We offer two qualifications: Membership (MRCPCH) and the Diploma of Child Health (DCH). We support candidates to register, apply for and sit their exams - whether in the UK and Ireland, or in a growing number of countries internationally.
MRCPCH Clinical in UK to include real patients
From February 2023, the MRCPCH Clinical exam will again include real patients in the four short clinical stations. The development station will remain scenario-based.
Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH) is achieved by passing three theory exams and one clinical exam. It's an essential part of training and mapped to our curriculum.
Our Diploma of Child Health recognises competence in the care of children. With one theory exam and one clinical exam, it's especially for those working in specialties allied to paediatrics such as general practice.
This is an update on the Applied Knowledge in Practice exam technical issue that affected test centre candidates on 21 September 2022.
We apologise once again to those candidates who were affected by this technical issue during their AKP exam last month. We are aware this has been a difficult exp...
If your question is about registering for the MRCPCH or Diploma of Child Health (DCH) exams, or about one of our three theory exams, contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org. If your question is about the MRCPCH Clinical or DCH Clinical, contact us on email@example.com. More detail below.