Current RCPCH publications

The RCPCH produces and endorses a range of publications for members, other health professionals and the public.

Online catalogue

Browse or search all of our current publications in our online catalogue, including our:

  • clinical guidelines and service standards
  • position and policy statements
  • research and clinical audit reports
Search for publications on the online catalogue

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Key RCPCH publications

Paediatrician's Handbook - online resource on the many important issues that govern a paediatrician's working life - free for members

Child Protection Companion - handbook on all aspects of child protection and safeguarding - online edition available free to members or for subscription, plus print edition for purchase

Clinical Cases for MRCPCH Theory and Science - official resource tool for this examination which demonstrates how science can be used to tackle clinical cases in paediatrics - available for purchase

Governance documents - including the Royal Charter, bye-laws, and regulations

Paediatric Care Online - new, innovative online decision support system for all those providing clinical care for children, covering common signs and symptoms and critical care situations (goes live in January 2016)

British National Formulary for Children (BNFC) - presents essential practical information to help healthcare professionals prescribe, monitor, supply, and administer medicines for childhood disorders


The College can review other organisations' digital and print publications for endorsement or support. This provides of the RCPCH brand or a statement of support, as well as promotion to our members through this website.

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