Dear Members, 

The next Exit Assessment of the College will be held on 18 December 2023 (Monday). Attached please find an announcement, application 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 18 September 2023 (Monday) onwards until 13 October 2023 (Friday).

 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 1 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.For all trainees who started their higher paeditric training on or after 1st July 2020, a proof of completion of a formal Paediatric Palliative Care Course within their 6-year Paediatric Training Programme should be submitted along with the application.

3.Dissertations submitted for this Exit Assessment will be considered for the 2024 Best Dissertation Prize awarded by the College. Case reports will not be considered for the Prize.

 Thank you for your kind attention.

College Secretariat


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

It is our pleasure to inform you that Paediatric Haematology & Oncology (PHO) is inviting applicants to apply for training in the PHO subspecialty. The PHO SB is registered in the Specialist Register of The Medical Council of Hong Kong in 2022 with the specialty code of S65. We are now calling for enrolment of PHO trainees for the programme commencing in year 2024. Please find the enclosed files of Application Information and Training Application Form. The information and the training curriculum are available at the College website:

Please be reminded that the training programme will commence on 1st January 2024. The deadline for enrolment for this admission will be on 13 October 2023, (Friday), 5:00 pm. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned.

Best regards,

Dr Alex WK Leung

Honrary Secretary


PHO Subspecialty Board

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c/o Angel Lam

College Secretary

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

T: (852) 2871 8771 



MRCPCH FOP & TAS Examination (Part I), 18 Oct 2023 (Wednesday)


The MRCPCH FOP & TAS examination will be held on 18 Oct 2023 (Wednesday).  The application will be opened from 10 Aug to 21 Aug.  Candidates wishing to sit the above exam in HK please 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


10 Aug to 21 Aug

 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.


 Attached please find an Application Form B for your use. 



Options for sitting this exam

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

Remarks: Please note that there will NOT be any test centre option for this diet of exam.



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.


  1. 4.Those candidates who have never taken an exam with the RCPCH and/or do not have an RCPCH number are advised toregister(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 registrationfor an exam account is accepted.

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

                   Thank you for your attendion.


 Thank you.



College Secretariat

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

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Tel: (852) 28718771; Fax: (852) 27851850





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 27 November 2023 (Monday).  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 7 September 2023 (Thu).

Candidates who can complete their PE training within 12 weeks after the exit examination (i.e. 19 February 2024) 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

To all Fellows, Members and Associates


College Newsletter – August 2023 issue


Please find the latest College Newsletter – August issue 2023 for your information.


Thank you for your attention.



College Secretariat

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians


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