SPS meetings and events

The Scottish Paediatric Society holds two annual meetings: the St Andrews Day Symposium and Annual General Meeting (AGM), and the Summer Meeting. Both include clinical case, audit and research presentations.

St Andrews Day Symposium and AGM

This meeting is aimed at Consultant Paediatricians and Paediatric Trainees with a background in General Paediatrics and its sub-specialties. We welcome other professionals and medical students with a commitment to child health in Scotland.

The programme includes the recognised format of six clinical case presentations and six research/audit presentations.

The symposium is held jointly with:

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Scottish Association of Community Child Health.

November 2018

The next Scottish Paediatric Society St Andrews Day Symposium will take place on Friday 30 November 2018 in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Details will be available soon.

November 2017

Hosted by Dr Mairi Stark, the meeting took place at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

Our guest speakers were

Dr Michael Farquhar, Consultant in Paediatric Sleep Medicine, Evelina Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust and Professor Anne Greenhough, Vice President for Research and Training, RCPCH.

 

2017 programme (PDF, 148 KB)

2017 registration (PDF, 98 KB)

November 2016

Hosted by Dr Mary Callaghan, the meeting took place at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow.

Our guest speakers were Professor Graham Watt, FRSE FMedSci, Norrie Miller Professor of General Practice, University of Glasgow and Dr Carol Ewing, Vice President, Health Policy, RCPCH.

2016 programme(PDF, 323 KB)

See photographs of past St Andrew's Day meetings

November 2015

Hosted by Dr Mairi Stark, the meeting took place at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

Our guest speakers were Mr John Carnochan OBE QPM FFPH, Expert in violence prevention and Senior Fellow of Worldwide Alternatives to Violence (WAVE Trust) and Professor Neena Modi, RCPCH President.

2015 programme (PDF, 58 KB)

2015 AGM minutes (PDF, 54 KB)

November 2014

Hosted by Dr Mary Callaghan, the meeting took place at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Our guest speakers were Dr Sameer Zuberi, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow and Dr Hilary Cass, RCPCH President.

2014 programme (PDF, 64 KB)

Summer meetings

The annual summer meeting includes clinical case, audit and research presentations.

The next Scottish Paediatric Society Summer meeting will take place on Friday 1 June 2018 in Aberdeen.

Details will be available soon.

See photographs from past summer meetings

Download programmes from past summer meetings.

2017 programme (PDF, 159 KB) - Kilmarnock

2016 programme (PDF, 49 KB) - Dundee

2015 programme (PDF, 56 KB) - Lanarkshire

Prizes

SPS awards prizes at the meetings, including the Omar Craig Tropy.

See past prize recipients