South West England
Members working in this region are represented at College Council by an Area Officer - find out useful contacts and activity on your region's web page
14 November 2019
The aim of this course is to improve neonatal neurological education and therefore improve the diagnosis and management of neonates with neurological disorders.
27 June 2019
PET3 focuses on epilepsies presenting in older children and adolescents and transition to adult services. (PET2 focuses on epilepsy in infants and younger children). It is recommended that paediatric trainees and consultants attend PET2 and PET3. There is no requirement for adult neurology trai...
27 June 2019
This course has been developed to improve practice within childhood epilepsies and is delivered by means of didactic teaching sessions and small workshops. PET2 concentrates on general aspects of the epilepsies (history taking, differential diagnosis, investigation etc) and on epilepsies encounte...
20 May 2019
This is a training day aimed at those in GRID training for community child health. All paediatricians are welcome if they are interested in applying for community paediatrics or if they feel that they topics covered are of interest to them. Specialty groups' course design, content and management ...
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...
This page provides a best practice example for standard 9 of Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services, which explains the Wessex Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Network, which provides immediate specialist telephone advice across the Wessex region. Acces...
Your Area Officer who represents you at Council is Prof Robert Mark Beattie, and your Regional Lead is Dr Giles Richardson. Find out useful contacts and activity in your RCPCH region.
Latest figures show target for MMR vaccination for five year olds in England has been met for the first time
20 September 2017
Statistics published today by NHS Digital show that the proportion of children receiving the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine by age five has increased year on year since 2006-07. Coverage was 95.0% cent in 2016-17 compared with 94.8% for 2015-16, meeting the World Health Organisation (WHO) ...
Research published in the Archives of Diseases in Childhood finds overall improvement in survival rates of preterm babies
8 September 2017
Professor Neena Modi says this is a tribute to the dedication of healthcare professionals around the country.