About this event

  • Date and time Wed 16 Jun 2021 from 9:25am to 4:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health

This study day will provide participants with an update on common paediatric dermatological and rheumatological conditions. This webinar will teach paediatric trainees about aetiology, diagnosis and management of common paediatric dermatological and rheumatological conditions.

Learning objectives include:

  • Aetiology, diagnosis and management of common paediatric skin infections
  • Recognise and refer appropriate children with pigmentary and vascular birthmarks
  • Being aware of recent evidence in the management of paediatric eczema, be able to demonstrate how to apply topical emollients; understand the different potencies of topical steroids and of their side effects
  • Signs of skin failure and when to consult dermatology, ophthalmology and other specialists
  • Take an appropriate history, musculoskeletal examination and assessment
  • The role of multidisciplinary teams and other professionals involved in the care of children with musculoskeletal conditions
  • Complications of immunosuppressive treatment
  • The association of musculoskeletal presentations and common chronic diseases (such as psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease)
  • The disease associations of rheumatological conditions, in particular, juvenile arthritis and eye disease

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. 

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Matko Marlais, Training Program Director, London School of Paediatrics, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Dermatological emergencies

Dr Jane O’Connor, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Skin infections

Dr Alison Sears, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Comfort break
Eczema management

Dr Lea Solman, Consultant Dermatololgist, Great Ormond Street Hospital


Dr Lea Solman

Picture quiz

Dr Maanasa Polubothu

Lunch break

Dr Sue Maillard, Senior Physiotherapist, Great Ormond Street Hospital


Dr Sue Maillard

Approach to joint swelling

Dr Vinay Shivamurthy, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Evelina London Children’s Hospita

Comfort break
Rheum emergencies

Dr Muthana Al-Obaidi, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Personal experience and charity work

Ms Stephanie Vale, Project Coordinator, Versus Arthritis

Grid training and applications

Dr Kirsty McLellan and Dr Maanasa Polubothu, ST8, Paediatric Dermatology

Closing remarks



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 weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain 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. 

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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