8th October 2016

8.45am until 4.30pm

University of Manchester Innovation Centre (UMIC), 48 Grafton Street, Manchester, M13 9XX

Event Description:

Following the success of the inaugural conference which took place in 2015,the Manchester University Medics Paediatrics Society is delighted to announce its second National Student Paediatrics Conference. The conference, which will explorevarious elements of the world of paediatrics, will also welcome the keynote speaker, Dr Helen Spencer, who is the current Clinical Lead for the Lung Transplant Service at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London. Her talk will cover certain issues encountered while working in the field of lung transplantation, as well as discuss her career path and life at GOSH.

Workshops will be held throughout the day in order to offer delegates the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge into child health issues on a global scale. These workshops will alsoprovide delegates with an insight into the most appropriate way to tailor their career in paediatrics given their interests and ambitions.

The conference will include an interactive workshop with patients and parents who have first-hand experience of paediatric care in the NHS. This will give delegates theopportunity to acknowledge an alternative viewpoint of the field of paediatrics and to learn how to improve their own practice.

Conference Speakers:

Dr Helen Spencer
Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

Dr Mischa Mockett
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Lancashire NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Simon Van Eeden
Consultant Cleft Surgeon
Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool

Conference fee:

£12 for members and £15 for non-members until 23:59 hours on Saturday 17th September 2016;
£15 for members and £18 for non-members after 00.00 on Sunday 18th September 2016.
Membership can be purchased online at

Closing Date: Registration will close when all places have been taken up and, as such, we are unable to provide a precise closing date.

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