College Newsletter - August 2019

To: All Fellows, Members and Associates of the College

Attached please find the new College Newsletter for your attention.

College Newsletter, August 2019

Best Regards
College Secretary
Hong Kong College of Paediatricians  



Dear Fellows, Members and Associates of the College,

Joint Annual Scientific Meeting 2019
The Hong Kong Paediatric Society,
Hong Kong College of Paediatricians,
Hong Kong Paediatric Nurses Association, &
Hong Kong College of Paediatric Nursing.

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 on 28th September 2019 at the Hong Kong Children's Hospital. It will be a full-day event consisting of a keynote lecture and free paper presentation sessions.

This Joint Annual Scientific Meeting serves as a unique platform and chance 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 a success. 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 secretary Miss Kit Tang, Medcom Ltd., via email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please click DOC format to download the abstract form. The deadline for abstract submission is 11th August 2019.

Thank you very much for your support.

Yours sincerely,
Organizing Committee
Joint HKPS, HKCP, HKPNA and HKCPN Annual Scientific Meeting 2019


Dear Members and Associates

Please be informed that applications for the above examination are invited from 17 June 2019 until 12 July 2019. For information on application details, please click on this link

Payment should be made in HK dollars (HK$9,000) payable to Hong Kong College of Paediatricians.


College Secretariat





4th Annual Scientific Meeting
5th HK-Guangdong-Shanghai-Chongqing
Pediatric Exchange Meeting


College will be hosting an interesting one and a half day Annual Scientific Meeting this year, full day on Saturday (Dec 3) and half day on Sunday (Dec 4). The meeting will consist of presentations by local and international experts, 2 case-based educational sessions and a free paper session. This will be a unique opportunity for paediatricians to discuss, share and update clinical paediatric knowledge in an interactive way. Focus will be on cross-disciplinary holistic care of children, scientific updates and presentation of the latest in paediatric research. Please register early.

Send your registration form to the College Secretariat by email ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) or fax (2785-1850) on or before 15th November 2016.

Abstract submission: Free Paper Sessions
Submission deadline: 7th September 2016

We invite you to submit your abstracts to the Free Paper Session (both clinical and basic science research are welcome). In particular, young investigators are encouraged to submit abstracts to make this meeting a success. You may select "oral presentation" if you do wish to be considered for an oral presentation during the free paper session.

Please email your abstract to the College Secretariat ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) using the instructions on the form which can be downloaded from the College website ( Notification of abstract acceptance and selection for oral presentations will be sent by email in November. Prizes will be awarded for the best oral and poster presentations. All selected abstracts will be published in the Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics (new series). Due to copyright issues, identical abstracts that have been submitted and presented previously will not be accepted for this meeting.

Please mark the date of this important event in your diary and register early.

Thank you for your support.

Scientific & Research Subcommittee


Scientific Program: Day 1 / Day 2

Program Book 

Registration Form

Abstract Form


Presentation Files of ASM
2015  -  
New law on informed consent - how does that affect your practice? Mr Woody Chang
2015  -  Psychological Causes of Anorexia Nervosa & Group Treatment Dr Susan Fung C.S.
2015  -  Treatment of Fever in Office Setting Drs CF Cheng, YW Kwan, SY Leung, KY Lai & SC Wong
2015  -  Haemoptysis in Children TB or not? Dr Polly PK Ho
2015  -  An Approach to Pulmonary Renal Syndrome & Systemic Vasculitis Dr Euan Soo

2019 - Annual Scientific Meeting 2019
           Program Book









Dear Associates

Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP) Examination will be held on 12 September 2019. Candidates wishing to sit the above exam in Hong Kong must apply both online using the RCPCH website ( submit paper applications to our College. Please study carefully the details of application as outlined in the attached circular.

Application period
26 June 2019 (Wed) – 10 July 2019 (Wed)

Examination Fee

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

Attached please find an Application Form C for your use.

1. All theory exams have been moved to computer-based testing since January 2015. Please refer to the RCPCH website for more CBT information:

2. Sample examination questions are available on the RCPCH website for candidates viewing. Candidates sitting for CBT exams are strongly advised to study these sample questions at this link

3. Candidates can sit the MRCPCH theory exams in any order, and can take the Applied Knowledge in Practice Exam as their first MRCPCH theory exam.

4. Those candidates who have never taken an exam with the RCPCH and/or do not have an RCPCH number are advised to first register for an exam account with the RCPCH well before the application period. You are not able to apply for any examinations online until your registration for an exam account is accepted.

Thank you for your kind attention.
College Secretariat


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