4 December 2018
These special events commemorate the admittance of our newest Ordinary members and Fellows who are presented with their MRCPCH or FRCPCH certificate, often with their loved ones present.
11 December 2018 09:00
Provide vital administrative support for our work in paediatric recruitment, and act as first point of contact for applicants, clinicians and medical staff.
06 March 2019
Structured training sessions from the RCPCH and GMC Specialist Applications team show doctors how to enter the Specialist Register through CESR (Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration), avoid common pitfalls and prepare an effective application without the extra time and cost of revi...
21 November 2018
In spring 2017, Sara O'Rourke was a medical student working at the Children's Hospital in Manchester. Then came the suicide bombing on the Manchester Arena. She wrote about the experience and the 'powerful cohesion' she found among the health professionals attending to patients. Here she reflects on...
16 November 2018
Raj Kainth explains why he started working less than full time to spend more time with his family, and how it has made him a better doctor.
15 November 2018
When recently asked why he chose to work in paediatrics, it got Dave Beattie, an ST7 in General Paediatrics based in Edinburgh, thinking. He reflected that after seven years of practicing in this niche, it's easy to forget how and why he originally chose to go down this route. Here are a few of his ...
15 November 2018
Matt Driver, Lead faculty for RCPCH mentoring skills courses and peer support webinars, explores the role of skilled, trained mentors in supporting doctors throughout their careers.
It's taking me a bit longer to become a consultant but the things I’ve seen and experienced are completely worth it!
14 November 2018
Dr Chris Hands explains how working less than full time gave him a chance to support children's charities and help rebuild paediatric emergency care structures in Sierra Leone.
13 November 2018
How can storytelling skills help in a clinical setting? Serena Haywood, a neurodevelopmental consultant in London, talks about how her two jobs complement each other, and the importance of resilience.
Working in a district general hospital or developing a specialist area - paediatrics offers everything
12 November 2018
Kate Mackay, who works in paediatric emergency medicine, explains why she found a place where her skills fit in an environment that is interesting, challenging and supportive.