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Programme

 

Programme – Pulse LIVE Liverpool

Pulse LIVE Liverpool will be taking place on 3rd October 2017. 

08.45  Registration and networking

Alongside the conference, the event features an exhibition where key industry partners, charities, association and suppliers will showcase the latest innovations and solutions

09.20  Welcome from Pulse editor Nigel Praities

09.30 Big Discussion: Type 2 diabetes and the low carb diet: What is going on?

Dr David Unwin, RCGP expert clinical adviser in Diabetes, RCGP champion in collaborative care in Diabetes and Obesity

10.10 Exhibition and Networking

Sign up opens for the 10.40 and 11.40 Simulation Training Sessions at 10.10. Each session has a maximum attendance of 10 people and places will be granted on a first come first serve basis. Sign up is located at the registration desk.

Chair: Dr Ian Sweetenham, GPSI ENT in Cambridgeshire

Chair: Dr Roger Henderson, senior GP partner, Shropshire and author

Interactive masterclasses on a key clinical challenge. Please note these workshops have limited capacity and will be on a first come, first serve basis on the day of the event. 

10.40 – 11.05

Latest guidance for managing dementia in primary care

Dr J S Bamrah, consultant psychiatrist, honorary Reader, University of Manchester, national Chairman, BAPIO,
director and council member, BMA

10.40 – 11.30

NHS Pension changes: Are you sleep-walking into oblivion?

Kevin Walker, NHS pension specialist
and independent financial adviser, BW Medical Accountants

10.40 – 11.30

Practical management of cow milk allergy in primary care

  • Symptoms of cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) 
  • Taking an allergy focused history
  • Management options 
  • Practical case studies

Dr Satish Hulikere, consultant paediatrician and Naomi Logan, specialist paediatric dietitian, Warrington Hospital

Supported by Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition

10.40 – 11.30

Interactive workshop: Latest guidance on joint injection

Dr Kishor Vithlani, GPwSI in skin surgery and educational advisor for RCGP Mersey Faculty

10.40 – 11.30

Common eye presentations: Diagnosis, referral and treatment in primary care

  • The importance of taking a thorough history
  • Visual and ophthalmoscope examination
  • The pitfalls of a swollen disc

Mr Jonathan Durnian,
consultant ophthalmologist, St Paul’s Eye Unit,
Royal Liverpool University Hospital

 10.40 – 11.30

Simulation training: Anaphylaxis

Led by a clinical facilitator from GP Simulation

Max attendance: 10. Sign up at 10.10

 

10.40 – 11.30

Simulation training: The collapsed patient 

Led by a clinical facilitator from GP Simulation

 Max attendance: 10. Sign up at 10.10

11.10 – 11.35

Fitting the DOAC to the patient: factors to consider

Dr Aleem Khand, consultant interventional cardiologist, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

Supported by Daiichi Sankyo

11.40 – 12.20

Achieving HbA1c targets is a challenge: How can SGLT2 inhibitors help you manage type 2 diabetes?

  • Current treatment options for patients.
  • Comparing SGLT2 inhibitors with sulphonylureas and DPP4 inhibitors.
  • Practical case studies.

Dr Sumer Aditya, clinical director for diabetes and endocrinology, Aintree University Hospital

Supported by Janssen

11.40 – 12.30

Top tips for time management and delegation

Dr Shaba Nabi, pulse columnist and a GP in Bristol

 11.40 – 12.30

Rosacea: Guidelines for diagnosis and management in primary care

Dr Alison Buckley GPwSI in dermatology, Manchester

Supported by Galderma

11.40 – 12.30

Interactive workshop: Latest guidance on joint injection

Dr Kishor Vithlani, GPwSI in skin surgery and educational advisor for RCGP Mersey Faculty

 

11.40 – 12.30

Common eye presentations: Diagnosis, referral and treatment in primary care

  • The importance of taking a thorough history
  • Visual and ophthalmoscope examination
  • The pitfalls of a swollen disc

Mr Jonathan Durnian,
consultant ophthalmologist, St Paul’s Eye Unit,
Royal Liverpool University Hospital

11.40  – 12.30

Simulation training: Anaphylaxis

Led by a clinical facilitator from GP Simulation

Max attendance: 10. Sign up at 10.10

 11.40 -12.30

Simulation training: The collapsed patient 

Led by a clinical facilitator from GP Simulation

Max attendance: 10. Sign up at 10.10

12.30 Lunch and exhibition
13.00  [Exhibition floor] Well trained staff save you time: 10 tips to achieve this
Andy Briggs, managing partner, Hathaway Medical Centre
India Vella, national trainer, Blue Stream Academy

Sign up opens for the 13.30 and 15.05 Simulation Training Sessions at 12.50. Each session has a maximum attendance of 10 people and places will be granted on a first come first serve basis. Sign up is located at the registration desk.

13.30 – 13.55

Dizziness: Diagnosis and management in primary care 

Dr Ian Sweetenham, GPSI ENT in Cambridgeshire

13.30 – 14.20

Resilience in general practice: What does it mean?

  • What is a resilient practitioner?
  • Top tips to influence your practice.
  • Practical discussion addressing your challenges.

Dr Prit Buttar, GP, Resilient GP

 

13.30 – 14.20

Understanding paediatric wheeze

  • Everything you needed to know about bronchiolitis, viral wheeze and childhood asthma
  • When is it an emergency?
  • What do GPs need to do?

 Dr Edward Snelson, former GP and  consultant in paediatrics and paediatric emergency medicine, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

13.30 – 14.20

Migraine masterclass: recognising migraine in general practice

  • Identification and classification of migraine
  • Busting common myths
  • When to refer for further investigation

Dr Bill Laughey, GP Trainer and researcher in headache and migraine

13.30 – 14.20

Management of vaginal discharge  in general practice 

Dr Neil Lazaro, Associate Specialist GUM/HIV, Hon Senior Lecturer, author of the RCGP/BASHH National Guidelines on STI Management

 

13.30 – 14.20

Simulation training: Anaphylaxis

Led by a clinical facilitator from GP Simulation

Max attendance: 10. Sign up at 12.50

 

 13.30 – 14.20


Simulation training: The collapsed patient 

Led by a clinical facilitator from GP Simulation

Max attendance: 10. Sign up at 12.50

14.00 – 14.25

A practical approach to counselling and managing patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation

Dr Yassir Javaid, GP, cardiovascular lead, Nene CCG and primary care cardiovascular lead, East Midlands Strategic Clinical Network

Supported by Bayer

14.25 Tea, networking and exhibition

15.00 – 15.30

HIV in primary care

  • Epidemiology and clinical scenarios
  • When to test
  • NICE guidance

Dr Mark Lawton, consultant in Sexual Health & HIV and Clinical Lead at the Liverpool Centre for Sexual Health

15.05 – 15.55

Mindfulness: An introductory workshop for GPs

  • What is mindfulness?
  • Using mindfulness as a professional tool to improve efficiency and wellbeing.
  • Evidence based uses of mindfulness for patients

Colin Duff, Head of Research, Breathworks CIC

15.05 – 15.55

Understanding paediatric wheeze

  • Everything you needed to know about bronchiolitis, viral wheeze and childhood asthma
  • When is it an emergency?
  • What do GPs need to do?

 Dr Edward Snelson, former GP and  consultant in paediatrics and paediatric emergency medicine, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

15.05 – 15.55

Migraine masterclass: recognising migraine in general practice

  • Identification and classification of migraine
  • Busting common myths
  • When to refer for further investigation

Dr Bill Laughey, GP Trainer and researcher in headache and migraine

 

15.05 – 15.55

Simulation training: Anaphylaxis

Led by a clinical facilitator from GP Simulation

Max attendance: 10. Sign up at 12.50

 15.05 – 15.55

Simulation training: The collapsed patient 

Led by a clinical facilitator from GP Simulation

Max attendance: 10. Sign up at 12.50

15.30 – 16.00

Contraception update 2017

  • Update to guidance on emergency and quick starting contraception
  • Common challenges

Dr Laura Percy, consultant in sexual and reproductive health

16.00 – 16.30 Clinical update: Asthma management
P
rofessor Douglas Robinson, consultant allergist and respiratory physician

*Please note this programme is subject to change.

**We would like to thank our exhibitors for supporting this meeting, which includes a number of pharmaceutical companies. Unless stated in the programme, they have had no input into the agenda, speaker selection or content.