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  Paediatrics London: 11 September 2019


Date: Wednesday 11 September 2019
Location: London Holiday Inn, Kensington


8.50 Registration, refreshments and networking



Chairs opening Speech

Dr Farah Jameel, GP and member of GPC executive team and chair, Camden LMC


Food allergies

  • How to handle common allergies in the first year of life
  • Cows milks protein and egg allergies
  • Do we need to inject kids with severe food allergies?

 Dr Helen Cox, consultant in paediatric allergy and immunology, St Mary’s Hospital


The Febrile Child

  • NICE updates on the management of fever in under 5
  • How to spot signs of Sepsis
  • Viral infections

Speaker to be confirmed


Refreshment break and exhibition

The seminar room will be closed during this time


 Child Safeguarding: Certified Level 3

  • You will get a level 3 safeguarding certificate, which will count towards your mandatory yearly training.
  • Learn how to confidently define child abuse
  • Subtle warning signs of neglect

Professor Caroline Fertleman, consultant paediatrician and guardian of safe working, Great Ormond Street institute of child health


Lunch, exhibition and networking

The seminar room will be closed during this time


Tackling Childhood Obesity in Primary Care

  • How can GPs help prevent and manage obesity in children?

 Dr Rachel Pryke, GP and clinical champion for nutrition and health, RCGP


The fussy infant: Keep calm, wean, weight and carry on

  • How GPs can support weaning babies
  • The latest treatment for reflux
  • Infant UTIs
  • Case studies on failure to thrive

Dr Donald Macgregor, consultant paediatrician and senior lecturer in child health


End of Life Care for Children in Primary Care

Dr Anant Sachdev, GP partner and palliative care specialist, Cancer Research UK


Refreshment break and exhibition

The seminar room will be closed during this time


Kids mental health

  • How to spot mild signs of autism and ADHD
  • Handling differential diagnosis patients
  • The impact of prolonged screen use

Dr Katarina Harris, consultant community pediatrician, Whittington Health


The wheezy child – diagnosis and treatment made easy

  • Pollen, hayfever and viral induced symptoms
  • How to apply guidelines for diagnosis
  • How to manage parental expectation

Dr Andy Whittamore, GP and Clinical Lead, Asthma UK


Poorly tummies: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  • Assessing and investigating children with lower gi symptoms
  • Role of GP’s in supporting children and families affected by IBD
  • Signposting to organisations who can help

Dr Kevin Barrett, GP partner, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Champion 2017-2020, RCGP & Crohns and Colitis UK


 Close of Conference


Prepared by Cogora 10/06/19 

*We would like to thank our exhibitors, sponsors and partners for supporting this meeting. This includes a number of pharmaceutical companies. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programme where clearly labelled.


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