Manchester Hospital Hosts Autism Conference

Thursday, 19 Nov 2015

Manchester Royal Infirmary is hosting its first conference dedicated to creating an autism-friendly hospital environment.

Creating an Autism Friendly Hospital will be held on 15th April 2016 at the Postgraduate Education Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary.

The programme includes the following presentations:

Professor Judith Ellis MBE, Chief Executive of Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health - Are doctors trained in working with children and young people with autism?

Ms K Evans – Are we truly listening and responding to patient’s/ parents?

Ms N Voos, Health Play Specialist and Mrs A Brammer, Risk Manager/Clinical Governance Co-ordinator, Radiology – Reducing the potentials risks in paediatric radiology.

Ms H Pinder, Health Play Specialist and Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry – Improving the elective admission for dental patients.

Pain Audit – Dr M Abdelrahmen, Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist and Mrs D Duckworth, Lead Nurse Specialist – Outcomes of the children and young people’s after autism pain audit.

Mrs F Binns, Specialist Advisor Autism/LD – How are we bridging the gap from children to adults?

Workshops will be presented on the following topics:

1. Role of the RMCH autism champions

2. Effective planning for children with autism involved in research.

3. Improving the patient pathway for patients with burn injuries

4. Improving the patient pathway in outpatients


To register or to complete a course flyer, contact: or call him on 0161 701 1903.

Conference fee:

£60 for internal candidates

£100 for external candidates

Made payable to Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

This year Aukids will have a stand at the event.

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