We are excited to be running this highly successful one-day course again, led by Dr Atul Singhal, which will examine the nutritional exposure during early development and the effect this has on our health in adulthood. Through a series of lectures, issues such as complimentary feeding, allergic diets, obesity and other related disorders will be presented to provide delegates with all the practical tools and information needed to have a thorough understanding of the impact of early nutrition for long-term health.You should attend if you are a:

  • Trainee/Consultant in General Paediatrics
  • Trainee in Paediatric Gastroenterology
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Allied health professional

 

Programme

Time

Lecture

09.30-10.15

Early Nutrition and Long-Term Health; a holistic approach
Dr Atul Singhal
Professor of Paediatric Nutrition, UCL Institute of Child Health, London
Honorary Consultant Paediatrician, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

10.15-11.00

Optimising Complementary Feeding; the evidence to date
Dr Mary Fewtrell
Reader in Paediatric Nutrition, UCL Institute of Child Health, London
Honorary Consultant Paediatrician, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

11.00-11.15

Tea/Coffee Break and Visit to Exhibition

11.15- 12.00

The Risk of Allergic Diets on Long-Term Health
Dr Neil Shah
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist 
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

12.00-12.45

Early Life Factors and Long-Term Health: lessons from the ALSPAC study
Dr Katarzyna Kordas
Head of Epidemiological Research for ALSPAC
and Senior Lecturer in the School of Social and Community Medicine at the University of Bristol, Bristol

12.45-13.00

Panel Discussion/Questions

13.00-14.00

Lunch Break and Visit to Exhibition

14.00-15.00

The Long-Term Impact of Early Feeding Difficulties
Dr Rosan Meyer
Principal Research Dietitian
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

15.00-15.45

Childhood obesity: a practical approach
Dr Julie Lanigan
Clinical Trials Co-ordinator
UCL Institute of Child Health, London

15.45-16.00

Final Discussion/Questions

16.00

Close of Conference