Events in Wales

Find out about the RCPCH Wales and Welsh Paediatric Society (WPS) annual events - and other Wales events for paediatrics and child health professionals.

St David's Day Conference 2018

Thursday 22 February, Park Inn by Radisson, Cardiff City Centre

From Fetal Life to Adulthood: Ethics through the lifespan: Explore some of the less typical ethical issues faced in paediatrics, including parental authority and the ethics of cost decisions in medicine.

Guest speakers include:

  • Professor Neena Modi, President of RCPCH
  • Dr Richard Hain, Consultant and Lead Clinician in Paediatric Pallative Medicine in Wales
  • Professor Angus Clarke, Clinical Professor, Institute of Medical Genetics, Cardiff University
  • Dr Katherine Burke, ST5 Paediatric Registrar, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport
  • Dr Zoe Howard, ST5 Paediatric Registrar, Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant

Guest lectures include:

  • Ethical issues in neonatal research and care
  • Introduction to parental and parental authority
  • Ethical case presentations
  • Prenatal screening and diagnosis and the ethical dilemmas they pose
  • The value of a short life - who decides?
  • Costly care - because you're worth it

Find out more and book

For more information please contact Lisa on

Progressing Paediatrics: Childhood Epilepsies

Friday 18th May, Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff

This course will be delivered by clinicans with extensive experience and passion about the paediatric epilepsies including service development and delivery.

Find out more and book

Welsh Paediatric Society Clinical Meeting 2018

Friday 22 June 2018, Marriott Hotel, Swansea

On behalf of colleagues in Wales Dr Chris Bidder and Dr Carol Sullivan are pleased to invite you to this one day event. 

It will showcase the latest scientific presentations from paediatricians across Wales and neighbouring deaneries, together with lectures from guest speakers and will be followed by a dinner and entertainment in the evening.

Registration and call for abstracts will open later this month. For more information please contact Lisa on

External events

Understanding how to safeguard the welfare of children and young people - accredited training Level 3 through Agored Cymru - 31 January, Cardiff

Children's Headache Training (CHaT) - 9 February, Medical Education Centre, Morriston Hospital - contact

Keeping Our Children Safe - training for designated person for child protection - 22 February, North Wales

Keeping Our Children Safe - training for designated person for child protection - 26 February, Carmarthen

Child sexual exploitation - 8 March, Cardiff