About this event

  • Date and time Wed 14 Dec 2022 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health, London School of Paediatrics

This study day will provide an update to general paediatricians about important topics in paediatric neurology which are commonly encountered in daily clinical practice. Expert speakers will provide a useful summary of important clinical presentations which will help give audience members more confidence in managing patients with neurological complaints.

By the end of this event, participants will have confidence in managing patients with neurological complaints and understand research advances in paediatric neurology, including a session introducing exciting career opportunities accessed via paediatric neurology grid training.

Participants will be able to:

  • Have more confidence in the management of common childhood neurological problems
  • Understand research advances that have been made in the field of paediatric neurology

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Jane Kung, Paediatric Neurology GRID Trainee, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Dr Ramyia Elangovan, Speciality Trainee Year 4 Paediatric Registrar, Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Recognising movement disorders

Dr Daniel Lumsden, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Evelina London Children’s Hospital

An introduction to paediatric neuroinflammation

Dr Jon Gadian, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, King’s College Hospital

Comfort break
Headaches in Children: The essentials

Dr Nivedita Desai, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Ms Jo Mortimer, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Paediatric Stroke

Dr Vijeya Ganesan, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Acute Neuroimaging

Dr Michael Eyre, Research Training Fellow, King’s College London and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Evelina London Children’s Hospital

Does this child have a neurometabolic disorder? When to suspect and what to do first?

Dr Spyros Batzios, Consultant Paediatrician in Metabolic Medicine, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Comfort break
Update in Paediatric Epilepsy

Dr Michael Yoong, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Royal London Hospital

Applying for GRID

Dr Robert Spaull, Trainees’ Chair, British Paediatric Neurology Association

Questions and answers
Closing remarks
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.
  • All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.
  • 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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