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Special interest in Paediatric Nephrology

This page provide information for doctors in general paediatric training who develop special interest in paediatric nephrology.

Information available on RCPCH website about how to apply and competency frameworks for SPIN module. Please follow this link for details: special interest in paediatric nephrology (SPIN).

RCPCH SPIN Lead:                    Dr Mona Aslam, Peterborough City Hospital

Trainee Representative:          Dr Tina Thekkekkara

Sheffield Children’s Hospital

Trainee forum

  • Meet twice a year along with nephrology grid educational meeting
  • Monthly video conferencing on challenging cases


Educational events and conference



  • GRID Training days (2 days)


  • Annual Paediatric Nephrouroradiology Symposium- Nottingham
  • RCPCH Annual Conference-British Association for Paediatric Nephrology Symposia


  • Institute of Child Health, GOSH – Paediatric Nephrology week (usually first week of April)-London (Discount for the first day of histopathology meeting for BAPN members.)


  • GRID Training days (2 days)
  • Annual Nephrology for General paediatricians course -Manchester


  • European Society of Paediatric Nephrology Conference


  • Nephrology for general paediatricians -Nottingham


  • Nephrology for general paediatricians-ICH, London

Useful websites:


  • Children’s Kidney Network for East Midlands East of England and South Yorskhire
  • Led by the Department of Paediatric Nephrology, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham
  • Updated guidelines and also information on shared care clinics, educational events, research, medicine and dietetic advice.


  • Information for parents and carers about kidney conditions in babies, children and young people.
  • Supported by RCPCH/ BAPN/ Kidney Care UK
  • PDF documents for parents also available