2018 Annual Advanced Paediatric Dermatology Course
Department of Dermatology, Ninewells Hospital, DUNDEE
Monday, 30 April to Thursday 3 May 2018

This long established CME approved 4 day course (previous course awarded 25 credits) provides an excellent opportunity for consultants with a good basic knowledge of paediatric dermatological to update their knowledge base.

It is also suitable for specialist registrars towards the end of their training, particularly if they wish to develop a special interest in paediatric dermatology and genodermatoses. The lecturers from the UK and Eire are all specialists in paediatric dermatology and they are available to discuss short topics in depth.

For further details and registration form please contact: Mrs Jill Lamont, Course Organiser, Department of Dermatology, Ninewells Hospital, DUNDEE. DD1 9SY Email:

Dermatology for Paediatricians 17th Annual Course
-12-14th June 2018

This popular course is for Paediatricians of all grades and health care professionals working in Paediatrics who would like to learn more about Paediatric skin disorders and how to manage them. It is run at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital with a wide range of speakers sharing their expertise.  The course had 19.5 CPD credits in 2017 and covers

·       Management of Common Paediatric Skin Disorders
·       Practical demonstration of skin treatments
·       Recognition of rarer skin disorders
·       Hair & nail disorders

Cost is £375

For further details and an application form, contact Mrs Wendy Leach, Secretary to Dr Helen Goodyear by email: or telephone 0121 424 1826. Please note if you are a dermatologist then we have a ‘sister’ course at Birmingham Children’s hospital in May 2018.

20th Annual BCH Paediatric Dermatology Course
– Birmingham Children’s Hospital 21-25 May 2018

This popular course, run by Birmingham Children’s Hospital, is designed for dermatologists (particularly trainees) and also consultants wanting an update. Our teachers are selected from local paediatricians and dermatologists with special expertise in paediatric dermatology. The aim is to teach paediatric dermatology (not paediatrics) and the principles of child health necessary for the safe practice of dermatology in children. This course is open to dermatologists only, but a ‘sister’ course for paediatricians is held in June at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital.

How to  Manage Common Dermatological Disorders
– 11th December 2017 RCPCH London

This one day course is part of the Royal college of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) How to manage series and is for Paediatric trainees, consultant, SAS doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

It looks at common conditions which are encountered during care of children in both the inpatient and outpatient setting and covers atopic eczema, haemangiomas, skin infections, viral exanthem, common lumps and bumps, dermatitis artefacta and toxic erythemas. Tips are given on how to support parents, carers and patients with the ongoing management of skin disorders.