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NW London RIPPLE February 2019

 Hello, We will soon be commencing the RIPPLE teaching sessions in preparation for the MRCPCH Clinical Exam February 2019. There will be teaching sessions on weekday evenings at hospitals around NW London and all Paediatric trainees preparing for the clinical exam are welcome to attend. These sessions will each focus on either communication skills, clinical examination,… [Read More]

Sept 2019 OOP applications – Apply Now

The time frame for the September 2019 OOP applications is confirmed as follows: Application deadline: Tuesday 26th February 2019 Panel meeting: 12th March 2019 Please find attached the OOP guidance current OOP application form. Please ensure that you submit your application form, and any supplementary documentation by the deadline above, even if your plans are… [Read More]

Winter 2019 ARCPs –

Dates for the Paediatrics Winter 2019 ARCPs are 12th & 14th of February 2019. Mop up and final panel will be on 28th February 2019. Any trainees who did not participate in the summer 2018 round or who require an additional assessment are invited. Please read the guidance and checklists provided carefully to ensure that… [Read More]

Welcome to the final NCEL Blog of 2018

 QUERIES RAISED: Which TPD approves study leave for aspirational courses? There isn’t a specific TPD. All TPDs are able to approve and copy in Head of School who can approve via email. March rotation queries: All trusts will be informed of which trainees are coming in March 2019 on 12th December 2018 so Trusts are… [Read More]

RSM study day on Paediatric Neurology – Wednesday 5th December URGENT UPDATE

Dear all, The LSP study day on Paediatric Neurology is taking place this Wednesday 5th December at the Royal Society of Medicine.  We have had bumper numbers of pre-registrations – currently standing at 110 with a maximum room capacity of 150. While registration is available on the day, please note that limited places are available.  Please arrive early to… [Read More]

LSP Conference 2019 Registration is OPEN!

The moment you have all been eagerly awaiting has finally arrived! It’s time to sign up for SMILE, the London School of Paediatrics’ Annual Conference which will be held at THE KIA OVAL, LONDON SE11 5SS On THE 26th FEBRUARY 2019 And will be FREE OF CHARGE. Please sign up as soon as possible as spaces… [Read More]

Ace the Clinical – Pass the MRCPCH Clinical Exam: 8th January

Whether it’s your first or fourth time, if you’re doing the MRCPCH clinical this course is for you! The course is delivered by the Education group of the trainees committee and is designed for those preparing to take or resit their MRCPCH clinical exam.  Run by senior examiners and trainees the course provides helpful hints… [Read More]

Child Bereavement Training – 4 new dates for 2019

4 new dates for 2019: 24/01/2019 – Tyburn II, The Cumberland Hotel, Great Cumberland Place, Marylebone, W1H 7DL  16/04/2019 – Court Room, Senate House 11/07/2019 – G11, Senate House 10/10/2019 – Room 8&9, Events Centre, Stewart House  What are the Child Bereavement Training Days? The Child Bereavement Charity has created a course for Paediatric Trainees in London to gain better… [Read More]

PICH seminar December 12th

Are you interested in using data to understand the health needs of your population, or explore how your service is performing? Do you want to know more about sources of data, how to navigate them and how to use them to drive local change? Join us on 12th December from 7pm when we will be joined… [Read More]

LME Evening 10/01/19 – Preparing for the Consultant Interview

Join Jude Tavanyar, Leadership and Communication Specialist Coach from the Professional Support Unit and Jon Keene, Consultant Paediatrician on Thursday 10th January 2019 to find out how best to prepare for the paediatric consultant interview. Get the insider’s paediatric focused guide, top tips for interview skills, and through individual and small group work explore your… [Read More]

Case Exchange: 14th November at West Middlesex Hospital

Case exchange is regional teaching for level 1 trainees – the next session is next Wednesday afternoon at West Middlesex Hospital and includes case presentations and consultant teaching. Hope to see you all there. Topic: Adolescent and Community Paediatrics When: 13:30 – 16:30, Wednesday 14th November Where: Paediatric Training Room, Paediatric Outpatients, West Middlesex Hospital

Informal academic mentoring: Wednesday 14th November 2018

Next week we will be holding an informal academic mentoring event from 6.30pm onwards on Wednesday 14th November. These events are open to all trainees interested in getting involved in academic paediatrics, whether it be for the first time or for guidance on your future career – as well as to those already senior in… [Read More]