CoLab Partnership: Managing Complexity in Children's Healthcare - a partnership for change

A partnership to improve the care of children with medical complexity, and support and train the professionals looking after them
4 Dec 2019

BACD calls on political parties to put #childrenattheheart of the General Election

BACD is joining over 140 organisations in a call to all political parties to put children and young people at the heart of this General Election.
29 Nov 2019

Botulinum Toxin A Upper Limb Rehabilitation Clinical Guidance

The UK and Ireland Upper Limb Rehabilitation Network has produced a consensus level guidance document to support the clinical reasoning and processes that accompany the administration of Botulinum Toxin Type A as an adjunct to evidence-based upper limb therapy in children and young people under 19 years of age. 

6 Nov 2019

NIHR-Castang Foundation Advanced Fellowship

The Castang Foundation is working in partnership with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Academy to co-fund an NIHR-Castang Advanced Fellowship in 2019, which are designed for researchers at a postdoctoral level who:

8 Oct 2019

RCPCH and Newlife Clinical Research Fellowship Award

The RCPCH and Newlife, a pioneering charity for children with disabilities, have combined forces to launch a new research fellowship for a post-doctoral researcher. The fellowship award will support the development of a talented individual to strengthen and deliver impactful childhood disability research and develop their own skills, knowledge and career. The award will see an investment of £263,000 to advance paediatric research in childhood disability.

The fellowship is open to any post-doctoral researcher (PhD or equivalent) who is a registered paediatrician to carry out childhood disabilities research in the UK.
Applications for the award are now live and close 09:00, Monday 4 November 2019.
Apply here

11 Sep 2019

Occupational Therapy Priority Setting Partnership

Your chance to influence occupational therapy research so it focuses on what really helps make a lasting difference to people’s lives.
7 Aug 2019

Improving Continence in Children and Young People with Neurodisability

Online survey about toileting for children and young people with special educational needs and disability
23 Jul 2019

Summer 2019 Newsletter

2 Jul 2019
Members only

BACD Annual Conference 2020 date confirmed

The 2020 BACD annual scientific meeting will take place on Friday 13 March 2020, in Sheffield, and will focus on Sensory Impairment.

12 Jun 2019

UK Survey of speech and language therapy services for children with cerebral palsy

Survey of current provision of SLT services to children with communication difficulties and cerebral palsy across the UK
7 Jun 2019

BACD supports the #Giveitback campaign

There is a £434 million funding gap in children’s social care. That means that, every day, disabled children are missing out on £1.2 million of support from authorities.

4 Jun 2019

Executive Committee Vacancies

BACD is calling for applications from the membership to several positions on its Executive Committee
31 May 2019

Spring 2019 Newsletter

20 Mar 2019
Members only

EACD Summer School 15-19 July 2019

Evidence based medicine and research in rehabilitation of childhood disabilities
19 Feb 2019
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