Doctors face the extremes of human emotion day after day, while staffing issues and rota gaps mean they are under intense pressure. To manage their workload and personal lives, doctors must learn to look after themselves, too. We offer some practical advice and real life experiences to help support ...
20 June 2019
This one-day course meets the General Medical Council’s requirements for educational supervisors. It explores the fundamentals of educational supervision and provides essential updates on the RCPCH Progress curriculum and RCPCH assessments.
03 May 2019
This course will further develop your skills and confidence as an educational supervisor. It explores how to undertake effective assessments and gives ample opportunity for delegate participation and practical exercises.
02 May 2019
This one-day course meets the General Medical Council’s requirements for educational supervisors. It explores the fundamentals of educational supervision and provides essential updates on the RCPCH Progress Curriculum and RCPCH assessments.
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 ...
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.
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.
26 April 2019
This one-day course explores the common cardiac problems encountered by clinicians involved in the care of children. Sessions will explore the sick baby in the emergency department, genetic heart disease, syncope in childhood, ECG, heart murmurs, palpitations and echocardiography.