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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]

START Assessment Preparation 19.3.18

START Assessment Preparation Course  Feeling stressed about START? – Help is here! The highly popular START assessment preparation course is back on 19th March 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 ‘safe… [Read More]

LSP Simulation Programme SL dates – new dates added

We now have all our dates for the LSP Simulation programme training days in South London at the SAIL centre and at King’s College Hospital. These are for SL trainees and so please start booking! To remind you more about the days and what the training involves please read below: Full Immersion day – simulated scenario training day… [Read More]

London PAFTA winners 2017-18

The London School of Paediatrics is delighted to announce the London winners of the 2017-2018 PAFTAs (Paediatric Awards for Training Achievements).   Best Educational Supervisor: Dr Sophie Vaughan Best Senior Trainee (ST4-8): Dr Gayle Appleby Best Junior Trainee (ST1-3): Dr Christopher Kelly Best Training Unit: North Middlesex University Hospital   We received 45 nominations across… [Read More]

LSP hosting academic training day 22/3/18

The LSP Trainees Committee Academic Subgroup is hosting the APA academic training day on 22/3/18 at the UCL GOS Institute of Child Health. This event is open to all trainees, including those who have never done any research previously. There are numerous excellent speakers lined up this year including Professors Ros Smyth, Alastair Sutcliffe, Nick… [Read More]