We're hosting a free two-day symposia on COVID-19 from a paediatric perspective

The British Paediatric Surveillance Unit in collaboration with Public Health England are to commence a series of webinars accessible by all. Registration is free for both days, more details on how to sign up can be found below.

Update: 12 May 2021 - This series is now complete, and you can catch up with the recordings.

The aim of the symposia series is to consider the impacts of COVID-19 on children and paediatric services. Attendees will be informed on current research being undertaken in this area, discuss how such research is informing treatment and to explore the extent to which the pandemic is affecting children.

The series takes place over two days.

Day 1 takes place on 26 April, 14:00 - 15:40 and will consider the impact of COVID-19 in pregnancy, neonatal and paediatric populations and of paediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome. Speakers include Professor Marian Knight, Dr Chris Gale, Professor Shamez Ladhani, Dr Godwin Oligbu and Professor Sir Terrence Stephenson.

Day 2 takes place on 29 April, 18:00 - 19:55 and will be introduced by Dr Camilla Kingdon, incoming President of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and will consider the wider impact of COVID-19 on children and young people. Speakers include Dr Ifeanyichukwu Okike, Oliver Lawton, Professor Russell Viner, Dr Liz Whittaker, Professor Paul Heath and Professor Shamez Ladhani

If you have any questions about the event please contact bpsu@rcpch.ac.uk