Hot topics in paediatric neurodisability study day

Over 60 professional delegates attended the highly successful Hot Topics in Paediatric Neurodisability study day hosted by The Children’s Trust on 26 February 2016.

The audience of neurologists, paediatricians, therapists, psychologists and nurses heard about the latest topics in brain injury rehabilitation from speakers representing Great Ormond Street, the University of Leeds, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and The Children’s Trust.

Dr Martin Samuels, Consultant in Respiratory Paediatrics at Great Ormond Street Hospital, spoke about sleep disordered breathing in neurodisability; whilst other topics discussed were evidence based guidelines on developmental disorders, movement difficulties, epilepsy, vision and scoliosis in children with neurodisability.

The professionals attending and studying sleep as part of their professional development and the study day was approved for 5.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits, in accordance with the current Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health CPD guidelines.

The Children's Trust reported extremely positive feedback from the day and further study days will be planned.

Professionals - if you would like to be added to The Children’s Trust mailing list for future study days please send an email to