About this event

  • Date and time Wed 19 Feb 2020 from 8:30am to 8:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health

This study day will demonstrate and discuss common presentations and management of paediatric trauma, plus common and interesting examples.

Topics include: 

  • General principles of the approach to and management of paediatric trauma situations
  • The basics of managing different types of paediatric trauma, including neurosurgical, orthopaedic, chest and abdominal, and burns
  • Relevant psychosocial interventions for violence in young people
  • Understand the process of pursuing further subspecialty training in paediatric emergency medicine

*Please ensure you book online before the event date - limited places available to register on the day and lunch will not be provided*

**Please note that the LME skills evening has been cancelled**


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LSP study day

Welcome and introduction

Dr Tulsi Patel, Paediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Dr Katie Rose, ST5 Paediatrics, West Middlesex University Hospital

Introduction to paediatric trauma

Dr Nick Prince, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, St George's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Neurological trauma

Mr Kevin Tsang, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Tea and coffee break
Penetrating trauma

Mr Oliver Burdall, Paediatric Surgery, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Your Stance - Ideas for change

Dr Tessa Davis, Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Royal London Hospital

Minor injuries

Miss Natasha Ramsey, Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioner, Paediatric Emergency Department, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Pre-hospital and paediatric trauma in a low resource setting

Dr Arndt Melzer and Dr Riaz Aziz, ST4 NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia, Harefield Hospital

Tea and coffee break
Trauma in a war zone

Wing Commander Lorrie Lawton, Senior Nursing Officer, 4626 Squadron RAuxAF

Blunt abdominal trauma and resuscitating major haemorrhage in paediatric trauma

Dr Anthony Hudson, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Closing remarks

Dr Katy Rose and Dr Tulsi Patel

Close of meeting

LME skills evening - CANCELLED


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