About this event

  • Date and time Mon 24 Oct 2022 from 10:00am to 4:55pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health, London School of Paediatrics

Attend this study day to review common issues and best practice within the community child health field. This will include the recognition and management of developmental problems, multi-disciplinary approaches for children with complex medical needs, and key updates in safeguarding.

There will be a range of consultants and professionals speaking on a wide variety of interesting topics related to community paediatrics. This study day is aimed at trainees, and members of the paediatric community multi-disciplinary team.

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Sunanda Bhatia, Speciality Trainee Year 4, The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Session 1

Eyes, vision and visual impairment: What a community paediatrician needs to look for

Dr Jenefer Sargent, Consultant Paediatrician and Speciality Lead, Great Ormond Street Hospital 

Education and health care plan

Dr Indrani Banerjee, Paediatrician, Harrow Children's Community Paediatrics 

Comfort break

Session 2

Developmental red flags

Dr Claire Head, Consultant Community Paediatrician, Sunshine House

An approach to ADHD

Dr Madhumita Mukherjee, Consultant Community Paediatrician, Harrow Children's Community Paediatrics 


Session 3

An overview on autism

Dr Elaine Clark, Consultant Paediatrician, Great Ormond Street Hospital

The journey post autism diagnosis

Ms Lynne Laverty, Director, Centre for ADHD and Autism Support 

Comfort break

Session 4

Looked after children

Dr Allison Ward, Consultant Paediatrician, Royal Free Hospital

Child protection medical examinations

Dr Nkiru Asiegbunam, Doctor for Safeguarding Children, Evelina London Children's Hospital

Community child health grid talk and concluding remarks

Dr Sophie Raynor, Speciality Trainee Year 7, Evelina London Children's Hospital

Close of meeting



Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. Late registrations will not be accepted.


  • The agenda is subject to change at any time
  • If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenter’s and RSM discretion.
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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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