Council is the RCP’s governing body for all professional and clinical matters. It is supported by a wide range of sub-committees.

    boards (reporting to RCP Council on a variety of issues)

    • Clinical Standards Board
    • Education, Training and Examinations Board
    • Medical Specialties Board
    • Professional and Regional Affairs Board 

    joint specialty committees (with the specialist societies)

    • Joint Clinical Neurosciences Committee
    • JSC for Cardiology
    • JSC for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics
    • JSC for Dermatology
    • JSC for Endocrinology & Diabetes
    • JSC for Gastroenterology & Hepatology
    • JSC for Genitourinary Medicine
    • JSC for Geriatrics
    • JSC for Medical Oncology
    • JSC for Nuclear Medicine
    • JSC for Palliative Medicine
    • JSC for Rehabilitation Medicine
    • JSC for Renal Medicine
    • JSC for Respiratory Medicine
    • JSC for Rheumatology
    • JSC for Stroke Medicine

    intercollegiate committees

    • Intercollegiate Committee on Haematology
    • Intercollegiate Standing Committee on Nuclear Medicine (currently administered by the RCR)
    • Joint Collegiate Council for Oncology (currently administered by the RCR)
    • Joint Committee on Immunology & Allergy (currently administered by the RCPath)
    • Joint Committee Infection & Tropical Medicine
    • Joint Committee on Medical Genetics (currently administered by the RCPath)

    other standing committees



    Further information

    For general enquiries relating to the work of Council and committees please contact: