Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHSFT 24th Annual Paediatric Dermatology Course (22-26 May 2023)

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Dates:  22-26th May 2023
Location:  Virtual
Cost: £430

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Brief description: This popular 5 day course, run by Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust, is designed for dermatologists (particularly trainees) and also consultants wanting to update their knowledge and skills.

Our teachers are selected from 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.

The course is approved by the Royal College of Physicians (London) for 25 CPD credits (pending). Certificates are also awarded for Level 3 Child Protection and Paediatric Basic Life Support.

Who should attend?
This course is open to dermatologists only, but a sister course for paediatricians is held at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital. We welcome practicing dermatologists of any grade.

Dermatology for Paediatricians Annual Course
: 12-14th June 2023
Venue: Online via MS Teams
Cost: £275
Organiser: Dr Helen Goodyear
Contact: Wendy Leach Secretary to Dr Helen Goodyear, email: Tel: 01214241826

Brief description: The course is suitable for clinicians who work with children including Paediatricians of all grades and GPs. It covers management of common paediatric skin disorders, recognition of rarer skin disorders, hair & nail disorders and demonstration of common skin treatments

Please note if you are a dermatologist then we have a ‘sister’ course at Birmingham Children’s hospital from 22-26th May 2023 (details above).

Paediatric Dermatology Online Courses

New opportunities for online Paediatric Dermatology training is available from UK and international experts. The Course co-ordinator is Professor Veronica Kinsler, Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist & Academic Lead Clinician, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London

Currently, courses are available covering:
·    Basic Paediatric Dermatology
·    Essential Paediatric Dermatology
·    Advanced Paediatric Dermatology
·    There are plans to add further courses in 2021/22

Who should attend?
·    Courses of various levels cater for medical students, nursing staff and other allied health professionals, GPs and Paediatricians and Dermatologists and Paediatric Dermatologists.

BSPD members will receive a 50% off all courses.  To obtain your discount code please email and request that confirmation of your BSPD membership is sent to the online course organisers (

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Previous courses (some of which may run again in 2022/23)

Paediatric dermatology course by DermAcademy at St John's Institute of Dermatology

Dates: 10th and 11th November 2022 (Virtual, recorded content available until 11th Dec 2022)
Location:  Virtual
Cost: £205 (£145 for trainees, nurses)
Brief description: This comprehensive Paediatric Dermatology course will cover acute, common and rare paediatric skin conditions.  Emphasis is placed on practical tips for best patient management including multidisciplinary input.

 GOSH Advanced Paediatric Dermatology Update Course

Date:                Friday 14th February 2020
Location:           UCL Institute of Child Health
Cost:                 Early Bird Fee £165, Standard Fee (from 13th December 2019) £195
Contact ICH Events:  Tel. +44 (0)207 905 2699 e-mail

You will learn what’s new in: atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, vascular malformations, epidermal naevi, tuberous sclerosis, DNA repair defects, dermatological emergencies, bullous disorders and more…

The Course Director is: Dr Veronica Kinsler, Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist & Academic Lead Clinician, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London

Seminar Rooms, Department of Dermatology, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Scotland
Monday, 11 May to Thursday 14 May 2020

PRICE: £850

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This course 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.  There are only 24 places available, so early booking is advised.