We continue to look at the risks and impacts of COVID-19 on our members, the wider child health workforce and children and young people. Explore our guidance on paediatric services, staffing and rotas, education and training and for parents, as well as our summaries of the research and presenting cl...
20 January 2021
Elizabeth Lawson, a final year medical student, discusses the benefits of learning about disability medicine via this online resource and recommends its use alongside traditional undergraduate teaching methods.
19 January 2021
David Evans looks back at a rewarding - and fun - five years as Vice President for Training and Assessment, and explains what he's enjoyed, what's been unexpected and why the next postholder will never be bored.
11 January 2021
Following our meeting with Health Education England on 8 January, we intend to continue with 'Plan A' as the preferred option for recruitment, which includes virtual interviewing. We will continue to keep this under review working closely with our colleagues at HEE and keeping the four Statutory Edu...
7 January 2021
If you have applied for paediatric training in the UK for 2021, you'll know we made some changes to the recruitment process due to COVID-19. We understand there is current uncertainty, and we want to assure you we are working with Health Education England to agree which plan we are using. You'll be ...
The RCPCH recognises that redeployment of trainee paediatricians to adult services may be necessary through the surges of this pandemic. This guidance describes the principles that should minimise disruption that inevitably occurs to paediatric training during a redeployment.
The IPSS facilitates GMC registration for eligible medical graduates from outside the UK, who also fall outside the priority nations list for the MTI(p) scheme. Applicants will need to be entering UK posts with a sufficient training/educational component and have organised a route the right to live ...
The IPSS can provide sponsorship for eligible doctors to obtain full registration with the GMC. Doctors entering the UK via this route should be from countries that fall outside the priority nations list for the MTI(p) scheme and posts should contain a sufficient training/educational component. This...
We're now inviting abstracts for the St David's Day Conference which takes place annually. We explain how to submit your abstract, which can be made free of charge through our online portal (link at bottom of page).
30 November 2020
After two years in post, Hannah Jacob shares her highlights and how proud she is of what the Trainees' Committee has achieved.