Dear Associates

Attached please find a circular detailing the application procedures for the above exam. Application period is from 27 November 2017 to 19 December 2017. Relevant application forms and documents can be downloaded from the College website.

* Please note that a Candidate Declaration Form will need to be completed and submitted with Application Form D.

Examination Fee


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

Please note that candidates have a period of 7 years to complete the Clinical Examination from the date he/she passed all of the theory examinations. There is no limit to the number of attempts. If candidates are not able to pass the Clinical Examination within the seven years, he/she has to re-sit the Applied Knowledge in Practice Examination in order to take the Clinical Examination again.

Thank you for your kind attention.

College Secretariat

Dear Associates,

Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science Examination will be held on 14 February 2018. Candidates wishing to sit this exam in HK must apply both online using the RCPCH website ( ) AND submit paper applications to our College. Please study carefully the details of application as outlined in the attached circular.

Application period

20 November 2017 (Mon) – 6 December 2017 (Wed)

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.

We accept applications from both local and overseas candidates on a first-come, first-served basis. The HK exam centre has a fixed number of seats, and can no longer accept candidates once maximum capacity is reached. You are therefore strongly advised to submit your online application ASAP.

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. A RCPCH number is needed in order to access the online application forms for exams.

There will be TWO FOP TAS exams held in HK each year starting from 2016, one in February, and another one in October.

Thank you for your attention.

College Secretariat


To All Fellows of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

Please spend a few minutes to read this important announcement about the Accreditation of the Subspecialty of Paediatric Endocrinology (PE).  The College is also calling interested Fellows to apply for accreditation as First Fellow in the Subspecialty.  The application form is attached. Please also note that the deadline for application is 17 January 2018. 
Dr Chok-wan CHAN
Director of Subspecialty Boards
Committee for Subspecialty Boards
7th November 2017




To:  All Fellows, Members and Associates of the College,

Attached please find the new College Newsletter for your attention.

College Newsletter, October 2017 

Best regards
College Secretary
Hong Kong College of Paediatricians


Dear Members, 

The next Exit Assessment of the College will be held on 14th December 2017 (Thursday).  Attached please find an announcementapplication form, FORM A and FORM B for your information.  Members wishing to sit this Exit Assessment can send your completed applications to the College from now until 3rd October 2017 (Tuesday).

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 1st 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.Dissertations submitted for this Exit Assessment will be considered for the 2018 Best Dissertation Prize awarded by the College.  Case reports will not be considered for the Prize.

Thank you for your kind attention.

College Secretariat


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