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External events

This section gives health professionals the opportunity to view other up and coming conferences/training events. These events are not necessarily endorsed or supported by Bliss, but may be of interest to health professionals.

Please follow the link if you would like to see information about upcoming Bliss events for healthcare professionals.

NNA Conference

A one day Conference with Key Guest speakers talking around topics including: HIE, by Erica Everett, Cardiac and Surgical problems by Helen Shelley and Ann Aspin and The Butterfly Project by Claire Campbell, who was our Nurse of the Year winner for 2016. There will also be a number of exhibition stands running for the duration of the Conference.

The NNA Conference will be taking on Friday, 17 November 2017 at the East Midlands Hilton Hotel.

The cost is £50 per delegate for NNA members and £60 for non members, visit the NNA registration page to sign up.

Find out more from the NNA conference website.

Unicef Annual Conference 2017

Introduced to the UK in 1995, the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative is based on a global accreditation programme of Unicef and the World Health Organisation.

It is designed to support breastfeeding and parent infant relationships by working with public services to improve standards of care. It is the first ever national intervention to have a positive effect on breastfeeding rates in the UK.

Unicef's annual conference is taking place in Telford on Wednesday, 22 November and Thursday, 23 November 2017 at the Telford International Centre.  Tickets pricing and further information about the event can be found on the Unicef website.

Neonatal Update 2017

The Neonatal Update 2017 has an international reputation for delivering an unique and innovative programme that combines cutting-edge science with the latest clinical recommendations. Join your paediatric and neonatal colleagues from around the globe for this stimulating week at BMA House, London.

The Neonatal Update is taking place from 27 November to 1 December.

For further information and the event programme visit the Symposia website.

8th annual neonatal palliative and end of life care conference: Babies with uncertain futures

The conference will take place on Thursday, 1 February 2018 in London.

Book your place on the conference on CBUK's Eventbrite page. The cost is £90 per delegate which includes the course materials, CPD certificate of attendance and lunch.

The programme and further information can be found on CBUK's website.

RCPCH Conference 2018

The annual conference will take place on Tuesday, 13 March through to Thursday, 15 March 2018 in Glasgow.

Register your interest.

Further information can be found on the RCPCH website.

International Conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Baby Survival 

The International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death (ISPID), the International Stillbirth Alliance (ISA) and The Scottish Cot Death Trust (SCDT) are hosting the 2018 International Conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Baby Survival. 

The conference will take place on Thursday, 7 June through to Saturday, 9 June 2018 in Glasgow.

Further information can be found on the ISPID website or email Julie Bauwens at


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