In the UK, all paediatricians start their training in general paediatrics. Later, some choose to develop a sub-specialty.
27 August 2020
David James tells us how he balances an acute specialty with a healthy work life balance - and how a bit of cycling helps, too!
Recordings and questions from two live webinars on sub-specialty (Grid) applications and interviews including a Q&A - August 2020
We held two live, public webinars during August for trainees who are thinking about applying to sub-specialty Grid training this year. Here we provide the recordings and written questions / answers for those who could not make the live event and/or would like to listen again.
The College Specialty Advisory Committees (CSACs) supervise the development and delivery of sub-specialty training and the assessment standards. Take a look at our current vacancies.
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.
START means Specialty Trainee Assessment of Readiness for Tenure, and it guides trainees as they prepare for completion of training and practice as a new consultant. Here is how it works and what to expect on the day. Take a look at our example scenarios - you can download examples of what is handed...
1 August 2018
Today we launch RCPCH Progress, our new paediatric curriculum. Christine Pierce, Clinical Lead for Curriculum at RCPCH, shares her thoughts on what this means.
17 July 2018
Paediatric Care Online (PCO UK) is an online resource which provides instant access to an innovative decision support system for child health professionals. Here's an introduction to its key features and how you as RCPCH members can access it.
Paediatric rheumatologists care for children and young people with a range of conditions, from mechanical pains and juvenile arthritis to complex multi-system inflammatory disorders. Find out more about this sub-specialty and its curriculum.
Paediatric palliative medicine (PPM) doctors work with babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions and life-threatening illness, and their families. Find out more about this sub-specialty and its curriculum.
A paediatric neurologist is a doctor with (or trainee doctor working towards acquiring) expertise in diagnosing and managing the vast range of neurological disorders affecting children and young people. Find out more about this sub-specialty and its curriculum.