Research Degrees

The Department of Paediatrics offers Ph.D and M. D. degrees, completed on the basis of a research dissertation.

AREAS IN WHICH APPLICATIONS MAY BE WELCOMED

Clinical Trainees

All of the Senior House Officers are engaged in general professional training for either General Practice, Paediatrics, or other specialties such as Accident & Emergency medicine.  Learning objectives are stipulated for each 6 month residency and SHOs are seen formally at initiation, after 3 months and on completion of the term for formative and summative assessments.  A one-week orientation programme is provided when residencies commence.  A neonatal resuscitation programme is run annually.  The success record of our trainees in Diploma of Child Health, and Membership examination has been extremely good.  The unit enjoys a very good reputation for general professional training.

Registrar posts are eligible for higher specialist training.  One to two of these posts are allocated to specialist registrars who are in a nationally structured training scheme.  The teaching contract for specialist registrars entails frequent meetings for mentoring, formative and summative assessments.  There are 3 formal postgraduate teaching sessions held each week.  Undergraduate attend some of these where space permits.