Infant Journal
for neonatal and paediatric healthcare professionals

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.

September, 2021

September 17, 2021
Establishing and Supporting Neonatal Home Phototherapy
Venue: Online workshop
For NHS neonatal professionals to find out how to successfully implement a neonatal home phototherapy service. Discover how to develop a trust guideline, build a business case and improve multidisciplinary working in order to get babies home sooner.

Email: nichola.cadwallader@sbk-healthcare.co.uk
Web: www.sbk-healthcare.co.uk/events/establishing-and-supporting-neonatal-home-phototherapy

September 20, 2021
Neonatal Lung Ultrasound Virtual Study Day
Venue: Virtual online study day
Chiesi Limited invite you to attend the Neonatal Lung Ultrasound Virtual Study Day. This meeting is aimed at consultants, doctors, ANNPs, nurses, trainees and allied healthcare professionals with an interest in neonatology. The meeting is free of charge but requires registration prior to attendance.

Telephone: +44 (0)1438 751 519
Email: robyn@cfsevents.co.uk

Tuesday, 21 September 2021 to Wednesday, 22 September 2021
Advancing Lactation Science to Improve Care
Venue: Online virtual conference
Medela’s 15th Global Breastfeeding and Lactation Symposium brings together human milk and lactation experts for the opportunity to understand new insights, research and discoveries. This year’s symposium focusses on: protecting human milk and breastfeeding in a COVID-19 world, progressing clinical standards of care for lactation, and translating evidence to practice to improve outcomes.

Email: symposium@medela.com
Web: www.medela.com/breastfeeding-professionals/news-events/congress-2021

September 24, 2021
NW Neonatal Study Day
Venue: Virtual online conference
Registration for the North West Neonatal Study Day is now open. This will be a unique opportunity to listen to international speakers and participate in neonatal workshops, and learn from others through poster and oral presentations. The conference is suitable for doctors, ANNPs, nurses, AHPs and students with an interest in neonatal care.

Email: lucy@cfsevents.co.uk
Web: www.neonatalnetwork.co.uk/nwnodn

September 30, 2021
Bliss Baby Charter Webinar
Venue: Virtual online webinar
The Bliss Baby Charter webinar series provides the opportunity to spotlight and discuss specific areas featured in the Baby Charter principles, to share experience of practices that have worked and discuss any challenges faced in this area. The theme of this webinar is ‘Digital innovations supporting family-centred care’.

Web: www.bliss.org.uk

October, 2021

October 1, 2021
BANNFU Study Day
Venue: Virtual conference held on Zoom
This highly-anticipated national conference on neonatal neurodevelopment is organised by the British Association for Neonatal Neurodevelopment Follow Up group. The multi-professional study day will explore a range of topics related to the neurodevelopmental follow-up and outcomes of premature and sick newborn babies. There will be lectures from experts in a variety of disciplines. Topics include: The NICE approach to follow-up/outcomes, communication development following prematurity, assessment and management of children with visual impairments, early identification and intervention.

Web: http://training.ucheducationcentre.org/home/viewcourse/537/

Monday, 4 October 2021 to Tuesday, 5 October 2021
BAPM Annual Conference: Addressing Inequalities
Venue: Online virtual conference
The annual meeting of the British Association of Perinatal Medicine. Save the date, registration coming soon. Abstract submission now open – deadline 4 July 2021.

Telephone: +44(0) 1438 751519
Email: lucy@cfsevents.co.uk
Web: www.cfsevents.co.uk

Tuesday, 5 October 2021 to Wednesday, 6 October 2021
RCM Conference and Exhibition
Venue: Virtual online conference
The Royal College of Midwives conference is the largest midwifery event in the UK. This year’s theme is ‘Together, we can’. The virtual platform allows delegates to tailor the conference programme around their interests and learning requirements.

Email: bookings@rcmconference.org.uk
Web: www.rcmconference.org.uk

Thursday, 7 October 2021 to Saturday, 9 October 2021
10th Europaediatrics Congress
Venue: Zagreb, Croatia
The congress is the highlight of the activities of the European Paediatric Association and the Union of National European Paediatric Societies and Associations (EPA-UNEPSA).This event brings together paediatricians and child health professionals from all around Europe with the goal of promoting health and wellbeing, prevention of injuries and diseases, improving safety in children's hospitals, families and social communities.

Email: registration@europaediatrics2021.org
Web: www.europaediatrics2020.org/en

October 12, 2021
Family & Infant Neurodevelopmental Education Level 1 (Part 2)
Venue: Live online workshop
The FINE Level 1 Part 2 study day is a multidisciplinary course that introduces the scientific evidence, theory and practical implications of infant and family centred developmental care (IFCDC). The course is recommended for everyone working in hospital settings that care for preterm or newborn infants, it aims to explain the theory of IFCDC, introduce key principles that underpin best practice, illuminate strengths and challenges in practice, and explore practical ways to enhance practice. Please ensure you have allowed sufficient time to complete FINE Level 1 Part 1 (online training to be completed in your own time) before attending this workshop.

Web: https://finetraininguk.com/fine-courses/

October 12, 2021
Neonatal Nurses Association ANNP Symposium
Venue: Online
The first NNA symposium for Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (ANNPs) run by ANNPs. There will be a wide range of topics throughout the day including antenatal use of magnesium sulphate, mortality in congenital diaphragmatic hernia, QI projects on sepsis and nurses’ knowledge of CFM traces, reflections on tier 2 working, a unit evacuation, and insights into clinical academia and PhD qualification. This event is free for NNA members and is £25 for non-members.

Email: admin@nna.org.uk
Web: https://nna.org.uk/events

Thursday, 14 October 2021 to Friday, 15 October 2021
International Family Integrated Care Conference
Venue: Virtual online conference
The themes for the fourth international conference on FiCare include: FiCare in transition to home; use of technology and innovations to support FiCare; addressing FiCare needs in special populations; sustaining FiCare; promoting FiCare research. The conference comprises featured presentations from keynote speakers, poster presentations, and parent panels. Abstract (poster and oral 'quick hits') submission until 16 August 2021.

Web: https://events.myconferencesuite.com/ficare

Monday, 18 October 2021 to Tuesday, 19 October 2021
NeoCard 2021
Venue: Online virtual conference
The theme of the 12th Neonatal Cardiology and Haemodynamics conference is ‘Questions and controversies in neonatal cardiology and haemodynamics’. The conference includes case-based discussions, hot topics and lectures. Topics include: physiology-based approach for cardiovascular management on the NICU; an approach to management of shock in a surgical neonate; fluid management and use of diuretics in infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia; principles of cardiovascular management in pulmonary hypertension; thrombotic disorders in newborns, and management of circulatory emergencies in the delivery room.

Telephone: +44 (0)1438 751519
Email: daisy@cfsevents.co.uk
Web: www.neonatalcardiology.co.uk

October 21, 2021
Improving Perinatal Mental Health Services
Venue: Virtual online conference
This conference focuses on improving perinatal mental health services during and beyond COVID-19. It will look at learning from the MBRRACE-UK rapid care report focusing on recommendations for improvement during COVID-19, 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 postnatal depression, 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.

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

October 21, 2021
Neonatal transport – Where to from here?
Venue: Online
The webinar will be led by Patrick Turton. Save the date. Free for NNA members and £10 for non-members.

Email: admin@nna.org.uk
Web: https://nna.org.uk/events

November, 2021

November 4, 2021
UK National Neonatal Transport Group Conference
Venue: Online virtual conference
An opportunity for neonatal transport professionals to share good practice, ideas and experiences. Topics to include: transport research, history of ambulances, annual data, challenges of mobile ECMO, oral presentations. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points will be applied for.

Email: daisy@cfsevents.co.uk
Web: www.cfsevents.co.uk

November 4, 2021
How to Manage Paediatric Sepsis
Venue: Online
This one-day course explores how to recognise and effectively manage life threatening sepsis. The course will take you through the practical aspects of the recognition and management of sepsis, including the use of fluids, antibiotics and inotropes. Using real life examples, it will discuss cases of sepsis in children with complex health conditions and immune-compromise. Learning will be embedded by taking part in simulated sepsis scenarios. The target audience is: paediatric trainees, consultants and AHPs working in acute paediatrics.

Web: www.rcpch.ac.uk/education-careers/courses/rcpch-course/how-manage-paediatric-sepsis-online

November 10, 2021
Family & Infant Neurodevelopmental Education Level 1 (Part 2)
Venue: Live online workshop
The FINE Level 1 Part 2 study day is a multidisciplinary course that introduces the scientific evidence, theory and practical implications of infant and family centred developmental care (IFCDC). The course is recommended for everyone working in hospital settings that care for preterm or newborn infants, it aims to explain the theory of IFCDC, introduce key principles that underpin best practice, illuminate strengths and challenges in practice, and explore practical ways to enhance practice. Please ensure you have allowed sufficient time to complete FINE Level 1 Part 1 (online training to be completed in your own time) before attending this workshop.

Web: https://finetraininguk.com/fine-courses/

November 24, 2021
Baby Friendly Annual Conference
Venue: Virtual online conference
Booking is now open for the Unicef Baby Friendly Annual Conference. The event will feature a series of informative talks followed by Q&A to showcase the innovations of organisations and individuals working in the fields of infant feeding and relationship building. Registration includes access on the day to the live event, plus on-demand access for one month.

Web: www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/training/conferences/annual-conference/

November 29, 2021
Family & Infant Neurodevelopmental Education Level 1 (Part 2)
Venue: Live online workshop
The FINE Level 1 Part 2 study day is a multidisciplinary course that introduces the scientific evidence, theory and practical implications of infant and family centred developmental care (IFCDC). The course is recommended for everyone working in hospital settings that care for preterm or newborn infants, it aims to explain the theory of IFCDC, introduce key principles that underpin best practice, illuminate strengths and challenges in practice, and explore practical ways to enhance practice. Please ensure you have allowed sufficient time to complete FINE Level 1 Part 1 (online training to be completed in your own time) before attending this workshop.

Web: https://finetraininguk.com/fine-courses/

Monday, 29 November 2021 to Friday, 3 December 2021
Neonatal Update 2021
Venue: Virtual online conference
Neonatal Update is notable for including contributions from a wide range of world-leading scientists and clinical researchers. The aim is to introduce delegates to areas of science they might not necessarily meet in their day-to-day activities, widen horizons and foster new collaborations. The lectures will be online from 15 November – two weeks before the programme of live sessions start on 29 November. Registration includes access to the lectures for a year until October 2022. There are two Young Investigator Awards on offer.

Web: www.imperial.ac.uk/school-public-health/neonatal-update/neonatal-update-2021/

December, 2021

Thursday, 2 December 2021 to Saturday, 4 December 2021
Excellence in Pediatrics 2021
Venue: Amsterdam, Netherlands, with the option to attend online
The 13th EiP Conference will provide delegates with access to the latest practical paediatric advice. The programme has been designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the main paediatric specialties covering all stages of life from infancy and early years, through to adolescent health. Abstract submission now open.

Web: https://eip-pediatrics-conference.ineip.org/