Archives of Disease in Childhood for members

The College's scientific publication is one of the leading paediatric journals in the world. All Ordinary Members and Fellows receive ADC as a membership benefit. Other members may subscribe at a reduced rate.

Read print editions

These are posted once each month.

If you do not receive an edition, please contact us on We will liaise with BMJ. This can take up to eight weeks, but will send up to three missed issues.

Read online with your RCPCH account

Go to the ADC website login.

Select Log in via Institution.

ADC login step - Log in via institution

Select 'UK Access Management Federation' as location and 'Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health' as institution. You can tick 'Remember this selection'.

ADC login step 2 - Location and institution

If you are not yet logged in to your RCPCH online account, you will be prompted to sign in. Use your RCPCH number and password.

ADC login step 3 - sign in to RCPCH online account

You will now be signed in via RCPCH, and able to access and download full content. 

If you experience any issues, please contact us on


As a Junior Member, Associate Member, Senior Member, Senior Fellow or Affiliate Member, you can subscribe to ADC at a reduced cost.

Contact us on

Opt out

As an Ordinary Member or Fellow, you may opt out of receiving ADC as part of your membership if: