RCPCH &Us - for children, young people and families

Can you help us improve health services for young people like yourself? See how you can get involved and make a difference! And, take a look at our resources, created with and for children, young people and parents.

Candidates for RCPCH President and Registrar answer questions from children and young people - our new podcasts

RCPCH members are now voting for our next President and Registrar, two leadership roles at the College. We've been speaking with children and young people to find out the questions they’d like candidates to answer!

Available on Apple, Spotify, YouTube, and wherever else you listen to your podcasts. If you would like to view text captions, enable Closed Captions (CC) on YouTube.

Keep going strong | We need you!

What are young people's experiences of COVID-19 and the lockdown?

We've met with young people around the country to talk about virtual health services, supporting mental health, shielding and more...

We've made fun things to do while you are staying home – a health diary to write or draw your questions or feelings between appointments, and an activity pack so you can help the NHS and entertained (plus get a certificate!)
The rights of every child and young person include being safe from harm, having chances to develop, becoming an individual and thriving. Our new Recipes for Rights booklet is full of activities to explore these rights,
What keeps children in care happy, healthy and well? Children and young people worked with us create 'passports', a poster and games that share who they are and what support they'd like.

Get involved!

Can you help us improve health services for children and young people like yourself? Follow the links to join us.

For health professionals

How can you increase patient engagement and voice in your work? We deliver guidance on how to involve children and young people in strategic decision making.