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.
7 November 2018
Syed Taha, an ST1 (specialty training) paediatrician, explains why he was drawn to paediatrics - and reminds us all to have a genuine interest in whatever we do.
25 October 2018
Kunal Babla, ST6 in neonatology at the London School of Paediatrics, explains why he loves working in a specialty that is intense and challenging, but flexible, open-minded and... fun!
22 October 2018
Come and join the most fun, interesting and varied specialty there is – paediatrics. Dr Hannah Jacob, the College's trainee representative, explains why #paedsrocks.
18 October 2018
Sebastian Gray, a consultant in Salisbury, explains why working in child health is like being part of a big family, and how to spot the paediatricians in your hospital (hint: they may not drive the fanciest car).
12 October 2018
Nick Schindler, an ST5 based in the East of England, explains why he chose to pursue a career in paediatrics.
If you're a paediatric trainee interested in pursuing an academic career pathway, explore this resource - from funding application checklists to tips on writing your PhD application and case studies from those already in research.
24 August 2018
Access to effective mentoring is increasingly important in the development of all paediatricians. A consultant paediatrician and RCPCH Mentoring Champion tells us about her mentoring role...