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Practical Paediatrics Update 2018

A practical update for Paediatricians on managing day-to-day common outpatient and ward clinical dilemmas and issues on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 June 2018, at The Grange Holborn Hotel, 50-60 Southampton Row, London, WC1B 4AR

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RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD Guidelines

Course fee:

Current reduced rate:

£525 (inc VAT) for the two days; £320 (inc VAT) daily rate.

Standard rates

£575 (inc VAT) for the two days; £345 (inc VAT) daily rate.

Special offer:

Doctors wishing to attend both this course (“Update on Paediatric Emergencies” in October) and this “Practical Paediatrics Update” in June can benefit from an overall discount of up to £125!
Please contact us on 020 32360810 to book, quoting code ‘125PEM’, or book online applying the same discount code (125PEM) at the checkout.

Full course programme

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About the Course:

  • Provide the busy Paediatrician with a comprehensive and stimulating update covering a range of topics highly relevant to day-to-day practice
  • Aimed at Paediatric Consultants and Middle Grades with a practical focus on both the speciality and related disciplines that impact on it
  • Faculty comprising leading Paediatricians and other specialists who are actually doing the job and can supply the expert, up-to-date and evidence-based information
  • Draws on the know-how of key specialists in Paediatric Cardiology, Metabolic Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Surgery, Nephrology, Allergy, Rheumatology, Autism, Endocrinology, Neonatology and Obesity
  • Advice to Paediatricians on ordering the appropriate investigations, interpreting the results and getting the right diagnosis and treatment


  • Mr Joe Curry, Consultant in Paediatric Surgery, GOSH, London
  • Dr Trevor Richens, Consultant in Congenital Heart Disease, University Hospital Southampton
  • Dr Alexandra Santos, Senior Clinical Lecturer & Hon Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London
  • Dr Simon Hannam, Head of Neonatal Services and Consultant Neonatologist, GOSH, London
  • Dr Amaka Offiah, Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, University of Sheffield & Sheffield Children’s Hospital
  • Dr Daniel Lumsden, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Evelina Children’s Hospital, London
  • Dr Chinedu Nwokoro, Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician, Barts Health NHS Trust
  • Prof Athimalaipet Ramanan, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
  • Dr Fevronia Kiparissi, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, GOSH, and Hon Senior Lecturer, UCL, London
  • Dr James Davison, Consultant in Paediatric Metabolic Medicine, GOSH, London
  • Dr Stephen Marks, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, GOSH, London
  • Dr Sandy Alatzoglou, Clinical Research Fellow in Paediatric Endocrinology, ICH, and Locum Consultant Paediatrician, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London
  • Dr William Mandy, Clinical Psychologist, UCL and GOSH, London
  • Dr Sally Old, MDU Services Limited

The lectures

All of the lectures are structured so as the subject is fully expounded at a level suitable for the hands-on Paediatrician:

  • The method – who to investigate and how
  • The nuances – problems and solutions
  • The Management Tips on treatment
  • The critique – comments and interaction

Questions and answers session follows each lecture

Past delegates comments

  • Excellent range of topics relevant to paediatricians.
  • Experienced and knowledgeable lecturers – practical, to the point, well delivered.
  • Excellent group of speakers – pitched at the right level.
  • Course slides online – excellent!
  • Excellent general coverage for general paediatricians – top tips.
  • All speakers gave high quality and interesting presentations covered good range of subjects.
  • Sharp and enthusiastic speakers, informal day, allowing full discussion.
  • Excellent choice of topics, dynamic/enthusiastic speakers very knowledgeable in their fields, well organised!
  • Speakers kept things in perspective and practical. Very useful.
  • So many new things learned that I can apply straight away in my practice
  • Inspiring for future practice and teaching