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S.London STC Meeting Update

The South London Speciality Training Committee (STC) met on Tuesday 22nd January 2019. It was well attended by Training Programme Directors, College Tutors and Trust reps from across the South. Big news – Head of School   Camilla Kingdon is moving on from Head of School. Camilla has been a fantastic head of school and… [Read More]

LSP Simulation Programme – Please watch this space for more information

I am very pleased to announce that we are finalising the details of the London School of Paediatrics Simulation Programme. There are two simulation training days: Full Immersion days – these days are for ST1, ST3 trainees and Paediatric nurses Part-Task/Communication days – these days are for ST3 trainees Training will take place at the following centres in… [Read More]

LME 7th Feb – Clinical Leadership in a World of Management

Healthcare excellence in paediatrics is driven by effective leadership and management working alongside high-quality clinical care. But how do we lean across the table to start that conversation whilst keeping our focus on the patient? Come and join Dr Aoife Molloy, Clinical Lead for the Evidence-Based Interventions Programme at NHS England, to learn how to skilfully… [Read More]

Free START Assessment Preparation Course 4th February 2019

START Assessment Preparation Course  Feeling stressed about START? –  Help is here! The highly popular START assessment preparation course is back on 4thFebruary 2019! This evening course is delivered by START assessors and trainees who have recently done START. Topics covered include: Assessment structure Cracking the difficult scenarios eg ‘logistics and organisation’ and ‘ethics, consent… [Read More]

NCL MRCPCH Clinical Exam Teaching

Due to commence on the 14th January. Sessions will be held Monday to Friday Evenings between 5.30-6.30pm until the exams. Sessions rotate between the following sites: North Middlesex Hospital The Royal Free Hospital Barnet Hospital University College Hospital The Whittington Hospital Priority is given to trainees at these sites but other trainees welcome to attend if spaces…. [Read More]

Coaching & Mentoring for returning trainees – New programme!

We are excited to announce a new programme to support paediatric trainees returning to clinical practice.  Transition and returning to the workplace can be challenging for all (irrespective of your reason for time away from training).  The School of Paediatrics is now able to offer a bespoke coaching and mentoring programme for returning trainees in small… [Read More]

Update for Paediatric Educational Supervisors

Friday 8th March Free update for Educational Supervisors to support their continued professional Development, aiming to meet requirements for core education domains / educational portfolio. This is for new and existing educational supervisors, and is specifically aimed at Paediatric ES to compliment their initial generic training. Topics include: Update on ​Structure of Education and the LSP Tailoring Educational supervision to stage of training The Senior Trainee: START and preparation for… [Read More]

RSM study day on Allergy, 10 January 2019

RSM study day on Allergy is taking place on Thursday, 10 January 2019 at Royal Society of Medicine. Registration is now open for this interactive and comprehensive study day which is mainly aimed for level 2 paediatrics trainee but everyone is welcome. The lectures and workshops are highly relevant to trainees. These include allergy testing,… [Read More]

Paediatric Return to Acute Clinical Practice Course (PRACP) 2019

Are you returning to clinical practice in 2019.  Come join us on the PRACP course – specifically designed for trainees returning to clinical practice.  We have 4 dates available for 2019 and a packed day tackling clinical skills with high fidelity simulation, support from a clinical psychologist and lectures on ‘Hot topics in Paediatrics, e-portfolio… [Read More]

We’re looking for ST8 volunteers for interviews

In January we are undertaking our ST1 and ST2 interviews on 30 and 31 January, and 1 February.  These will be at the Kia Oval and run by HEE.  We need 30 interviewers per day and so far we’ve had lots of consultants volunteer to help.  We still need a few more and so are… [Read More]

LME 10/01/2019 Preparing for the Consultant Interview

Preparing for any interview can be daunting, especially for a Consultant post. Jude Tavanyar, Leadership and Communication Specialist Coach from the Professional Support Unit and Jon Keene, Consultant Paediatrician will lead this LME session to guide you on how best to prepare. Through individual and small group work explore your attributes and how best to… [Read More]