About this event

  • Date and time Wed 13 Jan 2021 from 9:45am to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health, London School of Paediatrics

The aim for this LSP day is to teach, inform and develop knowledge along with providing latest advances available in the field of paediatrics haematology to trainees. Join this interactive session with specialists in paediatric haematology who will discuss the conditions that are regularly encountered by a trainee in Accident and Emergency department, paediatric wards as well as in outpatient clinics.

During this session, participants will be able to learn:

  • Recognition and management of important transfusion concerns in children
  • Paediatric bleeding disorders and their management 
  • Indications of bone marrow transplants and complications
  • Management of sickle cell disease and its complications 
  • Basics of neonatal haematological disorders
  • Causes of anaemia in children and indication for referrals tertiary for case 

This webinar will address competencies and knowledge that are rarely possible at workplace, with interactive sessions and brilliant talks organised by Dr Lubna Siddiqui, a general paediatrics registrar. Although this study day is designed for ST4/ST5-Level 2 trainees, this one is particularly relevant to ALL paediatric and neonatal trainees. There will be useful information on grid application and talk by haematology grid trainee. 

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.  

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Neaha Patel, Paediatric ST5, Whipps Cross Hospital, Dr Bethany Singh, Haematology Clinical Fellow, Evelina Children’s Hospital and Dr Kate Davies, Paediatric ST6, Royal Marsden Hospital

Session one

Overview of sickle cell disease in childhood

Dr Andrea Leigh, Paediatric Consultant with Haematology Special Interest, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Significant anaemia in childhood, when the doctor is as tachycardic as the child...

Dr Sara Trompeter, Consultant Haematologist and Paediatric Haematologist, University College London NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Blood and Transplant

Comfort break

Session two

Approach to paediatric bleeding disorders

Dr Jayanthi Alamelu, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, Evelina London Children's Hospital

Update on treatment of paediatric immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) – new guidelines and new treatments

Dr John Grainger, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist and National Lead for Paediatric ITP, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

Lunch break

Session three

Paediatric neutropenia in a district general hospital setting

Dr Helen Oram, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, University Hospital Lewisham

Basics of neonatal haematology

Dr Subarna Chakravorty, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, King’s College Hospital

Comfort break

Session three

Basics of paediatric blood films

Dr Jack Bartram, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

GRID haematology

Dr Jack Bartram, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Concluding remarks and end of webinar

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Special rates for difficult times 

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar 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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