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.





The summer BPEG meeting will be held at GOSH (Wolfson Centre) on Friday 16th June from 10am-4pm.

Our invited speaker is Professor Rod Scott who will deliver a lecture entitled ‘Systems-level approaches to understanding cognitive impairments in MCDs’. We look forward to seeing those who can make it along.

Please send any agenda items to either Archana (a.desurkar@btopenworld.com) or myself (ailsa.mclellan@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk) and feel free to bring any cases for discussion.





2018 BPNA Annual Conference

The next BPNA annual conference (#BPNA2018) will take place on:

London, 3-5 January 2018

5 minutes’ walk from Waterloo train station:

King's College London
Franklin-Wilkins Building
Waterloo Campus
150 Stamford Street

Map showing location 


Bookings and abstract submission page will open shortly at: https://www.bpna.org.uk/conference/2018/.  The deadline for abstracts is Monday 11 September 2017.