General Paediatrics

Welcome to your 6 week placement in Paediatrics.

During your time on placement you will have the following learning opportunities:

- Assessing patients through history taking and examinations, on all wards, emergency department and in Assessment Unit
- Becoming part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team, attending meetings and teaching

Further details can be found on Learn.

You may be placed on any ward within RHCYP including A&E and Assessment Unit.

First day arrangements

Induction details are sent to students with individual timetables. Modules Leads and Medical Education Fellows will arrange to meet students in Child Life and Health (CLAH) during the first week.

Name badges

These can be collected from the CLAH offices, 4th floor, RHCYP, Little France. This will be arranged in advance by Alexandra Moreira and admin support, who are available on

Absence reporting

If you are unable to attend for your shift, please contact Please also inform the Medical Teaching Organisation on


Main contacts

The main contacts for this placement will be:

  • Alexandra Moreira -

  • Dr Jay Shetty – Paediatric Module Lead -

  • Dr Ailis Orr – RHCYP Local module organiser -

  • Dr Valerie Rae – Medical Education Fellow from August 2022 -