Fellowships, awards and prizes
3 June 2020
We're seeking nominations for people who have made major contributions to paediatrics and child health for two awards: the James Spence Medal, our highest honour; and RCPCH Honorary Fellowship.
28 May 2020
The wait is over. The votes have been cast. Our Trainees Committee Chair, Hannah Jacob reveals this year's winners of the national Paediatric Awards For Training Achievements, or PAFTAs.
19 May 2020
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children are pleased to announce their first joint clinical research fellowship award in childhood disability has been awarded to Dr Asma Soltani at the University of Cambridge. Dr Soltani will research Re...
29 April 2020
This year we offered three awards for involvement in paediatric research, The Lorber Award, The Simon Newell award and the PIER prize. We are proud to announce this years winners of these coveted awards.
16 March 2020
Considering the most recent developments regarding COVID-19, and current uncertainty surrounding mass gatherings in the UK, today RCPCH Senior Officers have made the difficult decision to cancel the new Member and Fellow Admission Ceremony which was due to take place on Thursday 19 March 2020 at Chu...
13 December 2019
Congratulations to Dr Ai May Lee for her witty photo in our #paediatricslife competition! Followers of our Instagram account selected our finalists, and our panel of judges carefully reviewed a fantastic set of images.
The PAFTAs recognise the very best in paediatric training in the UK. Each year we invite nominations from deaneries/Local Education and Training Boards (LETBs) for junior trainees, senior trainees and educational supervisors. Nominations are currently closed.
CEAs are fixed term awards given to recognise and reward the exceptional contribution of NHS consultants - over and above that normally expected in a post - to the values and goals of the NHS and to patient care. Awards are time limited, usually for five years, and are renewable by competitive appli...
The joint clinical research fellowship by RCPCH and Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children aims to identify and nurture a new generation of child health researchers. We announce our first winner, Dr Asma Soltani, who will carry out UK research into Rett syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.
9 July 2019
There were four winners of the College’s esteemed paediatric training awards - the PAFTAs - in 2019, Ruth Bland, Philippa Wood, Henriette van Ruiten and Melody Redman. Here are their nominations and quotes from the children and young people's judging panel.