Young Persons Health Special Interests Group and Paediatric Educators’ Special Interests Group

Part of the RCPCH conference and exhibition 2019
Date: -
Time: -

ICC Birmingham
United Kingdom

Spaces available


This session promises to be engaging, interactive and thought-provoking.  Join us to hear excellent speakers from around the country covering topics including:

  • involving young people in teaching and learning- inside and outside the clinic
  • ‘Filling the void’  integration of mental health services into adulthood
  • credentialising your learning in adolescent health and medical education

We will also have oral presentations on a diverse range of issues including transition, sexual abuse, child health outcomes, simulation training and the use of technology in teaching.


CHAIRS:    Dr Amanda Friend & Dr Anne-Lise Goddings

1115-1120    Welcome, Dr Jonathan Darling & Dr Terry Segal

1120-1150    A novel Birmingham Age 0-25 Mental Health Service – Opportunities for whole system Paediatric Integration and Education, Dr Ashley Liew, Consultant Paediatric Neuropsychiatrist, Birmingham Women’s & Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

1150-1200    Longitudinal health and social outcomes following adolescent sexual assault: a prospective cohort study, Dr Sophie Khadr, G593 

1200-1210    An intercalated BSc in paediatrics and child health: improving the profile of paediatric training in medical school undergraduates, Dr John King, G594

1210-1220    Are Paediatric Specialist Trainees prepared to manage transition, what are the knowledge gaps and how can training be improved? Dr Elizabeth Farr, G595 

1220-1230    The impact of extraversion on medical students’ engagement in paediatric simulation Training, Dr Anona McAvoy-Yau, G596 

1230-1244    Credentialising your learning in Young Peoples’ Health & Medical Education (Higher Education Authority, e-Learning, Adolescent Health Programme)     Speaker TBC

Poster Elevator Pitches (PEP)

1244-1246    Characteristics of a patient population attending a specialist outpatient service for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Ms Aoife McCourt, G599(P) 

1246-1248    Child Health Promise – good ideas brought together;, Dr Hermione Race, G600(P) 

1248-1250    Communicating in Challenging Situations: Enhancing Professional Conversations in a paediatric centre, Dr Emma Parish,G601(P) 

1250-1252    Acceptance and challenges of the International In-Training Examination (I-ITE) amongst Rwandan pediatric residents – a qualitative study, Dr Peter Cartledge, G602(P) 

1252-1254    Characteristics of young people attending the emergency department: an observational Study, Dr N Tisovszky, G603(P) 

1254-1256    Adolescent mental illness and the widening gap between rich and poor, Dr Isabel Straw, G604(P) 

1256-1258    First Five Minutes: focussed multidisciplinary in situ simulation in the Paediatric Emergency Department, Dr Dani Hall, G605(P) 

1258-1300    An Analysis of Research Output amongst Paediatric Trainees From a Single Training Deanery, Dr Sheena Guram, G606(P)

1300-1400     Lunch, exhibition and poster viewing

1330-1400     PEdSIG AGM

1330-1400    YPHSIG AGM

CHAIRS:     Dr Emma Parish & Dr Ben McNaughten

1400-1435    Workshop:  how to involve young people in teaching and learning – including &Us, Speaker, to be confirmed

1437-1447    Psychometric Evaluation of a Novel Self-Harm Assessment Tool for use in Acute Paediatric Settings, Dr JC Manning, G597

1447-1457    PEM Adventures: interactive evidence-based narrative learning utilising technological quizadry, Dr Dani Hall, G598 

1457    Prizes

1500    Session closes


  • Teaching Effective Adolescent Consultation in Healthcare-for students (TEACHeS), Dr Felicity Barnes, G607(P) 
  • Understanding the spiritual and emotional needs of siblings of children with a rare disease from the young person's and parental perspectives, Dr Reverend Paul Nash, G608(P) 
  • Understanding the impact of ‘wish-granting’ interventions on children with life threatening health conditions and their families, Ms S Screti, G609(P)
  • Readiness for the future: Young Person Experience and Life Skills Project  Dr Emma Parish, G610(P) 
  • Me first health coaching training – feasibility and evaluation of outcome measures, Ms Jessie McCulloch, G611(P) 
  • Characterisation of population, review of service provision, and outcomes for young people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in a tertiary care inpatient setting, Dr Montserrat Doukrou, G612(P) 
  • Young People’s Advice to Future Health Professionals, Miss Lucy Wooton, G613(P) 
  • Tea and Cake- an opportunity for young people and their parents/guardians to eat cake and share ideas! Miss Daisy Bashton, G614(P) 
  • When Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Leads To Mutism, Dr Sofia Moeda, G615(P) 
  • When symptoms dictate a young person's life - and the importance of building trust and team work in rehabilitation of patients with complex conditions, Dr Lara Gamper, G616(P) 
  • A Review of Registrar Clinic Experience to Optimise Training Opportunities, Dr Louise Galloway, G617(P)
  • Transitioning youth from paediatric to adult care: knowledge, practice and perceptions of paediatricians and adult physicians in Malta Dr Silvana Zammit, G618(P) 
  • The experience of young people admitted to the general paediatric ward due to self-harm or suicidal ideation Dr Claire Strauss, G619(P) 
  • The need for Mandatory Reporting Legislation Dr Geoff Wyatt, G620(P) 
  • Multiagency assessment of young people with acute mental health crises admitted to a general paediatric ward Dr Richard Berg, G621(P) 
  • An evaluation of the impact of environmental priming on clinical performance in simulated paediatric emergencies - a randomised controlled trial, Dr Ben McNaughten, G622(P)
  • What do medical students want from a specialty training programme? Dr Mhairi Barclay, G623(P)
  • Multidisciplinary simulation-based training in managing unexpected child deaths in the Emergency Department, Dr Dani Hall, G624(P)
  • The creation and pilot of a regional, mixed specialty, child friendly, study seminar programme for out of programme medical trainees, or those recently returned to work, Dr Laura Blakemore, G625(P)
  • A Foundation in Acute Paediatrics (FAPS) - Enhancing perceptions of Paediatrics and stimulating speciality recruitment using a simulation recruiter course, Dr Peter Mallett, G626(P) 
  • Is Virtual Resus training the future? Can 360 degree “Immersive video” engage Paediatric trainees safely in life support training? A project as part of the South West Return to Paediatric Training course (SWRPT), Dr Timothy Mason, G627(P) 
  • Talk to me: Exploring how doctors prescribe insulin for children, Dr Alison Bell, G628(P) 
  • Involving Children and Young people in Undergraduate Paediatric Education, Dr Benita Morrissey, G629(P) 
  • The Paediatrician as a Clinical Geneticist – how confident are Paediatricians in this new role? Dr Fiona Price-Kuehne, G630(P) 
  • How a tertiary children’s hospital summer school influences attitudes to careers in paediatrics amongst medical student and foundation doctors, Dr Craig Knott, G632(P) 
  • WhatsApp: A Useful Trainee Educational Portal in a Paediatric Critical Care Unit? Dr Patricia Lutalo, G633(P) 
  • Outcomes and Perspectives of a Paediatric iBSc course, Dr Arya-Nousheh Moore, G634(P) 
  • Inaugural national Sim-off event: promoting Paediatric sim-based education & region wide sim-enthusiasm, Dr Peter Mallett, G635(P) 
  • Evaluation of Project Play, a student-led volunteering scheme, Miss Amedine Duret, G636(P) 
  • Use of Scenario Based Video Animation to Enhance Small Group Teaching on Supporting Families During the Resuscitation of a Child, Dr Natalie Smee, G637(P)
  • Developing Effective Leaders: Creating Change Champions in Children’s Healthcare, Dr Emma Parish, G638(P) 
  • Should a placement in Neonatal Transport be recognised for RCPCH Neonatal Medicine SPIN Rotations? Dr Audrienne Sammut, G639(P) 
  • Developing a toolkit to translate the benefits of the ‘Advance” training platform MSc programme for Advanced Paediatric and Neonatal Practitioners (APNP) to the regional Specialist Trainee Education Programme (STEP) in Paediatrics, Dr Sally Ogden, G640(P) 
  • Improving child development teaching for final year medical students: An interactive, reflective and adaptive approach with a hidden educational impact, Dr William Tasker, G641(P) 
  • Introducing a Minimum Accepted Competency (MAC) exam for commencing supervised paediatric practice, Dr Paddy McCrossan, G642(P) 
  • Nurse Shadowing Days for Junior Doctors on a General Paediatric Ward, Dr Nisha Morar, G643(P) 
  • A Novel Method For Teaching Paediatric Undergraduate Medical Students, Dr Amy Moran, G644(P) 
  • Children's Health, For Life - Giving parents knowledge and confidence to manage their infants health, Ms Jennifer Davidson, G645(P)
  • An integrated paediatric teaching programme (PaedsPALS) to augment undergraduate paediatric rotations, Dr Natasha G, G646(P)
  • Debriefing the Debriefer – a technique in peer-review observation to ensure debrief quality assurance, Dr Elke Reunis, G647(P) 
  • Devising child health examination questions for medical students: a collaborative approach, Dr Hannah Jacob, G648(P) 
  • Exploring Empathy in Year 4 Medical students, Dr Varda Ismail, G649(P) 

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