Advancing paediatric surgery through education and research

BAPS/ BSPR Joint Meeting

03 Feb

8:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Friends House

London, NW1 2BJ, 3rd February 2023



Registration Rates

BSPR Members can obtain their member discount by entering the code they have received by email on the payment page.

Meeting Day Rate
*AHP/ Student Member £51
*AHP/ Student Non-Member £85
AHP/ Trainee Member £90
AHP/ Trainee Non-Member £150
Consultant Member £120
Consultant Non-Member £200

*Please note AHPs/ Students need to email proof of AHP status by emailing a copy of their identification/ departmental letter to [email protected].



Register for the Joint 2023 BPSR BSPR Meeting

If you have any enquiries about BSPR membership and registration please contact John Adu by emailing [email protected].


Rail Strikes

As we are offering this meeting virtually we will be sending all delegates virtual joining instructions.



Friends House, London


09:15 Welcome and introduction Dr John Adu, Mr. Ashish Desai & Ms. Dhanya Mullassery
Bilious vomiting – when it’s not clear cut…
09:20 Dr Mani Thyagarajan Consultant Paediatric Radiologist

Birmingham Children’s Hospital

09:40 Mr Ian Yardley Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

Evelina Children’s Hospital

10:00 Q&A
Paediatric Major Trauma – an update
10:10 Dr Anoushka Ljutikov Consultant Paediatric Radiologist

Royal London Hospital

10:30 Miss Erica Makin Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

King’s College Hospital

10:50 Q&A
11:00 BREAK
Challenges in paediatric vascular access
11:20 Dr Andy Healey Consultant Interventional Radiologist

Alderhey Children’s Hospital

11:40 Mr Ross Craigie Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

Manchester Children’s Hospital

12:00 Q&A
Vascular anomalies
12:10 Dr Alex Barnacle Consultant Paediatric Interventional Radiologist

Great Ormond Street Hospital

12:30 Professor Steve Fishman Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

Boston Children’s Hospital

12:50 Q&A
13:00 LUNCH
Paediatric acute abdominal pain and appendicectomy: Best practice pathway guidance
Dr Kath Halliday
President Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)
Nottingham University Hospital
14:10 Professor Simon Kenny National Clinical Director – NHS England & Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Alderhey Hospital
14:30 Q&A
Poster presentations 
14:50 Poster 1
14:54 Poster 2
14:58 Poster 3
15:02 Poster 4
15:06 Poster 5
15:10 BREAK
Tracheo – oesophageal fistulae +/- oesophageal atresia
15:30 Dr Jeanette Kraft Consultant Paediatric Radiologist

Leeds Children’s Hospital

15:50 Miss Emma Sidebotham Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

Leeds Children’s Hospital

16:10 Q&A 
Complex Perianal Disease in Inflammatory bowel disease
16:20 Dr Joy Barber Consultant Paediatric Radiologist

St George’s Hospital

16:40 Mr Joe Curry Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

Great Ormond Street Hospital

17:00 Q&A
17:10 WRAP UP AND  CLOSE Dr John Adu, Mr. Ashish Desai & Ms. Dhanya Mullassery


Abstract Submission

We are delighted to announce that the submission for abstracts for poster presentations is now open.
  • The abstract must include the following:   title, purpose, methods and materials, results, conclusion.
  • Abstracts are limited to 300 words (including the title).
  • No identifying features such as names of authors, hospitals, medical schools, clinics or cities should be listed in the title or abstract text, as a “blind” review process will be used. 
  • If your abstract is accepted, you will be contacted to provide asked to enter the name(s) of author(s) and their institution(s).
  • The title should be as brief as possible but long enough to clearly indicate the nature of the study. 
  • All abbreviations must be defined in first use.
  • It is a mandatory requirement for at least one of the authors of any poster to be registered for the meeting.
  • There are no limitations on the number of abstracts that an individual can submit. 
  • Posters will ONLY be accepted in a portrait style.  Accepted posters should be printed in colour, size A0.  Materials to hang posters will be provided on the day.
  • The highest scoring 5 presentations will be invited to deliver a 2-minute oral presentation of their poster, followed by a brief question and answer session.
  • Final date for abstract submission extended to  FRIDAY 9TH DECEMBER.  Authors will be notified if their abstract has been accepted within 7 days of the submission deadline.