Paediatric Trainee Programme
The two hospitals of New Territories East Cluster (NTEC), namely the Prince of Wales Hospital and Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital, share the same Paediatric Training Programme. Paediatric trainees are required to undergo a minimum of 6 years’ training (3 years’ of basic and 3 years’ of higher training) before becoming Specialists in Paediatrics.
In the first 3 years of training, trainees will rotate through Neonatology, Paediatric Intensive Care, General Paediatrics, Haematology and Oncology, Maternal and Child Health Centres and Child Assessment Centres. For their higher training, trainees will spend at least 6 months at another training centre as an elective exchange. The higher trainee will receive advanced training in the subspecialty of their choice.
Subspecialty training provided in NTEC includes Neonatology, Paediatric Intensive Care, General Paediatrics, Haematology and Oncology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Inborn Errors of Metabolism, Rheumatology, Respirology, Neurology, Dermatology, Infectious Diseases and Immunology.