Junior doctors , Nurses and Health professionals £ 40 

Consultants - UPS Members £ 50 

Make it count - UPS Paediatric Obesity day 

Junior doctors - Non UPS members £ 50 

UPS Member rates 

Non UPS Members - Consultants £ 60 

0900-0940          Arrival & Registration

0940-0950          Welcome & Introduction   Speaker-TBC

0950-1030         Public Health Programmes to address Childhood Obesity   & Overview of Current Obesity Services & Future PHA Strategies  (20 mins each) 

                           Dr Caroline Bloomfield  (Obesity Lead at PHA)   &  Dr Joanne McClean  (Paediatric Lead at PHA)

1030-1045       Endocrine Causes of Obesity  Dr Noina Abid  (Paediatric Endocrine Consultant, RBHSC)

1045-1100       What is out there to keep children active & healthy? The role of the Council  : Representative from Armagh City Council- name to be confirmed

1100-1130       Coffee

1130-1150       Childhood Obesity- Perspective from the Dietetic Team & Overview of Available Programmes : Linda Convery (Lead Health Improvement Dietician, SEHSCT)

1200-1215       Experience of Obesity as a Renal Consultant  & RCPCH Lead  Dr Karl McKeever   (RCPCH Ireland Lead & Renal Consultant)

1215-1230       RCPCH Advocacy on Childhood Obesity   John McBride ( RCPCH Ireland Manager)

1230-1245       Social Prescribing  &  YMCA Community Interventions for Childhood Obesity  

                        Matt Shields from Genesis Prescribe Parkrun Programme & Howard Davey (Belfast  YMCA  Secretary General) 

1245-1300     Fatty Liver Disease-Childhood Obesity from the Gastroenterologist’s Perspective  :  Dr Szabo  (Paediatric Gastroenterologist, RBHSC)

1300-1400     Lunch

1400-1515    “Having the difficult conversation”  Motivational Interviewing as a technique to address childhood obesity with families

                       Rodger Graham (Consultant Psychologist)  &  Ed  Sipler ( Health Development Specialist in SEHSCT) 

1515-1530     Coffee

1530-1600      What does a Paediatric Obesity Service look like?  Nicola Sheridan from W82GO Programme at Temple Street Children’s University Hospital 

1600-1630      Closing Remarks 


Date:  Wednesday 27  June 2018

Venue:  Belfast Castle, Northern Ireland