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.

Northern Ireland Neonatal Nurses Association Conference

Thursday 9 May 2019

This will be the 9th annual conference, attended by neonatal nurses, midwives, ward managers, clinical leads and consultants. Find out more on the NNA website.

The conference will take place in the Dunsilly Hotel, Co. Antrim.

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.

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.

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.

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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