Updates - Examinations

Important updates for exam candidates about the MRCPCH (membership examinations) and DCH (Diploma of Child Health), both in the UK and overseas.

The RCPCH Examinations Executive Committee have approved a change in DCH examination regulation permitting candidates to apply for the DCH Clinical examination without having first passed the Foundation of Practice theory examination. The MRCPCH and DCH Examination Rules and Regulations documents and related DCH web pages are currently being updated to reflect this change. This change is applicable to all DCH route candidate applications as of 2017.2 DCH Clinical application period which opens on Monday 24th July 20Change to DCH rules and regulations 2017 

June 2017

The RCPCH Examinations Executive Committee have approved a change in DCH examination regulation permitting candidates to apply for the DCH Clinical examination without having first passed the Foundation of Practice theory examination. The MRCPCH and DCH Examination Rules and Regulations documents and related DCH web pages are currently being updated to reflect this change. This change is applicable to all DCH route candidate applications as of 2017.2 DCH Clinical application period which opens on Monday 24th July 2017. 

 

MRCPCH Clinical examination: Guidance on future centre in Egypt

October 2016

The RCPCH Overseas Examination Board agreed to base decisions on future overseas clinical examination dates on advice received from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website.

Should there be any changes, the RCPCH Examination Team will provide details.