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The largest speciality meeting of neonatology which combines talks about the best clinical practice with presentations about the latest research into the future of neonatology.

Monday, 19 – Friday, 23 November 2018
  • Anaemia, red cell transfusion, and necrotising enterocolitis
  • New approaches in the prevention and treatment of necrotising enterocolitis
  • The promise of human genome editing
  • The science of cryopreservation
  • Circadian rhythms, health and disease
  • Assessing quality and improving newborn care in low income countries
  • Developmental follow-up of children and young people born preterm: the UK NICE Guideline
  • A baby girl with a BRCA1 mutation: the Pandora’s box of genetic screening
  • Pain relief during screening for retinopathy of prematurity
  • THE 2017 DAVID HARVEY LECTURE: Delayed or immediate cord-clamping in preterm infants? Introducing the ALPHA Collaboration to Advance Large Publicly prioritized trials of Health outcomes Assessment
  • Management of the long term ventilated neonate
  • Improving the quality of quality improvement
  • Selective or universal screening for Group B streptococcus in pregnancy
  • Masterclasses:*
    • Pros and cons of near infra-red spectroscopy in the clinical setting
    • TBC
  • Intrauterine growth restriction and later cardiovascular function
  • Unexpected collapse in apparently healthy newborns: investigation, causes, and outcomes
  • Lactoferrin in preterm care: evidence from randomised controlled trials
  • New diagnostic modalities and emerging treatments for neonatal bone disease
  • Folic acid and neural tube defects: an unfinished story
  • Management of antenatally detected hydronephrosis
  • Managing threatened preterm labour
  • The evolution of sex-specific virulence in infectious diseases
  • Reconstruction of congenital hand anomalies

Full details can be found here

*Masterclasses will take place in the Courtyard Suite (ground floor) for those who have booked; free afternoon for others.

Professor Ravi Mangal Patel

Emory University, Atlanta

Professor David Hackam

John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore

Ms Gill Smith

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Professor Barry Fuller

University College London

Dr Helen McKenna

University College London

Professor Mike English

Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust

Professor Neil Marlow

University College London

Professor Anneke Lucassen

University of Southampton

Professor Rebeccah Slater

University of Oxford

Professor William Tarnow-Mordi

University of Sydney

Dr Colin Wallis

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Professor Mary Dixon-Woods

University of Cambridge

Professor Topun Austin

University College London

Dr Fiona Denison

University of Edinburgh

Professor Fatima Crispi

University of Barcelona

Dr Julie-Clare Becher

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Dr Janet Berrington

University of Newcastle

Professor Nick Bishop

Sheffield Children’s Hospital

Professor Sir Nicholas Wald

Wolfson Institute of Preventative Medicine

Professor Paul Winyard

University College London

Professor Jane Norman

University of Edinburgh

Professor Fransisco Úbeda

Royal Holloway, University of London

Professor Andy Greenfield

Medical Research Council Harwell

Paediatric and neonatal consultants, trainees and nurses

BMA House
Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9JP

You can book accomomodation for the duration of the meeting by clicking on the button below


Alternatively, if you would like assistance with your hotel booking you can contact Jessica, our dedicated hotel expert. Simply email with your requirements, phone number and Special Reference Code M4WGB and she will get back to you to discuss your hotel options.

£680 – Early bird discount on full meeting available until 31 July 2018

£790 – full meeting after 1 August 2018

£550 – 3 days

£420 – 2 days

£270 – 1 day