Genesis Research Trust Community Child Health

Event overview:

Our long-running conference, Community Child Health, keeps doctors and paediatrics professionals up to date with the latest developments in a wide range of topics across the speciality. It combines clinically-focused, evidence-based updates with national guidance and strategy, as well as some personal perspectives.

The presentations are valuable to anyone caring for children in a community setting.

The two-day conference will take place virtually in Autumn 2023

Registration fees:

Full conference (2 days) —

Doctor / Consultant: £265
Speciality and Associate Specialist (SAS)/Trainee/nurse/AHP: £234

Single day —

Doctor / Consultant: £136
Speciality and Associate Specialist (SAS)/Trainee/nurse/AHP: £115

THURSDAY 19 October 2023

Prof Frank MC Besag:
Medication Challenges in Learning Disability/ASD

Dr Jen Gallagher
Supporting Severely Learning Disabled Children and Young People when Behaviour Causes Concern

Dr David Elliman:
Update on Childhood Immunisations

Dr Ashley Liew:
Neuropsychiatric aspects in children with epilepsy

Dr Jenefer Sargent:
Looking + Communication

Dr Rakhee Shah:
Levelling up for child health: where are gaps and what can we do about them

Ms Dawn Dunn:
Approach to a child with suspected sensory issues and practical suggestions in management


FRIDAY 20 October 2023

Dr Noula Gibson:
Managing respiratory risk in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Dr Clare Williams:
LD/Intellectual disability – how to assess

Dr Ishaq Abu-Arafeh:
Headaches in Children

Dr Jessica Eccles:
Hypermobility and Neurodiversity (ADHD/ASD)

Dr Bianca Lee:
Bruising in Immobile Babies- update on recent national guidelines and development of care pathway

Ms Anna Sowerbutts:
Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)

Dr Georgia Pavlopoulou
Learning about emotion regulation in autism and ADHD by neurodivergent adolescents


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