About this event

  • Date and time Wed 15 Apr 2020 from 8:30am to 8:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health

Please note this event has been cancelled.

This study day will review a range of paediatric gut and liver conditions and their management.

Topics include:

  • Best approaches for the management of bloody diarrhoea
  • Management of gastrointestinal paediatric emergencies
  • Know how to differentiate reflux, allergy and the “normal child” and when investigations are appropriate
  • Know about enteral feeding devices and indications for their use
  • Appreciate the role of dieticians  
  • When to prescribe 'milks' and 'milk substitutes'

LME skills evening - 15 April 2020 -  Ace the Clinical MRCPCH

London School of Paediatrics regional training.

Aim: To help prepare junior paediatric doctors for the clinical MRCPCH exam.


  • To demystify the exam process and practicalities, including recent changes to the exam
  • To explain each of the station types and how to approach them
  • To consider tips for revision, preparation, and the exam itself

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


View programme here

LSP study day

Welcome and introduction

Dr Richard Berg and Dr Samuel Smith, Specialist Registrars in Paediatrics, London School of Paediatrics

Session one

Paediatric inflammatory bowel disease: Diagnosis and management

Speaker to be confirmed

Paediatric gastroenterology emergencies

Dr Warren Hyer, Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Gastroenterologist, St Mark's Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break

Session two

Intestinal failure and parenteral nutrition - What a general paediatrician needs to know!

Dr Susan Hill, Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Hepatology for the general paediatrician

Dr Jonathan Hind, Paediatric Hepatologist, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Patient experience

Dr Protima Deb, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Royal London Hospital


Session three

Interactive case discussions
A. Case on acute liver failure

Dr Rob Hegarty, Clinical Fellow in Hepatology, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

B. Enteral feeding devices

Ms Eunice Goto, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Gastroenterology, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

C. Dietitian: Referrals and different types of milk

Ms Kelly Larmour, Specialist Dietitian, Great Ormond Street Hospital

D. Case on upper/lower gastrointestinal bleeding

Dr Huey Min Lee, Paediatric Registrar, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break

Session four

Red flags in chronic abdominal pain?

Speaker to be confirmed

The screaming infant: Reflux vs allergy vs normal child- difference between a normal

Dr Leanne Goh, Consultant Paediatrician, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Grid and speciality information

Gastro GRID Registrar

Close of meeting and completion of evaluation forms

Evaluation surveys will be sent via email and certificates of attendance can be found in the 'My Account' area on the RSM website in 3 working days

LME skills evening

Ace the clinical MRCPCH

Dr Katie Mckinnon, Paediatric Trainee, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health


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

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