Angel of the North




Wednesday 12 December 2018

Aims and Objectives:

This course is directed at frontline medical staff dealing with children on a regular basis. It is ideal for General practitioners and paediatric trainees. The course includes training on safe-guarding from an invited visiting expert. As is always the case with these ½ days, in addition to the safe-guarding session we also include a session on the seriously ill child and for this course the problem will be the child with sepsis. Short intensive updates are also offered on common afflictions: acne; sexually transmitted infection and cervical lymphadenopathy.

Teaching Methods: Lecture sessions, handouts, question and answers.

0900 - 0930 Registration and coffee.

0930 – 1015 Recognising and managing the seriously ill child: Sepsis. Dr Emma Lim, Consultant in Infectious diseases.

1015 - 1045 Chronic or recurrent cervical Lymphadenopathy. Mr.Gerard Siou Consultant ENT Surgeon.

1045 – 1100 Coffee break.

1100 – 1130 Sexually transmitted infection in young people, suspicion, recognition, and management… current trends. Dr Jane Hussey Consultant Young People’s Genito-Urinary Medicine.

1130 – 1200 Managing acne in childhood current trends and innovations. Dr Suzy Leech Consultant Dermatologist.

1200 – 1245 Lunch.

1245 - 1330 Understanding and managing the Induced Illness spectrum. Professor Danya Glaser, Visiting Professor at University College London & Honorary Consultant Child Psychiatrist at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, Member of the Family Justice Council; Chair of the development Group for the NICE Guideline, “When to Suspect Child Maltreatment”, President of The International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (IPSCAN) .

CPD accreditation applied for

The study days are conducted on a monthly basis by the School of Paediatrics. This is an excellent provision for both established healthcare professionals, trainees and Associated Medical Professionals.