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Association of Child Death Review Professionals Conference

View Website → 16 November 08:00 - 17 November 17:00 - In Person Event

The Association Of Child Death Review Professionals (ACDRP) would like to invite you to join them for one or both days of their two day conference in central Manchester on the 16th and 17th of November 2023.

The conference will provide a variety of workshops and keynote talks covering aspects of JAR, SUDIC, CDOP and CDR meetings.
Day 1: ‘Managing Sudden Child Death’
Joint Agency Response (JAR) and Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy and Childhood (SUDIC) – Thursday 16th November
Keynote Speaker – Understanding the Science behind SIDS – how risk factors may lead to deaths Dr Joanna Garstang, Clinical Associate Professor University of Birmingham. Chair, Association of Child Death Review Professionals
Keynote Speaker – National Child Mortality Database Thematic Report on Deaths from Trauma Vicky Sleap, National Child Mortality Database (NCMD)
Keynote Speaker – Thinking the Unthinkable – Learning from Child Homicide Detective Inspector Lianne Rees, South Wales Police Expert Panel for Q & A – Main Room
Workshops/ Seminars Day 1
1. Whole Genome Sequencing in SIDS & SUDC – Dr Hannah Titheradge and Dr Julie Vogt, Consultant Clinical Geneticists from Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital
2. All you ever wanted to know about paediatric post-mortem examination – Professor Marta Cohen OBE, Consultant Paediatric Pathologist. Sheffield Children’s NHS FT
3. Joint Agency Response for deaths from Anaphylaxis – Dr. Emilia Wawrzkowicz, Consultant Paediatrician with Specialist Interest in Allergy & Designated Doctor, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough ICS, Detective Superintendent Vicky Lee, Staffordshire Police
4. Understanding Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDIC) – Nikki Speed Co-Founder and SUDC UK Chief Executive Officer
5. Supporting Families – Rhian Mannings CEO and Founder & Emma Kneebone, 2Wish Charity
6. Safe sleep planning with vulnerable families – The Baby Sleep project – Dr Anna S Pease, Research Fellow, Bristol Medical School (PHS)
7. The Care of Next Infant (CONI) Programme – Stella Parkin, National Lead for CONI & Jenny Ward, Lullaby Trust
Day 2: ‘Improving Learning from Child Deaths’
Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) and Child Death Review Meetings (CDRM) Friday 17th November 2023
Keynote Speaker – National Child Mortality Database Thematic Report on Deaths from Infection Dr David Odd PhD, Consultant Paediatrician, National Child Mortality Database (NCMD)
Keynote Speaker – Perinatal Mortality Review Tool: Key Learning and Challenges Prof Jenny Kurinczuk, Professor of Perinatal Epidemiology, Office for Health Improvement and Disparities
Keynote Speaker – Running an effective hospital CDR meeting Dr Alvin Schadenberg, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Expert Panel for Q & A
Workshops/ Seminars Day 2
1. Neonatal Mortality – Dr Renton L’Heureux, Consultant Neonatal Paediatrician NNU, Northwick Park Hospital
2. Understanding the Role of Poverty and Deprivation in Child Deaths – Sylvia Stoianova, Deputy Director, National Child Mortality Database & Dr Laura Neilson Clinical Lead for The Shared Health Foundation
3. Governance – Patient Safety Incident Response Framework – Tracey Herlihey – PhD CErgHF CPsychol Head of Patient Safety Incident Response Policy NHS England
4. Capturing learning – How do we ensure learning is captured at all stages and how do we evidence the impact? Mike Leaf, Independent Chair, & Nicola Needham CDOP Manger Newham, NHS North East London ICB
5. Thematic 4-year report – data tool – Nicola Mundy, Child Wellbeing Professional and Lead for Learning from Child Deaths, NHS Surrey and Heartlands ICB
6. Involving parents in CDR meetings – early research findings – Dr Joanna Garstang, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Birmingham

£174.05* to attend one day
£325.73* per person to attend both days
*Including booking fees


16 November 08:00
17 November 17:00
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51 Lever Street
Manchester, M1 1FN
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