Plymouth University Paediatrics Society (PUPS)

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Welcome to Plymouth University Paediatrics Society!


As PUPS, we want to foster a space for medical learning and understanding the holistic care of the child across multiple disciplines. We put on lectures, workshops, a regional conference, and fundraising events generally to raise child health awareness and we’ll all learn something new along the way. We have also began offering volunteering opportunities and The Beckly centre and placements at Derriford Hospital Paediatric department.

If you would like to be kept updated on our events throughout the upcoming year, follow us on Instagram (@plymouth_pups) and join our facebook page (PUPS PU Paediatrics Society). 

Upcoming events 22/23 - dates for the diary

Lectures - We have teaches on various topics including CAMHS, dermatology, prematurity, cardiology, careers and more this year! Check back for confirmed dates.

Freshers Fair - come and meet us at the freshers fair in the Rolle Marqué, ask any questions, and and pick up some freebies!

Welcome event : Freshers Week - meet the committee and learn about upcoming events for the year at our welcome event held over zoom during freshers week.

Fundraising event: 1st October 6-10pm- join us to help fundraise for Children's Hospice South West, get involved in some fun activities and get to know some like minded people passionate about child health.

National Paediatric Fundraising week : October - get involved in the National Paediatric Fundraising Society, raising money nationally for Young minds and also for a local charity.

South West Paediatric Conference: February Join our amazing jam packed paediatric conference to learn more about paediatric training and careers

Inflateables Fun Run: April Help raise money for Children's Hospice South West by joining this inflatebles 5k or 10k run taking place in Exeter. Contact for further deatils and to be joined to the group chat

Volunteering Opportunities 

Placement opportunities

Get some clinical experience working with children in Derriford Paediatric department.

Check in with us during freshers and our welcome event to find out more about these opportunities!

Our Supported Charity 

Children's Hospice South West :

Check out this video to see what they do!


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  • Paediatrics Society Standard Membership£0.00
  • Paediatrics Society Committee Membership£0.00
  • Donation to Childrens South West Hospice£1.00
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