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Don’t miss PICH 7.6.17 ! An evening of integrated care

  At this month’s PICH seminar … What really matters to patients? Does our healthcare system address that? What should change? Does working in an integrated way help? Through talk, examples and some challenges let us work out how hurdles, barriers and silos between primary and secondary care can be overcome Venue: Grand Connaught Rooms, Great Queen… [Read More]

Grid and SPIN evening 26th June 2017

Dear Trainees, You are invited to attend the Grid and SPIN sub-specialty information evening 2017; Date: 26th June 2017 Time: 18:00-20:30 Venue: Events Centre, Stewart House, 32 Russell Square, London. WC1B 5DN Contact: recruitment.london.paediatrics@nullgmail.com Please see flyer attached.  This event is aimed at trainees ST4 and above. If you would like to attend please email us… [Read More]

Summer LME: The Final line up

  June 6th: Setting up & delivering a service: Writing a business case Fiona Moore and Richard Bailey are back with the LME to deliver an interactive session on how to make a case for change. With an overview of HM Treasury’s 5 case model, understanding the important components of putting a business case together… [Read More]

New LSP Academic Paediatrics mailing list

We have created a new LSP Academic Paediatrics mailing list, which will be used for disseminating information about paediatric research events organised by Specialty Trainees in the London Deanery, and related activities. Medical students and foundation doctors interested in paediatrics are also welcome to sign up, as are clinicians working in related specialties. If you would… [Read More]

Pan-London Paediatric Research Evening: Wednesday 7th June at 6.15pm

The next Pan-London Paediatric Research Evening will be held at the UCL GOS Institute of Child Health on Wednesday 7th June at 6.15pm. The programme will include: Professor David Edwards, Chair in Paediatrics & Neonatal Medicine, King’s College London – “How to navigate funding and fellowships” Dr Felicity Fitzgerald – “Trials and tribulations of funding” Dr Anna… [Read More]

RSM day on palliative care 28th June

Sick children usually get better. Rarely they don’t. As a paediatrician, do you know how to do the best for a child who is dying? Can you support the child and the family? Do you know how to navigate the statutory issues around child death? Book now for an informative, lively day at the RSM…. [Read More]

NWL sector meeting – exploring QI ideas

Thanks to all of the trainees, tutors & TPDs who came together for another superb North West London specialty training committee (STC) meeting on Tuesday. It is a real privilege to be part of such an energetic and committed group of people, and really exciting that there is so much commitment from everyone to keep meeting… [Read More]

NCEL Blog 9th May: Changes are afoot….

The Lead Providers will be handing back training management to HEE from September 2017. Healthcare Education Teams (HET) will provide operational management of London & KSS  (LaSE -London and South East) trainees but will have a much-reduced operational staff. The RCPCH has published the paediatric workforce document last month which highlights the growing rota concerns… [Read More]

Talking of QI…

Today, Nicky Davey, Jane Runnacles and Becky Hewitson gave a brilliant super-compressed insight into Quality Improvement (QI) at the London School of Paediatrics (LSP) Plenary meeting for trainers and trainees. These were some of the headlines for me…. Early on we had a reminder that doctors like to ‘fix’ things. Mostly the fixes work …until… [Read More]

Closing the Gap

Closing the Gap – Healthy body, healthy mind, healthy relationships course for NHS staff working in Children’s Services Course Organisers: Hilary Cass: Deputy Head of London School of Paediatrics, CYP Adviser, Health Education England Hannah Tobin: Medical Education Fellow Bea Teuten: Resilience Coach and Yoga Practitioner Sarah Barclay: Director, Medical Mediation Foundation Dan Simmons: Metris… [Read More]

Paediatric Research Evening Weds 7th June 2017

Paediatric Pan-London Research Evening – Weds 7th June 2016, 6-7.30pm @ ICH WORKING AS AN ACF OR RESEARCH FELLOW? OR WANT TO GET INVOLVED IN PAEDIATRIC RESEARCH?    THE EVENING WILL BE AN INFORMAL OCCASION TO:  Hear novel research presented by London trainees Meet other London trainees working in research Discover research opportunities in London this… [Read More]

Consultant Roadmaps: career advice videos

Ever wondered how your consultants got where they are now? how do they manage work vs life balance? What are the best bits of their job? and the worse? What extra duties they are involved in (education/management/research)? Where they think they will be in 5 years time? If so check out FOAMed  and see stories… [Read More]