St David’s Day Conference 2019

Join us for a day focused on mental health in infants, children and young people, with a discussion on our role as paediatricians.

Date: -
Time: -

Radisson Blu Hotel
Meridian Gate
Bute Terrace
CF10 2FL
United Kingdom

Spaces available

Increasingly, the workload in an acute setting is about children and young people with behavioural and emotional problems presenting in crisis. 

As doctors, we have a responsibility to all children and their families to be advocates and offer early intervention to promote emotional wellbeing and resilience. At a government level, this means lobbying to improve services and to incorporate wellbeing and mental health to the school curriculum and healthcare.

What about staff on the front line? What do we need to know as neonatologists and paediatricians working with CYP and their families? How can we change our practice to best support this group? This conference will focus on the promotion of mental health from the neonatal period to adolescence, guiding us through the early interventions available and give us practical tips to provide better care.

Benefits of attending

  • A day focused on the promotion of good mental health in children and young people and difficulties CYP face with and a discussion of our role as paediatricians
  • Deepening awareness and knowledge of causes of mental health and understanding the practical ways to help in our role as paediatricians
  • Unique opportunity to meet an expert panel made up of clinicians and representatives from the Welsh Government and third sector to discuss the issues we face as paediatricians
  • Developing ideas of partnership working between health and charities

Learning objectives 

  • Methodology of mental illness
  • Protective factors for childhood and adolescents
  • To comprehend the need to engage politicians and third sector in solving healthcare issues


Paediatricians, psychiatric doctors and allied healthcare professionals with an interest in mental health and wellbeing


Early bird fees - Use the promotional code EARLYBIRD15 at checkout, valid until 18 January 2019

  • RCPCH Member- Trainees and Nurses: £55
  • RCPCH Member - Consultant: £85
  • Non Member: £135

Standard fees

  • RCPCH Member- Trainees and Nurses: £70 
  • RCPCH Member - Consultant: £100
  • Non Member: £150

The programme is subject to change and the full programme will be available shortly.