Keynote speakers announced for RCPCH Conference 2017
This year’s conference will welcome leading thinkers to explore topical issues in paediatrics and child health.
Our plenary speakers offer a diversity of experience and expertise to inspire, educate and stimulate discussion about developments in clinical practice.
'NHS England - Improvement Programmes for Children and Young People'
Dr Jacqueline Cornish
National Clinical Director, Children, Young People and Transition to Adulthood, Medical Directorate, NHS England
'NIHR Children's Research - Celebrating a decade of success and looking to the future'
Professor Paul Dimitri
NIHR National Children's Speciality Lead
'Refugee children in the UK and how to offer appropriate care'
Lord Alf Dubs
'The control of pneumococcal disease: vaccine solutions and future challenges'
Professor David Goldblatt
Professor of Vaccinology and Immunology and Head of the Immunobiology Unit at the Institute of Child Health, University College London
'Life course approach to NCD (non communicable disease) prevention'
Professor Mark Hanson
British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiovascular Science within Medicine, University of Southampton
'Tackling health inequalities: a European perspective'
Professor Johan Mackenbach
Chair and Professor of Public Health, Department of Public Health, University Medical Centre Rotterdam