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Multi-professional meetings on children's kidney disorders take place twice a year.  In the spring, there is a nephrouroradiology symposium.  There is a theme for each meeting. In the autumn there is a more medically-focussed meeting, again taking one theme per meeting.  This meeting also includes the EMEESY annual general meeting.  Please click on the relevant previous meeting to open up the programme and options for downloading educational materials.

Next meetings

Spring nephrouroradiology symposium: 29 March 2019 (provisional)

Venue: Nottingham (exact venue to be confirmed)

Theme: Conundrums in paediatric nephrouroradiology

 

Autumn annual education meeting 27 September 2019 

Venue: to be confirmed

Theme: chronic kidney disease

 

Programmes and booking details to follow in 2019

 

 

Previous meetings

Autumn 2018 - Update on nephrotic syndrome

Friday 12 October

Sedgebrook Hall, Northamptonshire

 

Personal practice: what I tell my patients about newly-presenting nephrotic syndrome

Dr Angela Hall

SPIN Paediatrician, Leicester Children’s Hospital

 

The role of the nephrotic syndrome liaison nurse

Monique Burgin

Paediatric Renal Nurse Specialist, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olivia and Natalie

describe what it is like to have nephrotic syndrome

 

Why the nephrotic hotspots?  A look at the epidemiology and demographics of nephrotic syndrome.

Dr Claire Dossier

Paediatric Nephrologist, Robert Debré Hospital, Paris

 

Nephrotic syndrome research update

Prof Moin Saleem

University of Bristol, Chief Investigator for Nurture Nephrotic Syndrome

 

Initiating treatment in a post-PREDNOS world

Mohan Shenoy

Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Manchester

 

What are the consequences of long-term corticosteroids?

Dr Tabitha Randell

Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Nottingham

 

Spring 2018 - Antenatal counselling and CAKUT conundrums

Friday 16th March 2018
PGMEC, QMC Nottingham

 

Programme

Fetomaternal medicine – what can it tell us about the renal tract

Ms Lucy Kean

Consultant in Feto-maternal Medicine, Nottingham

 

Antenatal Counselling – what I tell my patients

Dr Vincent Kirkbride

Consultant Neonatologist, Sheffield

 

Antenatal Counselling – what I tell my patients

Dr Andy Lunn

Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Nottingham

 

Antenatal Counselling – what we can learn from our patients

Video interview

 

Antenatally detected cystic kidney disease: can genetic testing help us?

Dr Abhijit Dixit

Consultant Clinical Geneticist, Nottingham

 

Long term outcomes of antenatally detected echogenic kidneys and cystic kidneys

Dr Andy Lunn on behalf of Dr Drew Maxted

Speciality Trainee in Paediatric Nephrology, Nottingham

 

Postnatal imaging of antenatally detected hydronephrosis

Dr Sumit Jagani

Specialty Trainee in Paediatric Radiology, Nottingham

 

Only Connect - embryology as you have never seen it before

Mrs Sharon Scriven

Consultant Urologist, Nottingham

 

Fetal obstructive uropathy – oligohydramnios and neonatal management

Dr Jonathan Cusack

Consultant Neonatologist, Leicester

 

Fetal obstructive uropathy – follow-up of “valve bladders

Mr Ashok Rajimwale

Consultant Paediatric Urologist, Leicester

 

Fetal obstructive uropathy – long term outcomes

Dr Meeta Mallik

Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Nottingham

 

Autumn 2017 - Funny electrolytes

Overview of tubular physiology

Dr JJ Kim

Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Nottingham

 

Acidosis – help!

Prof Fiona Karet

University of Cambridge

 

Pseudohypoaldosteronism

Dr Drew Maxted

Senior SpR in Paediatric Nephrology, Nottingham

Dr Arpan Doshi

FY1 in Urology, The York Hospital

 

Hypernatraemia

Dean Wallace

Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Manchester

 

Disorders of calcium balance

Dr Caroline Jones

Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Liverpool

 

Research update

Dr Andy Lunn

Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Nottingham

Spring 2017 - Conundrums in paediatric nephrouroradiology II

East Midlands Conference Centre
University of Nottingham Campus
Nottingham

What does nuclear medicine imaging contribute to nephrourology management?
Kath Halliday, Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Nottingham Children's Hospital

When do I need to be concerned about ureteroceles?
Emma Parkinson, Consultant Paediatric Urologist, Sheffield Children's Hospital

How do I manage a patient with intractable daytime wetting?1. What drugs are available now and on the horizon?
    Jonathan Evans, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Nottingham Children's Hospital

2. When are urodynamics needed?
    Nia Fraser, Consultant Paediatric Urologist, Nottingham Children's Hospital

3. When are biofeedback or TENS useful?
    Caroline Ward, Paediatric Urology Nurse Specialist, Nottingham Children's Hospital

4. Looking back in anger: a view from a young adult clinic
    Richard Parkinson, Consultant Urologist, Nottingham University Hospitals

 

Autumn 2016 - Renal biopsy - what a general paediatrician needs to know

Friday 14th October 2016
Stoke Rochford Hall, near Grantham NG33 5EJ.    


Indications for renal biopsy, safety and complications
Dr Farida Hussain
Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Nottingham

How do we prepare children for a renal biopsy?
Ms Claire Hardy
Senior Play Specialist, Nottingham

Biopsy preparation video

Demystifying the renal biopsy terminology
Dr Tom McCulloch
Consultant Renal Pathologist, Nottingham

Investigation of haematuria and proteinuria
Dr David Broodbank
Consultant SPIN Paediatrician, Pilgrim Hospital, Boston

EMEESY Children's Kidney Network AGM

MPGN - new classification
Dr Sally Johnson
Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Newcastle

HSP nephritis - when to biopsy?
Dr Louise Oni
SpR in Paediatric Nephrology, Liverpool

The ECUSTEC study - Eculizumab for E Coli HUS
Dr Sally Johnson
Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Newcastle



Spring 2016 - Conundrums in paediatric nephrouroradiology

Friday 4th March 2016
East Midlands Conference Centre Nottingham

Is it always right to reassure patients with a single kidney?

What is the medical evidence?
Dr JJ Kim
Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Nottingham Children's Hospital

What can imaging contribute?
Dr John Somers
Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Nottingham Children's Hospital

A transplant surgeon's view
Mr Alun Williams
Consultant Paediatric Urologist and Transplant Surgeon, Nottingham Children's Hospital

How should we investigate children with lower urinary tract symptoms and a sacral dimple?

What does the medical literature offer?
Mr Harish Chandran
Consultant Paediatric Urologist, Birmingham Children's Hospital 

Review of the imaging options available
Dr Rob Dineen
Consultant Neuroradiologist, Nottingham

A neurosurgeon's view
Mr Donald Macarthur
Consultant Neurosurgeon, Nottingham

Antibiotic prophylaxis

Is it really of any use in paediatric nephrourology?
Prof Giovanni Montini
Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Milan

Which renal calculi need surgical intervention?

...it depends where the stones are
Mrs Sharon Scriven
Consultant Endourologist, Nottingham

...it depends what interventions are available
Mr Prasad Godbole
Consultant Paediatric Urologist, Sheffield Childrens' Hospital

Autumn 2015 - Kidneys and genes

Theme: Kidneys and genes
Friday 16th October 2015 Sedgebrook Hall, Northamptonshire

A primer on medical genetics
Dr Mick Parker
Consultant Geneticist, Sheffield Children’s Hospital

Who needs to see a geneticist?
Dr Richard Sandford
Consultant Geneticist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

How will genetics influence medicine in the future?
Dr Abhijit Dixit
Consultant Geneticist, Nottingham University Hospitals

Cystic kidney disease: what do we know now; what might we know in 10 years’ time?
Dr Richard Sandford
Consultant Geneticist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

Steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome: what can genetics tell us?
Dr Abhijit Dixit
Consultant Geneticist, Nottingham University Hospitals

Why do children get nephrotic syndrome?
Prof Moin Saleem
Professor of Paediatric Nephrology, University of Bristol

Inherited basement membrane disorders
Dr Jackie Cook
Consultant Geneticist, Sheffield Children’s Hospital

What’s new for children with Alport’s?
Dr Andy Lunn
Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Nottingham





Spring 2015 - Nephrourology at the fringes

Annual Paediatric Nephrouroradiology Symposium Theme: Nephrourology at the Fringes

Friday 27 March 2015, Eastwood Hall, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire 

 

Transition

What we are expected to deliver?

Dr Nigel Ruggins

Consultant Paediatrician, Derby, East Midlands Lead for Transition

 

Ready Steady Go: a tool to help young people acquire skills for an adult world.

Dr Arvind Nagra

Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Southampton

 

How can youth work support transition?

Donna Hilton

Youth Service Manager, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

 

A young person’s urology clinic

Alun Willliams

Consultant Paediatric Urologist, Nottingham

 

Transition services around EMEESY:

a) Nottingham/EMEESY in general

Dr Meeta Mallik, Nottingham

b) Sheffield

Dr Gail Moss, Sheffield

 

Antenatal services

Introduction

Dr Meeta Mallik

Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Nottingham

 

View from a fetal medicine specialist

Dr Alec McEwan

Consultant in Fetomaternal Medicine, Nottingham

 

A urologist’s view:

a) Antenatal conditions that need surgery

Mr Manoj Shenoy, Nottingham

b) Antenatal conditions that don’t need surgery

Mr Alun Williams, Nottingham

 

Antenatal follow-up around EMEESY:

a) Nottingham

Dr Meeta Mallik, Nottingham

b) A joint medical-surgical antenatal follow-up clinic

Dr Angela Hall, Leicester 

Autumn 2014 - Acute kidney injury

Theme: Acute kidney injury

10th October, 2014.  The Olde Barn Hotel, Marston, Near Grantham, Lincolnshire

 

AKI – more than NICE

David Milford

Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Birmingham Children’s Hospital

 

Introduction to the Nottingham Children’s Hospital AKI guideline

Corinne Langstaff

Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

 

Prescribing considerations in AKI

Andrew Wignell

Paediatric Renal Pharmacist, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

 

Nutritional needs in AKI

Emma Kelly

Paediatric Renal Dietitian, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

 

Haemolytic uraemic syndrome – what’s on the horizon?

Andy Lunn

Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

 

AKI in neonates

Mona Aslam

Consultant Paediatrician/SPIN, Peterborough City Hospital

 

Follow-up of AKI

David Broodbank

Consultant Paediatrician/SPIN, Pilgrim Hospital, Boston

Molly McLaughlin

Critical Care Educator, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

 

The Scottish Paediatric Renal and Urology Network – a managed clinical networkfor children’s kidney services 8 years on.

for children’s kidney services 8 years on.

Craig Oxley1, Linda Watson2

1Network Lead and 2MCN Co-ordinator for SPRUN

1Consultant Paediatrician/SPIN, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Aberdeen

UK Paediatric renal nurses' conference 21-22 March 2014

This conference followed on from the EMEESY Paediatric Nephrouroradiology Symposium.  The presentations from the meeting are below:

Conference programme
The role of the urology nurse in managing children with CKD
Chris Rhodes
Clinical Nurse Specialist in Paediatric Urology, Nottingham Children’s Hospital
HUS
Diane King
Clinical Nurse Specialist in Nephrology, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow
Anaemia of chronic kidney disease (ACKD)
Kate Taylor
Anaemia Nurse Specialist, Nottingham Renal & Transplant Unit
Complex case history
Kristina Abbott
Junior Sister, Birmingham Children’s Hospital
Blood group incompatible renal transplantation and apheresis
Liz Wright
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
aHUS, one year on
Monique Burgin
Paediatric Renal Nurse, Nottingham Children’s Hospital
When a child opts out!!
Sarah Grylls
Renal Nurse, Southampton Children’s Hospital



Spring 2014 - CKD from a urology perspective

Theme: Chronic Kidney Disease from a Urology Perspective

21 March 2014, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham

Medical/plenary sessions

Introduction to CKD
Dr Martin Christian
Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

Prioritising nutrition in childhood CKD management
Pearl Pugh
Senior Paediatric Renal Dietitian, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

What is the evidence for interventions to slow the progression of CKD:
a)     The medical evidence
Dr Jonathan Evans
Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Nottingham Children’s Hospital
b)     The surgical evidence
Mr Prasad Godbole
Consultant Paediatric Urologist, Sheffield Children’s Hospital

The role of the paediatric urology clinical nurse specialist in the management of children with CKD
Christine Rhodes
Clinical Nurse Specialist in Paediatric Urology, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

The role of the nephrouroradiology MDT meeting in the management of children with CKD and complex lower urinary tracts
Dr Meeta Mallik, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist
Mr Manoj Shenoy, Consultant Paediatric Urologist
Mr Paul Jackson, SpR in Paediatric Urology
Dr Nigel Broderick, Consultant Paediatric Radiologist
Nottingham Children’s Hospital

How to make a kidney!
Dr Paul Winyard
Senior Lecturer
Department of Nephrourology, Institute of Child Health, London


Additional dietetic sessions

Assessment and monitoring of CKD: the importance of appropriate interpretation of nutritional assessment tools in the presence of CKD
Mrs Pearl Pugh
Paediatric Renal Dietitian, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

Key aspects of nutritional management in CKD stages 1-3
Mrs Pearl Pugh
Paediatric Renal Dietitian, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

Case studies – dietetic challenges of managing children with CKD
Ms Emma Kelly
Paediatric Renal Dietitian, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

Autumn 2013 - Hypertension

Friday 4th October 2013, Stoke Rochford Hall, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Theme: Hypertension

Introduction to paediatric hypertension – what drugs to use, their indications and their side-effects
Dr Simon Rhodes
Consultant Paediatrician with interest in nephrology, Kings Mill Hospital, Mansfield

What drugs to use, their indications and their side-effects
Andrew Wignell
Paediatric Renal Pharmacist, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

Hypertension in chronic kidney disease
Dr Manish Sinha
Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Evelina Children’s Hospital, London

Indications and interpretation of 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Dr Andrew Lunn
Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

Investigations and treatment of renovascular disease
Dr Richard O’Neill / Dr Martin Christian 
Consultant Interventional Radiologist, Nottingham University Hospitals