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Conferences and Study Days

Here is a list of forthcoming meetings, conferences and study days. To add your event to the list simply or telephone (01279) 714508

The latest details of neonatal and paediatric study days and conferences are published monthly in our free monthly news email Bulletin, which can be obtained by filling out our request form.

December, 2021

Sunday, 5 December 2021 to Wednesday, 8 December 2021
Hot Topics in Neonatology 2021 Congress
Venue: Virtual online conference
Hot Topics is attended by more than 1,000 neonatologists and perinatologists from around the world. The conference features internationally known faculty, poster sessions, critical reviews and debate about promising new therapies.

Web: www.hottopicsinneonatology.org/index.html

December 9, 2021
Morphology of Congenital Heart Defects - the Essentials
Venue: Online webinar
This webinar introduces participants to the structure of congenital heart defects. Participants will be shown heart specimens ranging from ‘simple’ holes in the heart to more complex lesions. The purpose of this webinar is to enable participants to have a better overall understanding of congenital heart defects as encountered in the clinical setting. The aims of the webinar are to: 1. learn the structure of the normal heart as a basis for understanding heart defects. 2. learn how to analyse a malformed heart systematically 3. understand and differentiate between various types of defects.

Email: morphology@rbht.nhs.uk
Web: www.rbht.nhs.uk/for-healthcare-professionals/education-and-training-0/royal-brompton-cardiac-morphology/webinar-morphology-for-heart-defects-essentials

December 16, 2021
Implementing the New BAPM Framework on FiCare
Venue: Online webinar: 16 Dec 2021 1:30-3:00pm
Family Integrated Care: a Framework for Practice' is the British Association of Perinatal Medicine's (BAPM) latest publication. This webinar will look at the background of the document, including why and how it was produced. The event will also provide guidance and examples of how the framework can be implemented by teams.

Web: www.bapm.org/events/implementing-the-new-bapm-framework-on-ficare

December 21, 2021
Neonatal Care in 2020: What Went Well and How Can we Make it Better?
Venue: Online webinar: 21 December, 2-3:30pm
This joint National Neonatal Audit Programme (NNAP) and British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM) webinar will be an opportunity to preview NNAP 2020 data results, to learn about toolkits and resources available to aid services with their improvement journeys, and BAPM and NNAP’s future plans to support improvement. Time: 2-3:30pm

Web: www.rcpch.ac.uk/news-events/events/nnap-bapm-webinar

January, 2022

January 18, 2022
Neonatal Nutrition and the Early Introduction of Breast Mik Fortifier
Venue: Live webinar, Tuesday 18 January 2022 1.00-2.00pm
This educational webinar will focus on clinical experience and evidence supporting optimal nutrition for premature babies, including early introduction of breast milk fortifier. Hosted by Dr Mark Johnson, Consultant Neonatologist at University Hospital Southampton and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Neonatal Medicine at the University of Southampton. Opportunities for questions at the end.

Email: enquiry@neokare.co.uk
Web: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/neonatal-nutrition-and-the-early-introduction-of-breast-milk-fortifier-registration-211634533587

January 25, 2022
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Supporting Parents and the Needs of High-Risk Babies
Venue: Online webinar: 25 Jan 2022, 6:00-8:30pm
This Royal Society of Medicine Webinar presents a new multidisciplinary approach to working with parents and high-risk infants, along with up-to-date research on the outcomes and neurodevelopment needs of high-risk, premature, and sick infants. Leaders in developmental psychology, children’s occupational therapy, neuroscience, and neonatology will provide insightful presentations on approaches you can take to provide parental support and meet the developmental needs of high-risk babies in neonatal units. The latest research about sleep in high-risk babies, and outcomes of high-risk babies into adulthood will be addressed. You will also hear from a parent with first-hand experience of this approach and how it worked for them.

Web: www.rsm.ac.uk/events/maternity-and-newborn/2021-22/mbq51/

February, 2022

February 2, 2022
Improving Perinatal Mental Health Services
Venue: Virtual online conference
This conference focuses on improving perinatal mental health services and access and support during and beyond COVID-19. The conference will consider learning from the MBRRACE-UK rapid care report, and an extended interactive session will focus on crisis prevention and the role of the home treat team. National and local experts will share best practice tips and advice for supporting men whose wives or partners are experiencing PND, learning from mother and baby units, supporting mothers at higher risk due to birth trauma or previous mental health issues, and developing the role of perinatal mental health champions.

Web: www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/improving-perinatal-mental-health-crisis-services-reducing-maternal-suicide

March, 2022

March 3, 2022
Neonatal Nurses Association Annual Conference 2022
The theme for the 2022 conference is ‘Optimising the Neonatal Journey’. Save the date.

Email: admin@nna.org.uk

April, 2022

Wednesday, 27 April 2022 to Friday, 29 April 2022
International CDH Symposium 2022
Venue: In-person (Glasgow, Scotland) and virtual attendance options
The congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) international symposium will bring together clinical and research experts, multi-disciplinary care teams, patients and their families to share cutting-edge advances in CDH research and care. The symposium is aimed at all those with an interest in CDH research and clinical care including neonatologists and paediatricians. Key themes include: • Prenatal assessment, management and intervention • Management strategies at birth • Early postnatal management • Basic science and experimental therapies • Patient and family experience • Transition to adulthood. The 2022 International CDH Symposium will be held in-person and with virtual attendance options.

Email: georgee@cfsevents.co.uk
Web: www.cdh2022.com

June, 2022

Wednesday, 22 June 2022 to Saturday, 25 June 2022
ECPM Congress 2022
Venue: Lisborn, Portugal
The 28th European Congress of Perinatal Medicine is an important academic event which promotes and disseminates the study, research, and knowledge in all aspects of perinatal medicine to help improve the quality of care for mothers and their children. In 2022, a new and extensive programme is being prepared together with top-ranked experts in perinatal medicine. There will be many opportunites to network and learn. Save the date.

Web: www.mcascientificevents.eu/ecpm

December, 2022

Thursday, 1 December 2022 to Saturday, 3 December 2022
Birth Congress 2022
Venue: Milan, Italy
The Birth Congress continues to be an important event that focuses on daily clinical challenges encountered by obstetricians, midwives, anaesthesiologists and nursing staff, as well as the new and best approaches to address them. The theme of the conference is 'Clinical challenges in labour and delivery'. Save the date.

Web: www.mcascientificevents.eu/birth