Dear Associates

MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (previously Part II) Examination, 18 Jan 2023 (Wednesday)

Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP) Exam will be held in HK on 18th Jan 2023.  Candidates wishing to sit the above exam in HK please 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

7 November 2022 (Mon) – 21 November 2022 (Mon) 


Examination Fee


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

Attached please find an Application Form C for your use. 


Options for sitting this exam

    1. At your own home or workplace with online invigilation (pls refer to online invigilation quick guide attached)

Note: Please note that there will NOT be any test centre option for this diet of exam. If you encounter difficulty in taking the exam in online invigilation format, please consider taking the same exam in Sep 2023 which the test centre option is expected to open at that time.



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 are allowed to 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 any time before the application period (preferably 10 working days before the application period opens).  You do not need to wait until a specific examination opens to apply for an RCPCH online account.  You are not able to apply for any exams online until your registration for an exam account is accepted.

5. For details of online application procedures, please refer to the Guidance Notes for HK candidates attached.


Thank you for your kind attention.


College Secretariat

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

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


Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics (DBP) is now recognized as a Paediatric Subspecialty in the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians. It has been registered in the Specialist Register of The Medical Council of Hong Kong since 3 July 2013. We are now calling for application enrollment of DBP trainees for Year 2023. Please kindly find enclosed files of Training ProgrammeApplication Information and Training Application Form for your attention. Information is also available at the College website:


Please be reminded that the training programme will commence from 3rd January 2023. The deadline for enrollment of the DBP Training Programme will be on 16 November 2022, (Wednesday), 5:00 pm. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned.


Best regards,

Dr Purdy Chan

Honorary Secretary
DBP Subspecialty Board
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c/o Stephanie Lai

College Secretary

Hong Kong College of Paediatriicians

T: (852) 2871 8842

F: (852) 2785 1850

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To all Fellows, Members and Associates

 College Newsletter –  October 2022 issue

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

 Thank you for your attention.



College Secretariat

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians



Subspecialty of Paediatric Endocrinology (PE) - Call for Exit Assessment Application

Dear Trainees of Subspecialty in Paediatric Endocrinology (PE),

The PE Subspecialty is now calling for Application for Exit Assessment which will be held on 22 November 2022 (Tuesday).  PE 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 11 October 2022 (Thursday).

Candidates who can complete their PE training within 12 weeks after the exit examination (i.e. 14 February 2023) are also eligible to apply.

Please kindly find enclosed the Application FormSummary of Training Record and Record Sheet of the PE Exit Assessment for your attention. 


Best regards,
Dr BUT Wai Man, Betty
PE Subspecialty Board


cc Dr YAU Ho Chung
Honorary Secretary
PE Subspecialty Board





**Deadline of Abstract Submission Extended to

14th Sep 2022**


Dear all College members,



Joint Annual Scientific Meeting 2022

(Hybrid Meeting)


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)


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.


This offers a unique platform for various disciplines to share their 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 of abstract submission is extended to 14th September 2022.


You can find the abstract submission form in the enclosed file.



College Secretariat

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

[Encl. Abstract form v3 ]



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