Conference webinar - British Paediatric Neurology Association & British Academy of Childhood Disability

Chaired by Dr Sam Amin and Dr Catherine Tuffrey, 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 paediatric sub-specialty 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 Sam Amin, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist Bristol Children’s Hospital 
  • Dr Catherine Tuffrey, Consultant Community Paediatrician, Solent NHS Trust, Portsmouth 

09:00-09:30 Guest Speaker - Mimics of CP - If it quacks like a goose, Dr Daniel E Lumsden, Consultant in Paediatric Neurology and Complex Motor Disorders

09:30-09:40 Improving survival of those with cerebral palsy in England and Wales over the last 18 years, ID 671, JRF Sanner 

09:40-09:50 Each and every need - a completed audit cycle of acute care received by children with chronic neurodisability, ID 9, S Steadman 

09:50-10:15 Guest speaker - Advances in paediatric neurology, Professor Helen Cross, The Prince of Wales's Chair of Childhood Epilepsy & Head of UCL-ICH Neurosciences Unit 

10:15–11:00 Guest speaker - Identification and investigation of children with learning disabilities and autism, Dr Karen Horridge 

11:00-11:10 Break and ePoster viewing   

11:10-11:15 UK children with progressive neurological disease - differential diagnosis by age, ID 175, CM Verity 

11:15–11:20 National surveillance of severe microcephaly diagnosed in infants in the United Kingdom and Ireland, ID 154, RL Knowles

11:20–11:25 Diagnosis made following referral to a new first seizure clinic, ID 840, K Robb

11:25–11:30 Parental needs for psychological support following a diagnosis of perinatal stroke, ID789, U Khan

11:30-12:00 Guest Speaker - Sleep-related rhythmic movement disorder – diagnostic and treatment challenges, Dr Cathy Hill, Associate Professor of Child Health, Honorary Consultant Paediatrician in Sleep Medicine, University of Southampton

12:00 Ends