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.
27 November 2019
Paediatric trainees need more flexibility - from out of programme opportunities to less than full time work - argues David, VP for Training and Assessment. That benefits trainees, programme directors and, ultimately, children and families. Here he introduces the College's plans for redesigning 'run-...
19 November 2019
A year after we launched our new training curriculum, in August 2018, we asked trainees and supervisors about their experiences of it. The responses were largely positive, but identified some key improvements that we're now working on - such as updates to ePortfolio, providing more support around do...
26 June 2019
What are some of the challenges faced by both trainees and supervisors getting to grips with RCPCH Progress curriculum and ePortfolio? David, VP for Training and Assessment, explores the topic, and why we now focus on capabilities, not competencies.
All doctors need the practical skills to perform clinical procedures for safe, effective patient care – adapting to meet the needs of the infant, child or young person. Consultant and trainee paediatricians explore how to continually learn and develop skills in procedures for this curriculum domain.
The safety of all children is paramount and the divine factor of all areas in paediatrics. This domain requires the trainee to consider safeguarding as an essential element of all aspects of paediatric healthcare practice be that with children and young people, parents and carers, other care profess...