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PiP is a partnership of organisations and clinicians working to improve the quality and accessibility of services for children and young people.

It is a non-profit making partnership, funded primarily by subscriptions from its member organisations and by undertaking ‘commissioned’ project work.



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PiP Newsletter 20-21



Latest News & Events

The Midlands Regional Paediatric Society “Paediatric eUpdate”

The Midlands Regional Paediatric Society “Paediatric eUpdate”

Partners in Paediatrics were delighted to in a position to support the Midlands Regional Paediatric Society to present the MIDLANDS REGIONAL PAEDIATRIC SOCIETY MEETING ‘Paediatric eUpdate’ Friday 6th November 13.30 – 16.30 Hosted by University Hospitals Birmingham with support from Partners in Paediatrics This event was aimed at all general paediatricians, neonatologist, community paediatricians and […]
Looked After Children Network Study Day

Looked After Children Network Study Day

22nd April 2021
The Looked After Children Network, in conjunction with Partners in Paediatrics, would like to invite you to join us for our Annual Study Day The aim of the event is to update Doctors working with Children in Care on recent developments which are relevant to health care practice in Adoption and Fostering services. The main […]
West Midlands Neurology Forum – Study Day

West Midlands Neurology Forum – Study Day

11th February 2020
Partners in Paediatrics would like to invite you to join the West Midlands Paediatric Neurology Forum for their upcoming study day. The programme will include: 8.45am Log into Zoom 8.50 -9.00 Introduction Dr Murugan Velayutham, Paediatric Neurologist, Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Chair of Neurology Forum 9.00 – 9.30 Session 1: Hypotonic Neonate. Speaker: Prof. Tracey […]
Paediatric Anaesthetic Network Study Day

Paediatric Anaesthetic Network Study Day

26th February 2021
Partners in Paediatrics would like to invite you to join us for the next the Paediatric Anaesthetic Network study day. ‘Paediatric Anaesthesia for the General Anaesthetist’ Date: FRIDAY 26TH FEBRUARY Time: 9.30am – 13.30hrs (followed by a trainee focused session 13.30 – 15.30) Location: ZOOM The network look to provide a varied programme with presentations […]


“PiP is great  – I can’t thank you enough and it has transformed the regional CDR group”.

Joanna Garstang Consultant Community Paediatrician Designated Doctor for Child Death Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust

I’m writing to thank everyone in PIP for their excellent guidelines, study days, senior nurse support and above all professional friendship.  My career is now taking me overseas but your philosophy will be going with me – and a copy of the PIP clinical guidelines book!

Tess Haynes, Former Modern Matron & CNS, UHNM

Thank you for that amazing Workshop! I gained such a lot of invaluable knowledge’ (attended Cerebral Palsy & Spasticity study day – November 2018)

Menik Upatissa, Registrar at Dudley Group NHS Trust

….the upskilling was excellent. The master classes covered the management of children’s acute care and everyday health problems…

Staffordshire Moorlands GP

PiP just goes from strength to strength – well done & sincere thanks for all your leadership particularly in bringing people together & nurturing collaboration, its sincerely valued, PiP remains a ‘bright spot’ on the national landscape (November 2018)

Kath Evans, Experience of Care Lead, Maternity, Infants, Children and Young People, NHS England

The Paediatric Anaesthetic Network (PAN) provides a great forum for discussion and sharing problems and ideas with like-minded people working in different hospitals.

Richard Crombie, member of the Paediatric Anaesthetic Network.

PiP has a lot of credibility amongst paediatricians and health care professionals. Working in collaboration, members have consistently established clinical networks in a number of speciality areas.

Jonathan Howell, Former Consultant in Public Health

The event was well put together and it was a privilege to be part of the special day.

Tracey Harewood, Bereavement Care Coordinator, BWCNHSFT on Learning from Child Deaths event May 2019

PiP has raised the profile of Child Sexual Abuse across the region, encouraging, training and supporting clinicians to work in this sensitive and challenging area…

Cheryl Sherratt – Assistant Director of Nursing (Quality and Safety)

Many thanks for the invitation to present. It was a really informative and thought-provoking conference and I’m happy to have been able to contribute. Also a very well organised event too!

Speaker, Learning from Child Deaths event May 2019

Tēnā koutou – greetings from New Zealand…the approach PiP has adopted in the development of clinical networks….has helped inform initiatives now implemented in New Zealand’s child & youth health sector.

Mollie Wilson, CEO , Paediatric Society of New Zealand

I can trust the PiP ‘Brand’ to deliver high quality education

Consultant Anaesthetist (attendee at Study Day)

I have worked closely with PiP over a number of years, and their work has been highly influential in developing networks, both nationally and regionally.

Hilary Cass, Former President, RCPCH