Friday brings with it another host of top talks and informative presentations. Here's our highlights for what promises to be another great day at JFHC Live:
Bringing maternity back into primary care: the opportunities and challenges
This presentation, by Dr Suzanne Tyler, looks at the issue of maternity services being re-established inside a primary care setting. It also looks at challenges posed by at risk groups (such as women with high BMI, older parents and women with long term conditions).
Portion sizes for toddlers: 1-3 years
Judy More considers the problem of portion sizes for toddlers, and presents a portion size guide for food and drink that can be used for toddlers in the UK.
Stop that shake, babies break: preventing non-accidental head injury
Janine McKnight talks about the 'Stop that shake, babies break' initiative, which was designed to stop babies from being hurt. It also considers issues such as domestic abuse, rough handling and positive parenting.
Atopic eczema and the NICE guidelines
Up to 20 per cent of children suffer with atopic eczema and this presentation, by Sandra Lawton, will provide practical guidance in treating the condition as well as looking at current NICE guidelines.
School nursing policy
With the Government's work on the School Nursing Development Programme on-going, this timely presentation by Wendy Nicholson looks at what could be in store for the future of school nursing.
Vulnerable/looked after children & child sexual abuse and exploitation
This double header of talks on child welfare and protection issues, presented by Sharon White and Barbara Richardson-Todd, looks at how health professionals can improve the emotional health of looked after children and what they should be looking for in terms of child sexual abuse and exploitation.