Dear Associates, 

MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (previously Part II) Examination, 15 September 2021 (Wednesday)

Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP) Exam will be held in HK on 15th September 2021.  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

5 July 2021 (Mon) – 19 July 2021 (Mon)

Examination Fee


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

Please find the Application Form C for your use. 

Options for sitting this exam

  1. At a test centre in person, or
  2. At your own home or workplace with online invigilation (pls refer to online invigilation quick guide)


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 well before the application period (preferably 10 working days before the application period opens).  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.

Thank you for your kind attention.

College Secretariat

Dear College Members,

The Hong Kong College of Paediatricians and Hong Kong Society for Paediatric Immunology Allergy and Infectious Diseases Joint Position Statement on BioNTech Vaccination in Adolescents with Allergic Diseases

Kindly please find the latest recommendations issued from the College (HKCPaed) and The Hong Kong Society for Paediatric Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases (HKSPIAID) as of 15th June 2021.

NEW! Appendix 2 : A list of PEG-containing and non-PEG-containing antibiotics and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) available in local HA hospitals (the following lists are amended on 28 June 2021 and then 19 July 2021).

Official Statement


Best regards

College Secretariat


Paediatric Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases (PIAID)

[Renamed from Paediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases (PIID) wef 19 Jun 2020]


PIAID Subspecialty Board

List of Membership (Jan 2019 - Dec 2021)

Application for Accreditation of Subspecialty of Paediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases

  1. Subspecialty Application Form
  2. Training Curriculum Application and Appendix 1 & 2
  3. Supporting letters from Prof. Nigel Klein and Dr. Vas Novelli
  4. Supporting letter from Prof. David Issaccs
  5. CVs of Referees and Leaders of the Programme

Most Updated Training Programme

The revised programme 

Forms for Training Program

Summary Log Sheet and Clinical Cases Log Sheet

Interim Assessment of Clinical and Professional Competence

Summative Assessment of Clinical and Professional Competence 

Application form for Subspecialty Trainees

Application form for PIID Subspecialty Trainees

Exit Assessment Guidelines | Format

PIID Exit Assessment Format



29th June 2021: Call for Application of Exit Assessment of PIAID

29th June 2020: Call for Application of Exit Assessment of PIID

22nd June 2019: Call for Application of Exit Assessment of PIID

31st March 2017: Call for Application of Exit Assessment of PIID

24th May 2013: Call for Application of Training in Subspecialty of PIID 

28th November 2012: Final Call for Application of First Fellows 

9th September 2011: Call for Applications of First Fellows


















To all Fellows, Members and Associates,

Please find the latest College Newsletter, June 2021 issue, for your information.

Thank you for your attention.

Best regards,

College Secretariat

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians




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

The Paediatric Respiratory Medicine (PRM) is now recognised as a Paediatric Subspecialty in the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians, it has been registered in the Specialist Register in The Medical Council of Hong Kong since May 2016.

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 will tentatively schedule in September 2021. The deadline for enrollment of the PRM Training Programme will be on 21st June 2021 (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


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