UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


ICH Events

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 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.

Psychological wellbeing and mental health of children and young people with visual impairment and their families: Needs, research and intervention

2 - 4 July 2018
The psychological wellbeing and mental health needs of children and young people with visual impairment and their families have been greatly neglected. Two main charities, the Mary Kitzinger Trust and Royal Society for Blind Children, have come together with Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and University College London to host this conference. Together with the contributors and participants, we hope to spearhead important changes to improve understanding and meeting needs better.