Other Paediatric Resources

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Websites

UKAPS

UKAPS, United Kingdom Aspiring Paediatricians Society, is the national paediatric society. There is a lot of information on their website and they also have a blog (which we have been featured in!). We also hosted the UKAPS annual conference in 2018. You can sign up to their mailing list and like their Facebook page for regular updates about upcoming opportunities.

Paediatrics FoaMed

This is a UK based website that aims for Free Open Access Medical Education (FoaMed) for anyone, anywhere, anytime. They also have a fantastic careers section.

Don’t Forget the Bubbles

From the authors from Down Under who did that  research article on Lego, the DFTB website provides handy updates on Paediatrics.

Paediatric Pearls

Paediatric Pearls is a blog created by Consultant Paediatrician Julia Thomson, which features monthly PDF summaries of key topics.

TeachMe Paediatrics

Aimed at medical students, TeachMe Paediatrics is a growing resource of useful clinical information.

Books

Open Hearts: The True Stories of the Surgery That Changes Children’s Lives by Kate Bull

In Open Hearts Kate Bull, formerly a cardiologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital, tells not just of the development of heart surgery in children, but of the patients, past and present, whose lives have been transformed. We were so fortunate to have Kate Bull speak at our conference in 2019 and one of our committee members has written a book review of Open Hearts. 

Podcasts

Two Paeds In A Pod

Created by the Department of Paediatrics at the Royal Derby Hospital, their medical education podcasts are aimed at health care professionals new to paediatrics or those who occasionally care for children as part of a wider healthcare role. Episode 30 is about the NIPE!

Pedscases.com: Pediatrics for Medical Students

Pedscases.com is a joint project between medical students at the University of Alberta and paediatricians at the Stollery Children’s Hospital. The podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in paediatrics and they have an accompanying websiteNote: be wary of guidelines and management, as this may differ to how we practice in the UK. 

Journals

BMJ Archives of Disease in Childhood

Archives of Disease in Childhood (ADC) is an official journal of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. ADC includes original research, systematic reviews and commentaries and covers topics relevant to the perinatal period through to adolescence They also have a weekly podcast.

Paediatrics and Child Health

Paediatrics and Child Health is a  journal that provides review articles related to paediatrics and child health. Each month a subspecialty or theme is chosen with all articles relevant to it and it provides a key resource for those taking Membership exams. It can be accessed for free via Science Direct using the University of Cambridge’s subscription.

TV Shows

Secret Life of… series on Channel 4 

The award-winning series that lifts the lid on the ups, downs, tears, tantrums and triumphs of the playground. Usually set in a classroom there are hidden cameras that give insight into children’s behaviour and how they respond to certain tasks. There have been many variations of the series from 4 year olds, 5 year olds, 6 year olds, to siblings and children from across the pond. Many of the series are on 4od.

 

If you have any other suggestions, please do get in touch with us!