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Online clinical resources

There is an overwhelming wealth of online resources for the trainee paediatrician.  Below is a selection.  Any suggestions are welcome – please email  medicine@nes.scot.nhs.uk including a link to the online resource and it can be added to this page

Resources in Scotland

Paediatric Toolkit

NHS Lananarkshire Medical Education directorate has some procedural videos free to all.

General resources


Compass gives you access to quality assured courses to support your professional development and clinical practice. Compass offers a range of eLearning, recordings of educational webinars and resources for face-to-face courses.

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 elh Developed by NHS England, has a wealth of online courses.  Particularly useful is the Safeguarding Children and Young People (SGC) Modules, which satisfy the curriculum on safeguarding. Go to site
 Spotting the Sick Kid  


An interactive tool commissioned by the Department of Health and Health Education England to support health professionals in the assessment of the acutely sick child.

 Don't Forget the Bubbles  Contributed by a number of paediatricians across the UK and Internationally.  Many resources, included online courses, which cater for emergency medicine as well as general paediatrics.  https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/
 BMJ Learning

A wealth of free resources

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 Sub-specialty resources

Alder Hey The Alder Hey Global Paediatric Lecture Series aims to improve paediatric education for the benefit of children and young people across the globe.  The programme consists of a virtual series of weekly lectures delivered by world class experts working in a variety of specialties at Alder Hey. Go to site
BPNA The BPNA paediatric neurology Distance Learning course complements clinical training.  It covers the whole of paediatric neurology, through twelve units - one for each topic.  It has been developed for clinicians specialising in paediatric neurology and/or paediatrics. Go to site

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