About this event

  • Date and time Thu 6 Oct 2022 from 9:00am to 5:25pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health, London School of Paediatrics

Join this study day to hear from experts discussing the common pit falls of paediatric doctors working in the emergency department and how they can be overcome.

During the day, participants will learn about innovative diagnostic techniques which will help improve the identification of acutely sick children, inform management decisions and lead to better patient outcomes.   

Participants will be able to: 

  • Develop their knowledge of the paediatric trainee working in the emergency department
  • Understand the current best practice for managing children presenting with acute respiratory, cardiac, neurological, surgical and mental health emergencies


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Jane Runnacles, Consultant Paediatrician, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Common paediatric surgical emergencies

Mr Joe Davidson, Academic Registrar in Paediatric Surgery, Great Ormond Street Institute for Child Health

Emergency cardiology and electrocardiogram

Dr Anna McCorquodale, Paediatric Consultant, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Tea and coffee break
Management of the child and adolescent mental health services patient in PED

Dr Marcus Tan

GRID applications

Dr Alastair Stanley, Speciality Trainee Year 7, Paediatric Intensive CareImperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

Leadership on the PED shopfloor

Dr Sam Thenabadu, Adult and Paediatric Medicine Consultant, Princess Royal University Hospital

Asylum seeking CYP – a PED perspective

Dr Sarah Eisen, Consultant Paediatrician, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Retrieval of the sick child from PED

Dr Marilyn McDougall, Paediatric Intensive Care Consultant, Evelina Children’s Hospital

Tea and coffee break
Common ENT presentations to the PED

Mr Matthew Rollin, Paediatric ENT Consultant, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Interpretation of X-rays and management of paediatric minor injuries

Mrs Becky Platt, Advanced Clinical Practitioner, Royal London Hospital

Closing remarks
Close of meeting


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on 5 October 2022. Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time

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This event 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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