News and events

We aim to be the ‘go to’ on child health issues for the media and policy makers, using the expertise and experience of our members. We also run a range of events and courses so members and other professionals are updated with the latest policy and practice.

Latest news

As paediatricians we need to know that children and young people are placed at the centre of Brexit preparedness. We set our recommendations and provide guidance to our members working through this transition. We have particular concerns in Northern Ireland.

Upcoming courses


Helping Babies Breathe

27 February 2020

Helping Babies Breathe is an evidence-based educational program to teach neonatal resuscitation techniques in resource-limited areas. It is an initiative of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), Unicef and other partners.

Where paediatricians and child health professionals come together to discover the latest advances in paediatric research, share best practice and network with colleagues.

Upcoming events


Careers in paediatrics event


Are you a foundation doctor or medical student wondering about a career in paediatrics? Join our day-long event to explore this exciting career with 1:1 sessions, practical workshops, discussion of the recruitment and application process and more!

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.