Conference webinar - BACCH, BPRS & DSMIG

Chaired by Dr Shiela Puri, Dr Alice Setti and Dr Simon Langton Hewer, this free, live online event will feature guest lectures and abstract presentations, with opportunities for delegates to ask questions. It's an online version of the British Association of Community Child Health, the British Paediatric Respiratory Society and the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group symposium which was due to take place at the RCPCH Conference and exhibition in April 2020.
RCPCH Conference Online 2020
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Accompanying posters for this session are available to view on the RCPCH ePoster platform until 4 December 2020.


  • Dr Shiela Puri, Consultant Community Paediatrician Leeds Community Health Care Trust; Chair of the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group  
  • Dr Alice Setti, Consultant Community Paediatrician, Child Health Centre, Withybush Hospital; Academic Convenor British Association of Community Child Health
  • Dr Simon Langton Hewer, Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician Bristol Royal Hospital for Children; President of the British Paediatric Respiratory Society

09:00 - 09:05  Welcome and introduction, Chairs

09:05 - 09:35  An overview of respiratory disorders in Down syndrome, Professor Harish Vyas, Emeritus Professor University of Nottingham School of Medicine and Honorary Consultant in PICU and Respiratory Medicine, Nottingham University Hospital, Nottingham

09.35 - 09.40  Questions for Professor Vyas

09:40 - 09:50  Preventing infection and mortality in Down syndrome – the Nottingham experience, A Prayle, Abstract ID 785 

09:50 - 10:00  The James Lind Alliance and cystic fibrosis: a journey towards co-production of research, NJ Rowbotham, Abstract ID 295

10:00 - 10:10  Championing the ex-preterm child at school, FE Payne, Abstract ID 149 

10:10 - 10:20  DQ typing for Down syndrome should be part of routine surveillance, J Yates, Abstract ID 207

10:20 - 10:30  Questions for the Panel

10:30 - 11:00  Sleep disorders in Down syndrome – beyond OSA, Professor Catherine Hill - Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Sleep Medicine and Associate Professor of Child Health, Southampton Children's Hospital

11:00 - 11.05  Questions to Professor Hill

11:05 - 11:15  Intensive care admissions in children with Down syndrome - trends in incidence and outcome, Dr A Prayle, Abstract ID 798

11:15 - 11:25  Efficacy of nutritional rehabilitation centre interventions in treatment of severe acute malnutrition- a one year longitudinal hospital based study, Dr G K Auradkar, Abstract ID 675

11:25 - 11:35  Delta 12s index as a screening tool for obstructive sleep apnoea in children, Dr L See, Abstract ID 330

11:35 - 11:45  Questions for the Panel

11:45 - 12:00  Finish and close