Research activities

We aim to improve children’s health outcomes through supporting high quality and trusted research. Let's share our expertise, collaborate with others and promote the evidence.
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Provides guiding principles for working with and involving infants, children and young people (ICYP) in research.
We work collaboratively with organisations and multidisciplinary teams to improve health services for children in the UK.
Our database has details of current opportunities from leading local, national and international organisations.

Five years after the original 2012 Turning the Tide: Harnessing the power of child health research, RCPCH releases this new report, focusing on developments and changes to the UK research landscape and areas where more work needs to be done.

RCPCH Progress - spotlight on research

One domain in our new paediatric training curriculum is on research and scholarship, and how trainees should demonstrate an evidence-based approach to their practice. In this video, Dr Rod Mitchell explains the importance of research and shares a key tip...

We evaluated urgent and emergency care services in order to provide system-wide learning for commissioners and providers, and so improve care for children and young people.
In our Child Health Reviews UK programme, we systematically examined mortality and morbidity in children and young people; a themed review looked at epilepsy.
Two years after its launch, we looked at how health professionals and families use the passport, so we can see what has been successful and what needs improvement.

More resources and reports about research