20 June 2019
This one-day course meets the General Medical Council’s requirements for educational supervisors. It explores the fundamentals of educational supervision and provides essential updates on the RCPCH Progress curriculum and RCPCH assessments.
Online interactions and use of social media are certainly not new, but we have put together some references to support our members' work in this area. These cover doctors' use of social media, the impact of screen time on children and young people as well as resources for parents, carers and young p...
These websites provide paediatricians with direct links to health, wellbeing and other referral sites for doctors in need.
As a Level 3 paediatric trainee, you may wish to apply for a SPIN module. This is additional training and experience in a clinical area, which you complete in a 12-18 month placement. If you do a SPIN module and complete your training, you can apply for posts as a General Paediatrician with a specia...
Clinical Excellence Awards (CEAs) are fixed term awards given to recognise and reward the exceptional contribution of NHS consultants, over and above that normally expected in a post, to the values and goals of the NHS and to patient care. Awards are time limited, usually for five years, and are ren...
The ‘Facing the Future’ and ‘Shape of Training’ reports highlight how the way paediatricians work is changing. In the past, career grade paediatricians were expected to do virtually the same job throughout their careers. Paediatricians are now expected to work differently as their careers progress. ...
If you would like to come to the UK to work in paediatrics, on a short-term or long-term basis, there are several options. These depend on your experience and the amount of time you would like to spend in the UK.
To become a paediatrician you will need to complete a medical degree at a university medical school to become a fully qualified doctor. There are a number of medical schools in the UK. When choosing a medical school you will need to think carefully about the location and the entry requirements. It t...
This document is intended to answer some of the most common concerns and queries arising from the recent high profile case involving a paediatric registrar in the UK. A range of references and further resources is listed at the bottom.