About this event

  • Date and time Tue 15 Mar 2022 from 9:25am to 1:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health

This is a pre-recorded webinar that will be available three days after the live in-person event on 15 March 2022, taking place at the RSM in London. You will be able to view the webinar whenever you like, up to 60 days from when it’s made available. Registered delegates will receive the link via email on 18 March 2022 to watch this on-demand webinar.

This on-demand meeting seeks to teach paediatric health staff about the current advances in the treatment of the acutely deteriorating child, and how to identify signs of illness early.

In this session, hear from experienced specialists covering key topics in paediatric emergency medicine. This meeting is tailored for all paediatric healthcare staff interested in paediatric emergencies.

During this session, participants will be able to:

  • Learn about current advances in emergency treatment 
  • Recognize the importance of a high index of suspicion 
  • Understand approaches to effective decision making in time-critical situations

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Paediatrics & Child Health Section: President’s Prize


  • First prize: £250
  • Second prize: £150
  • The two runner ups will receive a £20 Amazon voucher

Submission deadline

Tuesday 18 January 2022

Meeting date

Tuesday 15 March 2022

Open to

Students and paediatrics trainees.

Application guidelines

Submit a 750-word case summary related to the topic: "Paediatric emergency medicine".

Four case reports will be shortlisted to present their work at a Paediatrics & Child Health meeting, from which the winner will be selected.

Apply here


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Welcome and introduction

Dr Anna Stilwell, President, Paediatrics and Child Health Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Session one

Scary breathing patterns

Dr Louise Fleming, Paediatric Respiratory Consultant, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

The septic pathway trajectory 

Dr Simon Nadel, Paediatric Intensive Care Consultant, St Mary's Hospital

Diabetic ketoacidosis- confident or confused?

Dr Toranj Wadia, Paediatric Intensive Care Fellow, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

The struggling heart

Dr Ajay Desai, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit Consultant, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Comfort break
To intubate or not to intubate?

Dr Mary Lane, Paediatric Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Making sense out of the chaos

Dr Margarita Burmester, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit Consultant, Paediatric Intensive Care Director, SPRinT Programme Director, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
President's prize presentation one: A challenging diagnosis in emergency paediatrics: Isolated mid-thigh pain as a symptom of femoral neck fracture

Mr Callum Wood, Medical Student, Cardiff University

President's prize presentation two: Nutmeg overdose: Sugar, spice and everything nice?

Dr Varnika Horsley, Foundation Year One Doctor, Queen's Hospital

President's prize presentation three: Recurrent facial angioedema and urticaria in an adolescent after SARS-CoV-2 infection - a simple coincidence or a curious cause?

Miss Molly Hugkulstone, Medical student, University of Cambridge

President's prize presentation four: Pseudotumoral cystitis: A case of acute urinary retention in the newborn

Dr Arameh Aghababaie, Paediatric Speciality Trainee Year Two, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

End of meeting



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

Registration for this webinar will close on Tuesday 15 March 2022 at 7am. Late registrations will not be accepted.

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