MRCPCH – Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health often referred to as the RCPCH, is the professional body for pediatricians (doctors specializing in child health) in the United Kingdom.
It is responsible for the postgraduate training of pediatricians and conducts the Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH) exams.
It also awards the Diploma in Child Health (DCH), which is taken by many doctors who plan a career in general practice. Members of the college use the post nominal initials ‘MRCPCH’ while Fellows use ‘FRCPCH’.