Dear Associates

Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP) Examination will be held on 13 May 2020. Candidates wishing to sit the above exam in Hong Kong 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
26 February 2020 (Wed) – 9 March 2020 (Mon)

Examination Fee

Payment should be made payable to Hong Kong College of Paediatricians. Attached please find an Application Form C for your use.

Special Note on Coronavirus Outbreak:
In view of the coronavirus outbreak in HK, there is a possibility that the examination will not be held on 13 May 2020 as scheduled. We will monitor the situation in the coming months. Your application will be confirmed online once payment is received by the HK College of Paediatricians; but your payment will not be cashed until mid-April 2020. Please check for the latest exam updates on the HK College website nearer the time.

1. 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 

2. 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.

3. 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

Dear College Members,

Novel CoronavirusRecommendations for Parents (updated 19 April 2020)

Kindly please find the latest recommendations issued from the College and The Hong Kong Society for Paediatric Immunology Allergy and Infectious Diseases (HKSPIAID) as of 19th April 2020.

Recommendations in English  

Recommendations in Chinese

Recommendations in Filipino/Tagalog

Best regards

College Secretariat


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



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