We have varied membership types - for medical students and foundation doctors, new trainees and post-MRCPCH doctors, affiliated child health professionals and retired paediatricians. Our questionnaire helps find the best type for you!
Most doctors enter paediatric training at Specialty Training 1, or ST1, starting their posts in August or September. This is known as 'National Round 1'. Applications for 2023 posts closed on 1 December, and shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview from January.
Each year, we also offer training posts at Specialty Training levels 3 and 4. This is known as 'National Round 2'. Applications for 2023 posts closed on 8 December, and shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview from February/March.
The Advisory Appointment Committee (AAC) is an interview panel for NHS employers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland appointing to substantive consultant posts. We provide guidance for employers and for members acting as the College Assessor on these panels.
Camilla shares some thoughts on challenging times plus resources to support members questions on industrial action. She also celebrates the release of the NNAP annual report and talented Welsh medical students giving stellar presentations.
There have been a few updates since this was amended two years ago. The ARCP derogations will also remain in place until next September. Dr Cathryn Chadwick, our Vice President for Training and Assessment, provides this statement.
Whether you're just starting to consider a medical career or are ready to start your application for specialty training, explore our guides, members' blogs and videos to see how you can #ChoosePaediatrics.