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South London STC Update

An update following our 22nd May 2018 South London Speciality Training Committee (STC) meeting.   ST1 Recruitment – overall there was an outstanding field of candidates with full recruitment in London. The London School of Paediatrics continues to put recruitment at the top of its agenda, strongly promoting Paediatrics as a fantastic career, to good… [Read More]

Join us for the 6th June PICH evening

“Time to think differently about outpatients – how do we change century old habits?” In this interactive session Bob Klaber will explore how we might use improvement methods and a few other tricks to change how we provide children and young people (and indeed adults) with specialist support, opinion and advice. Join us on the… [Read More]

GDPR & Mailing Lists

GDPR – General Data Protection Rules are about to start. Everyone will be receiving emails from companies asking for consent to send you future emails. They are having to do this because they didn’t, or they might not, have asked your permission in the past to add you to their mailing lists. Cheeky rascals! We… [Read More]

Topic of the Month: Neonatology

Across London, paediatric trainees and trainers are focusing on Neonatology. Here are some things to think about. More than 300 babies are born every day in London. Nationally, one in every eight babies requires admission to a neonatal unit, and the majority of these (around 60%) are born at term. The average length of stay… [Read More]

LSP RSM Nephrology study day- 18th July 2018

Register now for the July RSM study day on Paediatric Nephrology! 18th July 2018 Aimed at level 2 trainees (but open to everyone), this interactive and practical day will include talks on acute kidney injury, nephrotic syndrome, hypertension, bladder disorders and chronic kidney disease management. Designed by trainees to ensure you meet curriculum competencies that… [Read More]

Advice for trainees and trainers on new HEE study leave policies

Many of you have had questions about the new study leave policies implemented by HEE on the 1st April. We hope this document will clarify the process and put at peace any anxieties. The vision To help direct study leave budget to the largest number of trainees and to the most relevant training activities The practicalities…. [Read More]

Upcoming LME sessions – 23/5 & 5/6

LME 23rd May “Getting the most from your Paediatric Training” Dr Camilla Kingdon, our very own head of school and Vice President for Educational and Professional Development for RCPCH will be posing the question ‘What is the most important or useful thing I know now, that I wished I’d known when I was a trainee?’… [Read More]

Don’t miss the LME evening on Wed 23rd May!

I’m really excited to be leading the LME evening on May 23rd!  We are going to be discussing how to get the most out of your training, and to help me I have invited 6 fantastic paediatricians who have all CCT’d from the London programme within the last 24 months.  They are each going to… [Read More]

NW London RIPPLE MRCPCH Clinical teaching- June 2018 Exam

We will be running MRCPCH Clinical Exam teaching sessions on weekdays at Northwick Park Hospital and other NWL Hospitals (to be confirmed) in the run up to the clinical exam in June and all Paediatric trainees are welcome to attend. These sessions will cover a mixture of communication skills, clinical examination and history taking- more… [Read More]