Information for RCGP Members attending the Annual Conference while on parental leave

Here’s everything you need to know

The RCGP Annual Conference is the must-attend event of the year for the GP community.  If you have child caring responsibilities this needn’t mean you should miss out.

We are committed to supporting GP parents so they can learn, develop and connect across the two days.  Following the success of previous years' , we will be hosting a dedicated baby room (suitable for up to 18 months old).

Members are also able to bring a companion to aid their little one whilst they attend sessions.

The room will include:

  • Soft play equipment, including baby mats, textured fabrics, books and rattles
  • Baby changing facilities
  • A private nursing space, including a fridge for parents who are expressing milk

Parents/partners with babies are welcome to use the room.


The parent room will be located on the first floor in Room 13. 

All accompanying parents, guardians, carers need to go the general queries registration desk to collect a parent room badge.

Opening times

The parent room will be open every day of the conference from 08:00 until registration closes:

Thursday 19 October
Friday 20 October


RCGP Member on parental leave

2 Day Ticket      -     £379

1 Day Ticket       -    £245

This special rate is only available to RCGP members who have informed the College of their change of practice status. Non-members should select the non-member ticket. 

Registrations will be checked to ensure eligibility. Members on parental leave must inform the College of their status. This special rate is exclusive and cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount, e.g. speaker packages.

 We look forward to welcoming you and your baby in Liverpool!

Please note:

  • The companion ticket will be issued on the day.  Please go to the registration desk on arrival.
  • The companion ticket will be issued on the day, it does not allow access to the conference sessions or the exhibition hall.
  • There are no childminders or babysitters on site in the baby room.
  • Parents are advised not to leave their children unaccompanied.