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  • London, NW1 4LE
  • United Kingdom

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Recurrent abdominal pain in children remains one of the most common and challenging conditions encountered in paediatrics. The last decade, however, has seen considerable progress in our understanding of the basis of such conditions as well their management. This study day dedicated to the subject brings together world experts in this area now referred to as childhood Functional Abdominal Pain Disorders (FAPD).

The programme is designed to be informative and thought provoking yet provide practical information for the diagnosis and management of such conditions. The eminent panel of speakers i have been responsible for extensive and seminal work with pain predominant FGIDs. We are particularly honoured to have as our special guest speaker Dr Miguel Saps (USA) who is the foremost world expert in functional gastrointestinal disorders in children. The course also reflects on the conditions from the child and parents perspective.

The course is designed for Health professionals involved in the care of children suffering recurrent abdominal pain including:

  • Paediatricians

  • Paediatric Gastroenterologists

  • Trainees

  • Hospital and Community Nurses

  • Psychologists

  • Allied Healthcare Professionals

  • General Practitioners