College Newsletter - December 2019

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

Attached please find the new College Newsletter for your attention.

College Newsletter - December 2019

Best Regards
College Secretary
Hong Kong College of Paediatricians




Dear Trainees of Subspecialty in Paediatric Neurology (PN),

The PN Subspecialty is now calling for Application for Exit Assessment which will be held on 31st March 2020 (Tuesday). The PN Subspecialty Trainees who are eligible and would like to sit for the Exit Assessment please submit the application form and the required documents to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by 21st January 2020 (Tuesday).

Please kindly find enclosed the Application Form, Summary of Training Record (Appendix I) and Record Sheet (Appendix II) of the PN Exit Assessment for your attention. The form can be downloaded from the College website → Subspecialties → PN →Announcements

Dr Karen Kwong

PN Subspecialty Board

Dated: 3rd December 2019



Dear Members/Fellows of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians,

The Paediatric Endocrinology (PE) is now recognised as a Paediatric Subspecialty in the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians. It has been registered in the Specialist Register in The Medical Council of Hong Kong since February 2019.

The PE Subspecialty Board now invites application from trainees for enrollment in the Training Programme. Please kindly find enclosed file of training application form. Further information is available at the College website:

Please be reminded of the important dates:

Deadline for application: 9-12-2019
Tentative date for interview: 12-12-2019

 Applicants will be informed of the result individually.

 If you have any queries, please contact the undersigned.

 Best regards,

 Dr But Wai Man, Betty

Chairperson of PE Subspecialty Board

 29 November 2019



Dear Associates

Attached please find a circular detailing the application procedures for the above exam. Application period is from 25 November 2019 to 16 December 2019. 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 (FOP TAS) Examination will be held on 12 February 2020. 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.

Online Application period
20 November 2019 (Wed) – 2 December 2019 (Mon)

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.

Please note that we accept applications from both local and overseas candidates on a first-come, first-served basis, and the HK exam centre has a fixed number of seats. Once the maximum capacity is reached, we can no longer accept candidates. 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, one in February, and another one in October.

Thank you for your attention.

College Secretariat


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