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.




2020 BPNA Call for Abstracts
Abstract deadline: 16 September 2019
Abstract selection notification by: 31 October 2019
To submit your abstracts: https://bpna.org.uk/conference/abstracts/ ‚Äč
Early bird booking until: 29 November 2019


The Ronnie MacKeith Prize 

We invite you to submit nominations for The 2020 Ronnie Mac Keith Prize. The Ronnie MacKeith Prize is awarded to those who have made a significant contribution to paediatric neurology as judged by published work and who are under the age of 40 years or within 5 years of obtaining CCT. Applications close 30 September 2019. For further information or help regarding nominations for this prize, please email gail.young@bpna.org.uk. Further details can be found at https://www.bpna.org.uk/conference/mackeith-prize/