We offer two qualifications in the UK and internationally: Membership (MRCPCH) and the Diploma of Child Health (DCH). Find out more about our exams, or browse through our related content below.
19 January 2021
This one day course is intended for candidates registered for the MRCPCH Clinical exam in February 2021. The course will focus on exam technique and prepare you for the various stations to ensure you plan your revision wisely, make the most of your knowledge and present with confidence in the exam. ...
12 March 2021
This one-day course will familiarise you with the Diploma of Child Health Clinical exam. You will gain a greater understanding of the assessment criteria, the key skills required, the pitfalls to avoid by focusing on exam technique and, through practice, how to approach each station. Please note:...
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is seeking nominations for Vice President for Education and Professional Development and Vice President for Training and Assessment.
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.
10 September 2020
On 16 September, the Applied Knowledge in Practice exam will run with two options: test centres with social distancing; and online invigilation at home. This is the first time we are doing online invigilation and over the coming months, the remainder of our exams, our START assessment, our recruitme...
9 September 2020
We are providing a further update to candidates, examiners and hosts about the MRCPCH Covid Adapted Clinical Exam being held during November 2020.
24 August 2020
Thank you for your ongoing patience with us as we work towards safe delivery of the MRCPCH Clinical exam starting from November 2020. We have been working hard with examiners, trainees, and the GMC (General Medical Council) to ensure the MRCPCH Clinical exam remains safe, reliable and fair. We ar...
This is a hub for all updates, FAQs, candidate resources and revised documents related to this adapted exam, which will be delivered remotely. We are working on preparing all of the materials listed below and as they become available, they will be posted here. We thank you for your patience as w...
Protecting the privacy and personal data of our exam candidates, examiners and hosts is highly important to us. The following explains how the RCPCH uses any information you give to us and the way we protect your privacy and to comply with UK Data Protection legislation.
7 July 2020
Thank you for your ongoing patience with us as we work towards safe delivery of the MRCPCH Clinical exam starting November 2020. We have been working hard with examiners, trainees, and the General Medical Council to ensure this exam remains safe, reliable and fair. We are now in a position to provi...