25 September 2020
Two new reports have been released outlining the findings of a snapshot survey of the UK's general paediatric and neonatal services and workforce in September 2019. The reports provide a pre-COVID benchmark and give recommendations to government, service planners and other decision makers about how ...
10 September 2020
On 16 September, the Applied Knowledge in Practice exam will run with two options: test centres with social distancing; and online invigilation at home. This is the first time we are doing online invigilation and over the coming months, the remainder of our exams, our START assessment, our recruitme...
9 September 2020
We are providing a further update to candidates, examiners and hosts about the MRCPCH Covid Adapted Clinical Exam being held during November 2020.
24 August 2020
Thank you for your ongoing patience with us as we work towards safe delivery of the MRCPCH Clinical exam starting from November 2020. We have been working hard with examiners, trainees, and the GMC (General Medical Council) to ensure the MRCPCH Clinical exam remains safe, reliable and fair. We ar...
1 August 2020
We look ahead to plans for digital growth charts, which will be available to parents and carers in 2021.
24 July 2020
We respond to the government's announcement of this year's flu vaccination programme, which includes Year 7 for the first time.
14 July 2020
The UK must prepare now for a potential new wave of coronavirus infections this winter that could be more serious than the first, says a new report from the Academy of Medical Sciences. Responding to 'Preparing for a challenging winter', the RCPCH made the following statement on vaccinations and pro...
7 July 2020
Thank you for your ongoing patience with us as we work towards safe delivery of the MRCPCH Clinical exam starting November 2020. We have been working hard with examiners, trainees, and the General Medical Council to ensure this exam remains safe, reliable and fair. We are now in a position to provi...
26 June 2020
Once again, thank you for your patience as we work to make these changes. After much consideration, the College and its overseas partners have decided that we cannot safely hold the MRCPCH Clinical exams in some overseas countries for the remainder of 2020.
24 June 2020
These prizes recognise that trainees invest a significant amount of time in preparing for their examinations - and for UK trainees how important they are for their progression. Well done to all those completing exams, and congratulations to this year’s winners who are the highest scoring from the 20...