In our winter issue we look at health inequalities in the broader sense. We explore how climate change anxiety can have an effect on children and young people's mental health and we hear from members on patient safety and resolving conflicts.
It can be a celebration of life’s work and an opportunity for a new chapter - explore our resources and blogs by members navigating this period. We invite Senior Members/Fellows and Honorary Fellows to our regular events.
Our two-level paediatric training programme, live as of August 2023, aims to to flexible and fulfilling. We encourage trainees and trainers to read the curriculum and syllabi, FAQs and other resources.
The front cover of our Epilepsy12 organisational and clinical audits report for 2023 embodies the spirit of resilience. The documents give insight into the diagnosis and care of children and young people with epilepsy, and the organisation of services.
The photo on our National Neonatal Audit Programme report is courtesy of Maddy and Baljit Singh, parents to triplets. NNAP assesses whether babies on neonatal units receive consistent high-quality care and identifies areas for improvement.
Climate change poses an existential threat, but it is not experienced equally. Our toolkit supports paediatricians to take action locally, regionally and nationally. Can you help make child health central to climate policy?
Next year's theme is 'Building a bright future together', and it's happening on 25-27 March in Birmingham. We'll feature more than 35 specialty groups, inspiring keynote speakers and practical workshops - so you can update your knowledge.
In this RCPCH Podcasts episode, Richard Burley, Executive Director of Digital talks with Professor Sam Shah about how digital technology can support child health, and how paediatricians can embrace it.
Join us in Cardiff on 27 February. With the theme, ‘Shaping the future’ - the future of paediatricians and of children and young people - we'll be exploring leadership, education and healthcare innovation.
Our resources and documents include training and career guidance, research and audit reports, policy statements, service standards and online learning. You can use the search or filter to find what you're looking for.
If you're a paediatric trainee interested in pursuing an academic career pathway, explore this resource - from funding application checklists to tips on writing your PhD application and case studies from those already in research.
Most doctors enter paediatric training at Specialty Training 1, or ST1, starting their posts in August or September each year. This is known as 'National Round 1'.
Applications for 2023-24 recruitment opened on 26 October 2023.
Important update for the 2023-24 recruitment round: for applicatio...
This guide is for trainee paediatricians in the UK. Most of the assessments you can undertake are formative - they assist in your development and indicate possible improvements - and are called Supervised Learning Events. Some are summative, and are called Assessments of Performance. These are avail...
Paediatricians are legally required to be listed on the Specialist Register at the General Medical Council (GMC) when they take up a substantive, honorary or fixed-term consultant appointment in the NHS. As a trainee, you must apply to the College for confirmation of your completion of training to e...
Doctors with prior training from outside a GMC (General Medical Council) approved programme, and who had not obtained the EU minimum time in GMC approved posts before receiving their outcome 6 ARCP, may have entered the Specialist Register through the Combined Programme certification.
Can you find your ultimate career in paediatrics? Explore the exciting opportunities this specialty has to offer in our careers booklet. It's packed full of advice and resources from current trainees and paediatricians from all levels giving you top tip information from recruitment to the varied car...
Our College Tutor days aim to equip attendees with the latest they need to know about curricula developments and we schedule speakers on a variety of topics from wellbeing to how to tackle specific domains of the curriculum.
You can use our Microsoft Excel spreadsheet to help calculate your expected completion dates depending on expected percentages of full time working. Our calculator is most effective for trainees at ST6 (Specialty Training level 6). Download the calculator below.
As always, we're supporting paediatric trainees in the UK. As we continue in this extremely challenging period, we provide some guidance on how trainees can continue to gain valuable capabilities around the curriculum with examples and practical tips.