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Learning Together clinics and INtegrated Child Health

Paediatric trainees – are you interested in working across traditional boundaries? Do you want to achieve some of your leadership and integrated care RCPCH Progress Curricular objectives? If YES, then Learning Together clinics are for you! What is Learning Together? Learning Together is an exciting interdisciplinary training model between paediatrics and GP trainees. A paediatric… [Read More]

Congratulations to Professor Caroline Fertleman

Thrilling news on Friday 13th!  Caroline Fertleman is well known to many of you and it’s wonderful to be able to share the good news that she has today been promoted to Professor at UCL. There aren’t many professors of medical education in the UK, and so it’s utterly fitting that Caroline should be recognised… [Read More]

PICH 2018/2019 – applications are open now

The Programme for Integrated Child Health (PICH pronounced “pitch”) is the first comprehensive integrated child health programme in the UK. It is a practical one-year course to develop skills and confidence in participants through supported real-world projects. It is highly regarded and is soon to start recruiting for its 5th year in London. PICH supports… [Read More]

LSP Trust Reps day 24th July – Theme:academia within LSP.

The next LSP trust rep, college tutor, trainee committee and TPD day will be held on the 24th July in Stewart house.  This event is open to all. The theme is Academia and it will be hosted by the academic subgroup of the trainees committee, but they are keen that ANYONE can attend, foundation drs,… [Read More]

The Paediatric Family Project

*******Recruitment Open For The Paediatric Families Project ****** Are you: 1) Interested in informally mentoring and supporting new ST1s? 2) Going to be working in a DGH as an ST4+ from September 2018? If Yes to the above- why not join the Paediatrics Families Project (supported by London School of Paediatrics) to help support your juniors, develop… [Read More]

RCPCH START Assessment Preparation Course – 16th August 2018

START Assessment Preparation Course  Feeling stressed about START? –  Help is here! The highly popular START assessment preparation course is back on 16thAugust 2018! 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]

Academic Clinical Fellowships: applications open soon for 2019

The next round of NIHR Paediatric Academic Clinical Fellowship applications will open this October, for posts starting in September 2019. ACF entry is at ST1 – ST4 level. Please forward this information to any Level I trainees or Foundation Doctors who might be interested in pursuing academic training in Paediatrics. Prospective applicants are encouraged to… [Read More]

Transition to Consultant – Book now for the 2018-19 course

Hi everyone, If you are ST7 – 8 and thinking about consultant jobs this course is for you! It is a two day course with consultant and manager shadowing opportunities; the second day builds on your learning after shadowing. Day 1 – 14th Nov 2018 0830 – 1730 Day 2 – 13th Feb 2019 0830… [Read More]

NWL Paediatric Case Exchange! 11th July: Topic: Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Theme: Infectious diseases​ Date & time: 08.30-11.00 Wednesday 11 July Location: G64 on the ground floor of the medical school building, Norfolk Place, St Mary’s campus Timetable: 08.30-09.00   Diagnosis and management of encephalitis: new St Mary’s guidelines 09.00-10.00   St Mary’s ID Journal Club: Parechovirus meningitis – guest speaker (papers to be circulated) 10.00-11.00  … [Read More]

Quality Improvement Change Champions 2018: register your interest

Have you completed a good quality QI (Quality Improvement) project to discuss at ARCP or consultant interview? Interested in extra support with workshops and mentoring blended with online learning?  Calling ALL London Paediatric trainees, particularly level 2/3.  The London School of Paediatrics are working with QIClearn™ to offer you an exciting, innovative way of learning… [Read More]

Academic LSP TC/trust rep day: 24th July 2018

The LSP academic subgroup will be hosting the forthcoming Trainees Committee meeting and trust rep day on Tuesday 24th July – please see the attached schedule for more details – this event is open to all working in LSP with an interest in paediatric research. To help us gauge numbers in advance, sign up here… [Read More]

ST1 Induction and Welcome – Friday 31st August 2018

Dear new ST1 doctors, Congratulations and welcome to the London Specialty School of Paediatrics and Child Health! Every year, the London School puts together an induction programme for new ST1s. It is a great opportunity to meet each other and to learn about paediatric training in London. We have attached the programme to give you… [Read More]