The British Paediatric Neurology Association is the professional organisation for doctors who specialise in the care of children with neurological disorders.

The BPNA is a charity (1159115) aiming to promote the health and well-being of children with neurological disorders through:

  • Training and education of professionals working in the field of neurosciences.
  • Research into neurological disorders affecting children & young people.
  • Improvement of knowledge of professionals, the public and patients and their families through      scientific meetings.
  • Providing support to members to facilitate the delivery of the above objectives.
Training & Education for Professionals working in Paediatric Neurosciences
The BPNA delivers:
  • Short courses in: epilepsy, movement disorders, headache and neonatal neurology.
  • Paediatric Neurology Distance Learning: this covers all aspects of paediatric neurology comprehensively and systematically.
  • 3-day Annual Scientific Meeting: January each year.

All our courses and conferences are open to non-members.

Click on 'Courses & Conferences' above.



LEJOG in 7 for CBR
Land's End to John O'Groats in 7 Days for BPNA - Child Brain Research
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Raising money for the Children's Brain Research charity. Our challenge will be to cycle from Land's End to John O'Groats in just 7 days... Yeah, you read that right.

ABN Annual Conference in co-operation with the BPNA
Brighton, 17-19 May 2016 
BPNA members will be able to register at the ABN member’s rate.

Paediatric Vascular Interest Group Meeting 
Tuesday 24 May 2016 9.30am-4pm
Leeds General Infirmary, Radiology Academy Lecture Theatre 1
Please contact Karen Pysden as soon as possible if you would like to attend this meeting and if you are bringing any cases.

BPEG Meeting
10 June 2016 at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
The next BPEG meeting will take place from 10am-4pm at GOSH. Isobel Heyman, Consultant Adolescent and Child Psychiatrist, will be the guest speaker and we will have an opportunity to discuss joint working between paediatric neurology and CAMHS to further the understanding and management of children with epilepsy and mental health disorders. For further details about this meeting or if you want to join the BPEG circulation list please contact Ailsa Mclellan (ailsa.mclellan@luht.scot.nhs.uk) or Archana Desurkar (a.desurkar@btopenworld.com).