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


Networking events for RCPCH Fellows in 2020

Next year sees the launch of our networking events for RCPCH Fellows, with confirmed dates of 29 January in Manchester and 5 March in London. We'll start with lunch, and enjoy an afternoon of talks, drop-in sessions and informal discussions on key topics. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Council meeting summary - October 2019

The College's Council last met on 17 October 2019. The main topics discussed were updates on the RCPCH Ambassadors, the MTI scheme and the Paediatric Careers Campaign and Retention Strategy.

We call for the next government to invest in our workforce, put child health at the heart of policy making and implement health improvement programmes in every community.

Upcoming courses


CESR Applicant Training Day

12 May 2020


Our structured training sessions - with the GMC Specialist Applications team - show doctors how to enter the Specialist Register through CESR (Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration), avoid common pitfalls and prepare an effective application without the extra time and cost of review...

The theme for the 2020 RCPCH Conference and exhibition will be ‘Innovating for child health’. Join colleagues next April to explore the latest tools and ideas to help deliver the best possible care.

Upcoming events


Fellows networking event

We invite RCPCH Fellows to the first of this new series of networking events, with lunch, presentations and informal discussions.