STEPPING UP TO CONSULTANT
Stepping up North West is a regional network for senior trainees (ST7 and ST8) and new consultants (up to 3 years into consultancy). It was set up by RCPCH across the UK since September 2019.
It should provide peer support for transition from trainee to consultant and support development of knowledge.
Past pilot RCPCH Stepping up meetings have covered topics such as NHS Finance, Setting up a device, job planning, appraisal. Applying for Consultant jobs Business cases Commissioning etc.
Structure and content can be driven by target audience and could include keynote speakers, group discussion or workshops or virtual meetings
Merijam Kikic has been appointed a North West Stepping Up Champion since January 2020.
If you are interested joining or being a speaker please email her on email@example.com
Mersey trainees are also welcome to join but there is also a Mersey Stepping Up champion Dr Helen Dallow who you can contact on
More details also available on RCPCH website.
North West Stepping up Event from 22nd April 2021 is available on Advance.
North West RCPCH Stepping Up Meeting (via MS Teams)
Thursday 03.03.2022 18:00-19:30
18:00-18:05 Welcome and Introduction, Dr Merijam Kikic, NW RCPCH Stepping Up Champion
18:05- 19:00 Job planning and Business plan, Joshua Bainbridge, Divisional Director of Medicine at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital
19:00- 19:25 Consultant Interview preparation, Dr Merijam Kikic, Consultant Paediatrician
19:25:19:30 Thank you and Close
If you wish to attend this event, please email Dr Merijam Kikic on
(MS invites will be sent nearer the time)