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Ace The AKP – Monday April 9th

Ace The Written – Pass the MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice. Monday , April 9th  – 18.30 to 21.00 Stewart House, 32 Russell Square Come one, come all. For newbies and veterans of the AKP. This last minute evening will cover – hints and tips for the exam, ECGs and Cardiology, Oncology and Metabolic presentations… [Read More]

Return to Acute Practice Course (PRACP) 5.7.18 & 20.8.18

We are delighted to offer a new and improved Return to Acute Practice Course.  There are two dates available this summer – July 5th and August 20th for anyone returning to acute clinical work from a period of time away (whether it be for maternity leave, research development or career break).  The course continues to… [Read More]

NWL Case Exchange Schedule – April to September 2018

Case exchange is monthly regional teaching for ST1-3 trainees in North West London. Sessions will be on the second Wednesday of the month, from 08:30 to 11:00. Each month one centre within NWL will host a session. Usually the session will happen at the hosting centre and will have three short parts: – a case presentation, – talk or Q&A with parent/child, – a consultant led teaching session…. [Read More]

RSM Day on Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition-Tuesday April 17

Register now for the next RSM Day onGastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition – Tuesday April 17th, 2018 This highly interactive study day for level 1,2, and 3 trainees includes lectures on gastroenterology emergencies, inflammatory bowel disease, red flags in chronic abdominal pain, and hepatology for the general paediatrician. Interactive case discussions/workshops will be delivered by a range of professionals… [Read More]

Looking after yourself – good practice for trainees

A new set of RCPCH guidance is now available on the RCPCH website.  These were published following concerns and queries that came from the recent high profile case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba. This guidance covers: reflection understaffed shifts returning to clinical work after a period of absence legal aspects of clinical practice self-care and team… [Read More]

ST7 review meetings – April/May/June 2018

Dear ST7 Trainees, We are offering all ST7 trainees an opportunity to attend a 30-minute review meeting.  The purpose of the meeting is to review how training is progressing, discuss the final stage of training and preparation for consultancy, timing of START (and/or whether remediation is necessary) and generally offer an opportunity to talk about… [Read More]

Transition to Leadership Course: ST3 to ST4

The highly popular, free Transition to Leadership course is back this summer.  This well established course is organised by the London School of Paediatrics.  It runs over 3 days and is designed to prepare ST3s for the transition to becoming a registrar.  Topics covered include: – Life as a new SpR – Leading at night – Updates… [Read More]

PICH evenings x 2 in March – double the fun!

In March we have 2 PICH seminars (with none in April to avoid school holidays). Come and expand your thinking and break out from the restraints of traditional approaches in healthcare! The first evening on 7th March will be held at Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road and will give the perspective from Primary care The… [Read More]

QI Change Champions 2018 – register for last remaining places

Quality Improvement Change Champions – register your interest for last few remaining places here.  Calling all London Paediatric Trainees, particularly level 2/3. This 16 week programme will be starting with the first full day face-to-face meeting on 17 April 2018. (Access to online content will be available in advance of the opening session). A few… [Read More]

Topic of the month: Trauma

Across London, paediatric trainees and trainers are focusing on trauma. Here are some ideas to think about. Injury is the leading cause of death for children after the first year of life, responsible for 31-48% of deaths of children and young people. Road traffic accidents, falls, and inflicted injury are major causes of paediatric trauma…. [Read More]

Level 1/SHO teaching – Hot Topics 27.2.18

Date: Tuesday 27th February 2018 Time: 14:00 – 17:00 Location: ICU Seminar Room, Level 4, VCB, GOSH We would like to invite you to attend our series of free, monthly teaching afternoons incorporating the Case Exchange with Level 1 teaching, which takes place on the last Tuesday of every month. The programme will provide case… [Read More]

Launch of informal academic mentoring: Thursday 22nd February

Later this month we will hold the launch event for the pan-London informal academic mentoring pilot, from 6pm onwards on Thursday 22nd February. This is open to trainees interested in getting involved in academic paediatrics for the first time or looking for guidance on the next steps in their career – as well as to those… [Read More]