Republic of Ireland
Members working in Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland are represented at College Council by the Officer for Ireland - find out useful contacts and activity on your College region's web page
14 December 2020
This guidance, updated in December 2020 and endorsed by RCPCH, has been produced to inform all healthcare professionals of best practice around the use and prescribing of valproate. It supports them to navigate situations that could arise as a result of prescribing valproate to women during childbea...
19 November 2020
With voting now open, the College is pleased to release a new set of videos and podcasts to help members get to know the candidates for President and Registrar ahead of casting their votes.
26 June 2020
RCPCH today publishes its first report from Paediatrics 2040, a major project looking at how paediatrics will change over the next 20 years.
16 June 2020
Unfortunately, the College and our overseas partners have decided that we cannot safely hold the MRCPCH Clinical exams in some overseas countries for the remainder of 2020. It is possible that there may be further postponements or cancellations of MRCPCH clinical exams in 2020.3 over the next few mo...
Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK with a land border with another EU member state. Given that there has been significant integration between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland on a range of areas including health and social care, paediatricians here need further assurances on how...
5 March 2019
The RCPCH is pleased to announce that Dr Ray Nethercott has been elected unopposed to the position of Officer for Ireland. He will take up his post at the next meeting of RCPCH Council on 6 June 2019.
The Regional Lead is the ambassador and advocate for each RCPCH region in the UK. Through an Area Officer, they represent members in Council and other meetings, and they liaise with specialty training bodies to help ensure the quality of training. The Regional Lead is in this post for three years, w...
Dr Ray Nethercott is the Officer for Ireland, representing members in both Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland at RCPCH Council. The Regional Lead for Northern Ireland is Dr Mugilan Anandarajan, and the position of Regional Lead for the Republic of Ireland is currently vacant.
MRCPCH Clinical is the final element of the MRCPCH (membership exam). It assesses whether candidates have reached the standard in clinical skills expected of a newly appointed Specialty Trainee 4 (ST4). It is held in hospital sites across the UK and in a number of other countries. We introduce our g...