Meetings and Courses

October 2019

  • BSPGHAN Research Working Group Gastro CSG Study Day Plain English Lecture

    3 October 2019

    Firth Court, Sheffield

    Thursday 3rd October 2019  13.00 - 14.00 Plain English Lecture.  Firth Court, Sheffield in conjunction with Sheffield Children's Hospital

    The 'Plain English' Lecture delivered by Lane Greene,  Editor of the Economist

    Dr David Campbell was delighted to welcome over 100 delegates to this lecture.  David will be announcing date of the postponed Research Study session shortly

  • Joint BSG and BSPGHAN symposium on on Gastrointestinal disorders in Adolescence and Effective Transition of Care

    4 October 2019

    Sheffield Children's Hospital, Post Graduate Medical Centre

    Joint BSG and BSPGHAN symposium on Gastrointestinal disorders in Adolescence and Effective Transition of Care for Paediatric and Adult trainees, clinical fellows and speciality doctors with interest in gastroenterology and Allied health care professionals with gastroenterology interest.  Meeting now approved by RCP for 5 CPD points

    Local organisers:  Dr Priya Narula, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Sheffield Children's Hospital and Dr Phil Smith, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Liverpool  Venue:  Sheffield Children’s Hospital  

    Meeting sponsored by:   Abbott Nutrition, Gold;  Bronze:  Olympus;  Dr Falk Pharma and Amgen - Exhibitors

    Dr Priya Narula and Dr Phil Smith thank everyone who attended and participated in this inaugural meeting.  The talks were of high quality and there was lots of lively discussion. Speakers have been asked for permission to share talks in pdf format.  Please contact carla@bspghan.org.uk if you wish to receive a copy of any of the talks.  Date and venue of next meeting to be confirmed

    Photo memory of participants and organisers of Joint BSG/BSPGHAN Study Day

  • pH impedance in Practice

    17 October 2019

    UCL London,Kennedy Theatre

    17 October 2019 The main aim of this course is to support physicians and nurses to develop their skills and understand both the clinical application and indications for reflux monitoring with the pH-impedance study. In the practical session the trainees will have the opportunity for hands-on analysis, to read and report on a variety of case studies.  Programme can be downloaded here

    Brief Description:
    The main aim of this course is to support physicians and nurses to develop their skills and understand both the clinical application and indications for reflux monitoring with the pH-impedance study.
    In the practical session, the trainees will have the opportunity for hands-on analysis, to read and report on a variety of case studies. The attendees will then be able to discuss and compare their findings with the trainers
    Fees: £100

    To register please visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/child-health/events/2019/oct/ph-impedance-practice

  • Food for Thought Study Day

    25 October 2019

    Copthorne Hotel, Bramall Lane, Sheffield, S2 4US

    Food for Thought Study Day -

    Please be aware this is a provisional programme and may change.
    Refreshments and lunch will be provided

    We have done our upmost to keep costs down and we are pleased to offer a subsidised registration fee of:

    Consultants - £20:    GPs – £15:  AHPs and Junior Doctors - £10

    For a registration form please contact:

    jo.hadfield3@nhs.net or sam.goult@nhs.net

    Topics to be covered on the day will include:

    • Peg placement and care
    • Nursing care - Feeding tubes
    • Feeds
    • Enteral nutrition in intestinal failure
    • Tube feed weaning
    • Blended diet in the acute and community setting
    • Parents experience and discussion around feeds and blended diet
    • Guest speaker – Discussing master project on Blended diet
    • Workshops:
      • Ready Steady Blend
      • Trouble shooting feeding tube problems
      • Dr’s case study

    Download the flyer here.  

November 2019

  • Practical Management of Food Allergy in Children

    4 November 2019

    Kennedy Lecture Theatre,QMUL, London

    Brief Description:
    The UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and Allergy Academy are pleased to announce the return of the highly successful ‘Practical management of food allergy’ study day to our Autumn programme.
    This course is aimed at healthcare professionals caring for patients with food allergies, particularly dietitians. This year the programme, delivered by experts in the field, focuses on optimising nutrition and multidisciplinary strategies to improve the quality of life of patients and families living with food allergy.

    Dees: Early Bird: £60 (ends on 09th September), Standard: £80

    Link: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/child-health/events/2019/nov/practical-management-food-allergy-children

     

  • Practical Parenteral Nutrition Study Day

    15 November 2019

    UCL London

    Further information will be available soon on our website: www.ichevents.com.

    Please e-mail ich.events@ucl.ac.uk if you wish to be informed when booking for the course opens.

  • Practical Gastroenterology for General Paediatrics

    27 November 2019

    Royal College of Anaesthetists

    Brief Description:
    15th in a series of annual courses designed specifically for General Paediatric Trainees, Consultants and allied professionals as well as those specialised, or have an interest, in Paediatric Gastroenterology.
    The course is led and delivered by a team of paediatricians, gastroenterologists and allied professionals with considerable experience in the clinical care of these conditions and delivery of education. The course aims to provide up to date and practical strategies for the diagnosis and management of common and challenging gastrointestinal disorders that face the paediatric team.

    Fees: Early Bird: Consultants: £150; Trainees: £100; Allied Health Professionals: £50 (ends on 30th September), Standard: Consultants: £220; Trainees: £150; Allied Health Professionals: £75

    Link: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/child-health/events/2019/nov/practical-gastroenterology-general-paediatrics

December 2019

  • Basic skills in upper gastrointestinal (UGI) endoscopy (3 day)

    2 December 2019 to 4 December 2019

    Kings College Hospital - Alex Mowat seminar room.

    Basic Skills in Upper Gastrointestinal (UGI) and endoscopy

    Dates: Monday 2nd December – Wednesday 4th December 2019

    Location – Kings College Hospital - Alex Mowat seminar room. 

    Lead: Dr Babu Vadamalayan

    Attendees:  4 -6

    Cost £695, £625 for BSPGHAN members.  (Internal staff still pay.)  Accommodation is not included.  Upon acceptance of registration delegates will be sent links for local hotels.

    For further details please download flyer Applicants are to apply through the JETs website: www.jets.nhs.uk

     

March 2020

  • Liver Unit, Birmingham Children's Hospital, 30 year celebration: SAVE THE DATE

    19 March 2020 to 20 March 2020

    Birmingham

    SAVE THE DATE:  The Liver Unit at Birmingham Children's Hospital will be celebrating a 30yr anniversary from 19th to 20th March 2020, please download SAVE THE DATE flyer for more information.