2013 Paediatric Update Series No.2


Dear Fellows/Members/Associates    2013 Paediatric Update No. 2 - Paediatric Neurology – July 7, 2013 Please be informed that the next Paediatric Update CME seminar will be held on Sunday, July 7, 2013.  It is part of the programme for the accreditation of the Subspecialty of Paediatric Neurology (PN) of our College.  Professor Robert Ouvrier, a world renowned expert in neuromuscular diseases, Foundation Head of Institute for Neuroscience and Muscle Research, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Australia will deliver lectures on "Hereditary Neuropathies in Childhood" and "Mechanisms to make new discoveries in Child Neurology".   The meeting will be held at M-Ground Lecture Theatre in Queen Elizabeth Hospital (NOT Hospital Authority Building). We look forward to your support and participation in this College CME activity. For programme details, please refer to the attached poster.    College SecretariatHong Kong College of PaediatriciansTel: +852 28718773Fax: +852 27851850Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Call for Application of Training in Subspecialty of Paediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases


Dear Associates/Members/Fellows of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians,  The Paediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases (PIID) is now recognised as a Paediatric Subspecialty in the Hong Kong College of Paediatrician, it has been registered in the Specialist Register in The Medical Council of Hong Kong since 16 November 2012.  We are now calling for application enrollment of PIID trainees for Year 2013 - 2014. Please kindly find enclosed Application Form together with information of PIID prospectus for your attention.  Please be reminded that the starting of PIID Training Programme will be on 1 June 2013.  If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned or respective PIID Training Centre Coordinator listed at P.4 of the said prospectus. Best regards,   Dr Marco HoHonorary SecretaryPIID Subspecialty Board  

Final Call for Application of First Fellows of the Subspecialty of Developmental Behavioural Paediatrics (DBP)


To: All Fellows of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians Please spend a few minutes to read this IMPORTANT announcement about the Final Call for Application of First Fellows of the Subspecialty of Developmental Behavioural Paediatrics (DBP). The application form is attached. Please also note that the deadline for application is 6 June 2013, Thursday.   for Dr Sik Nin WongSecretary, Working Group for Accreditation of Paediatric Subspecialties in Hong Kong

Appointment of PN Provisional Subspecialty Board


To All Fellows of Hong Kong College of Paediatricians We are pleased to provide a brief update on the progress of accreditation of the Subspecialty of Paediatric Neurology within Hong Kong College of Paediatricians. Our College has received the application for accreditation of the Paediatric Neurology Subspecialty in January 2011 and after several rounds of consultation and discussion, the proposed training programme has been revised and finalised. Subsequently the College has called for application from all Fellows who are interested to be First Fellows in the Subspecialty in March 2013 and received an enthusiastic response. The next step will be the formation of the Provisional Subspecialty Board which will then coordinate with College-appointed External Assessor to examine and accredit the training programme, training centers and First Fellows. College Council has resolved to invite Professor Robert Ouvrier from the University of Australia to be our External Assessor. In conjunction with the PN Group, the Working Group has recommended the membership of the Provisional Subspecialty Board as follows: Professor Virginia Wong (Neurologist, University of Hong Kong) Dr Chan Kwok Yin (Neurologist, representing private sector) Dr Wu Shun Ping (Neurologist, Asso. Consultant in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, representing HA) Dr Fung Lai Wah Eva (Neurologist, Asso. Consultant in Prince of Wales Hospital, representing CUHK) Dr Fung Cheuk Wing (Neurologist, Asso. Consultant in Queen Mary Hospital, representing HA) Dr Jonas HM Yeung (Neurologist, Consultant, Dept of Medicine, AHNH, representing Hong Kong College of Physicians) Dr Li Chi Kong (Non-neurologist, representing Council of HKCPaed) This is subject to College Council's endorsement. If you have any questions or comments on the Provisional Subspecialty Board, please send to the College secretariat before 25 April 2013, so that we can confirm and proceed to the preparation of Training Centre accreditation which is scheduled in early July 2013.    Dr SN WongHonorary Secretary For Dr CW ChanChairman, Working Group on Accreditation of Paediatric Subspecialties in Hong Kong

Specialist Training Course in Paediatrics 2013-14


To: All Associates of the College We are pleased to inform you that the 2013-2014 Specialist Training Course in Paediatrics is now open for registration.  Attached please find an application form and a course prospectus for your information.  Kindly register by completing the attached application form and returning it to the College on or before 30th April 2013 (Tuesday).  Please note that cheque payment should accompany your application form.  Application without payment will NOT be processed.  Thank you for your kind attention.    College Secretariat

College Newsletter April 2013


To: All Fellows, Members and Associate of the College, Please be informed that the 2013 April issue of College Newsletter is now available. You can view and download the issue at this link. Best regards, Kimmy WONGCollege SecretaryHong Kong College of Paediatricians

NRP - A Mandatory Training Requirement for All Basic Trainees Admitted On or After 1 July 2013


To: All COSs & training supervisors, Department of Paediatrics, HA Hospitals      Child Assessment Service, DH      Clinical Genetic Service, DH      Family Health Service (MCHCs), DH Dear COSs & training supervisors, Attached is an announcement concerning NRP as a mandatory training requirement for all basic trainees admitted by our College on or after 1 July 2013 for your kind attention. With regards College SecretariatHong Kong College of Paediatricians

Hong Kong Neonatal Resuscitation Program (HK-NRP)


Information about Hong Kong Neonatal Resuscitation Program is added today to the College website as a new menu item under "Training" Section. Members are encouraged to view the related information at this direct link.

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