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CHER Day – Medicines in Child Health

January 31, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

£15 – £60


Child Health Education & Revalidation

Lecture Theatre, New Education Centre, Clinical Resource Centre, Peacock Hall, Royal Victoria Infirmary


Medicines in Child Health


Wednesday 31 January 2018


Aims and Objectives:  This day is directed at frontline clinicians including general practitioners.  Topics will include the effects of long term steroids; avoiding drug errors and an update on the use of old and new antibiotics.  It will include clinical teaching on delivering medication in disability and information on common illicit street drugs (implications for practitioners).  A speaker from NICE will offer material about the relevance of the NICE process in children’s medicines.


Teaching Methods:  The material will be delivered in a series of brief talks interspersed with longer sessions with hand outs and interactive opportunities including questions and answers.


0900 – 0930         Registration – tea and coffee


0930 – 1000          Drug errors recognition and prevention

                            Dr Yincent Tse, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Great North Children’s Hospital


1000 – 1045         Antibiotics, when, which and how?

                            Dr Emma Lim, Consultant Paediatrician, Great North Children’s Hospital


1045 – 1105         Coffee break


1105 – 1150         Word on the Street: Illicit substances among the young & Implications for practitioners including A&E

                            Dr Mark Anderson, Consultant Paediatrician, Great North Children’s Hospital


1150 – 1220         The child on long term steroids

                            Dr Sharmila Jandial, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Great North Children’s Hospital


1220 – 1300         Lunch


1300 – 1350         Does NICE really matter in paediatric practice?

                            Dr Eli Gajraj, Advisor and Research Analyst NICE, London


1400 – 1440         Delivering medicine to the child with disability/incapacity

Dr Yifan Liang, Consultant Paediatrician, James Cook University Hospital


CPD accreditation applied for


January 31, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
£15 – £60
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