Paediatric careers


Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

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...
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Medical student annual prizes

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.

Career development for paediatricians

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. ...
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What happens when you stop?

"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 ...