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.
14 January 2021
As Camilla prepares to leave this role to become RCPCH President this spring, she looks back at some highlights - from a buzzing virtual conference to investment in paediatric recruitment - and encourages her fellow paediatricians to consider this important role.
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 ...
4 December 2020
It’s been a year of challenges but that didn’t stop us delivering the popular features of RCPCH Conference to our members and colleagues.
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.
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...
20 October 2020
What should be expected as the national standard for future training, and how do we respond to changing healthcare? Dr Emma Dyer, a trainee paediatrician working in London, introduces our new, collaborative document, which draws on wide experiences to present 11 new training principles and how these...