Time

Lecture

09.15 - 09.30

Welcome and Introduction
Dr Mohamed Mutalib
Locum Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

Dr Nikhil Thapar
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

09.30 - 10.00

Understanding Basic Physiology: Defaecation and constipation
Dr Keith Lindley
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London 

10.00 - 10.30

Constipation: Is it Functional or Organic? Making a Diagnosis
Dr Nikhil Thapar
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London 

10.30 - 11.00

Investigations i: Basic investigations (including blood tests, radiology)
Dr Efstratios Saliakellis
Clinical and Research Fellow
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

11.00-11.20

Coffee/Tea Break and Visit to Exhibition

11.20 - 11.50

The Practical Management of Functional Constipation
Prof Marc Benninga
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Emma Children's Hospital, Amsterdam

11.50 - 12.15

Developing a Constipation Clinic
Dr Osvaldo Borrelli
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

12.15 - 12.45

Dealing with Treatment Failure
Dr Mohamed Mutalib
Locum Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

12.45 - 13.30

Lunch and Visit to Exhibition

13.30 - 14.15

Organic Causes of Constipation: Diagnosis and Management
Dr Osvaldo Borrelli
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

14.15 - 14.45

Investigations ii: Advanced Investigations (including anorectal and colonic manometry)
Dr Keith Lindley
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

14.45 - 15.15

Surgical Interventions in Constipation
Mr Joe Curry
Consultant Neonatal, Paediatric and Laparoscopic Surgeon Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

15.15 - 15.30

Coffee/Tea Break and Visit to Exhibition

15.30 - 15.45

Therapies for Constipation: the future
Dr Mohamed Mutalib
Locum Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

15.35 - 16.00

Constipation and the Mind
Dr Lisa Barkley
Clinical Psychologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London 

16.00 - 16.30

The Constipation Guidelines: The 2014 ESPGHAN/NASPGHAN Guidelines and NICE
Prof Marc Benninga
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Emma Children's Hospital, Amsterdam

17.00

Final Remarks and Close of Course
Dr Nikhil Thapar
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London 

Conference organisers reserve the right to change the programme