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Can babies feel pain

As adults can tell us when they are feeling pain we can often simply ask them whether pain medication is working. As babies cannot talk, we need to rely on other measures to find out whether they are feeling pain. It is not always possible to know whether a baby is in pain by looking at their behaviour. Join Oxfordscibar to hear Rebeccah Slater discuss whether the use of modern brain imaging techniques can tell us whether a baby can feel pain. This is particularly important for babies admitted to intensive care after birth who may need lots of medical interventions to be performed everyday as part of their essential medical care. 

This event is free.

Oxford Talks

Forthcoming events

Influenza Vaccination Update Training

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9am to 1pm

Influenza vaccination update training covering the childhood and adult national programmes. A summary update will be included on pneumococcal (adult), shingles and pertussis in pregnancy vaccination.

Influenza Vaccination Update Training

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 9am to 1pm @ Oxford Science Park, Magdalen Centre 1 Robert Robinson Avenue, Oxford OX4 4GA

Influenza vaccination update training covering the childhood and adult national programmes. A summary update will be included on pneumococcal (adult), shingles and pertussis in pregnancy vaccination.

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Infectious Diseases Course

Monday, 30 September 2019, 10am to 4.45pm @ 34 Broad Street Oxford OX1 3BD

This one-day course is for consultants, trainees, specialist nurses and all those who care for children with infections.

Immunisation Update Training

Tuesday, 08 October 2019, 9am to 1pm

Immunisation update training for General Practice Nurses and other registered healthcare practitioners who administer/advise about immunisations within the Thames Valley. A free half-day Immunisation update training for General Practice Nurses and other registered healthcare practitioners who administer/advise about immunisations in the Thames Valley.

Immunisation Update Training

Wednesday, 09 October 2019, 9am to 1pm

Immunisation update training for General Practice Nurses and other registered healthcare practitioners who administer/advise about immunisations within the Thames Valley. A free half-day Immunisation update training for General Practice Nurses and other registered healthcare practitioners who administer/advise about immunisations in the Thames Valley.

Introduction to Immunisations

Monday, 02 December 2019 to Tuesday, 03 December 2019, 9am - 4pm

A free 2-day Training Event for general practice nurses and health professionals new to immunisation practice who administer / promote / advise about vaccines in the Thames Valley. Funding for this event is from NHS England through Health Education England.