RCPCH Progress+ (from summer 2023)

The General Medical Council approved our plans for a new two-level, run through specialty training programme from summer 2023, which will be flexible, fulfilling and fit-for-purpose. Our FAQs, 'principle of the month' series and other resources outline what to expect from future updates to the curriculum.

Principle 4: Patients and families are heard

RCPCH Progress+ Training principle of the month

How to effectively listen to patients and their families, and how you can facilitate the right conversations, is part of the crucial learning for January's training principle of the month: Patients and families are heard. Join Dr Lia Davies who has worked with the College's Children and Young People's Engagement team, or RCPCH &Us, to gather understanding through case studies, videos and other tools.

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As a current or prospective trainee, or as an educational supervisors, we understand you'll have questions about how these changes will affect you and your colleagues. Our FAQs are from conversations with clinicians around the UK.
Trusts, deaneries and teams around the country are preparing for RCPCH Progress+. We recommend five good practice areas, and our maps show which College regions are starting to embed these.
You can now download the Progress+ curriculum document, which includes the Learning Outcomes and Key Capabilities all trainees will need, as well as the two syllabi for core and specialty training. For use from summer 2023.

How will Progress+ affect current trainees?

We've produced a quick guide outlining the changes based on your current training level.

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