RCPCH Conference 2017

Healthy child, healthy future: the developmental origins of health and disease

Paediatricians and child health professionals come together at Conference 2017 to share good practice, discuss the latest in key clinical issues and discover cutting edge paediatric research.

Registration is now open, with early bird rates to 17 March.

May 24 - 26, 2017
ICC, Birmingham
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Programme
Day one overview

Wednesday 24 May 2017: Health Policy in the UK & QI

Please note that this schedule is continually added to, and and is subject to small change.

Personal practice sessions - 8:00 am - 8:45 am (repeated at 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm)

Eating disorders for the general paediatrician - Dr Simon Chapman
Complete clinic management - Dr Rachel Mitchell
Quality Improvement personal practice session
 

Plenary and keynote speakers - 9:00 am - 11:40 am

  • Welcome by Professor Neena Modi, President, RCPCH
  • Welcome, Children & Young People (&Us network), RCPCH
  • Keynote 1: Dr Jacqueline Cornish, National Clinical Director Children, Young People and Transition to Adulthood, Medical Directorate, NHS England
  • Keynote 2: Professor Johan Mackenbach, Chair and Professor of Public Health, Department of Public Health

Workshops - 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Current confirmed workshop titles include:

  • Responding to the results of clinical audits - how can the College encourage improvement?
  • Health promotion and disease prevention in 2017: how do I stay on top?
  • Promoting mental health and wellbeing for all children and young people: making every contact count
  • Paediatricians, politics and the media - advocating across the 4 nations
  • Children and young people session
  • How can PCO UK help me? Measuring change at a local level: quality improvement measures for acute general paediatric services
  • Clinical leaders surgery
  • Safety in electronic prescribing systems
  • Improving child health outcomes with multi-disciplinary networks: Learning from Wessex & Northern Ireland
  • Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) simulation sessions
  • College Tutor briefing
  • QI - 'The role of networks and collaboratives in developing and spreading quality improvement initiatives'
  • Moving forward with an outcomes based curriculum
  • RCPCH ePortfolio
  • Measuring change at a local level: quality improvement measures for acute general general paediatric services
  • RCN (stream 1)
  • RCN (stream 2)
  • Mentoring - developing skills to support paediatric careers

Specialty groups and symposiums - 2:00 pm - 5:45 pm 

  • Child Protection Special Interests Group
  • Ethics and Law Forum
  • UK Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group and British Paediatrics Haematology Society
  • QI Session
  • Paediatric Mental Health Association and Young Persons Health Special Interests Group
  • British Association for Child and Adolescent Public Health
  • British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes and British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
  • Trainees' Session
  • Children and Young People symposia
  • Royal College of Nursing

SAS - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Welcome drinks reception - 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join us in the exhibition hall for complimentary beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic available), a chance to visit exhibitors and and opportunity to network with colleagues.  

Day two overview

Thursday 25 May 2017: International Day

Please note that this schedule is continually being added to and is subject to small change.

Personal practice sessions - 8:00 am - 8:45 am (repeated at 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm)

Sleep, learning and epilepsy, Professor Deb Pal
The Paediatrician's forensic role in acute sexual assault, Dr Lesley Anne Peers
Paediatricians in support of humanitarian aid and disaster programmes as reservists, Dr Brigid N Allagoa

Plenary and keynote speakers - 9:00 am - 11:40 am

  • George Frederic Still Memorial Lecture, Professor Mark Hanson
  • Presentation for the Honorary Fellows and Visiting Fellows

Workshops 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Current confirmed workshop titles include:

  • Paediatric Dermatology workshop
  • Resilience and stress management
  • Using specialised play to provide positive patient experience in acute settings
  • Engaging with families about medicines; how knowledge can empower children and their carers
  • Doctors wellbeing: surviving and thriving in a training programme
  • How to include Global Child Health in your paediatric career
  • Informatics for Paediatrics - transitioning child health into the digital age
  • Working with children and young people in research Children & Young People session
  • Tony Jackson prize review of finalists  

 Specialty groups and symposiums 2:00 pm - 5:45 pm

  • Association of Paediatric Emergency Medicine
  • International Child Health Group
  • British Society for the History of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • British Association of General Paediatrics and Paediatric Education Special Interests Group
  • Paediatrician's in Medical Management
  • British Inherited Metabolic Disease Group and British Paediatric Neurology Association
  • Paediatricians with Expertise in Cardiology and George Still Forum
  • British Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology and British Paediatric Respiratory Society
  • British Association for Paediatric Nephrology and Paediatric Intensive Care Society
  • Royal College of Nursing
  • Honorary Fellows, Senior Fellows and Senior Members session

Annual General Meeting of the RCPCH - 5.45 pm - 7.15 pm

RCPCH 21st Anniversary Ball and Dinner - 7.30 pm-12:00 am
2017 sees the RCPCH celebrate 21 years of advocating for child health. Please come and join the celebration with inclusive arrival drinks, a 3 course meal and night of music and dancing with a live swing band. Tickets are £85 and can be purchased here. The ball will take place at the ICC, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA.

 

Day three overview

Friday 26 May: Pure Science and Research

Please note that this schedule is continually being added to and is subject to small change.

Personal practice sessions - 8:00 am - 8:45 am (repeated at 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm)

Towards safer nasojejunal tube management, Hazel Rollins
How to write a research grant application, Lindsey Hunter
Managing constipation and faecal incontinence in Children, Dr Stewart Cleeve

Plenary and keynote speakers - 9:00 am - 11:40 am

  • Keynote: Professor Paul Dimitri

Workshops 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Current confirmed workshop titles include:

  • Practical advice for aspiring researchers
  • Severe neonatal inherited disorders - diagnosis in transition and Adopting new technologies and therapies- improving patient outcomes
  • The Impact of Early Child Health Experiences
  • Running a service for Children with Down Syndrome
  • Children & Young People session
  • Social Media

Specialty groups and symposiums 2:00 pm - 5.45 pm

  • Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group
  • British Association of Perinatal Medicine
  • British Academy of Childhood Disability and British Association for Community Child Health
  • British Association of Paediatricians in Audiology
  • BAPIO
  • Association of Paediatric Palliative Medicine

 

Social events overview

Wednesday 24 May

Welcome Drinks Reception 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join us in the exhibition hall for complimentary beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic available), a chance to visit exhibitors and and opportunity to network with colleagues. 

Thursday 25 May

RCPCH 21st Anniversary Ball and Dinner 7:30 pm - 12:00 am

2017 sees the RCPCH celebrate 21 years of advocating for child health. Please come and join the celebration with inclusive arrival drinks, a 3 course meal and night of music and dancing with a live swing band. There will even be a welcome from City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Children's Chorus and Youth Chorus!

Tickets are £85 and can be purchased here. The ball will take place at the ICC, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA.

 

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Registration for Conference 2017 is now open.

Book your place at the UK’s biggest and most exciting paediatrics and child health conference. Take advantage of the early bird reduced registration fee by booking before the discount closes on 17 March 2017.

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Early bird rate (per day)

RCPCH Member - Associate, Fellow, Ordinary £161
RCPCH Member rate - Trainee (ST1-ST8 grades and FY1 and FY2) £99
RCPCH Member - SAS £99
RCPCH Member - Affiliate £99
RCPCH Member - Medical Student £50
RCPCH Member - Senior £58
Non Member
WITHOUT a primary medical qualification
£162
Non Member
WITH a primary medical qualification
£203
RCN Member
Nurses, midwives, health visitors
£99
RCN Member - Student £50
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The International Convention Centre Birmingham, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA 

Located in the centre of vibrant Birmingham, the ICC is one of Europe’s most high profile and well-connected conference centres.

Birmingham can be easily reached by rail, road and air. The ICC is served by the UK’s largest interchange rail station, Birmingham New Street and the smaller Five Ways Station. Both stations are a short walk from the ICC and taxi ranks are situated close by.

There is abundant, multi-storey parking a short walk away. It is accessible for wheelchair users and those with access requirements.

You can book a range of accommodation.

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