START application period for October 2015

Mon 08/06/2015

The START application period for the October 2015 assessment will open on Tuesday 9th June and closes on Friday 17th July 2015. Please note that applications for the assessment should be completed online, via the college website. Please log in to the college website with your membership number and password to apply. We advise you to use our START online application guidance to assist you in your application. We encourage you to apply as early on in the application period as possible, as a limited number of spaces are available.


Updating training levels on ASSET

Wed 17/12/2014

Please note that your training level on ASSET is NOT automatically updated each training year. In order to update your training year please email asset@rcpch.ac.uk. Your email should include your GMC number, the date when you changed to your current training year, and your training year. Thank you


Deleting old educational supervisors

Mon 10/11/2014

Dear Trainees,

Please note that it is your responsibility to delete your old educational supervisors on ASSET. It is important that only current educational supervisors are linked to your account.

Thank you.


Assessment guide for trainees and trainers

Wed 29/10/2014

The RCPCH offers guidance for all paediatric trainees in approved training posts on workplace-based assessments / Supervised Learning Events (SLEs). Please see our new assessment guide here


e-PAIN: multidisciplinary e-learning programme

Fri 03/10/2014

The Faculty of Pain Medicine, the British Pain Society and e-Learning for Healthcare have developed e-PAIN, a multidisciplinary e-learning programme designed to improve the assessment and treatment of people with acute and chronic pain.

As part of this, The Faculty of Pain Medicine have just launched a module on Paediatric Pain.

The programme is free to access for anyone working within the NHS.

The sessions within the module are:
• Pain in Children is Different
• Assessment of Pain in Children
• Acute Pain in Children
• Chronic Pain in Children
• Musculoskeletal Pain in Children

For further info please visit The Faculty of Pain Medicine Website


The Healthy Child Programme

Wed 20/08/2014

The Healthy Child Programme 0-18 is an award-winning suite of e-learning materials, covering health promotion and common health issues from infancy to adulthood.

Free for NHS healthcare professionals, the Healthy Child Programme 0-18 is made up of three distinct programmes and can be used by individuals or in group learning.

To find out more, please click here


Content reviewers/Authors for Spotting the sick child

Wed 06/08/2014

We are currently looking for Content reviewers/Authors for some of our online learning tools:

For further info and to apply please look at our website: Click here

Spotting the Sick Child (SSC) is a successful online educational resource that is used by healthcare professionals worldwide. We are now in a position to update and upgrade SSC and we need your expertise and commitment to make it happen. We are seeking individuals to act as Content Reviewers/Authors to get involved in this project. The project is about delivering an updated SSC online resource to support healthcare professionals to improve their skills at assessing the top 7 commonest acute problems for which children see their family doctor, or go to an urgent care clinic or emergency department.


Briefing note on pilot WBA

Wed 18/12/2013

As part of our strategy to keep trainees and assessors informed about our 1 year pilot of Workplace Based Assessments we have released a briefing note (Briefing note 4) on the website. Click here or download below. All further briefing notes will be published on the Assessment and Examinations page.