A general paediatrician is a doctor with the knowledge and skills to manage a wide range of health problems and concerns in children and young people. Find out more about general paediatrics and the curriculum for the final part of paediatrics training.
Paediatric endocrinologists (diabetes and endocrinology paediatricians) have special expertise in looking after children and young people with hormone disorders. Find out more about this sub-specialty and its curriculum.
Metabolic paediatricians care for children and families who have inherited disorders that affect the body’s normal biochemical reactions. Find out more about this sub-specialty and its curriculum.
Paediatric oncologists have specialist expertise in managing children with cancer. Find out more about this sub-specialty and its curriculum.
The MRCPCH (membership) exam has three theory exams, which are computer-based and taken in an exam centre. They are Foundation of Practice (FOP), Theory and Science (TAS) and Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP); they can be taken in any order. The Diploma of Child Health includes FOP only. Find out ...