The 4th Annual YPHSIG meeting will bring together around 100 health professionals from across the UK and of a range of backgrounds to discuss advances in adolescent health.
The meeting is always a lively mix of plenary lectures, updates and workshops and is usually a socially cohesive and fun affair.
The programme will include exciting plenaries, topical updates, research papers and a range of interactive workshops. There will also be a session for trainees on working in adolescent health.
- Why young people struggle with chronic conditions: international perspective
- Ethical issues in research with young people with long term illness/life limiting conditions
- Social exclusion and young people’s health
- Disability and inclusion in education and employment.
- Adolescent immunization
- Growth & puberty in chronic illness
- Adolescent neglect / safeguarding
- Managing acute eating disorders: the new MARSIPAN guidelines
Interactive workshops on a range of topics including
- Learning difficulties & chronic conditions: how young people want care delivered
- Preparing young people for end of life care
- Medically unexplained symptoms in young people
- Sexual health in chronic illness
- Developing a hospital adolescent service – lessons and pitfalls
- Vocational readiness in young people with long-term conditions.
- Getting that paper published (Jerry Wales; Friday only)