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Oxford Society of Paediatrics Event

Interested in paediatrics? Palliative care? Working abroad? Then don’t miss out on this speaker event!

Renée McCulloch is a Consultant in Paediatric Palliative Medicine at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London and also works at Helen and Douglas House in Oxford.

Renée first developed an interest in children’s palliative care in 1994 when she did her elective in Uganda, working with children dying from AIDS. Since then she built and developed her career in paediatric palliative medicine completing her post-graduate paediatric specialist training in London and Oxford, including a Fellowship in Sydney. Renée has worked in the field since 1999 and has a broad background that includes working in tertiary paediatric hospitals, children’s hospices and delivering palliative care at home.

Between 2010 and 2013 Renée and her family went to live and work in Kuwait. Renée was instrumental in helping to establish the first children’s palliative care service in the Middle East initially in the children’s cancer centre and then at Bayt Abdullah children’s hospice.

Dr McCulloch has contributed widely to the specialty of children’s palliative care and enjoys being involved in research, training and education. We are very lucky that she plans to share her experiences with us.

This is no doubt going to be an extremely gripping talk so add it to your calendars! See you there!

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Forthcoming events

Department of Paediatrics Away Day 2019

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 9am to 4pm

We cordially invite all Paediatrics staff and students to attend the Departmental Away Day, held on Wednesday 26th of June at St Catherine's College, Manor Rd, OX13UJ Oxford.

Hot Topics In Infection And Immunity In Children 2019

Monday, 01 July 2019 to Wednesday, 03 July 2019

Hot Topics In Infection And Immunity In Children - The ESPID-Oxford Course is a residential training course covering topics in paediatric infection for paediatric infectious diseases trainees and trainers, and for all those who manage children with infections.

Introduction to Immunisations

Monday, 15 July 2019 to Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 9am - 4pm @ Bracknell Open Learning Centre - Bracknell Open Learning Centre, Rectory Lane, Bracknell RG12 7GR

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.

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.