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Overview

This is an exclusive opportunity to enjoy a fully funded fellowship on transitional care with Sheffield Children’s Hospital.

 

Date: 17-19 March 2020

Venue: Sheffield Children's Hospital

Convener: Dr Anne-Marie McMahon

If you work with 10-25 year olds in paediatric and adolescent or adult rheumatology services and want to learn more about transitional care, this fellowship is for you.

Sheffield has a multi-disciplinary and multi-professional seamless transition service which is well established. This fellowship programme will be based on daily practice within the hospital and will include attendance at the Rod Amos Rheumatology Education day. The RARE day has been running since 2011 and provides delegates with clinical skills training including patient parent involvement throughout the programme.

At the end of this fellowship you will have increased your knowledge and skills in:

  • Transition tools, pathways, and national guidance

  • Management of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis with the multidisciplinary approach

  • Incorporating HEADS in your daily clinical practice

  • Medicines and management of inflammatory conditions in children and young people from the nursing and psychological perspective.

Applicant information

Who can apply?

  • Fellowships are open to all members working and implementing practice in the UK and Northern Ireland only. 

  • Applicants may apply for more than one fellowship, but if you are successfully chosen to participate, you are no longer eligible to apply for further fellowships for two years from the start date of your successful fellowship 

How to apply

To be eligible for this fellowship applicants must submit:

  • A completed application form

  • A two-page CV (If you submit a CV that exceeds two pages, the first two pages only will be sent to the reviewing panel)

Applications should be submitted by 17:30 on Friday 17 January 2020. Any applications received after this deadline will not be accepted. You can see the status of your application by logging into ‘My BSR’. The application will not have submitted successfully unless the status shows as ‘complete’.

Duration

The length of the fellowship will be three days.

Reviewing process

A panel made up of a minimum of four people individually review the covering letter and CV of each application. These are numerically scored against criteria of suitability, based on skills and experience to date, and ability and/or plans to disseminate their learning. Following this, all applications are ranked according to their total score and the panel agree who to award the fellowships to.

Applying for leave

We will always aim to inform you of your success to allow you enough time to book study leave, but we would advise provisionally booking study leave at the time of applying for the fellowship to avoid disappointment.

If you have any questions or require further information, email the events team or call 020 7842 0900.

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Programme

Tuesday 17 March

Morning sessions
09:00-13:30

Includes workshops on hypermobility vs EDS and uveitis


Time

Session title

Speakers

09:00-09:20

Arrival, registration and refreshments

 

09:20-09:30

Welcome and introduction

Anne-Marie McMahon and Rachel Tattersall

09:30-10:35

Workshops:

  • Communicating with children and young people (CYP)

  • Paediatric and adolescent gait, arms, legs and spine (pGALS)

  • Musculoskeletal (MSK) examination of CYP

  • Uveitis

  • Multidisciplinary (MDT) working with CYP

  • Hypermobility vs EDS

10:35-11:00

Refreshments

11:00-12:05

Workshop stations continued


12:05-12:30

Thank you to patients

12.30-13:30

Lunch


Afternoon sessions
13:30-16:35

Includes developmentally appropriate care


Time

Session title

Speakers 

13:30-13:55

Everything you need to know about JIA

Peter Bale

13:55-14:20

Developmentally appropriate care: a practical approach

Priya Narula and Lisa Dunkley

14:20-14:40

Transition in uveitis

Daniel Hawley

14:40-15:00

Top tips for implementing transition and young adult care

Natalie Bell and Rachel McQueen

15:00-15:20

Refreshments

 

15:20-15:30

Parent perspective

 

15:30-15:40

Build your transition service: what we've learnt

 

15:40-16:20

Transition and the move to adolescent responsive services

Janet McDonagh and Sameena Khalid

16:20-16:35

Transition Q&A panel: 'Ask the experts'

 

16:35

Close

 

Wednesday 18 March

Morning sessions
09:00-13:00

Includes education session


Time

Session title

Speakers

09:30-10:30

Education session

Rachel Tattersall

10:30-11:30

Developmentally appropriate care MDT meeting


11:30-13:00

Trust transition meeting

13:00-14:00

Lunch

 

Afternoon sessions
14:00-16:45

Includes transition clinics


Time

Session title

Speakers

14:00-16:00

Transition clinics (uveitis or adolescent patients)

16:00-16:45

Post-clinic debrief

16:45

Close


Thursday 19 March

On this day, the Sheffield transition team will run the main young adult clinics of the week in a purpose-built sports and health centre where they see 16-25-year olds: both those transferring from Children's services and new referrals.

​There are two medical clinics, one specialist nurse clinic and once a month there is a physio and occupational therapy MDT. Observers will sit in clinics and join the pre clinic MDT discussion.

After breaking for lunch, the afternoon session will be an informal debrief for travelling fellows and staff. The Sheffield team hope to help the fellows think about and plan the next steps in developing their own services and would be delighted to receive questions about, and feedback on, their service.

Programme and speakers are subject to change.