Child Health Education & Revalidation

New Education Centre, Clinical Resource Centre, Peacock Hall, Royal Victoria Infirmary



Paediatric Bones for the frontline Clinician


Wednesday 9 May 2018


This course aims to update clinicians on the front line on recent developments in orthopaedic care. The aim is to develop higher abilities of recognition and managing orthopaedic problems to produce the best outcomes for mobility and function. Subjects covered will include: highlighting common complications of Erbís Palsy and discussion of a regional plan, key points in management of paediatric amputees, an in-depth session on DDH diagnosis with the latest from NIPE and insight from Sweden which has the most successful screening program in Europe and an overview of orthopaedic problems in the adolescent.



Teaching: will be delivered in a series of illustrated talks with interactive sessions; questions and answers. Hand-outs will be available.



0900 - 0930 Registration and coffee


0930 - 0950 The Shoulder in Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy. Philip Henman, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, GNCH


0950 - 1010 All you wanted to know about flat feet but were too embarrassed to ask. Antoine de Gheldere, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, GNCH


1010 - 1030 Coffee break


1030 - 1050 Paediatric amputation and prostheses. Kate Jackson, Physiotherapist, DSC, Freeman Hospital


1050 - 1120 NIPE Hip Examination. Jill Walker, National Programme Manager, NIPE


1120 - 1150 DDH Screening in Sweden. Jacques Riad, Children's Orthopaedic Surgeon, Skovde, Sweden


1150 - 1200 Q&A. Panel


1200 - 1245 Lunch


1245 - 1345 The Limping Adolescent. Jacques Riad, Children's Orthopaedic Surgeon, Skovde, Sweden


CPD accreditation applied for


The study days are conducted on a monthly basis by CHER. This is an excellent provision for both established healthcare professionals, trainees and Associated Medical Professionals.