04 July 2018
On July 5, 1948, the NHS was launched with the three core objectives: to meet the needs of everyone, to be free at the point of delivery and to be based on clinical need, not ability to pay. Through many challenges and reforms over the last 70 years, these three core principles remain. We invite RCP...
This awards medical students and foundation doctors, in the UK and Republic of Ireland, for outstanding personal reflections on any aspect of paediatrics experienced in the UK or internationally. Winners receive £500 and an opportunity to present at the RCPCH Conference 2019. Find out how to apply, ...
Each year we offer this prize to outstanding medical students, which includes full registration at our three-day Conference. It's a great opportunity for students to network with professionals the specialty, demonstrate a commitment to their own career development and expand their portfolio.
Each year we give Foundation doctors a chance to win one-day free access to RCPCH Conference. The prize is a great opportunity to gain more knowledge about paediatrics, network with professionals from all over the UK and gain experience.
The ‘Facing the Future’ and ‘Shape of Training’ reports highlight how the way paediatricians work is changing. In the past, career grade paediatricians were expected to do virtually the same job throughout their careers. Paediatricians are now expected to work differently as their careers progress. ...
If you would like to come to the UK to work in paediatrics, on a short-term or long-term basis, there are several options. These depend on your experience and the amount of time you would like to spend in the UK.
"It’s not weak to fail. It’s not a failure to be human. Doctors are not gods or monsters but we can feel or be made to feel both, often simultaneously." Serena Haywood, neurodevelopmental paediatrician at St George's University Hospital, writes about her own experiences of mental health, and why it ...
4 April 2018
Gayle Hann, consultant paediatrician and named doctor for child protection, explains her journey to working in safeguarding.
If you are currently in medical school and considering a career in paediatrics we hope that this information will be useful to help build your portfolio and give you advice on how to become a paediatrician.