About this event

  • Date and time Fri 25 Nov 2022 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Emergency Medicine

Join this meeting to hear from national leaders and local teams who will unite to share and understand the national vision for emergency care. Attendees will learn how to implement changes according to this national vision and improve patient care.

The paediatric emergency medicine survival guide is essential when helping professionals, this event aims to increase the quality of paediatric emergency care services, offer clinical studies that can increase the chances of child survival and advise attendees on how to prepare for emergencies and respond.

During this event attendees will have gain an overview and update on current issues seen in the paediatric emergency department.

Benefits of attending:  

  • Gain insight into how vital clinical studies are shaping care in the paediatric emergency department
  • Understand advances in the management of current orthopaedic problems in children
  • Review the management of common infections and gain insight into developments from COVID and PIMS-TS
  • Learn from National Experts about other common challenging scenarios and topics in the paediatric emergency department, such as chest pain and mental health

For this meeting, the Emergency Medicine Section is pleased to be able to offer 10 bursary places to Trainees or RSM Trainees to attend this meeting. If you would like to request a bursary place, please email the Emergency Medicine Section inbox on: emergency@rsm.ac.uk. We will then be able to confirm your registration. 


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Larry Fitton, President, Emergency Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Session 1

Chaired by: Dr Fleur Cantle, Honorary Secretary, Emergency Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine, Consultant, Adult and Emergency Medicine, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Dr Amna Hussain, Consultant, Paediatric Emergency Medicine, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

How paediatric cancers might present to PED

Dr Shaarba Shanmugavadivel, NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Nottingham

Demystifying using the ECG in paediatric emergency care

Dr Anna McCorquodale, Paediatric Consultant, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Session 2

Limps and limbs

Professor Dan Perry, NIHR Research Professor, Orthopaedic Consultant, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Top tips in paediatric procedural sedation

Mr Tadgh Moriarty, Emergency Medicine, Civility and Medical Education 


Dr Elizabeth Whittaker, Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology Consultant, St Mary's Hospital, London

Panel discussion
Lunch break

Session 3

Prize presentation

Ms Geraldine Wan, Foundation Year One Doctor, Lister Hospital, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Prize presentation

Ms Jess Jobson

Prize presentation

Mr William Wallace, Final Year Medical Student, Imperial College London 


Ms Becky Platt, Paediatric Advanced Clinical Practitioner, Accident and Emergency, Royal London Hospital 

Paediatric fever without the faff

Dr Nikki Abela, Emergency Medicine Consultant, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital


Dr Sally Al-Bacheri, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Clinical Director, Psychiatry, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Session 4

Top 10 paediatric papers of the last 5 years

Dr Shrouk Meesahel, Consultant, Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Alder Hey Children's Hospital

Non accidental injury

Dr Sreena Das, Paediatrics Consultant, Safeguarding Lead, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

Questions and answers
Closing remarks
Close of meeting


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom


Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on Sunday 20 November 2022. Late registrations will not be accepted. 


  • The agenda is subject to change at any time 
  • If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenters and RSM discretion. 
  • All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations. 
  • This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 
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