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Elsevier’s Paediatrics and Child Health is a continually updated resource for trainees and junior consultants. Mapped to the curriculum of the Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH) examinations, Paediatrics and Child Health provides concise and trustworthy content, helping ensure you become a competent and confident paediatrician. This resource also provides consultants with a useful didactic tool to help train their junior staff.

What does a subscription include?

All personal subscriptions give you access to:

  • More than 2,200 articles
  • Hundreds of self-assessment questions from the ‘Test yourself’ section, updated monthly
  • Monthly content updates of 12+ new articles for 1 year
  • Mobile access via HealthAdvance app
  • Print edition mailed to your door


The Trainee’s Companion

December 2021
Volume 31, Issue 12

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25th Anniversary

Complete coverage of the essentials

Paediatrics and Child Health provides the necessary clinical knowledge for MRCPCH/DCH candidates and practitioners to develop into qualified specialists. These expertly written, by commission only, articles cover all aspects of hospital/community paediatrics and neonatology with specific topical highlights on new research, eyes and ENT, connective tissue and bones, special needs, nutrition, inborn errors of metabolism, child abuse, infection and immunity, social paediatrics, accidents and poisoning, diabetes, epilepsy, safeguarding children and allergies. In addition, there is a self-assessment section, helping you accurately gauge your learning progress.

Six ways we help trainees:

  1. High calibre, specialist clinical content designed to help you pass the MRCPCH exams
  2. Each article commissioned by invitation - delivering trusted expertise
  3. Eminent Editorial Board including past MRCPCH examiners
  4. ‘Test yourself’ self-assessment questions with an online archive
  5. Highly illustrated content
  6. Knowledge base of 2,200+ articles – with new content added monthly!

Editor in Chief

Will Carroll MD FRCPCH, Consultant Paediatrician, University Hospital of the North Midlands, Stoke-on-Trent; Reader in Paediatrics, Keele University, Keele, UK