When we asked what support members need from the College, the most popular response was the need for tools to engage children and young people. RCPCH &Us works to ensure that the voice of children, young people and families is making a difference in child health and healthcare for young patients. With the support from our networks, we're building our resources. The next most popular response was the need for funding support. Members can access our funding opportunities database or request support from our Research and Evaluation team.
When we asked what support members need from the Trust, the most popular response was protected time in the workplan.
These findings correlate with previous findings from our 2015 survey of all consultant and SAS grade paediatricians working in the UK. The survey looked at the capacity of all members of this workforce to participate in research, and their views on public and patient involvement (PPI) in research.