NEW Guidelines on thyroid disorder in children and young people with Down syndrome: Surveillance and when to initiate treatment now available
Further details also available on Thyroid disorder topic page
The new thyroid guidelines will be officially launched on Friday May 22nd 2020 1.30pm – 3.30 pm with an online event .
The launch will be open to Health Professionals working with children who have Down syndrome and will feature a presentation from Dr Shiela Puri, Chair of the Guideline Development Group and a question and answer session.
The event will also introduce the 2020 update of the Parent Held Child Health Record insert.
For full details of the event see DSMIG Thyroid Guidelines and PCHR insert Launch Invitation .
If you would like to join the event please register in advance using this Zoom link.
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There will be changes to the DSMIG winter meeting and AGM that had been planned for October 2020
We WILL be having an educational meeting at a similar time , but changes to other meetings due to the Covid-19 outbreak means that the date , format and programme are still to be finalised .
We are also required to have our AGM within 15 months of the previous i.e. before February 2021.
Details of both will be posted here , and circulated to members as soon as they are available .
The 2020 Jennifer Dennis Research Award will be postponed because of the Coronavirus outbreak .
Please see here for revised submission deadlines and details of the award.