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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.

May, 2022

May 26, 2022
Review of Early Respiratory Stabilisation across a Neonatal Service
Venue: Online webinar
Part of the Chiesi Limited Spring into Action - Neonatal Webinar Series 2022. This meeting is aimed at doctors, ANNPs, nurses, trainees and allied healthcare professionals with an interest in neonatology.

Telephone: +44(0)1438 751519

June, 2022

June 8, 2022
National Neonatal Audit Programme (NNAP) Conference
Venue: A hybrid event with in-person (Regent's Park, London) and virtual attendance
The first NNAP conference in over three years invites those interested in improving neonatal care for patients and their families to join the hybrid event. The programme includes keynote speakers, updates from the NNAP clinical lead and presentations from audit participants about their QI initiatives. Plus, opportunities for Q&A, discussions and in-person networking.


Friday, 10 June 2022 to Saturday, 11 June 2022
Eighth International Conference on Human Milk Science and Innovation
Venue: Hybrid event, held in Vienna, Austria, and online
The main topics at the eighth ICHMSI will be neurodevelopment and human milk and the role of bioactivity in driving clinical outcomes. As well as a full conference programme, there will be interactive round-table and clinical case discussions.


Monday, 13 June 2022 to Wednesday, 15 June 2022
RCOG World Congress 2022
Venue: Hybrid event, held simultaneously in London and online
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists World Congress will be an innovative and inclusive hybrid event, held simultaneously in London and online. The programme features plenary speakers, debates with leading global experts, Q&A sessions, and abstracts of the latest research and innovation Registered delegates will enjoy access to all content for up to six months post-event.


June 16, 2022
Eighth N3 Neonatal Nutrition Network Study Day
Venue: A virtual event on Zoom
This multi-professional study day will aim at exploring a range of topics related to the nutritional needs of premature and sick babies. Following talks from expert speakers, participants will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge to a range of case studies in small multi-professional groups.


Thursday, 16 June 2022 to Friday, 17 June 2022
NeoSim Course
Venue: Trafford General Hospital, Manchester
This two-day NeoSim Course has been designed to meet the educational needs of ST2-3 grade doctors following their core tertiary neonatal post prior to taking up a middle grade role, and for nurses with neonatal experience. The NeoSim course is also useful to aid the transition back into tertiary neonates for returning to work trainees. NLS (Newborn Life Support) is a pre-requisite. The course utilises a mix of high fidelity simulation scenarios with supporting talks. Human factors and team working within neonatal resuscitation will also be explored.

Telephone: 0161 276 6331

Sunday, 19 June 2022 to Tuesday, 21 June 2022
REaSoN 2022
Venue: A hybrid event with virtual or live-attendance options
Bringing together doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, the REaSoN Neonatal Meeting 2022 will deliver hot topics in neonatology through lectures, discussions and networking opportunities, relevant to the entire neonatal interdisciplinary team. It is hoped that the REaSoN neonatal meeting will run as a hybrid event with virtual or live-attendance options. Save the date; further information coming soon.


Wednesday, 22 June 2022 to Saturday, 25 June 2022
ECPM Congress 2022
Venue: Lisbon, 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.


Thursday, 23 June 2022 to Friday, 24 June 2022
Neonatal Society Summer Meeting 2022
Venue: University of Winchester and online virtual
The Summer Meeting of the Neonatal Society includes original science presentations, keynote and the Young Investigator lectures. The meeting will be a hybrid meeting. Invited speakers include: Prof Arjan te Pas (Advances in neonatal stabilisation and resuscitation), Prof Joy Lawn (30 million vulnerable newborns: high impact science and care gaps to close), Prof Karel Allegaert (Challenges of evaluating medicines in neonates) and Prof Saul Faust (Treating and preventing complications of paediatric and neonatal COVID-19). Abstract submission deadline: 23rd May 2022.


Tuesday, 28 June 2022 to Thursday, 30 June 2022
RCPCH Conference 2022
Venue: The ACC, Liverpool
The theme of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health conference is: ‘Connect, Energise, Inspire – Celebrating Paediatrics and Child Health Together’. This is a great opportunity to network with colleagues, hear from leading voices and catch up on the latest innovations in child health at a wide range of specialty sessions.


June 30, 2022
Morphology for Heart Defects - the Essentials
Venue: Online webinar
The Brompton Cardiac Morphology team is hosting this ‘essentials’ webinar to introduce participants to the structure of congenital heart defects using heart specimens ranging from ‘simple’ holes in the heart to more complex lesions. Participants will learn the structure of the normal heart as a basis for understanding heart defects, learn how to analyse a malformed heart systematically, and understand and differentiate between various types of defects.

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7351 8361

July, 2022

Monday, 11 July 2022 to Wednesday, 13 July 2022
Hands-on Cardiac Morphology Course
Venue: Royal Brompton Hospital, London
This three-day course takes registrants from the basics of normal hearts and simple congenital malformations, through to the more complex defects and the conduction system, with live video demonstrations. The course is recommended for all professionals who manage and treat patients with congenital heart disease. It allows participants to appreciate the arrangement of the malformations in 3D. Proposed topics include: Normal anatomy, Segmental analysis of congenital heart disease, Interatrial communications and atrial septal defects, Ventricular septal defects, Anomalous venous connections, Tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary stenosis, Tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia, Complete transposition of the great arteries, Double outlet right ventricle, Hypoplastic right heart, Hypoplastic left heart, and Aortic arch malformations.


Tuesday, 12 July 2022 to Wednesday, 13 July 2022
Group B Strep in Pregnancy & Babies Conference 2022
Venue: Virtual online
This two-day virtual conference will bring together leading international experts to talk about group B Strep, prevention policies, testing options, antibiotic usage, and the progress towards a GBS vaccine. Day 1 will focus on epidemiology and vaccines. Day 2 will focus on testing and practice. For anyone with an interest in group B Strep and maternity and neonatal care.


August, 2022

August 23, 2022
Leading Quality Improvement in Healthcare
Venue: An online conference
The Leading Quality Improvement in Healthcare masterclass will focus on understanding quality improvement and developing quality improvement (QI) skills and will provide practical guidance about QI methodology, how to lead change and avoid resistance, and how to ensure QI standards are maintained. Attendees will learn about current QI tools and how to maintain the improvements.


September, 2022

Friday, 2 September 2022 to Sunday, 4 September 2022
12th International Congress of UENPS
Venue: Krakow, Poland
The mission of the Union of European Neonatal & Perinatal Societies is to improve quality in perinatal and neonatal care by integrating, coordinating and promoting the knowledge of perinatal indicators and to develop recommendations, guidelines, training of healthcare providers to achieve the best healthcare for every newborn.

Contact: MCA Scientific Events

September 14, 2022
Quality Improvement Methods and Tools: PDSA Cycles
Venue: Virtual online
This one day 'masterclass' will focus on quality improvement (QI) methods with a specific focus on PDSA Cycles, Statistical Process Control, Driver Diagrams and Appreciative Inquiry. These four QI tools are the ones most commonly used in healthcare and this study day will look into how to use these methods using examples and small group sessions.


October, 2022

Tuesday, 4 October 2022 to Wednesday, 5 October 2022
RCM Conference
Venue: ICC, Wales
The Royal College of Midwives conference is an essential forum to share evidence, up-date knowledge and network with colleagues while hearing about best practice from across the UK. Delivered by the UK’s midwifery professional organisation and trade union, this conference is a ‘must attend’ for all those involved in maternity care. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Recover, Reflect, Renew’.


Friday, 7 October 2022 to Tuesday, 11 October 2022
Ninth Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies
Venue: A hybrid meeting: online and in Barcelona, Spain
EAPS 2022 – Shaping the Future of Child Health, is organised by three leading European societies: the European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP), the European Society for Paediatric Research (ESPR) and the European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care (ESPNIC). This biannual event is a major educational and research platform, bringing the latest cutting-edge science and clinical insights.

Telephone: +41 22 908 0488

Thursday, 20 October 2022 to Friday, 21 October 2022
NeoCard-UK 2022
Venue: A hybrid event: online and Midland Hotel, Manchester
Registration for the 13th Neonatal Cardiology and Haemodynamics Conference (NeoCard-UK) is now open. The conference includes case-based discussions, hot topics and lectures on controversies, ethics, research and evidence-based practices given by international experts in the field. Delegates will engage in interactive case-based discussion utilising functional echocardiography. The conference will also provide plenty of opportunity for networking and allow sharing of knowledge and practices. NeoCard is aimed at neonatologists, paediatricians, paediatric cardiologists, paediatric intensivists, advanced neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal nurses.


November, 2022

November 2, 2022
Neonatal Blood Transfusions and Haematologic Disorders
Venue: Online course
An online course organised by the European Association of Perinatal Medicine. This course will discuss the current evidence and give delegates some tools to help them to decide why, when and how much to transfuse. The antenatal and postnatal management and outcome in two specific haematologic disorders (haemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn, and fetal/neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia) are discussed.


December, 2022

Thursday, 1 December 2022 to Saturday, 3 December 2022
Excellence in Pediatrics
Venue: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The 14th EIP scientific programme covers the latest hot topics and developments across sub-specialties of paediatrics. Leading paediatric experts and researchers from across the world will deliver 120+ state-of-the-art presentations across six parallel streams.

Telephone: +41 43 21 55 937

Thursday, 8 December 2022 to Saturday, 10 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'. Registration and abstract submission now open.


March, 2023

Tuesday, 28 March 2023 to Wednesday, 29 March 2023
16th Global Breastfeeding and Lactation Symposium
Venue: Online virtual event
This all-virtual event will bring together some of the most renowned minds in the human milk and lactation fields to share insights, present the latest research and put evidence into practice. Save the date.