This latest bit of guidance is on eating disorders, and is a collaboration between our trainee rep Polly Powell and reviewed by Simon Chapman, Consultant at King’s College Hospital and all-round good egg. It’s genuinely essential reading for paediatricians.
for those who attended the BACCH workshop
full article will appear shortly.
Registration opened today for our winter meeting.
Please go to registration page to register!
We heartily recommend this forthcoming ADHD and Allied Neurodevelopmental Services Symposium conference, organised by the ADHD Foundation. The conference will take place over two days in Liverpool on the 5th– 6th November 2015.
The presentations on the 5th November would be of interest to anyone working in a clinical capacity with adults/ young people with ADHD. The conference on the 6th November is more focused upon how we achieve outstanding educational outcomes for children and young people with ADHD.
Highlights of the conference on the 5th November include:
- Examples of a range of new models of Service design, multiagency approaches and transformed ADHD Pathways from around the UK.
- Latest developments in the National Autism Project.
- Latest developments using digital technology in assessing core signs of ADHD.
- New research in ADHD and Drug Use and ADHD and Neurofibromatosis.
- Recent research into a significantly underrepresented group, Girls and Young women and ADHD.
Highlights of the conference on the 6th November include:
- The results of a ten year research project in London into effective SEND provision and developing the role of the SENCO.
- Lesley Cox, Lead HMI for SEND and Disability for OFSTED presenting “How OFSTED evaluate outstanding SEND provision.“
- Girls and ADHD.
- Using innovative technology in school to increase self regulation for learners with ADHD and increase attainment.
- Workshops on outstanding practice with learners with dyslexia, dyscalculia and Tourette’s syndrome.
See below for more information on this conference, details of the speakers, booking arrangements and information about our conference dinner on the evening of the 5th November with Rory Bremner as the after dinner speaker. If you require any more information, please contact ella.duxbury-davies
Date: 7th January 2016
Venue: Conference Room, Children’s Neurosciences Centre, St Thomas’ Hospital, First Floor, Block D, South Wing, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH. Tel: 020 7188 7188
This training day is designed to provide information and practical advice on various diagnostic and management issues related to mental health of patients and/or their family across acute and community paediatrics. We have focussed topics around those “most wanted” by Paediatric Trainees in a recent UK-wide survey.
Programme:10:00 Registration and coffee
10:15 Medically unexplained symptoms
Dr Lee Hudson, Consultant Paediatrician, Great Ormond Street Hospital & Honorary Research Associate, Institute of Child Health
11:15 Self harm and emergency assessment
Dr Esther Sabel, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Hertfordshire CAMHS
13:00 Eating disorders – what do Paediatricians need to know and do?
Dr Nasima Matine, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, The Phoenix Centre, Cambridge
13:45 Behavioural and emotional difficulties – workshop
Dr Nicola Herberholz, Consultant Paediatrician/Paediatric Mental Health and Dr Bo Fischer Specialist Registrar in Paediatrics/Paediatric Mental Health
15:00 Paediatric liaison
Dr Rory Conn, Specialty trainee Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Darzi Fellow in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Great Ormond Street Hospital
15: 45 Overview of psychological therapies and their indications
Dr Sophie Bennett, Research Associate, UCL Institute of Child Health & Honorary Clinical Psychologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital
16:30 Close and certificates
All for £50! Bargain!!
Download application below!
Contact : Bo Fischer email@example.com
Nicola Herberholz firstname.lastname@example.org
This important study adds to or understanding of the importance of family nurture(thanks to Sebastian Kraemer for the link)
This isn’t just touchy feely stuff- it actually improves core outcomes for neonatal care.
Research autism, the charity who do so much to encourage a scientific approach to ASD, are doing a conference in November which looks superb.
Good news: our brilliant colleague Jacqui Stedmon has provided all her slides and references from her brilliant somatisation workshop that she did in May
Bad (ish) news: I’ve put it in the member’s area
Feeling on the edge-, a leaflet by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, is a great leaflet to have available in Emergency departments.