Melbourne Children’s GP Paediatric Update – Saturday October 23 (Online) 

The Melbourne Children’s GP Paediatric Update (GPPU) will provide paediatric education for GPs on a range of issues at the forefront of paediatric health and wellbeing. It is specifically designed for GPs and trainees with a shared interest in providing optimal care for children and adolescents in the community.

Why GPs should attend:

  • For updates from experts on paediatric health issues relevant to general practice
  • Earn Category 2 QI&CPD points and ACRRM CPD points (pending approval)
  • Increase your knowledge about common paediatric conditions

The GPPU is run and coordinated by the Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne.

Important information

Date: Saturday October 23rd
Time: 8:45am – 1pm
Mode: Online via Zoom, with recordings available for ticket holders
Cost: $80 GPs, $60 Trainees/Allied health professionals/MCHN, $30 Students. There is a $0.50 ticket fee and 2.5% processing fee in addition to the price of each ticket.  Purchasing of tickets will close 5pm Thursday, 21st October 2021.
Cancellation: If you need to discuss cancellation of your attendance, please contact the organising committee at no less than 7 days prior to the session.  Please note that only ticket holders will have access to the recordings.


 Time   Topic   Speaker(s) 
 8:45 – 9:00  Registration and welcome
 9:00 – 9:30  Recent updates in paediatric practice  Dr Kate Harding (paediatrician)
 9:30 – 10:00  Evidence-based online mental health supports for kids  Dr Daniel Peyton (paediatrician)
 10:00 – 10:30  Paediatric feeding difficulties Aisling Molamphy (speech pathologist)
 10:30 – 11:00  Morning break
 11:00 – 12:00  Panel discussion – Autism Spectrum Disorder Sonia Marson (speech pathologist), Caroline Keating (psychologist), Susie Bassingthwaite (OT), Dr Deb Marks (paediatrician), and Dr Cate Rayner (facilitator, paediatrician).
 12:00 – 12:30  Recurrent and chronic abdominal pain Dr Mark Safe (paediatric gastroenterologist)
 12:30 – 1:00  Paediatric ophthalmology Dr Anu Matthew (paediatric ophthalmologist)
 1:00 – 1:30 The Routine Infant Exam and other infant HealthPathways Dr Scott Parsons (GP)


Contact the organising committee at if you have any questions about the event.