RCPCH-BPSU webinar: Juvenile-systemic lupus erythematosus

In this webinar, Professor Michael Beresford, Dr Hanna Lythgoe, Dr Eve Smith and Sammy Ainsworth present the key findings from the BPSU Juvenile-systemic lupus erythematosus (JSLE) study, provide an introduction to JSLE and discuss treatment strategies and the impact on patients and the role of LUPUS UK.
Date: -
Time: -

Free to attend

Learning outcomes

Delegates will understand:

  • results from UK BPSU JSLE study
  • JSLE diagnosis, investigation and management
  • the impact of JSLE on patients
  • the role of LUPUS UK.


Professor Michael Beresford
Professor of Child Health, University of Liverpool, Honorary consultant paediatric rheumatologist, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, 
Director, UK Experimental Arthritis Treatment Centre for children, 
Chair, Paediatric Committee, European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology (EULAR)

Dr Hanna Lythgoe
Paediatric rheumatology trainee, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital
Chief Investigator of JSLE BPSU study

Dr Eve Smith
NIHR academic clinical lecturer, University of Liverpool
Paediatric rheumatology consultant, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Sammy Ainsworth
Youth and Family Participation Officer, UK Experimental Arthritis Treatment Centre for Children
Trustee, LUPUS UK
Trustee, Raising Awareness of Invisible Illnesses in Schools and Education (RAIISE)
Board member, European Network for Children with Arthritis (ENCA)

Target audience

The target audience for this webinar is:

  • General paediatricians  
  • Paediatric trainees
  • Community paediatricians
  • Allied health professionals
  • Paediatric rheumatology CNS
  • Paediatric nephrologists
  • Paediatric neurologists
  • Paediatric haematologists
  • Paediatric endocrinologists
  • GPs & GP trainees
  • Public health doctors
  • Pharmacists

It is also suitable for an international audience, with caveats on data (which is UK & Ireland) and treatment approaches which will be most relevant to the UK context

For more information

Please contact the RCPCH Education Team by email: education.provision@rcpch.ac.uk