Paediatric Education Monthly 

February 2024


North of England Paediatric Society

We are delighted to share the programme for the relaunched North of England Paediatric Society.
It's free for the relaunch
CPD has been applied for
Come and network with colleagues from across the region
There are slots for trainee talks and prizes
For short presentations of outstanding work (audit, QI, research, case). Send 300 word abstract by 25 March to
Useful for your CV to have a regional presentation    

Measles Webinar information and joining instructions for a webinar on measles on 28th February 2024

Neonatal OOP vacancies

We have two exciting job opportunities based at the RVI neonatal unit, adverts just opened on NHS jobs. These posts would be working as neonatal trust doctors, ideally suited to trainees (ST3+) who are interested in neonates, either with a research or simulation focus, with neonatal transport alongside.  These would be OOP posts, commencing September 2024. 
Would you please be able to send the adverts (along with my contact details) to the LET trainees in the region?
Trust Doctor in Neonatal Medicine (Simulation & Transport) ST3+ -
Ref: 317-TD-24-037
Trust Doctor in Neonatal Medicine (Research & Transport) ST3+ -
Ref: 317-TD-24-038

Cultural Safety Workshop 

20th March 2024
This workshop will make NHS leaders self-aware of their own cultural preferences and will provide the necessary knowledge and skills to work effectively with NHS colleagues from diverse cultural backgrounds and resolve conflicts in culturally appropriate manner.

Call for Abstracts -CHER Yogi Memorial Prize 

Deadline for submission- 25th March 2024

Yogi abstract rules 



NLS courses 2024


DASH (Northumbria)- 8th April 2024
To book a place, please contact 
Newcastle- 2nd & 3rd May 2024
To book a place, please contact

Supporting Women Into Leadership


Harness-your-power-and-presence being facilitated by Lucy Ord on the 20th of March from 10:00am-13:00hrs. This interactive workshop aim to support female staff to feel more confident and motivated to enable their career development aspirations.

The workshop offers an opportunity to female colleagues across NEY region working at any banding or role consider on how personal and professional impact can be seen, and leadership capacity and capability released.

Joining this session will give the opportunity to explore:

  • Consider your professional identity and values, to work and lead with greater authenticity.
  • Harness your personal power to build your (leadership) voice.
  • Enhance your impact and presence.
  • Explore how power operates in organisations and your own context.

Please click the link the following link to sign up for the session


Exam Game Plan Spaces Available 

The LSFD Team wanted to share that there are still spaces available on our upcoming ‘Exam Game Plan’ Workshop, held at the Copthorne Hotel on the 29th February 2024. This workshop is designed to support DDiT with upcoming postgraduate exams, whether it is a first sitting or a resit attempt. In this interactive workshop facilitators will share a variety of tools and techniques designed to support studying and overcome procrastination, as well as exploring exam technique. Further details, including how to book can be found in the link below.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Learner Support and Faculty Development team (



Friday 8th March 2024



Foundations in Paediatric Palliative Care

15th May 2024
Radisson Hotel, York

Annual International Neonatal Conference 

6th & 7th June 2024

Click here to view programme 

Delegates can register online at  


Vertex Physician in Pharma Program (VPiPP)- Industry Fellowship Opportunity 





Children’s Research Trainee network (CREST)


CREST is run by trainees at various stages of academic and clinical training. Our aim is connect trainees who would like to become research active with research-active paediatricians across the North East. Contact us here and find us here to find out more.

Please also send us any paediatric research opportunities and achievements to share and promote across the region! 


This HEE (working across North East and North Cumbria) paediatric event newsletter is circulated every month. If you have any courses or meetings that you wish to advertise to trainees/trainers please contact Adele Simpson or Kelly Baxter before the last week of the month.


Information for Current Trainees

Access essential information on regulations, study leave, certification, assessment and the curriculum.

Information for trainers and educators

Development and guidance on becoming a trainer, standards for trainers, essential documentation for clinical and educational supervision including guidance for GP trainers,  Trust and out-of-hours supervisors, plus news about the latest courses and conferences.


Potential Applicant

Visit our Recruitment website to find out what it's like to be a GP trainee in the north east and north Cumbria.