21 September 2020
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...
9 September 2020
Following recent publication of the REMAP-CAP trial for hydrocortisone and a meta-analysis of corticosteroids, the World Health Organization (WHO) has recently issued new interim guidance recommending the use of systemic corticosteroids in severe and critical COVID-19 disease.
27 August 2020
Serena Haywood is a Developmental Paediatrician, Medical Examiner, BMA Doctor Supporter, GMC Associate Assessor, Guardian of Safe Working Hours and playwright, and is married to Simon Chapman who is an Acute Paediatrician specialising in eating disorders, diabetes and endocrinology. They have two...
26 August 2020
Dr Hannah Jacob, Chair of the Trainees Committee welcomes new trainees and all those starting new rotations. Acknowledging the difficulties experienced by trainees in the last few months, Hannah points to a number of College resources and updates to help support you.
24 July 2020
As we start the process to Reset, Restore, Recover, writes Dr Anna-Louise Nichols, a trainee paediatrician, it is good for trainees to reflect on the past few months and think about what vision we have for our speciality moving forward.
9 July 2020
After the success of past Academic Trainees Days, we have started preparations for hosting the 2020 event in late October. Due to the uncertainties around COVID-19, we'll be holding it online. As always, you'll hear from those working in child health research and have opportunities for networking.
26 June 2020
Ranitidine products (Brand names including Zantac®) were voluntarily withdrawn by manufacturers in October 2019, because of fears that they may contain low levels of an impurity called NMDA.
24 June 2020
Dr Gen Southgate has noticed a significant impact on training and education, with a shift towards digital engagement and even an upturn in organisation of training events. Now, along with colleagues, she wants to find out how this varies from region to region and has designed a survey to investigate...
4 June 2020
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.
28 May 2020
The wait is over. The votes have been cast. Our Trainees Committee Chair, Hannah Jacob reveals this year's winners of the national Paediatric Awards For Training Achievements, or PAFTAs.