All about adolescence and President's prize


Tuesday 13 February 2018


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Organised by

Paediatrics & Child Health Section


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about this event

The day aims to give the paediatrician, both trainees and consultants, an update on the various health issues facing young adolescents. This includes both physical and mental health problems. The day includes abstract presentations on the topic of adolescent health.


RSM member: £35 - £85

Non-member: £45 - £160

Limited number of discounted trainee and student places - The first 20 students/ trainees can register for reduced/half price rates!

RSM Students £20

RSM Trainees £37.50

Students £25

Trainees: £47.50

Call for abstracts: President's prize

Submission deadline: Wednesday 3 January 2018
Meeting date: Tuesday 13 February 2018

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Session 1

8.30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

8.55 am

Welcome and introduction

Dr Saji Alexander, President, Paediatrics & Child Health Section, Royal Society of Medicine

9.00 am

H.E.A.D.S.S. assessment

Dr Phillipa Lewis, ST8 Paediatrics (adolescent medicine SPIN), University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

9.15 am

Medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS)

Dr Jo Begent, Consultant in Adolescent Medicine, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

9.40 am

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)

Dr Su Laurent, Consultant Paediatrician, Barnet Hospital, Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust

10.10 am

Panel discussion

10.20 am

Tea and coffee break

Session 2

10.40 am

Adolescent dermatology

Dr Bisola Laguda, Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

11.05 am

Contraception, sexual health in adolescents

Ms Claudine Domoney, Consultant Gynaecologist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

11.30 am

Gynaecological concerns in an adolescent

Ms Naomi Crouch, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, United Hospitals Bristol, NHS Foundation Trust

12.00 pm

Panel discussion

12.15 pm


Session 3 - President's presentations (4x15 minutes)

1.15 pm

HEADSS up: Should all adolescents be screened on presentation to the emergency department?

Dr Roisin Begley, ST7 Paediatric Emergency Medicine, University Hospital of Wales

1.30 pm

Cystitis cystica and glandularis producing large bladder masses in a 16-year old boy

Mr Christopher Bastianpillai, Academic Fellow in Urology, Whipps Cross Hospital

1.45 pm

Honour based violence: Identifying and supporting young people at risk

Dr Charmari Wijemanne, ST7 Community Paediatric Grid Trainee, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

2.00 pm

Pubertal delay - a case that doesn’t smell quite right

Miss Anita Sri, Medical Student, Imperial College London

Session 4

2.15 pm

Adolescent endocrinology

Dr Kyriaki Alatzoglou, Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

2.40 pm

Tea and coffee break

3.00 pm

Announcement of the winner

3.15 pm

Gender identity dysphoria in young people

Dr Polly Carmichael, Gender Identity Development Service, London

3.40 pm

Eating disorders and the role of the adolescent physician

Dr Philippa Buckley, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Vincent Square Community Eating Disorders Service for Children and Young People (CEDS-CYP)

4.05 pm

Adolescent psychiatry

Dr Kumaran Gohula Thevan, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

4.30 pm

Panel discussion

4.40 pm

Close of meeting

register for this event

  • Online registration is now closed.
  • Registrations are accepted on the day, however lunch is not guaranteed.
  • RSM member rates £35 - £85
  • Non member rates £45 - £160


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organiser's details

For information on this event, contact Andrea TorokTel: 02072902986 Email: arrow