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Midlands Looked After Children Network study day - 1st May 2019

The latest Midlands Looked After Children Network Study Day took place on Wednesday, 1st May 2019 at Becketts Farm Conference Centre in Wythall.


Documents from the event can be viewed / downloaded from the links below:

Event flyer


Evaluation - Available in due course

Copies of the speakers presentations in pdf format are available below:

An update on Medical Records after adoption and CoramBAAF Health Group update presented by Lynn Snow, Designated Doctor, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Hot Topics... Fostering, Adoption and Special Guardianship presented by Ellie Johnson, Health Group Development Officer, CoramBAAF

Attachment and Trauma presented by Marie Kershaw, Principal Clinical Psychologist, Birmingham Children's Trust - only available to delegates attending event

Audit presentations

Looked After Children's Health Care Plans presented by Emma Thompson, Consultant Community Paediatrician, Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust

Self-reporting of mental health status in looked after children presented by Dr Kannath Manju, Consultant Community Paediatrician & Santi Rhambhatla, Associate Specialist, Community Paediatrics, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust - to follow

IHA and RHA in UASC presented by Lynn Snow, Designated Doctor, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Obesity in Looked After Children presented by Hannah Warwick, ST2 - Paediatrics, Birmingham Women's & Children's NHS Foundation Trust - to follow



"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

"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

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

Staffordshire Moorlands GP

"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)

"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.

"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)

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

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

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

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

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