To all Fellows, Members and Associates

 College Newsletter – August 2022 issue

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

 Thank you for your attention.


College Secretariat

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

Dear Associates,

Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science (FOP TAS) Examination will be held on 19 October 2022 (Wednesday). 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. Please also find an Application Form B for your use.

Online Application period
4 August 2022 (Thu) – 15 August 2022 (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)

Note: If there is not enough enrollment of test centre option, RCPCH reserves the right to cancel test centre option and transfer candidates to online invigilation option.


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. You do not need to wait until a specific examination opens to apply for an RCPCH online account. A RCPCH number is needed in order to access the online application forms for exams.

There will normally be TWO FOP TAS exams held in HK each year, one in February, and another one in October. 

Thank you for your attention.

College Secretariat


28th July 2022  

Dear Colleagues,



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)


1st Announcement


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. More than 2 years into the pandemic, we are facing unprecedented childhood and healthcare challenges. This year, our JASM will have a theme of “Safeguarding Children in the New Era”. It will be consisting of a keynote lecture and free paper presentation sessions.


The Joint Annual Scientific Meeting is a unique platform providing the opportunity for various disciplines to share the 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 for abstract submission is 31st August 2022.


Thank you very much for your support.



Yours sincerely,


   Organising Committee      

   Joint HKPS, HKCPaed, HKPNA and HKCPN Annual Scientific Meeting 2022

  Encl. [ Abstract form ]


Dear all 

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) is going to organize an online workshop of the MRCPCH/DCH Foundation of Practice (FOP) examination dedicated to its overseas candidates. Please check the below details and links to enroll for the workshop.

MRCPCH/DCH FOP exam preparation for overseas candidates - online workshop

Date: 20 September 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am (London Time) // 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm (Hong Kong Time)
Format: Online through Zoom
Fee: £50 (pay to RCPCH directly)
Enrollment: Please click here to check more details and finish the enrollment

Note that spaces are limited, and a workshop fee of £50 will be charged by RCPCH. Payment will be done on RCPCH’s online system. Hong Kong College of Paediatricians will NOT be collecting any fees on behalf of RCPCH for this online workshop.

Thank you for your attention. 

College Secretariat
Hong Kong College of Paediatricians


To:       All PIAID Subspecialty Trainees of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians


The PIAID Subspecialty is now calling for Application for Exit Assessment, which will be held on
8th October 2022 (Saturday).

PIAID Subspecialty Trainees who are eligible and would like to sit for the Exit Assessment please submit the application form and the required documents to the Secretariat, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
by 15th August 2022 (Monday).

Application forms:


Best regards,

Dr Joshua Wong

Honorary Secretary, PIAID Subspecialty Board

cc Dr Mike Kwan

Chairperson, PIAID Subspecialty Board


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