Conference at a Glance

The programme may be subject to change. A detailed conference programme will be available in January 2022.

Wednesday 11 May 2022

GP programme
Primary Care Management
Cardiovascular Health
Women’s Health
Mother and Baby
Diabetic Foot and Wound Care
Podiatry and Orthotics
Nutrition and Dietetics
Care of Older People

Thursday 12 May 2022

GP programme
Dermatology
Diabetes and Obesity
Respiratory Health
Women’s Health
Mother and Baby
Child and Young People
Podiatry and Orthotics
End of Life

The details of the full 2022 programme can be seen below

Conference Programme Details

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Chair: Dr Michael Dixon, Chair, College of Medicine

9.20 – 10.20

Headaches in Young People – Diagnosis and Management
Dr Prab Prabhakar, Consultant and Honorary Associate Professor in Paediatric Neurology, Great Ormond Street Hospital and UCL GOSICH
The Role of the Microbiome and the Gut-Brain Axis in Gut Health

Dr Lynne Barker, Associate Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Neurocognitive Theme Lead for the Centre for Behavioural Science and Applied Psychology, Sheffield Hallam University
Supported by Symprove

11.10 – 12.40

Modern Patients, Modern Risks: The Medicolegal Challenges Facing GPs
Dr Rob Hendry, Medical Director, Medical Protection Society
What is a Sleep Disorder and How to Recognise it in General Practice
Dr Robert Koefman, GPwSI ENT and Sleep, Binfield Surgery
Common ENT Emergencies in Primary Care
Dr Alex Watson, GP Partner, Trainer and Community ENT Specialist, Ashlea Medical Practice

2.10 – 3.10

Aged-Related Eye Conditions: Diagnosis and Management
Dr Waqaar Shah, GPwSI Ophthalmology, Chatfield Medical Centre
Management of Common Eye Conditions in Primary Care
Dr Andrew Partner, GPwSI Ophthalmology, Primary Care Ophthalmology LLP and Oxford Eye Hospital

3.40 – 5.00

Raising Awareness of Sight Loss and the Importance of Eye Health
Dr Louise Gow, Specialist Lead for Eye Health and Specialist Optometrist and Stevie Johnson, Clinical Lead, Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)
What Not to Miss in Paediatric Ophthalmology

Louise Allen, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Chair: Caroline Kerby, Managing Partner, Brentfield Medical Centre

9.20 – 10.20

Transforming the Model of General Practice
Dr Minal Bakhai, Clinical Director for General Practice Transformation and Digital First Primary Care at NHS England and NHS Improvement
Understanding the NHS Pension Scheme and Pension Age Discrimination
Simon Appleyard, Regional Manager, Wesleyan

11.05 – 12.35

What Innovative Primary Care Looks Like
Dr Chris Nortcliff, Head of Primary Care Development, Salford Primary Care Together
Transforming Long Term Condition Care  Post Pandemic

Helen Williams, Consultant Pharmacist for CVD Disease, Southwark CCG and Council Member, Primary Care Cardiovascular Society
Dr Deep Shah, GP, UCLP Wentworth Medical Practice and Aiysha Saleemi, Pharmacist Advisor, UCLPartners

Understanding the Practicalities of Working at Scale
Caroline Kerby, Managing Partner, Brentfield Medical Centre

2.30 – 4.00

Financial Sustainability in Your Practice
Claire Houston, Primary Care Support Consultant
On behalf of Practice Index
Developing the Role of the Non-Clinician in Primary Care
Mairead Roche, Practice Manager and Trainer
Developing the Future Primary Care Workforce

Tracy Dell, Primary Care Manager

Chair: Professor Ahmet Fuat, Professor of Primary Care Cardiology, University of Durham; GPwSI Cardiology, Darlington; Council Member, Primary Care Cardiovascular Society

9.45 – 10.45

CVD Prevention in Action
Professor Ahmet Fuat, Professor of Primary Care Cardiology, University of Durham; GPwSI Cardiology, Darlington; Council Member, Primary Care Cardiovascular Society
Management of Heart Palpitations – Latest Guidance

Dr Muhammad Yassir Javaid, GPwSI Cardiology & Cardiovascular Lead, East Midlands Clinical Network

11.30 – 1.00

Living With Hyperkalaemia: Update in National Guidelines
Professor Ahmet Fuat, Professor of Primary Care Cardiology, University of Durham; GPwSI Cardiology, Darlington; Council Member, Primary Care Cardiovascular Society
This is a promotional symposium sponsored and organised by AstraZeneca
Improving Interpretation of ECGs
Dr Muhammad Yassir Javaid, GPwSI Cardiology & Cardiovascular Lead, East Midlands Clinical Network
Medicines Optimisation for the Prevention of Stroke

Helen Williams, Consultant Pharmacist for CVD Disease, Southwark CCG and Council Member, Primary Care Cardiovascular Society

2.45 – 4.15

A New Era in the Management of Cardio-Renal Risk
Dr Muhammad Yassir Javaid, GPwSI Cardiology & Cardiovascular Lead, East Midlands Clinical Network
This is a promotional symposium sponsored and organised by AstraZeneca
Breathlessness and Cardiovascular Disease – Assessment and Treatment Options
Dr Jim Moore, GPwSI Cardiology and President, Primary Care Cardiovascular Society
Chair: Dr Anne Connolly MBE, GPwSI Gynaecology and Chair, Primary Care Women’s Health Forum

9.20 – 10.20

PCOS – A Public Health Issue
Dr Virginia A Beckett, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

11.15 – 12.15

Adolescent Gynaecology
Dr Julie Oliver, GPwSI in Gynaecology, Durham Gynae
Managing Endometriosis
Dr Anne Connolly MBE, GPwSI Gynaecology and Chair, Primary Care Women’s Health Forum

2.00 – 3.00

Perimenopausal Bleeding – When to Worry
Dr Julie Oliver, GPwSI in Gynaecology, Durham Gynae
HRT That Mirrors Me: The Importance of Body Identical Hormones
Dr Katie Barber, GP, Oxford University Hospital
Supported by Theramex

3.45 – 4.45

Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Dr Julian Spinks, GP with Interest in Continence, Medway Practices Alliance
Osteoporosis in Crisis: Fracture Prevention During the Pandemic and Beyond
Dr Zoe Paskins, Reader in Rheumatology; NIHR Clinician Scientist and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist, Keele University
Chair: Verena Wallace, Senior Midwifery Advisor Policy, Education and Standards, Nursing and Midwifery Council

9.30 – 10.45

Supporting the Health and Wellbeing of Midwives Post-Pandemic
Dr Sally Pezaro, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Coventry University
Innovations in Managing Recurrent Miscarriage
Dr Naomi Black, Clinical Research Fellow, University of Warwick, Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research

11.30 – 12.30

Pregnancy Planning for Women with Diabetes
Dr Rebecca Scott, Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology and Obstetric Medicine, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Trust
Management of Heart Disease During Pregnancy
Dr Anna Herrey, Consultant Cardiologist, Barts Heart Centre

2.30 – 4.00

How to Change Smoking Behaviour During Pregnancy – What Works
Professor Felix Naughton, Professor of Health Psychology, University of East Anglia
Supporting Homeless Pregnant Women – Best Practice
Memuna Sowe, Specialist Midwife Vulnerable and Marginalised Women, Homeless Health Team, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Improving the Care of Pregnant Women in Prison

Nicola Barker and Louise Birtwell, Specialist Midwives for the Judicial Service, HMP Low Newton and HMP New Hall

Chair: Krishna Gohil, Clinical Lead: Lower Limb and Surgical Wounds, National Wound Care Strategy

9.30 – 10.30

Mechanics of the Diabetic Foot
Professor Roozbeh Naemi, Professor of Biomechanics, Staffordshire University
Managing Diabetic Foot Emergencies – What and When to Refer
Jayne Robbie, Senior Podiatrist, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust and Diabetes UK Clinical Champion

11.15 – 12.45

Latest Advances in Managing Diabetic Foot Infection
Debbie Sharman, Consultant Podiatrist – Diabetes and Professional Lead for Podiatry, Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust and Visiting Lecturer, University of Southampton
University of Southampton
Advances in Diabetic Wound Debridement
Joanne Casey, Podiatry Project Officer, The Royal College of Podiatry
Advances in Dressings for the Diabetic Foot
Andrew Sharpe, Advanced Podiatrist, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

2.30 – 4.00

The National Wound Care Capability Framework
Krishna Gohil, Clinical Lead: Lower Limb and Surgical Wounds, National Wound Care Strategy
What’s in a Name, When is a Diabetic Foot Ulcer a Pressure Ulcer?
Gill Sykes, Advanced Podiatrist, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust and Trustee, Tissue Viability Society
How to Diagnose Wound Infection
Professor Steven Jeffery, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Birmingham University
Chair: Dr Helen Branthwaite, Musculoskeletal Project Lead, Royal College of Podiatry

9.30 – 10.30

New and Emerging Roles in Podiatry Post-Covid
Joanne Casey, Podiatry Project Officer, The Royal College of Podiatry
Bunions and Osteoarthritis
Antony Neil Wilkinson, Consultant Podiatric Surgeon and Clinical Lead, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Ramsay Park Hill Hospital and Partner, Coriel Orthopaedic Group

11.15 – 12.15

Is Erosive Cartilage Mapping the Podiatrist’s Satnav for Predictive Hallux Valgus?
David R Tollafield, Podiatrist, Private Practitioner in Podiatry and Foot Health Journalist
Foot and Ankle Osteoarthritis: A Global Challenge
Professor Catherine Bowen, Professor in Podiatry, University of Southampton

2.00 – 3.30

Techniques in Minor Skin Surgery
Ian Reilly, Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust
Equality and Diversity and Its Impact on Dermatology
Usamah Khalid, Private Practice Podiatrist and Coordinator and Vice Chair, The Royal College of Podiatry’s EDI Group
Lower Limb Skin Tumours: When and Where to Refer
Belinda Longhurst, Podiatry Lecturer and Trustee, Forgotten Feet

4.00 – 5.00

Anaesthetic with Ultrasound
Tommy Chan, Podiatric Surgeon and Specialist Registrar in Podiatric Surgery, Mexborough Montagu Hospital, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Patient Behaviour and Its Impact on Foot Ulceration
Andrew Hill, Podiatrist and Educational Lead, The SMAE Institute

9.15 – 10.15

Opportunities and Risks with First Contact Practitioners in Primary Care
Phin Robinson, Clinical Director and Specialist FCP Physiotherapist, Pure Physiotherapy
Rehabilitation After Traumatic Injury
Andrew Green, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist – MSK & Complex Trauma, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

11.05 – 12.05

Robot Assisted Physiotherapy – Where to Next?
Jon Graham, Clinical Director and Owner, Physio Function
Hip Dysplasia – Improving Recognition in Adults
Mehmet Gem, South & West Regional FCP Lead, Pure Physiotherapy

2.15 – 3.15

Diagnosis and Treatment Options for Hip Pain in Young Adults

Damian Griffin, Professor of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Warwick Medical School and Honorary Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Femoral Acetabular Impingement – Best Practice in Assessment and Rehabilitation
Mehmet Gem, South & West Regional FCP Lead, Pure Physiotherapy

4.00 – 5.00

Innovations in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis – What’s on the Horizon
Dr Fiona Watt, Future Leaders Fellow and Clinical Reader in Rheumatology, Imperial College London
Exercise for Prevention and Management of Osteoarthritis
Professor James Bilzon, Director, Centre for Clinical Rehabilitation and Exercise Medicine (CREM), University of Bath
Chair: Anne Holdoway, Consultant Dietitian; Fellow, British Dietetic Association and Education Officer, BAPEN

9.30 – 10.30

Dietitians Adding Value to Primary Care: A New Approach
Dr Avril Collinson, Academic Lead Dietetics, University of Plymouth BDA
How Can We Best Communicate About the Healthiness of Foods?
Dr Stacey Lockyer, Nutrition Scientist, British Nutrition Foundation

11.15 – 12.15

How to Achieve Sustained Remission in Type 2 Diabetes
Alison Barnes, Senior Research Associate Dietitian and Lecturer in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Newcastle University
To Fast or Not to Fast?
Dr Dermot O’Flynn, GP, London

2.30 – 4.00

Using Plant-Based Nutrition to Improve Female Hormonal Health
Dr Gemma Newman, GP, Author and Podcast Host
Interventions for Malnutrition in Later Life
Professor Jane Murphy, Professor of Nutrition, Bournemouth University BDA Older People
How to Help Vegans Look After Their Bones
Heather Russell, Dietitian, The Vegan Society
Chair: Dr Karen Harrison Dening, Head of Research & Publications, Dementia UK and Professor of Dementia Nursing, De Montfort University

9.30 – 10.30

Depression in Adults: Treatment and Management
Dr Philip Wilkinson, Consultant in Psychiatry of Old Age, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Oxford
Reducing Distressed Reactions in People Living with Dementia During Personal Care Interventions – Using Positive Approach to Care (PAC)
Susannah Thwaites, Advanced Clinical Practitioner Occupational Therapist, Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

11.30 – 12.30

Can We Prevent Dementia?
Dr Naaheed Mukadam, Senior Clinical Research Fellow Consultant, University College London
Recognising and Managing Delirium
Dr Shama Mani, Consultant in Geriatrics and General Medicine, Barnet Hospital, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

2.30 – 4.00

Supporting Older Adults in the Community at Risk of Malnutrition
Sue Baic, Registered Dietitian, Nutrition Basics on behalf of Wiltshire Farm Foods
Managing Symptoms and Raising Quality of Life Through Music Therapy
Dr Ming-Hung Hsu, Music Therapy Lead, MHA and Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research, Anglia Ruskin University

Thursday 12 May 2022

9.30 – 10.30

The Role of the GP in Managing Digestive Health

Dr Sarah Jarvis MBE, GP, Clinical Director of Patient at Patient.co.uk; Visiting Professor of General Practice, University of Huddersfield and Medical Broadcaster
Supported by Symprove

11.15 – 12.15

Pathways to Oral Cancer Diagnosis
Dr Jane Wilcock, GP, Silverdale Medical Practice
PSA and the Prostate Cancer Diagnostic Pathway: an Update for Primary Care Clinicians
Dr Sam Merriel GP, Tyntesfield Medical Group, North Somerset and Clinical Senior Research Fellow, University of Exeter
Supported by Prostate Cancer UK

2.30 – 4.00

Managing Mental Health Post-Covid
Dr Justin Varney, Director of Public Health, Birmingham City Council
Managing Patients with Addiction to Prescription and Over the Counter Medications
Dr Steve Brinksman, GP and Medical Director, Addiction Professionals
Managing Mental Health in Secure Environments
Dr Caroline I J Watson, Lead GP, HMP Bedford and RCGP Clinical Champion Healthcare in Secure Environments

Chair: Dr Steve Holmes, GP, Shepton Mallet and Education Lead, Primary Care Respiratory Society (PCRS-UK)

9.30 – 10.30

Management of Late-Stage COPD
Dr Mukesh Singh, GPwSI Respiratory Medicine and Senior Partner, Horsefair Practice Group and Sandy Lane Surgery, Rugeley; Chair, Staffordshire Respiratory Leaders Network and Staffordshire STP’s Respiratory Clinical Lead
Meeting the Challenge: Addressing the Mortality Risk in Patients with COPD and Cardiovascular Disease
Professor Sudip Ghosh, Deputy Medical Director & Consultant Physician, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
This is a promotional symposium sponsored and organised by AstraZeneca

11.15 – 12.45

Allergy & Anaphylaxis in a Primary Care Setting
Dr Matt Doyle, GPsWI Allergic Disease, Indigo Medical
Managing Hay Fever in Primary Care – What’s New
Sophie Farooque, Allergy Consultant and Clinical Lead, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Inhalers and the Environment
Dr Steve Holmes, GP, Shepton Mallet and Education Lead, Primary Care Respiratory Society (PCRS-UK)
Supported by Chiesi

2.15 – 3.15

The Use of VHCs to Improve pMDI Drug Delivery
Dr Steve Holmes, GP, Shepton Mallet and Education Lead, Primary Care Respiratory Society (PCRS-UK)
Supported by Trudell Medical
Assessment and Treatment of Breathing Pattern Dysfunction
Lizzie Grillo, Advanced Physiotherapist/NIHR Clinical Fellow, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

3.45 – 4.45

Asthma Diagnosis, Monitoring and Chronic Asthma Management

Dr Matt Doyle, GPsWI Allergic Disease, Indigo Medical

Management of the Long-Term Effects of COVID
Dr Melissa Heightman, Consultant Respiratory Physician and Clinical Lead, COVID Follow Up Service, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust
Chair: Dr Angelika Razzaque, GP and Speciality Doctor in Dermatology, Amersham Vale Training Practice London, King’s College Hospital and Primary Care Dermatology Society (PCDS)

9.15 – 10.45

Introducing a Teledermatology Service
Dr Stephanie Gallard, GPwSI Dermatology, Liverpool; Primary Care Lead for Dermatology, Cheshire and Merseyside Health & Care Partnership; Clinical Champion for Dermatology, Healthy Wirral Partnership
What Not to Miss
Dr Elizabeth Ogden, Associate Specialist in Dermatology, Lister Hospital, Stevenage
Practical Dermoscopy Tips
Dr Jonathan Bertalot, GP Partner and Specialty Doctor Dermatology, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)

11.30 – 1.00

Foot Dermatology in Primary Care
Dr Ivan Bristow, Podiatrist and Fellow, The Royal College of Podiatry
Vitiligo – Diagnosis and Treatment Options
Dr John S Ferguson, Consultant Dermatologist, Department of Photodermatology, St John’s Institute of Dermatology
Genital Dermatology

Dr Elizabeth Ogden, Associate Specialist in Dermatology, Lister Hospital Stevenage

3.00 – 4.30

Managing the Psychosocial Impact of Skin Disease
Professor Andrew R Thompson, Programme Director, South Wales Clinical Psychology Training and Professor of Clinical Psychology, Cardiff University
Diagnostics in Dermatology
Dr Tim Cunliffe, Executive Chair, Primary Care Dermatology Society; GPwER Dermatology and Skin Surgery and Joint Lead for Skin Cancer & Skin Surgery, Department of Dermatology, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Travel Dermatology – What to Look Out for in Primary Care
Dr Sara Ritchie, PwER Dermatology, Committee Member and Editor, PCDS Bulletin

Chair: Professor Vinod Patel, Professor in Diabetes and Clinical Skills, Warwick Medical School and George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

9.30 – 11.00

Redesigning Innovative Diabetic Pathways – Best Practice
Dr Waqas Tahir, GPwER Diabetes, Cowgill Surgery, Affinity Care and Diabetes Clinical Lead, Bradford System Programme Board
Specialist Weight Management Services in the UK: The Current Landscape and its Challenges

Dr Elizabeth Uchegbu, Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology and Obesity Specialist, Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
This promotional symposium is organised and funded by Novo Nordisk

11.45 – 12.45

Preconceptual Care for Women with Diabetes
Nicola Milne, Community Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Manchester Diabetes and Endocrinology Centre and Diabetes UK Clinical Champion
A New Era in the Management of Cardio-Renal Risk 
Dr Muhammad Yassir Javaid, GPwSI Cardiology & Cardiovascular Lead, East Midlands Clinical Network
This is a promotional symposium sponsored and organised by AstraZeneca

2.30 – 4.00

Managing Common Diabetic Emergencies
Dr Parijat De, Consultant Physician in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
Multi-factorial Intervention in Diabetes Care: Role of New Agents
Professor Vinod Patel, Professor in Diabetes and Clinical Skills, Warwick Medical School and George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
Chair: Dr Anne Connolly MBE, GPSI Gynaecology and Chair, Primary Care Women’s Health Forum

9.20 – 10.20

Fertility and Older Women
Dr Clare Searle, Extended Scope GP, Bridgewater Surgeries
Pre-Conception Care
Dr Anne Connolly MBE, GPSI Gynaecology and Chair, Primary Care Women’s Health Forum

11.15 – 12.15

Managing Diabetes Following Pregnancy
Professor Shakila Thangaratinam, Professor of Maternal and Perinatal Health, University of Birmingham
Termination of Pregnancy
Dr Clare Searle, Extended Scope GP, Bridgewater Surgeries

2.15 – 3.45

Medication Use in Pregnancy
Dr Paarul Prinja, Consultant Obstetric Physician, Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Managing Common Breastfeeding Problems for GPs
Dr Clare Aitchison, GP, Magdalen Medical Practice and Clinical Lead ‘GP Breastfeeding Champions’, Norwich CCG
Contraception – Cases in the Clinic
Dr Helen Munro, Consultant Community Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, Hywel Dda University Health Board
Chair, Janine McKnight-Cowan BEM, Queens Nurse and RCNi Community & General Nurse of the Year 2019, Derbyshire Health Services

9.20 – 10.20

Management of Epilepsy During Pregnancy and Labour
Professor Shakila Thangaratinam, Professor of Maternal and Perinatal Health, University of Birmingham
Fetal Heart Monitoring During Labour – Improving Skills
Christine Harding, Consultant Midwife, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Wendy Randall, Consultant Midwife Project Lead, Avoiding Brain injury in Childbirth (ABC), RCM/RCOG/THIS Institute Collaboration

11.15 – 12.30

The Trials and Tribulations of the OASI

Gloria Esegbona, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, The art of birth and Joy Palmer, Midwifery Education Consultant

Recovery After Caesarean Section – Best Practice

Janine McKnight-Cowan BEM, Queens Nurse and RCNi Community & General Nurse of the Year 2019, Derbyshire Health Services

2.30 – 4.00

Managing Postpartum Haemorrhage – Best Practice
Professor Andrew Weeks, Professor of International Maternal Health, Sanyu Research Unit, University of Liverpool
Fathers’ and Perinatal Mental Health
Mark Williams, Author and Consultant, Fathers Reaching Out
Chair: Rachael McKeown, Inequalities Policy Fellow, Association for Young People’s Health

9.20 – 10.20

Managing the Health and Wellbeing of Looked After Children and Young People
Nancy Sayer, Associate Director for Looked after Children and SEND and Designated Consultant Nurse for Looked after Children, NHS Kent and Medway Clinical Commissioning Group
Deciphering Early Signs of Autism
Dr Max Davie, Consultant Community Paediatrician, Evelina Community, Lambeth

11.15 – 12.15

Restoring the Mental Health of Children and Young People Post-COVID
Dr Fiona Smith, GP, Eaglescliffe Medical Practice, Clinical Lead Footsteps Youth Wellbeing, RCGP Adolescent Health Group
Understanding Climate Anxiety in Children and Young People
Caroline Hickman, Climate Psychologist

2.00 – 3.00

How Much Sleep Do Young People Really Need?
Dr Michael Farquhar, Consultant, Paediatric Sleep Medicine, Evelina London, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Managing the Effects of Social Media on Self-Esteem and Image
Dr Emma Park, GP Trainer and Member, RCGP Adolescent Clinical Interest Group, Primary Care Sheffield, RCGP

3.30 – 4.30

Reducing Health Inequalities in Adolescence
Dr Emma Park, GP Trainer and Member, RCGP Adolescent Clinical Interest Group, Primary Care Sheffield, RCGP
New Drugs on the Block – Reducing Harm
Chair: Dr Paul Chadwick, Clinical Director, Royal College of Podiatry

9.15 – 10.45

Advanced Clinical Practice in Action
Karl Guttormsen, Advanced Clinical Practitioner, North Manchester General Hospital
Advancing Independent Prescribing
Dr Sharon Rees, Associate Professor, London South Bank University
Overcoming Stress and Self Doubt in Practice
Dave James, Coach, Mentor and Podiatrist, Positive Pod

11.30 – 12.30

Plantar Digital Neuroma: Old Problem, New Analysis
David R Tollafield, Podiatrist, Private Practitioner in Podiatry and Foot Health Journalist
Trigger Points in the Lower Limb, Myofacial Pain and Dysfunction
Martin Harvey, Podiatrist and Independent Prescriber and Chair, The Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists

2.15 – 3.15

Cold Feet? Poor Pulses? Limb Threatening Ischaemia…or Not?
Martin Fox, Vascular Specialist Podiatrist, Manchester Local Care Organisation
Managing the Renal Foot
Noela Mullan, Advanced Renal Podiatrist, Western Health and Social Care Trust

3.50 – 4.50

Working With Runners – An Introduction to Assessment and Diagnosis
Tim Veysey-Smith, Podiatrist, Active Podiatry
What Are Children’s Therapeutic Footwear and How to Prescribe Them? – A Delphi Consensus
Matthew Hill, PhD Researcher, Centre for Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Technologies, Staffordshire University
Chair, Dr Neil Langridge, Director of Clinical and Rehabilitation Services, AECC University College

9.15 – 10.15

Innovative Balance Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis: Robotic Exoskeleton Clinical Research
Dr Mohamed Sakel, Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine and Director of the East Kent Neuro-rehabilitation Service, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Trust Professor Karen Saunders, Consultant Research Fellow (Neuro-physiotherapist), Cross Specialty Research Team, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Trust
Supporting Engagement in Exercise for People with Stroke
Rachel Young, Neuro Physiotherapist, Sheffield Neuro Physios and Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy, Sheffield Hallam University

11.00 – 12.00

Advances in the Physiotherapy Management of Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder
Dr Jane Simmonds, Associate Professor, University College London and Clinical Lead, London Hypermobility Unit, Central Health Physiotherapy
Chronic Pain: Assessment and Management Guidance
Diarmuid Denneny, Physiotherapy Lead & Independent Prescriber, Pain Management Centre, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Co-Chair, Physiotherapy Pain Association

2.30 – 4.30

Long Term Physiotherapy Management in Neck Related Headache
Dr Neil Langridge, Director of Clinical and Rehabilitation Services, AECC University College
Interventions in the Management of Pain-Affected Sleep
Dr Peter Gladwell, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, North Bristol NHS Trust Pain Management Service and Bristol M.E. Service
Chair: Dr Ros Taylor MBE, Medical Director, Michael Sobell Hospice and Harlington Hospice

9.15 – 10.30

Dying Well in Prison
Dr Annelise Matthews, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Maria O’Neill, Clinical Nurse Specialist for Secure Services, Cambridgeshire
The Challenges of Providing Good Palliative Care in the Time of COVID, and What We Can Learn Going Forwards
Dr Sinead Clarke, Medical Lead, Cheshire End of Life Partnership; Joint Medical Director Cheshire CCG and GP, Wrenbury Medical Practice

11.20 – 12.30

Open All Hours: Raising the Volume on Palliative and End of Life Care in an Ambulance Service
Dr Diane Laverty, Macmillan Nurse Consultant, Palliative & End of Life Care, London Ambulance Service
Improving Symptomatic Management for Patients with Renal Failure
Dr Nikki Reed, Consultant in Palliative Care, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Marie Curie Hospice West Midlands
Michelle Aslett, Specialist Palliative Care Pharmacist, Marie Curie Hospice West Midlands

2.30 – 4.00

Deprescribing in Palliative Care
Dr Ros Taylor MBE, Medical Director, Michael Sobell Hospice and Harlington Hospice
Supporting Patient Access to Medicines at End-of-Life in the Community – Opportunities and Challenges
Professor Susan Latter, Professor of Health Services Research, University of Southampton
Tackling Inequalities at the End of Life – Best Practice
Sharon Hudson, Strategic Nurse Consultant Palliative Care, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust

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