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.
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.
This page is a resource for MRCPCH Examiners and Senior Examiners. From this page you will be able to access the documents and resources relevant to each of these roles. Please scroll down to the relevant section.
Note: As the below links are restricted to current examiners and senior examiners,...
Medical professionals can apply to become an examiner for MRCPCH (membership exam) and DCH (Diploma of Child Health) clinical examinations. On this page you will find information about the types of examiners who assist with these examinations.
Each section below provides a link to a document th...
The Diploma of Child Health (DCH) Clinical assesses whether candidates have reached the standard in clinical skills expected of a newly appointed General Practitioner (GP) who has completed a short period of training in paediatrics. It is one of two exams for the DCH, and is currently available to c...
MRCPCH Clinical is the final element of the MRCPCH (membership exam). It assesses whether candidates have reached the standard in clinical skills expected of a newly appointed Specialty Trainee 4 (ST4). It is held in hospital sites across the UK and in a number of other countries.
The Diploma of Child Health (DCH) comprises two exams - Foundation of Practice (FOP) theory and DCH Clinical. The FOP is shared with the MRCPCH route (membership exam). You can apply for these two exams in any order. If both exams have the same application period, you can apply for both at the same ...
All RCPCH theory exams are delivered via computer-based testing (CBT). Our sample paper is a tutorial to help you better understand the functionality and what you can expect of a CBT examination. This is not a like-for like practice exam but just an example of how our CBT examinations are run. You c...