialist Advisory Group is a sub group offering guidance on strategy, policy and clinical issues.
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WPS was founded in 1973 to provide a political and social network for Welsh paediatricians; promoting good practice, sharing knowledge and undertaking research while providing friendship and goodwill.
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We respond to consultations so that we can influence and advocate for improvements in child health. We place calls in our monthly eBulletin for members in Wales to join us in our responses. Your participation is important to us.
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RCPCH Wales team and enquiries

RCPCH Wales brings together paediatricians and other health professionals across Wales to advocate for paediatrics and wider issues that impact on children’s health. We provide administrative support to the Welsh Executive Committee and National Specialty Advisory Group (NSAG), and support the work of the Welsh Paediatric Society.

We work with the Welsh Government and a range of external stakeholders to promote paediatric services and wider policy changes that our members want to see to improve the health of children and young people in Wales.

For all enquiries email us at You can address any mail to Wales Office, RCPCH, 5-11 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8SH. 

Other staff teams at RCPCH can help with any questions about membership, exams or training.

Wales news and opportunities


Data needs a good story

Dr Nick Wilkinson, RCPCH Wales Officer reflects on his experiences of what makes ‘good’ data in his monthly blog.

Trainees taking the lead at our St David's Day Conference

Dr Matthew Spencer led a group of enthusiastic paediatric trainees to deliver the RCPCH Wales St David’s Day Conference last week in Cardiff. The RCPCH Wales team asked Matt (pictured) a few questions about his experience before and on the day and if he had any advice for next year's organiser.

Latest resources and volunteering opportunities for Wales


Paediatric rota gaps survey 2024 - about this project

We are asking College Tutors across the UK to complete a survey, or ask their relevant colleagues to do so, about rota gaps in their Trust or Health Board. The data collected will give us a better understanding of rota gaps in paediatrics and reasons. We can use this information to support our membe...