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Career development for paediatricians

The ‘Facing the Future’ and ‘Shape of Training’ reports highlight how the way paediatricians work is changing. In the past, paediatricians were expected to do virtually the same job throughout their careers. Paediatricians are now expected to work differently as their careers progress. Many will cha...
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Interested in paediatrics? Guidance for school students

To become a paediatrician you will need to complete a medical degree at a university medical school to become a fully qualified doctor. There are a number of medical schools in the UK. When choosing a medical school you will need to think carefully about the location and the entry requirements. It t...
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Mentoring support

Access to effective mentoring support is increasingly important in the development of all paediatricians. From the early stages of training to 'pause and review' points along the paediatric career pathway, the opportunity to have regular (or intermittent) contact with another person with the appropr...
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Patient safety - resources

Patient safety, like child protection, is everyone’s business. The RCPCH supports, educates and develops paediatricians, and the wider child health workforce and services, to deliver high quality safe care for infants, children and young people.