Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

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Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) established in 1996, works to transform child health through knowledge, innovation and expertise. And our vision is a healthier future for children and young people across the world. Today, the College has about 19,000 members who are based in the UK and abroad.

Mission of RCPCH:
• Make the health and wellbeing of infants, children and young people the core of all we do
• Ensure every paediatrician has the knowledge, expertise and support to promote child health and to care for infants, children and young people with health needs
• Make a measurable contribution to the improvement of health and wellbeing of infants, children and young people in the UK and across the developing world
• Inform, influence and shape policy and practice so that UK health services provide high quality, safe and sustainable health care services for all children in all settings.

Objectives of RCPCH:
• Advance the art and science of paediatrics
• Raise the standard of medical care provided to children
• Educate and examine those concerned with the health of children
• Advance the education of the public in child health, which means the protection of children, the prevention of illness and disease in children and safeguarding their optimal development.


Dr. Camilla Kingdon

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RCPCH 5-11 Theobald's Road London WC1X 8SH
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Pediatrics and Neonatology