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East and West Midlands Child Death Overview Panel Conference *CANCELLED*

23rd March 2020


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General Paediatric Forum – Hidden Harms: Safeguarding children during COVID pandemic

General Paediatric Forum – Hidden Harms: Safeguarding children during COVID pandemic

Partners in Paediatrics are pleased to have worked alongside our General Paediatric Forum colleagues once again to bring you a one hour education session on the subject of Safeguarding children during Covid pandemic The host for this session was Dr. Deepthi Jyothish, Birmingham Women’s & Children’s Hospital Speakers for the session:  Dr Geoff Debelle: Designated […]
Zoom Workshop for PiP Members

Zoom Workshop for PiP Members

27th August 2020
As many of you are aware PiP has taken the opportunity during COVID to provide virtual education and meetings via the digital platform Zoom, overall we have found this to be the most reliable and easiest to use in the current market. However, as with all new ways of working it has not been without […]
Partners in Paediatrics Annual Conference & AGM

Partners in Paediatrics Annual Conference & AGM

13th October 2020
Reflection, Restoration and Resilience We would like to invite you to join us for our first virtual Annual Conference & AGM The aim of this year’s conference is the three R’s (Reflection, Resilience, Restoration) within paediatrics; in the light of the COVID Pandemic. Together we can explore and challenge the many boundaries that can stand […]
West Midlands Neurology Forum Virtual Study Day

West Midlands Neurology Forum Virtual Study Day

24th September 2020
Partners in Paediatrics are pleased to be supporting the Department of Paediatric Neurology, Birmingham Children’s Hospital and the West Midlands Neurology Forum in their upcoming virtual study day. Date: Thursday 31st September 2020 Time: 9.30-16.30 hrs Location: Zoom Event Agenda For further details and to register please follow the link – Registration


“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