Paediatric Update The Malta College of Family Doctors in conjunction with the Universityís Continuing Medical Education Committee and the Maltese Paediatric Association will shortly be organising its Spring Continuing Professional Development Meeting which is to focus on paediatrics. This is to be held between 25 and 27 April 2001 at 8.30 pm in the Conference Hall, Medical School, G'Mangia, sponsored by Charles De Giorgio Ltd.   In the course of the meeting, Dr Doriette Soler, Paediatrician and Mr Stanley Zammit, Educational Psychologist, will discuss the psycho-somatic basis of School Failure; Common Symptoms of Malignant Diseases in Childhood and Heart Disease in Childhood will be discussed by Drs Victor Calvagna and Victor Grech respectively while Dr Simon Attard Montalto will give an Interactive Paediatric Slide Presentation. The Malta College of Family Doctors will accredit participation.  All medical practitioners and senior medical students are cordially invited. The full programme may be accessed from the Collegeís website at http://www.synapse.net.mt/mcfd

11 April, 2001