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Practical Paediatrics Update

A practical update for busy Paediatricians on managing day-to-day common outpatient and ward clinical dilemmas and issues

organised by Infomed Research and Training on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 June 2020, at the Park Plaza County Hall Hotel, 1 Addington St, London SE1 7RY​


  • Autism
  • Cardiology
  • Infections in Children
  • Endocrinology
  • Functional Abdominal Pain
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Respiratory – Top Tips
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Metabolic Disease of Childhood
  • Neonatal
  • Rheumatology
  • Update on Food Allergy
  • Radiological Features of Child Abuse
  • Legal Issues and Consent in Paediatrics

Target audience

Aimed at Paediatric Consultants and Middle Grades with a practical focus on both the speciality and related disciplines that impact on it.

RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD Guidelines.

Full course programme

Course fee

Course fee includes lunch and refreshments, and attendance CPD certificate.

Early bird rate currently available:

£475 (inc VAT) for the two days;
£295 (inc VAT) daily rate

Standard rates

£525 (inc VAT) for the two days
£345 (inc VAT) daily rate.

About the course

  • To provide the busy Paediatrician with a comprehensive and stimulating update
    covering a range of topics highly relevant to day-to-day practice
  • Aimed at Paediatric Consultants and Middle Grades with a practical focus on both the speciality and related disciplines that impact on it
  • Faculty comprising leading Paediatricians and other specialists who are actually doing the job and can supply the expert, up-to-date and evidence-based information
  • Draws on the know-how of key specialists in Paediatric Cardiology, Metabolic Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Surgery, Nephrology, Allergy, Infections, Rheumatology, Autism, Endocrinology,
    Neonatology and Radiology
  • Advice to Paediatricians on ordering the appropriate investigations, interpreting
    the results and getting the right diagnosis and treatment

Faculty members include

  • Mr Simon Blackburn, Consultant in Paediatric Surgery, GOSH, London
  • Dr Alasdair Bamford, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, GOSH, London
  • Dr Alexandra Santos, Senior Clinical Lecturer & Hon Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, GSST, London
  • Dr Trevor Richens, Consultant in Congenital Heart Disease, University Hospital Southampton
  • Dr Simon Hannam, Head of Neonatal Services and Consultant Neonatologist, GOSH, London
  • Dr Osvaldo Borrelli, Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology, GOSH, London
  • Dr Amaka Offiah, Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, University of Sheffield & Sheffield Children’s Hospital
  • Dr Chinedu Nwokoro, Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician, Barts Health NHS Trust
  • Dr Flora McErlane, Consultant in Paediatric Rheumatology, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Spyros Batzios, Consultant in Paediatric Metabolic Medicine, GOSH, London
  • Dr Stephen Marks, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, GOSH, London
  • Dr Rahul Singh, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Evelina Children’s Hospital, London
  • Dr Sandy Alatzoglou, Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London
  • Dr William Mandy, Clinical Psychologist, UCL and GOSH, London
  • Dr Sally Old, MDU Services Limited

What this year’s delegates have said!

  • I will definitely change my practice after things I’ve learnt from each lecture
  • Engaging speakers that spoke from clinical experience
  • I liked the “recent update” approach from the speakers
  • I’ll actually make changes to my practice which is unusual for CPD
  • I will go back and present my main learning points to consultant colleagues
  • I will definitely change my practice after the things I learnt from each lecture
  • This course has made sure I am up to date, safe and that I don’t miss important things
  • Knowledgeable speakers covering a wide range of excellent and relevant topics
  • More aware of new discoveries and consolidated my knowledge
  • Recent developments will be incorporated into my practice
  • Important updates – very practical and focussed
  • I’m more aware of new discoveries and consolidated my knowledge
Lectures, case scenarios, interaction, Q&A with all faculty members.

COVID-19 Update

Following the coronavirus outbreak we have been monitoring the situation closely. We are pleased that we can still offer this course on the advertised dates, however due to travel restrictions, it will be an interactive livestream to your home or office. Our faculty have agreed either to lecture live to you on the day, or provide the content which will be recorded a few days before. 

You will also get access to recordings of the entire course afterwards. We shall contact our delegates in the coming few weeks with access details.

There are many key benefits from attending our courses online, to name a few:

  • You will have the same great teaching provided direct to the comfort of your home/office.
  • You will not need to travel to London (saving on expensive travel and hotel costs).
  • We provide full two-way interaction with all faculty and the rest of the audience for discussion on the topics and cases
  • Immediate access to online evaluation of the course and subsequently, your FULL CPD Certificate.
  • Immediate access to online evaluation of the course and subsequently, your FULL CPD Certificate.

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