Staying home during the novel coronavirus season make life challenging but it can be a great opportunity for you to spend more time in art creativity. The Hong Kong College of Paediatricians is organizing an Art Competition 2020 as the annual social function this year. We hope all of you can actively participate in this meaningful event and share your artworks with our members.
The competition would accept artworks in the form of calligraphy, painting or photo with the specifications as below. The panel of judges will be all of the Fellows, Members and Associates via online voting.
To join the competition, please send your artwork to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  on or before 31 October 2020 (Saturday) with the subject of the email as 'Art competition 2020'.
Details of the event could be found here.

To all Fellows, Members and Associates


College Newsletter - October 2020 issue

Please find the latest College Newsletter, October 2020 Issue, for your information.

Thanks for your attention.


Best regards

College Secretariat

HK College of Paediatricians


Dear Members,

The next Exit Assessment of the College will be held on 17 December 2020 (Thursday). 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 now until 5 October 2020 (Monday).

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 1st 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. Dissertations submitted for this Exit Assessment will be considered for the 2021 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 Fellows and Members of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians,


The PRM Subspecialty Board now invites application from trainees for enrolment in the Training Programme. Please kindly find enclosed files of Training Programme information together with Training Application Form for your attention. Information is also available at the College website:


Please be reminded that the start of training programme is tentatively scheduled for January 2021. The deadline for enrollment of the PRM Training Programme will be on 28 September 2020 (Monday).  Applicants will be invited for an interview after the deadline of enrollment.


Please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned if you have any queries.


Best regards,


Dr Carrie Kwok

Honorary Secretary

PRM Subspecialty Board 



Dear Associates,

Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science (FOP TAS) Examination will be held on 14 Ocboer 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 August 2020 (Thur) – 31 August 2020 (Mon)

Options for sitting this exam
1. At a test centre in person, or
2. At your own home or workplace with online invigilation (online invigilation guide)

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.

You are strongly advised to submit your online application promptly.

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.

Special Note on Coronavirus Outbreak
In view of the ongoing pandemic in HK, there is the risk the examination may not be held on 14 October 2020 depending on 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-September 2020. Please check for the latest updates on the HK College website nearer the time.

Thank you for your attention.

College Secretariat


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