Virtual Winter Meeting Booking Now Open

Please BOOK HERE for the Virtual Winter Meeting on the 4th of November 2021.

Please find the agenda below or download the programme here. Please do share this information with your local networks.

 9.00-11.15 Members meeting (DSMIG MEMBERS ONLY)
 9.00  Annual General Meeting
10.00 Break
10.05 Case discussion – discussion of complex cases & recent queries handled by the DSMIG team
11.15 Coffee break
11.45-4.15 Open meeting – Welcome from President and Chair, Shiela Puri
 11.50 Updates from the Immunology Clinic in Children With Down Syndrome Professor Eleanor Malloy, Neonatal Consultant and Professor of Paediatrics & Child Health, Trinity College, University of Dublin
 12.30 The Voices of Young People With Down Syndrome Through the COVID 19 Pandemic
Eddie McConnell – Chief Executive, Down Syndrome Scotland
 13.10 Lunch
 13.50 Feeding and Nutrition in Children with Down Syndrome
Himali De Silva – Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist,
Evelina London Children’s Hospital
 14.30 Reducing the Impact of Sepsis on Children with Down Syndrome Dr Elizabeth Herrieven – Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine, HUTH NHS Trust
 15.10 Coffee break
15.20-16.20 Current Research, Audit and Guidelines Update
15.20 Update from the Feeding and Autoimmunity in Down Syndrome Evaluation Study (FADES), Georgina Williams, University of Bristol
15.50 Update on COVID 19 infection in children with Down Syndrome and other Current Global Research Projects
Professor Monica Lakhanpaul, Professor of Integrated Community Child Health UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
16.20 Closing remarks

The cost of the event is £50 for doctors and trainees and £25 for Allied Health Care Professionals.

RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CPD Guidelines.

Once you have registered and paid you will be sent the relevant Zoom link in the week prior to the Winter Meeting. Please note that there will be a separate Zoom link for DSMIG members to attend the AGM in the morning and a separate link for those joining the (open) academic meeting at 11.45am.