Diploma of Child Health
The DCH recognises competence in the care of children in trainees in specialties allied to paediatrics - find out more
This page is for doctors interested in applying to become RCPCH examiners/senior examiners. It provides guidance on the key requirements and criteria related to the application and appointment process, and it highlights the key duties and responsibilities of RCPCH examiners for both MRCPCH and DCH c...
The Diploma of Child Health (DCH) Clinical exam assesses whether candidates have reached the standard in clinical skills expected of a newly appointed General Practitioner (GP) who has completed a short period of training in paediatrics. It is one of two exams for the Diploma of Child Health, and is...
If you are taking the Diploma of Child Health (DCH) Clinical in the UK or another country, find out when and how to apply, how places are allocated and what to expect after you submit your application.
The DCH recognises competence in the care of children in trainees in specialties allied to paediatrics. Candidates, including GPs and paediatricians, use this as an opportunity to upskill and gain an internationally recognised postgraduate medical diploma. Each year there are about 300 DCH candidate...
This comprehensive textbook was developed with input from current and former DCH Clinical examiners. It will help candidates familiarise themselves with the exam format and scoring systems, whilst learning from a broad range of clinical cases.
This is the regulatory guidance and policy relevant to exam candidates preparing for the MRCPCH (membership) and/or DCH (Diploma of Child Health) examinations. These include general regulations and rules, plus a series of appendices detailing our policies related to: malpractice in exams, reasonable...