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Annual Update in Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology

Start: 09/03/2020 08:30
End: 10/03/2020 16:40

Location: RCOG
Programme: Annual Update in Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology.pdf

Joint RCOG/BritSPAG meeting

Incorporating the BritSPAG Training Day

britspagAdolescents represent one quarter of the world’s population with their specific health needs being increasingly recognised.

The BritSPAG training day will give an overview of how to assess a child or adolescent, and will cover some of the more common gynaecological conditions affecting young girls, including period problems PCOS, hormone replacement in young women, and contraception updates.  It will also discuss the issue of communication and support for children and young adults, developing a vaginal dilation service will also be discussed, along with safeguarding in a digital era.

The Annual Conference covers details of advances in the rapidly changing field of Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology (PAG). There will be an update on the management of those with underlying bleeding disorders, fertility preservation, genomics in adolescents, as well as STI updates and treatment advances, and the Fertility Education Initiative in young people.

There will also be the PAG networking forum for nurses and trainees, as well as a Stump the Experts session with experts in the field.

The multidisciplinary nature of paediatric and adolescent gynaecology is reflected in the invited speakers, providing an opportunity to learn from other disciplines.

This course is suitable for the theoretical component of the ATSM ‘Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology

Learning Objectives

  • Conduct a paediatric and adolescent gynaecology consultation and examination
  • Manage common conditions in paediatric and adolescent gynaecology
  • Manage adolescent menstrual dysfunction, polycystic ovarian syndrome, bleeding disorders
  • Have knowledge of gynaecological tumours in an adolescent age group
  • Understand contraceptive needs for those with raised body mass index, and current trends and advances in sexually transmitted infections amongst adolescents
  • Show awareness of challenges and controversies in this age group
  • Understand current management for those with reduced fertility, and raise fertility awareness
  • Understand the psychological aspects and the multidisciplinary approach in PAG and support needed for children and families
  • Be aware of safeguarding issues in an internet age

Who Should Attend

  • Consultants and Trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Consultants and Trainees in Paediatrics and Paediatric Surgery, Endocrinology, Paediatric Urology
  • Consultants and Trainees in Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • GPs
  • Nurses with special interest in paediatrics and adolescent gynaecology
  • Psychologists, counsellors, social workers with a special interest in PAG
  • SAS Doctors

Course Organisers

Dr Meenakshi Choudhary MRCOG, Newcastle upon Tyne

Dr Naomi Crouch MRCOG, Bristol                                                                                              

Honorary Co-Directors of Conferences

Mr Philip Toozs-Hobson FRCOG, Birmingham

Mr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shrewsbury


The registration fee (inclusive of online discount and VAT) for this event is:

Full Conference

  • Standard Rate – £583.00
  • Fellow/Member/Associate Rate – £525.00
  • Trainee Rate – £470.00
  • Allied Healthcare ProfessionalRate – £392.00

Monday or Tuesday ONLY

  • Standard Rate – £366.00
  • Fellow/Member/Associate Rate – £314.00
  • Trainee Rate – £248.00
  • Allied Healthcare ProfessionalRate – £232.00

How to book

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Alternatively, you can book using the postal booking form. Please note if you book using this method you will not receive the online discount.

If you would like your hospital or trust to be invoiced for your place, please read the events FAQs for further details.

For any queries, please contact:

Jessica Thorn – Events Administrator

For any queries regarding sponsorship and exhibition, please contact:

Natasha Breckwoldt – Sponsorship and Exhibitions Lead

Currently undertaking your own research? Why to take this unique opportunity to showcase your work in either an oral or poster presentation. The RCOG and BritSPAG invite you to submit an abstract to be presented at the Annual Update in Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology 2020

This year there are two ways for you to present your abstract

Oral Presentation 

The top 5 scoring submissions will be selected to speak in the main programme for an oral presentation

Poster Presentation 

Accepted submissions will have the opportunity to display their work in visual form at the conference

How to submit your abstract

Deadline for submissions: Tuesday 14 January 2020, 10am

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