20 January 2021
Elizabeth Lawson, a final year medical student, discusses the benefits of learning about disability medicine via this online resource and recommends its use alongside traditional undergraduate teaching methods.
19 January 2021
David Evans looks back at a rewarding - and fun - five years as Vice President for Training and Assessment, and explains what he's enjoyed, what's been unexpected and why the next postholder will never be bored.
11 January 2021
Following our meeting with Health Education England on 8 January, we intend to continue with 'Plan A' as the preferred option for recruitment, which includes virtual interviewing. We will continue to keep this under review working closely with our colleagues at HEE and keeping the four Statutory Edu...
7 January 2021
If you have applied for paediatric training in the UK for 2021, you'll know we made some changes to the recruitment process due to COVID-19. We understand there is current uncertainty, and we want to assure you we are working with Health Education England to agree which plan we are using. You'll be ...
5 January 2021
Erythromycin in babies and infants has been associated with an increased risk of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.
18 December 2020
Paediatricians, GPs and psychiatrists have joined forces to produce guidance for young people who are worried about their health.
30 November 2020
After two years in post, Hannah Jacob shares her highlights and how proud she is of what the Trainees' Committee has achieved.
11 November 2020
This winter we meet the RCPCH Presidential candidates, DFTB introduce their project on increasing diversity of paediatric skin images and we hear about the Stepping Up programme, easing the transition to consultant roles. We also look at the winter ahead with COVID-19 and how to build and nurture te...
28 October 2020
The College’s new Officer for Recruitment, Dr Simon Broughton, introduces the members behind his Recruitment Team: Dr Emma Coombe, Dr Kay Tyerman and Dr Alok Sharma. The team is committed to working together to promote paediatrics as a career and to always put trainees first.
26 October 2020
Dr Mike Linney emphasises the importance of protecting services for children and young people as pressure mounts again in the coming months. Highlighting the Chief Nursing Officer stating that vital supports for children including school nurses and health visitors will be protected from redeployment...