The RCPCH Annual Conference ‘Healthy Child, Healthy Future’ 2017: 3 days of Education, Inspiration and Celebration Sunny Birmingham was the venue for the 2017 RCPCH Conference. The LSP was (as usual) very well represented by delegates and workshop hosts/speakers alike. Well done to our very own Andrew Long (VP E&T) & the RCPCH team for… [Read More]
This is a new one day RCPCH How to Manage course exploring how to promote safe prescribing within paediatrics. This course starts by recapping some basic pharmacology and why children are different. You will learn about the most frequent prescribing mistakes and their management. The aim of the course is to equip you with a deeper… [Read More]
Dear NCEL trainees, My name is Roisin Begley. I want to introduce myself at the new RCPCH Trainee Committee Rep NCEL London. The Trainees’ Committee provides trainee representation and advice on all College work and activities, where relevant, with particular emphasis on issues related to recruiting, training, assessing and developing paediatricians. The Trainees’ Committee will… [Read More]
Ideal for those short on time, this CPD accredited course from the Evenings of Evidence series will identify common presentations in teenagers and discuss strategies for diagnosis, management, prevention and treatment. Designed for a multi-professional audience, the evening will also include light refreshments and time for networking and discussion. Date: 28 July 2015 Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm Location: RCPCH,… [Read More]
The RCPCH Special Interest Module in Infectious Diseases and Immunology is now live and open for applications. This module is open to all Level 3 General Paediatrics trainees. Completion will enable the holder to be competent to take up a post as a General Paediatrician with a special expertise in Infectious Diseases and Immunology. It is… [Read More]
The RCPCH has been running a QI education programme for about a year. There is an introduction day coming up in June, ideal for anyone regardless of stage of career, that would like to know a bit more about how to get going with a project to improve quality and to get a better understanding of some… [Read More]
For those of you that didn’t make the RCPCH conference, or even if you did, here are some useful thoughts from the Paediatric Education Special Interest Group (PEdSIG) session led by Bob Klaber on how to “Learn on the Job”. Q: What do you get when you take 50+ paediatric trainees/trainers/medical students, 7 fantastic facilitators,… [Read More]
Regional Advisors are representatives to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. They sit between College Council and the College Tutors.Who are the Regional Advisors in London? Regional Advisors are representatives to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. They sit between College Council and the College Tutors.
The RCPCH College Tutor is a paediatrician responsible for postgraduate medical education within their trust and is also the main liaison point between individual trusts, the RCPCH and the Lead Provider.
The London School of Paediatrics attracts the brightest and best of applicants to paediatric run-through training. And the UK has the reputation of providing the finest postgraduate paediatric training in the world. So arguably our School has a responsibility to nurture the very best paediatricians in the world. How can we meet that responsibility? This week… [Read More]
Well done to Christina Snowdon and Katherine Jamieson, paediatric trainees who received an award today at the Royal Society of Medicine. The School, in collaboration with the RSM, provide an award each year to the trainee(s) who ran the most impressive School of Paediatrics Study Day. Christina and Katherine hosted the Safeguarding day last May and… [Read More]
Get a flavour for some of the fantastic sessions at the annual meeting of the RCPCH Paediatric Educators Special Interest Group (PEdSIG) by viewing our Twitter and facebook feed via www.LondonPaediatrics.co.uk and @LondonPaeds
Dear Colleagues, Executive Committee met yesterday and we are seeking your advice prior to Council on 5 November as to how best to further engage with members. As you will know, College Council recently put proposals to an Extraordinary General Meeting for governance changes that would allow two key changes to the College: A smaller… [Read More]
Over 80 new trainees attended the ST1 induction at the Events Centre in Stewart House last week. Our new starters heard talks from many excellent speakers throughout the day and took part in several workshops. Highlights of the day included an entertaining talk from Chris Harris, Neonatal SpR at King’s entitled “Basic approach to Neonates”… [Read More]