DSMIG at the RCPCH Annual Meeting 2018 this coming week

There is no DSMIG specialty group meeting at this RCPCH meeting because we are going to be in Glasgow again  in July 23rd-25th for the World Down syndrome congress! (If you are going to the RCPCH Meeting this week come and find out more  at the Down Syndrome Scotland stand in the Exhibition Hall.)

There are however lots of sessions about Down syndrome in this weeks RCPCH programme -it will be great to see as many DSMIG members as possible to support the young people and be a part of the sessions at the RCPCH meeting

Tuesday 13th March at 09.05 am DSMIG is delighted that Sam Uttley, a young 19 year with Down syndrome will join RCPCH & US Network in the plenary session

Also posters in General Paediatric session

  • G87 A retrospective review of deaths in trisomy 21
  • G88 Immunodeficiency in children with Down syndrome

Thursday 15th March 10.55 am George Webster, a young 17 year old with Down syndrome will be talking about his journey into adulthood in a Transitions workshop, co-facilitated by Dr Shiela Puri (DSMIG) and Dr Judith Van Der Voort

Also Group sessions 11.55-15.15pm

  • BACD Group session 13.08 pm Audit on CMPI & Down syndrome
  • Quality improvement session poster G401 Development of a paediatric specialist multidisciplinary Down syndrome clinic

Hope to see some of you there !