Chairs: Dr Liz Marder, Consultant paediatrician in Community Child Health and Neurodisability, Nottingham Children’s Hospital, RCPCH Treasurer, and Chair, Paediatricians in Medical Management Committee
Dr Nicola Jay, Consultant paediatrician, Sheffield Children's Hospital, and RCPCH Officer for Workforce Planning and Health Services
14:00-14:10 Welcome and introduction
14:10-14:55 "Paediatricians' focus should be the holistic impact of COVID-19 on CYP, not just the medical impact" - a debate led by RCPCH &Us
14:55-15:05 Comfort break
15:05-15:50 "A paediatrician should be a doctor first, and a paediatrician second"
15:50-16:00 Comfort break
16:00-16:45 "NHS organisations have not done enough to keep our diverse workforce safe during COVID: how can they do better?"
Rather than a traditional for and against debate, the speakers will consider different perspectives on this important topic, drawing on their experiences during the pandemic so far.
16:45-17:00 Closing remarks and conclusion