BACCH Annual Scientific Meeting

Practice update - complex needs & vulnerable children
10-11 September 2019
Business School, Manchester Metropolitan University

  • Full programme

  • Prize winners:
    - Dr Kate Harvey won the poster prize for: Menstruation Matters: Are We Meeting the Menstrual Needs of
    Girls and Young Women with Severe Learning Difficulties?

    - Dr Andrew Pearce won the Child Journal Prize (for best paper presented by a non-consultant) for:
    Purchasing home nebulisers for treating childhood asthma; is it time for new guidance for families and healthcare professionals?

  • Presentations - click on links below
    (if no link - presentation currently unavailable)
Tuesday 10th September Wednesday 11th September

Keynote Lectures:

  1. Managing Complex Neurofibromatosis Type 1: Experience of working within a national specialist centre (Dr Jill Cadwgan)


Keynote lectures:



  • Addressing childhood obesity: a family-based approach for a healthy start for children
  • Child protection medical notes & report writing
  • Developing the SNOMED child protection data set
  • Health needs of unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people
  • How to assess and diagnose FASD within a local Child Development Service
  • How to avoid litigation and an example of how things can go wrong in the community
  • Tics, stereotypies, paroxysmal dyskinesias & functional neurological disorders
  • #VoiceMatters – RCPCH &Us


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