Practical Management of Food Allergy in Children – 04/11/2019

Practical Management of Food Allergy in Children

Date: Monday 4th of November 2019

Venue: Institute of Child Health, Kennedy Lecture Theatre, 30 Guilford Street, WC1N 1EH

The course is aimed at Health Care Professionals caring for patients with food allergies, particularly dietitians.

This year the programme is delivered by experts in the field, focuses on optimising nutrition and multidisciplinary strategies to improve the Quality of Life of patients and families living with food allergy.

What will you learn?

  1. Benefits of early diagnosis in food allergy, aversion and functional GI disorders
  2. Integrating psychology and dietetic management strategies to best support families.
  3. The current role of guidelines for optimising infants’ nutrition.

To Book:


Early Bird (by 09/09/2019) – £60.00

Standard: £80.00


09:00 – Registration

09:30 – Welcome Note – Rachel De Boer (Specialist Allergy Dietitian)

09:45 – How to support breastfeeding the baby with food allergy – Rosan Meyer (Specialist Allergy Dietitian)

10:15 – Where are we with allergy prevention? – Tom Marrs (Paediatric Allergy Consultant)

10:45 – Break

11:15 – Psychology and Dietetic Insights in the Management of Food Allergy – Karen Murphy (Psychologist) and Rebecca Brocklehurst (Specialist Allergy Dietitian)

11:45 – Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder in children with food allergy – picking ARFID out from ‘picky eaters’ and what can you do about it – Gillian Harris (Psychologist)

12:30 – Lunch

13:30 – Are hypoallergenic formulae ‘ value medicines’? – Rebecca Fisher – Specialist Dietitian.

14:00 – Hiding in plain sight – How to spot unusual food allergens – Isabel Skypala (Specialist Allergy Dietitian)

14:30 – Break

15:00 – Current and Future strategies for managing colic and functional gastrointestinal disorders – Osvaldo Borelli (Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist)

15:30 – Interactive Cases in the dietetic management of eosinophilic oesophagitis – Carina Venter & Hannah Hunter

16:15 – Closing Remarks – Rosan Meyer

16:30 – Course Close