About this event

  • Date and time Wed 15 Jun 2022 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health, London School of Paediatrics

This study day is for trainees to develop an understanding of topical issues in the field of paediatric infectious diseases and sexual health, and to promote a better understanding of how trainees can approach the patient from a historical and investigation perspective.

By inviting expert speakers this event will provide trainees with an opportunity to gain more information about subspecialty training and promote the development of research interests in this area.

Learning objectives include: 

  • Current best practice for CMV, blood-borne viruses and novel vaccines in our routine immunisation schedule e.g. meningococcal B vaccine
  • Gain specific knowledge in sexual health and genitourinary medicine as it applies to the paediatric population
  • Demonstrate the ability to take a sexual health history and approach patients confidently in this context
  • Safe approach to fevers in a returned traveller
  • Understand the principles and develop an approach to antimicrobial stewardship in common paediatric infections
  • Awareness of rare conditions such as primary immune deficiency and how and when to investigate 

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.

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Emine Senkal, Junior Clinical Fellow, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Dr Fionnuala Ryan, Speciality Trainee Year five Registrar Neonates, Barts Health NHS Foundation Trust and Dr George Lawson, Trainee, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust


Dr Jonathan Cohen, Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology Consultant, Evelina London Children’s Hospital


Dr Winne Ip, Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Comfort break

Dr Alasdair Bamford, Paediatric Infectious Diseases Consultant, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

Living with HIV

Speaker to be confirmed

Paediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome

Dr Elizabeth Whittaker, Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology Consultant, St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Fever in the returning traveller

Dr Alison Kent, Paediatric Infectious Diseases Registrar, St Mary’s Hospital

Unaccompanied asylum seeking children

Dr Alice Armitage, Academic Paediatric Trainee and Paediatric Registrar, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Comfort break
Syphilis, cytomegalovirus, other, rubella, toxoplasmosis, chickenpox, herpes simplex virus and blood-borne viruses

Dr Hermione Lyall, Paediatric Infectious Diseases Consultant, St. Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

GRID talk

Dr Helen Payne, Paediatrics Infectious Diseases GRID Trainee, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Close of meeting



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