Dear Members,

The next Exit Assessment of the College will be held on 15 December 2022 (Thursday). Attached please find an announcementapplication formFORM A and FORM B for your information. Members wishing to sit this Exit Assessment can send your completed applications to the College from 1 September 2022 (Thursday) onwards until 29 September 2022 (Thursday).

Please be reminded to include FORM A (Record of Higher Training in Paediatrics) and FORM B (Checklist for Dissertations) in your submission. Both hard and soft copies of your dissertations should also be submitted.

1.For all trainees who started their basic paediatric training on or after 1 July 2009, a proof of completion of a formal Child Protection Course within their 6-year Paediatric Training Programme should be submitted along with the application.

2.For all trainees who started their higher paeditric training on or after 1st July 2020, a proof of completion of a formal Paediatric Palliative Care Course within their 6-year Paediatric Training Programme should be submitted along with the application.

3.Dissertations submitted for this Exit Assessment will be considered for the 2023 Best Dissertation Prize awarded by the College. Case reports will not be considered for the Prize.

Thank you for your kind attention.

College Secretariat

To all Fellows, Members and Associates

 College Newsletter – August 2022 issue

 Please find the latest College Newsletter, August 2022 issue for your information.

 Thank you for your attention.

 Regards

College Secretariat

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

 

Subspecialty of Paediatric Neurology (PN) - Call for Exit Assessment Application (commencing from 11th August 2022)

Dear Trainees of Subspecialty in Paediatric Neurology (PN),

The PN Subspecialty is now calling for Application for Exit Assessment which will be held on 8th December 2022 (Thursday).  The PN Subspecialty Trainees who are eligible and would like to sit for the Exit Assessment, please submit the application form, the required documents and the dissertations to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  by 22nd September 2022 (Thursday).

Candidates who can complete their PN training within 12 weeks after the exit examination are also eligible to apply.

Please kindly find enclosed the Application Form, Summary of Training Record and Record Sheet of the PN Exit Assessment for your attention.  The form can be downloaded from the College website www.paediatrician.org.hk → Subspecialties → PN →Announcements
 
 
Best regards,
 
Dr Karen Kwong
Chairperson
PN Subspecialty Board
 
cc Dr Eva Fung
Honorary Secretary
PN Subspecialty Board
 
Dated: 11th August 2022

 

   

Dear Associates,

Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science (FOP TAS) Examination will be held on 19 October 2022 (Wednesday). Candidates wishing to sit this exam in HK must apply both online using the RCPCH website ( https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/user ) AND submit paper applications to our College. Please study carefully the details of application as outlined in the attached circular. Please also find an Application Form B for your use.

Online Application period
4 August 2022 (Thu) – 15 August 2022 (Mon)

Options for sitting this exam
1. At a test centre in person, or
2. At your own home or workplace with online invigilation (online invigilation guide)

Note: If there is not enough enrollment of test centre option, RCPCH reserves the right to cancel test centre option and transfer candidates to online invigilation option.

 

Examination Fee
FOP & TAS (both papers) HK$7,600
FOP only (single paper) HK$4,700
TAS only (single paper) HK$4,700

Payment should be made payable to Hong Kong College of Paediatricians.

You are strongly advised to submit your online application promptly.

Those candidates who have never taken an exam with the RCPCH and/or do not have an RCPCH number are advised to first register with the RCPCH well before the application period. You do not need to wait until a specific examination opens to apply for an RCPCH online account. A RCPCH number is needed in order to access the online application forms for exams.

There will normally be TWO FOP TAS exams held in HK each year, one in February, and another one in October. 

Thank you for your attention.

College Secretariat

 

28th July 2022  

Dear Colleagues,

 

 

Joint Annual Scientific Meeting 2022

(Hybrid Meeting)

of

The Hong Kong Paediatric Society (HKPS),

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians (HKCPaed),

Hong Kong Paediatric Nurses Association (HKPNA), &

Hong Kong College of Paediatric Nursing (HKCPN)

 

1st Announcement

 

The Hong Kong Paediatric Society, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians, Hong Kong Paediatric Nurses Association and Hong Kong College of Paediatric Nursing will be hosting a Joint Annual Scientific Meeting (JASM) on 26th November 2022. More than 2 years into the pandemic, we are facing unprecedented childhood and healthcare challenges. This year, our JASM will have a theme of “Safeguarding Children in the New Era”. It will be consisting of a keynote lecture and free paper presentation sessions.

 

The Joint Annual Scientific Meeting is a unique platform providing the opportunity for various disciplines to share the insights in child health related issues and scientific updates. Your participation would be of utmost importance. Members, doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and other child healthcare workers are cordially invited to submit papers to make this meeting successful. Research papers including those for basic science, clinical studies, patient care, service improvement as well as community projects are all welcome.

 

Please send the abstract to our congress secretariat, via email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The deadline for abstract submission is 31st August 2022.

 

Thank you very much for your support.

           

                                                                           

Yours sincerely,

                                                                          

   Organising Committee      

   Joint HKPS, HKCPaed, HKPNA and HKCPN Annual Scientific Meeting 2022

  Encl. [ Abstract form ]

   

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