About this event

  • Date and time Tue 10 Jan 2023 from 9:45am to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health, London School of Paediatrics

The aim for this LSP day is to teach, inform and develop knowledge along with providing latest advances available in the field of paediatrics haematology to trainees.

Join this interactive session with specialists in paediatric haematology who will discuss the conditions that are regularly encountered by a trainee in accident and emergency department, paediatric wards as well as in outpatient clinics.

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognition and management of important transfusion concerns in children
  • Review paediatric bleeding disorders and their management 
  • Acknowledge indications of bone marrow transplants and complications
  • Manage sickle cell disease and its complications 
  • Know the basics of neonatal haematological disorders
  • Identify the causes of anaemia in children and indication for referrals tertiary for case 

Agenda to be confirmed.

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Welcome and introduction

Daniel Dexter, ST3 Haematology Registrar, Medway Maritime Hospital and Neelakshi Ghosh, ST5 Paediatric Registrar, Croydon University Hospital 

Session 1

Paediatric and neonatal neutropaenia

Dr Helen Oram, Consultant Haematologist, Lewisham hospital


Immune thrombocytopenia and bleeding disorders

Dr Jayashree Motwani, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, Birmingham Women and Children Hospital

Comfort Break

Session 2

Presentations of anaemia

Dr Banu Kaya, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, Royal London Hospital

Title to be confirmed

Dr Christopher Dean


Session 3

Neonatal haematology

Dr Subarna Chakravorty, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, King's College Hospital

Blood transfusion – how can we do better?

Dr Sara Trompeter, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Comfort break

Session 4

Providing optimal care for children with Sickle Cell Disease including management of acute presentations

Dr Sarah Wilkinson, Consultant Paediatrician, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

Specialist haematology training and SPIN

Dr Gaya Sivaguru, Haematology Trainee

Concluding 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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