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


RCPCH responds to GMC report on wellbeing for doctors

Today the General Medical Council (GMC) published ‘Caring for doctors, caring for patients’, which sets out an ambitious and welcome vision for a health service that supports doctors’ wellbeing and patient safety.  

RCPCH responds to A&E waiting times

We respond to the publication of A&E waiting times by the NHS. Less than three-quarters of patients attending A&E departments in England during October were seen within the four hour target period.

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

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.