UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


ICH Events

Update in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine

15 November 2017
The purpose of this annual course is to provide an update on current practice in paediatric respiratory medicine on an everyday basis. The programme and range of issues covered will be suitable for everyone concerned with paediatric respiratory medicine. The course will be of interest to all paediatricians, specialist trainees and nurse practitioners in respiratory paediatrics.

The Paediatric Gastroenterology Study Day for Nurses

17 November 2017
We are delighted to announce we will be hosting our second Paediatric Gastroenterology Nurses Study Day at the Royal College of Nursing, London. This day is aimed at Paediatric Nurses in Primary and Secondary Care, as well as providing an update for those working in specialised Gastroenterology areas.

Nephrology Day for General Paediatricians 

17 November 2017
This one day course aims to give a full overview of paediatric nephrology by selecting different themes each year and presenting them in a way which will be suitable for general paediatricians.

Paediatric ECG course

25 November 2017
This course  is designed to cover all areas of performing and interpreting ECGs in the paediatric population.  As well as identifying differences between the normal adult ECG and the normal paediatric ECG, there will also be insight into what to expect to find on ECGs in patients with congenital heart disease, inherited cardiovascular conditions, and post-surgical intervention.  Expert speakers will be a combination of physiologists, cardiac morphologists and cardiologists.  

The Annual Update on Paediatric Gastroenterology

29 November 2017
Participate  in clinical practice-based lectures and interactive cases sessions with an expert panel of speakers. This intensive one day course, covers the practical understanding and management of common gastroenterological problems that you are likely to experience in day to day clinical practice, as well as top tips on difficult patients.

Practical Paediatric Neuroimaging Course

6 December 2017
This course will appeal to all radiologists (consultants and trainees), radiographers and clinicians interested in paediatric neuroimaging. The content covers the breadth of day to day paediatric neuroradiology practice and aims to equip the practitioner with key image interpretation skills, focussing on diagnostic pearls and pitfalls one commonly encounters in paediatrics.

Neonatal and Paediatric Ventilation

7 - 8 December 2017
This popular course combines lectures with practical workshop sessions. The programme covers all aspects of conventional ventilation as well as High Frequency Oscillation, ECMO, transport and paediatric ventilation scenarios.

7th UK Swallowing Research Group Conference

1 - 2 February 2018
This conference will be of interest to all health care professionals with an interest in swallowing and feeding management in adults and paediatrics and will cover topics from a wide range of disciplines, with state of the art seminars delivered by leaders in the field of dysphagia.

Paediatric Opthalmology and Strabismus: Essentials and Controversies

5 - 9 March 2018
A 5 day course, covering paediatric opthalmology (Monday to Thursday) and strabismus (Friday) run by Mr Richard Bowman, Mr Ashwin Reddy, and consultant staff at the departments of paediatric opthalmology at Great Ormond Street and Moorfields Eye Hospitals. 

4th European Transoesophageal Echocardiography Course on Congenital Heart Disease

8 - 9 March 2018
This is the fourth dedicated course on transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE) on congenital heart disease providing the participant with the essential theoretical basics, morphological aspects of common lesions in congenital heart disease as well as practical aspects of TOE in children and adults with congenital heart disease.

British Paediatric Otolaryngology Course

15 - 16 March 2018
This is a highly successful course for consultants and senior trainees covering all aspects of paediatric otolaryngology. The strength of this course lies in the expert and highly experienced faculty with the leading Paediatric Otolaryngologists from all over the UK.

8th European GI Motility Meeting 

Thursday 22 – Saturday 24 March 2018
Save the new date! We look forward to welcoming you to the 8th European Paediatric GI Motility Meeting to be held in the heart of London in 2018. This international meeting provides the main forum for Paediatric Neurogastroenterology and Motility and will run from the welcome reception on the evening of Thursday 22nd of March until Saturday 24th March 2018. The meeting will celebrate the real progress made in the field and exciting prospects for the future. We are honoured and privileged to have the most eminent speakers in Paediatric Neurogastroenterology and Motility.

Cardiology in the Young

26 - 28 March 2018
Cardiology in the Young is the Great Ormond Street Hospital Cardiac Unit’s flagship annual international paediatric cardiac conference.

2018 Continuing Education Programme in Nephrology Week

9-13 April 2018
This 5 day course covers the major topics in Paediatric Nephrology and Urology. The course will be of interest to trainees and consultant-level physicians and surgeons involved in the care of children with kidney and lower renal tract disorders. Attendees can attend the whole week or individual days.