Work we do

As well as our essential work in education and career support for paediatricians, our staff and members work on a range of programmes to improve child health - from quality improvement to workforce studies, from research in the UK to global child health programmes. Find out more and get involved.
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Children and young people are the heart of everything we do. Through our RCPCH &Us programme, thousands of children, young people and family members engage in our events and activities, developing resources and providing insight.
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We play a key role to help ensure there is an appropriately trained paediatric medical workforce to deliver safe and sustainable services for children in the UK - now and in the future. Our latest Census reports are now out.
This is a fundamentally important process for us as a College. Together with our members, we're looking at the working lives of paediatricians, health outcomes for children and young people, College volunteering and awards.
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Discover the many ways we have worked to improve the health of children and young people - from our policy work across the four nations to the education and training programmes we deliver for our members.
How are we working to improve health outcomes for children and young people? Our four strategic aims are to harness data and intelligence, equip members with skills and knowledge, advocate on key issues and develop communities.