Governance and regulation
This policy outlines how the College complies with UK Data Protection legislation.
Our due diligence policy sets out robust safeguards for the acceptance of funding from Formula Milk Companies (FMCs) and other commercial organisations. This includes funding for educational activities, research projects, advertising and conference stands.
Anyone hiring a paediatrician to provide an NHS service has to organise a special interview panel, an Advisory Appointments Committee (AAC), if they are recruiting a consultant or a specialty doctor. This explains the role of the RCPCH and College rep, with a full guide for employers, employees and...
The guidance is intended to assist paediatricians who are unsure whether a licence to practise is required for their role, if they are not simultaneously working as a clinical paediatrician.
Our mission is to transform child health through knowledge, innovation and expertise. Our vision is a healthier future for children and young people across the world.
The health of infants, children and young people is at the core of all we do. You can download our most recent review, as well as those from the last few years, below.
This document is intended to answer some of the most common concerns and queries arising from the recent high profile case involving a paediatric registrar in the UK. A range of references and further resources is listed at the bottom.
5 March 2018
Representatives of the RCPCH met with senior leadership at the GMC on 27 February 2018 to discuss issues arising from the recent GMC appeal regarding Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba.
The Scottish Paediatric Society (SPS) was founded in 1922 and was the first Paediatric Society in the UK. Since, its membership has progressed from a tiny number of senior doctors meeting in each others' homes to a Society of over 200 members.
2 February 2018
The overwhelming majority of RCPCH respondents to a 2016 consultation said that RCPCH should accept funding from commercial organisations including formula milk companies (FMC) and allow them to advertise specialist products, subject to a robust set of safeguards being in place.