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Leading the way in children’s health

We want more healthy children. So we make sure that our members get the knowledge and expertise they need, and we involve children, young people and families in all that we do.
We launched our new website a few months ago, and we want to find out what you think! Can you take five minutes to let us know?
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We offer two qualifications, Membership (MRCPCH) and the Diploma of Child Health (DCH), in the UK and a growing number of countries.
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Know someone who has made outstanding contributions to child health over their career? Nominations open for Honorary Fellowship and James Spence Medal.

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Your new curriculum helps you develop your knowledge and skills as you progress through paediatric training. It comprises:

  • Learning Outcomes - capturing the skills, knowledge and behaviours required at each training stage
  • Syllabi - with guidance on how to demonstrate satisfactory achievement of the Learning Outcomes, including for each sub-specialty
  • Programme of Assessment - specifying the tools trainees can use to develop and demonstrate their skills

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