The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is responsible for training and examining thousands of paediatricians in the UK and sets standards for professional and postgraduate medical education to ensure young people receive the highest possible standards of healthcare. It does this by:
- Overseeing the education, training and examination of paediatricians in both the UK and overseas - Maintaining high professional standards through the development of clinical guidelines and good practice
-Campaigning for change on issues affecting children’s health and wellbeing -Working, often in partnership, with other organisations to develop and promote evidence-based policy and research to improve children’s health throughout the world.
-Promoting the involvement and participation of children and young people in our work.
The College has over 16,000 members in the UK and abroad including consultant paediatricians, community health doctors, trainee paediatricians, research workers, general practitioners and other medical specialists who work with children.
To transform child health through knowledge, innovation and expertise.
A healthier future for children and young people across the world
• Authoritative – recognised and respected as the authority on child health
• Modern – committed to leading the way in paediatric research and training
• Influential – champions of the best health outcomes for children and young people
• Professional – the standard bearer of child health in the medical profession
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is a Disability Confident and Stonewall Champion Employer