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GNCH Wednesday Lunchtime Lectures

April 18, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


Great North Children’s Hospital and University of Newcastle – Child Health Updates                                       

Wednesday Lecture Series – Sir James Spence Institute. Time: 12.45 – 13.45

Date Host Lecture Title Speaker
3rd January


Academic Cancelled – no lecture No Speaker
10th January  


Safeguarding in the 21st Century. From Climbie to CSE what have we learnt? Dr Caroline Grayson, Consultant Paediatrician/Named Doctor for Child Protection, RVI
17th January  


A Review of educational provision for children with SEN and disabilities in Newcastle: interim feedback and discussion with Review Consultant. Penny Richardson,  SEND Transformation Lead, Newcastle
24th January


  Study of Early Continuous Positive Airways Pressure in Acute Respiratory Failure (SCARF) Professor Mark Peters, Professor of Paediatric Intensive Care, (GOS Institute of Child Health)
31st January CHER Does NICE really matter in paediatric practice?


Dr Eli Gajraj, Advisor and Research Analyst NICE, London
7th February Academic   TBC
14th February HALF-TERM    
21st February  


  Dr Nick Embleton, Consultant in Neonatal Paediatrics, RVI
28th February  


  Dr Frederik Van Delft, Honorary Consultant Paediatric Oncologist, RVI
7th March Academic


14th March CHER


21st March  


28th March  


Graft versus host disease remains a significant complication of haematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Patients who are steroid resistant have a poor prognosis. Extracorporeal photopheresis controls graft versus host disease through immunomodulation and allows thymic recovery and re-building of T lymphocyte repertoire. We present our results of a prospective study. Dr Andrew Gennery, Honorary Consultant Paediatric Immunologist, RVI
4th April – 13th April EASTER HOLIDAYS    


April 18, 2018
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Karman Johnstone, medical secretary
0191 282 0323


Sir James Spence Lecture Theatre
Peacock Hall, Royal Victoria Infirmary
Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4LP United Kingdom
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