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

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

9.15 am

Medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS)

Speaker to be confirmed

9.40 am

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)

Dr Sue Laurent, Consultant Paediatrician, Royal Free Hospital, London

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

Presentation 1

1.30 pm

Presentation 2

1.45 pm

Presentation 3

2.00 pm

Presentation 4

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 disorder in young people

Dr Polly Carmichael, Gender Identity Development Service, London

3.40 pm

Eating disorder in children and adolescents

Dr Phillipa Buckley, Consultant Psychiatrist in Adolescent Eating Disorders, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

4.05 pm

Adolescent psychiatry

Dr Kumaran Gohula-Thevan, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist,Windsor, Slough and Maidenhead, Honorary Consultant, Great Ormond Street Hospital

4.30 pm

Panel discussion

4.40 pm

Close of meeting

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  • Online registration will close on Wednesday 7 February 2018
  • 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