We've now published the latest National Paediatric Diabetes Audit report - illustrated by Emilia Smith - on health checks and outcomes for children and young people with diabetes over the previous year.
Dr Melanie Ranaweera writes, "As paediatricians, I truly believe we are a cornerstone in advocating for a healthier, more equal, diverse and inclusive future for children and young people across the world".
As part of their wellbeing drive, Croydon University Hospital recently ran a competition among their paediatric trainees and consultants to answer, “What does wellbeing mean to you?” We present the winners.
The General Medical Council (GMC) has approved a set of revisions to some of our current RCPCH Progress sub-specialty syllabi and to the level 3 general paediatrics syllabus, to take effect later this year.
On 14 May 2021, Health Education England (HEE) reported that it's working with the Department of Health and Social Care, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, the General Medical Council and NHS England and Improvement to support training recovery as an urgent priority. A new resource page is available...
The General Medical Council (GMC) has approved an extension to the derogations put in place last year, and these will remain while disruption to training continues. Our VP for Training and Assessment, David Evans, introduces these changes.
We have now submitted our plans for RCPCH Progress+, our vision for the future shape of paediatric training, to the General Medical Council (GMC) for approval. We want to encourage an individualised, creative approach to training, based on capability rather than time. Find out more about our plans.
Together with NHS England / NHS Improvement, we've been working on ways to enhance paediatric support through NHS 111 services. Following last year's successful pilot, NHS England is now recruiting paediatricians to undertake paid shifts for NHS 111 for six to 12 months.
We are making some improvements to your ePortfolio - going live from the week of 26 October - to help you track your training against the Progress curriculum. Your ePortfolio will be more clearly aligned with the domains, learning outcomes and key capabilities that you need to achieve to progress th...
Changes have been made to our Child Protection Companion's chapter 9, ''Recognition of physical abuse' to accommodate suggested amendments by the British Paediatric and Adolescent Bone Group on the timing of blood investigations for fractures.
This letter from 3 June 2020 states that to maintain the essential pipeline of trained medical staff, resumption of training must be given full support and a very high priority as services are planned and reintroduced.