External Meetings

21st June 2019

IV Therapy Summit: Difficult Venous Access & Improving Practice with Uncompliant Patients

Venue: De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on IV access: managing uncompliant patients, and patients with difficult venous access. Difficulties in IV access due to individual patient factors or patients with difficult venous access often lead to repeated failed attempts which can result in delayed diagnosis and treatment. 20% off delegate rate for your members by quoting HCUK20bapen.

For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/iv-therapy-training-nhs or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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11th - 13th September 2019

The Leeds course in Clinical Nutrition

A 3-day CPD short course specifically designed to provide a thorough grounding in all aspects of clinical nutrition. Aimed at all professionals with an interest in clinical nutrition including doctors, dieticians, clinicians, nursing staff, hospitals pharmacists and others with interest in patient nutrition.

The Leeds Course in Clinical Nutrition has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 17 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s).

Venue: University of Leeds

Website: https://tinyurl.com/nutrition-leeds

For further course details email: Katie Warner – Clinical Nutrition Course Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call on +44 (0)113 343 8104.


20th September 2019

Nutrition in Gastroenterology

Venue: UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London

This course will cover some of the complex clinical problems that Dietitians are faced with today. There will be time for discussion and sharing of information during the day to enable best practice to be discussed in a friendly forum.

Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/child-health/events/2019/sep/nutrition-gastroenterology

Fees: Early Bird: £100 (ends on 31st July), Standard: £130

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17th October 2019

pH-impedance in Practice

Venue: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London

The main aim of this course is to support physicians and nurses to develop their skills and understand both the clinical application and indications for reflux monitoring with the pH-impedance study.

In the practical session, the trainees will have the opportunity for hands-on analysis, to read and report on a variety of case studies. The attendees will then be able to discuss and compare their findings with the trainers.

Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/child-health/events/2019/oct/ph-impedance-practice

Fees: £100

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4th November 2019

Practical Management of Food Allergy in Children

Venue: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London

The UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and Allergy Academy are pleased to announce the return of the highly successful ‘Practical management of food allergy’ study day to our Autumn programme.

This course is aimed at healthcare professionals caring for patients with food allergies, particularly dietitians. This year the programme, delivered by experts in the field, focuses on optimising nutrition and multidisciplinary strategies to improve the quality of life of patients and families living with food allergy.

Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/child-health/events/2019/nov/practical-management-food-allergy-children

Fees: Early Bird: £60 (ends on 09th September), Standard: £80

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15th November 2019

Practical Parenteral Nutrition Study Day

Website: https://www.ichevents.com

Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you wish to be informed when booking for the course opens.


27th November 2019

Practical Parenteral Nutrition Study Day

Venue: Royal College of Anaesthetists, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London

15th in a series of annual courses designed specifically for General Paediatric Trainees, Consultants and allied professionals as well as those specialised, or have an interest, in Paediatric Gastroenterology.

The course is led and delivered by a team of paediatricians, gastroenterologists and allied professionals with considerable experience in the clinical care of these conditions and delivery of education. The course aims to provide up to date and practical strategies for the diagnosis and management of common and challenging gastrointestinal disorders that face the paediatric team.

Fees: Early Bird: Consultants: £150; Trainees: £100; Allied Health Professionals: £50 (ends on 30th September), Standard: Consultants: £220; Trainees: £150; Allied Health Professionals: £75

Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/child-health/events/2019/nov/practical-gastroenterology-general-paediatrics

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6th & 7th February 2020

8th UK Swallowing Research Group Conference

The UKSRG comprises clinicians and researchers from a wide range of professional disciplines including biomedical engineering, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, radiography, radiology, ENT, gastroenterology, stroke medicine, dietetics, oral health, general medicine and neurology. We recognise the interdisciplinarity of the clinical specialties and basic sciences that support developments in the field. This conference will be of interest to all health care professionals with an interest in swallowing and feeding management across the birth to death continuum. State of the art information will be delivered by leaders and current clinical researchers in the field of dysphagia.

Venue: UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London

Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/child-health/events/2020/feb/8th-uk-swallowing-research-group-conference

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