We're monitoring this public health challenge of COVID-19 - and the risks and impacts on our members and the wider child health workforce, and on children and young people. We have guidance on paediatric services, staffing and rotas, education and training and for parents. We're producing summaries ...
28 May 2020
The wait is over. The votes have been cast. Our Trainees Committee Chair, Hannah Jacob reveals this year's winners of the national Paediatric Awards For Training Achievements, or PAFTAs.
Supporting the COVID-19 response - managing annual review of competency progression (ARCP) for paediatrics training
We offer guidance on how we would advise Educational Supervisors and ARCP panels to assess their trainees due for their annual reviews for 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
29 April 2020
"You, the staff of the NHS, are its most precious resource." Dr Emma Coombe explains how the Trainees Committee is working to minimise and mitigate against the impact of the pandemic on child health services, your training and, crucially, your wellbeing.
28 April 2020
Have you ever had a comment that made you worry, or changed the way you practice? The RCPCH and University of Cambridge are recruiting participants for a research study to explore the ways in which paediatricians use Multi-source Feedback and the data that it gives them. This video explains how t...
Our MTI(p) scheme continues to operate over the COVID-19 pandemic. We're supporting the MTI(p) Fellows working in the UK from their home countries and the NHS Trusts hosting them.
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing unprecedented disruption to training and assessment in paediatrics in the UK. We know that trainees will understandably be anxious and have many questions. As the RCPCH, we have a predominantly advisory remit, but we feel acutely that we need to share our plans with ...
As always, we're supporting paediatric trainees in the UK. As we move into an unprecedented and extremely challenging period, we provide some guidance on how trainees can continue to gain valuable capabilities around the curriculum, and provide examples and practical tips.
19 March 2020
"Life has changed, quite suddenly. Uncertainty feeds anxiety and I don’t think anybody can deny feeling overwhelmed at times by the COVID-19 pandemic." David reminds trainees that our priority as a College is to protect you, and notes that more detailed guidance is coming soon.
Postal voting is now open until midday, Monday 6 April 2020 for the election of Trainees Committee East of England Regional Representative. Below are statements from each candidate.