20 October 2020
We are excited to launch our 'Paediatrician of the Future' document today, setting out our vision for the future of paediatric training across the UK.
This page aims to provide you with the all-important answers to some of the questions we are sure you have in relation to Shape of training.
Healthcare is changing and the paediatric training programme needs to adapt in order to prepare doctors for this. Published in October 2020, this is a guide to the RCPCH principles for postgraduate paediatric training and how to apply them within local training programmes.
9 October 2020
We are providing further updates for candidates, examiners and hosts on the MRCPCH COVID Adapted Clinical Exam, which will be delivered remotely this November. This follows our first pilot to test the adapted stations and circuit as well as the online system.
27 October 2020
This online course meets the General Medical Council’s requirements for educational supervisors. It explores the fundamentals of educational supervision and provides essential updates on the RCPCH Progress Curriculum and RCPCH assessments.
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.
Supporting the COVID-19 response - managing annual review of competency progression (ARCP) for paediatrics training
We offer guidance on how we would advise Educational Supervisors and ARCP panels to assess their trainees due for their annual reviews for 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
28 April 2020
Have you ever had a comment that made you worry, or changed the way you practice? The RCPCH and University of Cambridge are recruiting participants for a research study to explore the ways in which paediatricians use Multi-source Feedback and the data that it gives them. This video explains how t...
As always, we're supporting paediatric trainees in the UK. As we move into an unprecedented and extremely challenging period, we provide some guidance on how trainees can continue to gain valuable capabilities around the curriculum, and provide examples and practical tips.