External Events

This section is dedicated to future conferences and training events. These events are not endorsed or supported by Bliss, however, we hope that they may be of interest to health professionals.

Sensory Babies

Monday 10, Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 June 2019

This three-day course focuses on the role of sensory processing in early childhood development, behaviours associated with changed sensory processing and the use of sensory strategies to promote development. Find out more here.

The course will take place in London.

6th National Neonatal Nutritional Study Day

Thursday 12 June 2019

The N3 Neonatal Nutrition Network and University College London Hospital is pleased to announce its 6th National Neonatal Nutritional Study Day. The previous study days held received excellent feedback from delegates and are awarded CPD approval by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Topics on the day will include principles of neonatal nutrition, parenteral and enteral nutrition, NEC update and what’s new in nutrition. Find out more here.

The study day will take place at University College Hospital, London.

Family Integrated Care Study Day

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Family Integrated Care enables parents to become equal partners in the team caring for their baby on the neonatal unit. Expert speakers and veteran parents from Imperial Neonatal Service and across the UK will be sharing information on FIC and how to implement this care model. This study day is open to all health professionals working in a neonatal setting. Book your place here.

The study day will take place in London.

Luton Fetal-Neonatal Medicine Conference

Thursday 20 June and Friday 21 June 2019

Fetal Medicine is an exciting field, with enormous recent advances in imaging as well as antenatal and perinatal intervention. This event will prove to be useful to all healthcare professionals involved in the care of the fetus and the newborn, including members of Fetal Medicine MDT groups, and Paediatric / Neonatal trainees. It promises to deliver engaging and cutting-edge content from experts in the field of fetal cardiology, fetal neurology, fetal imaging and fetal intervention. Find out more and register on the Luton NeoCon website.

The conference will take place in Luton.

Reason Meeting

Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 July 2019

The Reason neonatal meeting is one of the largest in the UK. Save the date for the 2019 meeting! Find out more on the Reason website.

The conference will take place at the University of Warwick, Coventry.

Annual North West Conference on Baby Loss

Tuesday 16 July 2019

This conference is targeted at healthcare professionals who support families who experience baby loss - at any stage. The conference costs £10 for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals and £50 for doctors. Please email educationcentre@lwh.nhs.uk to book your place.

The conference will take place at the Liverpool Women's Hospital.

Royal College of Midwives Annual Conference

Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 September 2019

Sessions on topics including, multidisciplinary teamworking; perinatal mental health; challenging inequality, sexism and discrimination; leadership at every level; stillbirth and systems design and patient safety. Find out more on the RCM website.

The conference will take place in Manchester.

Family Integrated Care Conference

Tuesday 8 and Wednesday 9 October 2019

The 3rd International Family Integrated Care Conference will bring together health professionals from across the world to discuss, debate and share ideas, issues and innovations. Find out more here.

The conference will take place in Leeds.

Neonatal and Paediatric Pharmacists Group (NPPG) Annual Conference

Friday 8 to Sunday 10 November 2019

Find out more on the NPPG website.

The conference will take place in Birmingham.

European Neonatal Ethics Conference

Thursday 14 and Friday 15 November 2019

Anyone with an interest in ethics is welcome to participate and interact with speakers and facilitators from a diverse background. The conference will include workshops, round table discussions and talks on a variety of topics of ethical interest. Find out more at the BAPM website.

The conference will take place in Southampton.

NNA Conference: "Wrapping the team around the Family"

Friday 22 November 2019

Save the date for the Neonatal Nurses Association annual conference. Find out more on the NNA website.

The conference will take place at the Hilton Hotel, East Midlands Airport.

UNICEF Conference

Thursday 28 and Friday 29 November 2019

The Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative’s Annual Conference for health professionals and others involved in the care of mothers and babies is Europe’s largest conference on infant feeding. Find out more on the UNICEF website.

The conference will take place in Glasgow. Booking will open in Spring 2019.

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