About this event

  • Date and time Tue 7 Dec 2021 from 9:25am to 4:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health, London School of Paediatrics

Aimed at level 2 paediatric trainees, this study day aims to promote an understanding of common endocrine conditions and diabetes management.

This meeting has an exciting line-up of expert speakers discussing short stature, pubertal disorders, thyroid disease and ambiguous genitalia. In addition, talks will cover practical advice for diabetes management, psychological aspects of diabetes care and a parent's perspective of type 1 diabetes in childhood.

During this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the presentation, investigation and management of common endocrine conditions, including short stature, pubertal disorders, thyroid disease and ambiguous genitalia
  • Know how to manage endocrine and diabetes emergencies
  • Troubleshoot common diabetes management problems
  • Respond to the psychosocial aspects of diabetes care
  • Gain an understanding of diabetes SPIN and sub-speciality training in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 60 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, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Diagnostic approach to short stature

Professor Martin Savage, Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology, Queen Mary University of London

Paediatric thyroid disease

Dr Tim Cheetham, Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Great North Children’s Hospital

The approach to ambiguous genitalia

Dr Anitha Kumaran, Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital Southampton

Disorders of puberty

Dr Sasha Howard, Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology, Royal London Hospital

Endocrine emergencies

Dr Claire Hughes, Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal London Hospital

Lunch break
Diabetes telephone advice

Ms Emily Newhouse, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, University College London Hospital

Pumps and Pens

Ms Jennifer Pichierri, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, University College London Hospital

Management of DKA

Dr Nicola Trevelyan, Consultant paediatrician and diabetes specialist, University Hospital Southampton

Type 2 Diabetes

Dr Billy White, Consultant Paediatrician in diabetes and obesity, University College London Hospital

Psychosocial aspects of diabetes

Dr Halina Flannery, Clinical Psychologist, University College London Hospital

Parent Perspective

Ms Linda Fox, Diabetes UK

Grid/SPIN Training & Applications

Dr Philippa Prentice, Specialty Trainee Year 7, Paediatric Endocrinology, University College London Hospital and Dr Meera Shaunak, Specialty Trainee Year 8, Paediatric Endocrinology, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Dr Abiramy Fernando, Paediatric Registrar, University College London Hospital

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. 

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