School of Paediatrics Annual Meeting - 2017.

cover_505x334.jpgThe 8th Yorkshire and Humber School of Paediatrics Annual Meeting is this year being held in Leeds at The Village Hotel, Headingley on the 21 and 22 September 2017.

This year the annual Yorkshire & the Humber School of Paediatrics Meeting will be heading to the North of the region.

We are planning that this year’s meeting will be bigger and better than ever.

As ever attendance is free for trainees within the region, and refreshments and lunch are included.

We hope that as many of you as possible can join us in Leeds.

Many Thanks

Aesha Mohammedi and Umberto Piaggio

Chairs of Annual Paediatric School Meeting


The Village Hotel, Headingly, Leeds, LS16 5PR

Link to website 


View the final programme for the School of Paediatrics Annual Meeting 2017 here

View the Conference Booklet for the 8th School of Paediatrics ANnual Meeting 2017 here


Register Here!

Information:  Please be aware there are separate tickets for each of the event dates which you will need to choose.

Abstracts and Presentation Information


The Abstract submission date has now passed. Please email for any queries.

Please see key documents below for your reference

Submission Rules and Regulations

Please read the above document before submitting your abstract

Abstract Marking Guidelines

Please review the above document for guidance on your abstract

Guide to Producing a Poster for Presentation

In the tradition of the Yorkshire and Humber School of Paediatrics Annual meeting, we are keen to help those trainees and students with successful abstract submissions. We aim tol provide a learning experience to improve their presentation skills, and this year we are very lucky to have this document, providing a useful guidance on how to do a high Quality Poster. We would like to acknowledge and thank Dr Catriona McKeating, Dr Bob Phillips, the TYAC Professional Education Group and the University of Leeds for this contribution


There will be following prizes this year:

            i.       Best Poster and Runner Up

            ii.      Best oral Trainee Presentation and runner up

            iii.     Best oral student presentation and runner up

            iv.     Best Research



Workshop session 1 - 13:30 – 14:30

Can play make it better?

Dr Leanne Haycock, Play team leader at York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

“OOPE: What, How and Why”

Dr Hannah Shore

Host: Dr. Karin Schwarz, Head of School of Paediatrics for Health Education   England Yorkshire and the Humber

Dr. Mark Winton (Working Abroad) ST6, PICU GRID Trainee

Dr. Laura Dalton (Leadership), ST5 Paediatrics

Dr. Menie Rompola (PhD), ST5 Paediatrics

“Medicine and the Law; best practice guidance and protecting oneself”

Ms Lauren Bullock & Rachelle MahapatraMedical Negligence Lawyers at Irwin Mitchell


Workshop session 2 - 14:30 – 15:30

“Mindfulness for health and wellbeing”

Rachel Mandela, Clinical Psychologist in the Clinical Health Psychology Department, Leeds

Dr. Catherine Derbyshire, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, Leeds Teaching hospitalsrview questions more effectively and assertively developing a better interview technique

“So you want to be a paediatrician”

Dr Noreen West Paediatrician at  Sheffield Children’s Hospital and Training Programme Director at HEE Yorkshire and Humber

Dr. Kerry Jeavons, Consultant Paediatrician at Leeds General infirmary

Dr. Yasmine Kamal, Community Paediatrics GRID trainee

Dr. Hannah Shore, Consultant Neonatologist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals and Simulations Training Lead at HEE Yorkshire and Humber

“I want to do research but where do I start?”

Dr. Bob Phillips, Honorary Consultant in Paediatric/Teenage Young Adult Oncology at Leeds Children’s Hospital; Senior Clinical Academic at the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York and Associate Editor of Archives of Diseases in Childhood

Dr. Jess Morgan, ST5 Paediatrics, NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer

“Educational Supervision Update”

Dr. Karin Schwarz, Head of School of Paediatrics for Health Education England Yorkshire and the Humber