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Otto Wolff Lecture - Annual Lecture Postgraduate Open Day, 9th November 2016

9th November 2016
Part of the Otto Wolff Lecture series 2016. More...

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The Paediatric Gastroenterology Nurses Study Day

4 November 2016
We are delighted to announce we will be hosting our second Paediatric Gastroenterology Nurses Study Day on Friday 4th November 2016 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. More...


Otto Wolff Neuroscience Symposium

4th November 2016
Part of the Otto Wolff Lecture series 2016 and Otto Wolff Neuroscience Symposium More...


Family-Based Treatment of Eating Disorders in Adolescents: A Training Workshop 

10 - 11 November 2016
Eating disorders affect a great percentage of adolescents. The increase in their incidence rates in the last few decades and the high mortality rate associated with these disorders have made it even more necessary to find effective treatments. Research has supported the use of Family-Based Treatment (FBT) as an evidence-based therapy for the treatment of eating disorders in adolescents. This course will train psychologists, child psychiatrists, and other eating disorders specialists in FBT.  More...

General conference

International Feeding Conference

15 - 16 November 2016
This is a two-day multi-disciplinary conference on feeding and eating in childhood and related disturbances. The emphasis will be on research and clinical practice developments relating to developmental, systemic and bio-behavioural aspects of feeding and eating disturbances. More...

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Update in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine

17 November 2016
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. More...

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Introduction to R

23rd November, 2016: This one day course aims to familiarise participants with the R interface and the R language, in order to enable them to conduct statistical analysis; from reading in their datasets to performing all mainstream statistical tests. More...

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Nephrology Day for General Paediatricians

25 November 2016
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. More...


The Annual Update on Paediatric Gastroenterology

29 November 2016
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. More...


Practical Paediatric Neuroimaging Course

1 December 2016
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. More...


Neonatal and Paediatric Ventilation Course

8 - 9 December 2016
This popular course combines lectures with practical workshop sessions. The programme includes a wide range of topics including initiation, maintenance, weaning off assisted ventilation and special ventilatory techniques. More...

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Managing Constipation in Children Study Day 

9 December 2016
Constipation in children remains one of the commonest symptoms encountered in childhood and accounts for a significant proportion of the clinical workload in general practice, general paediatrics and paediatric gastroenterology. Despite this the diagnosis, treatment and ultimately outcome remain challenging. This course brings together experts in childhood constipation to provide a practical approach to classification, diagnosis and treatment, with emphasis on the commonest form, so-called ‘functional constipation’.  More...

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Further Topics in R

11th January, 2017: This course introduces a number of topics for R for those already familiar with the basics of the programming language.  More...

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Critical Appraisal

12th January, 2017: In this one day workshop we consider how to critically appraise research papers. Each section in a paper is covered in turn and there is much emphasis on evaluating the collection and analysis of data as described by the authors. Widely available critical appraisal sheets are discussed. More...

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Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics

16th-20th January, 2017: This five-day course offers a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental aspects of research methods and statistics. From study design, data types, and graphs, through to choice and interpretation of statistical tests, with particular focus on standard errors, confidence intervals and p-values. More...

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Introduction to Dealing with Missing Data

24th & 25th January, 2017: This course looks at the problem of missing data in research studies in detail. Reasons and different types of missing data are discussed as well as bad and good methods of dealing with them. More...

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Introduction to SPSS

26th January, 2017: This one-day course offers an introduction to the uses and functions of the statistical software SPSS including data entry and editing, and the basics of analyses and graphs. The course is ideally suited to those with little/no experience with SPSS, but basic knowledge of statistics is advantageous.

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Sample size estimation and power calculations

31st January, 2017: This one day course gives the basics of sample size estimation. It will be of use to those embarking on a research project and who are perhaps trying to complete ethics and grant application forms. Both precision and power estimation approaches are covered. More...


3rd European Transoesophageal Echocardiography Course on Congenital Heart Disease

2 - 3 February 2017
This is the third 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. More...

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Introduction to Regression Analysis

2nd-3rd February, 2017: This course provides an overview of different regression types and details the application of multiple linear regression. Day one of the course focuses on the theory behind regression analysis, in particular linear regression, and covers the formulation, interpretation and validation of linear regression models. A second, optional day allows delegates hands-on use of a statistical package (SPSS) to see how the theory can be applied to answer a specific research question. More...

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Analysis of 2x2 Tables

6th February, 2017: This workshop aims to demystify the range of statistics that can be used to summarise the associations between two binary variables. We move on from the standard chi-square test to investigate other options that may yield more useful information. More...

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7th February 2017: This one-day course will introduce delegates to the basic principles of ANOVA, and how to choose, run, interpret, and report a variety of ANOVA models. The course takes a hands-on approach to learning, with SPSS software used for demonstration and practice throughout. More...


GOSH Laser Course

8 February 2017
This will be great opportunity to learn about the use of lasers, laser physics and safety. You will learn from the vast experience in the use of lasers by various renowned lecturers on this course.  More...


Family-Based Treatment of Eating Disorders in Adolescents: A Training Workshop

9 & 10 February 2017 More...


GOSH Paediatric Dermatology Course

9 & 10 February 2017
2 day model - Interactive element for self-assessment More...

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