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Programme

Programme

Pulse LIVE London

  Day 1 – 21 March
08.45 Registration and exhibition
09.30 Welcome from Pulse editor Nigel Praities
09.35 The Great GP Debate: Sick notes are a waste of GP time
Dr Rob Hampton, portfolio GP and occupational physician
Dr Rory McCrea, GP and national council member, Family Doctor Association
10.10 Coffee break and exhibition
10.20 – 10.35 NICE Nugget with Dr Pete Smith: Back Pain and Sciatica
  Morning track sessions
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 Chair: Dr Rory McCrea  Chair: Dr Roger Henderson Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3 Workshop 4 Workshop 5

10.45–11.30
Top tips to practically and sustainably manage workload

Dr Farah Jameel, GP in London and lead on workload management, General Practitioners Committee

10.45–11.10
Managing mental health in pregnant and post-natal women
Dr Carrie Ladd, RCGP Clinical Fellow in peri-natal mental health

10.45–11.35
Interactive workshop: Latest guidance on joint injection
Dr Sukhman Kalra, GP with Special Interest Musculoskeletal Medicine, Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
Mr Rob Turner, consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Princess Royal Hospital

Speakers recommended by Arthritis Research UK

10.45–11.35
Dermatoscopy masterclass
Dr George Moncrieff, GPSI Dermatology and chair, Dermatology Council for England

10.45–11.35
Mindfulness: An introductory workshop for GPs
Dr Tamara Russell, clinical psychologist in London specialising in mindfulness for healthcare professionals

10.45–11.35
Common challenges in Men’s Health

Dr Nikhil Chopra, GP Partner in Buckinghamshire and GPSI Urology


10.45–11.35

Recognising common paediatric emergencies
Dr Peter Heinz, consultant paediatrician, Addenbrooke’s Hospital

11.15 – 11.40
Improving diagnostic pick up of liver disease in primary care
Dr Mead Mathews, GP Partner in Southampton with special interest in liver disease

 

11.45–12.10
Accessing current funding opportunities to support general practice development
Dr Robert Varnam, GP in Manchester, head of general practice development, NHS England

11.45–12.10
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

11.45–12.35
Recognising common paediatric emergencies
Dr Peter Heinz, consultant paediatrician, Addenbrooke’s Hospital

11.45–12.35
Effective management of rosacea : 2017
Dr George Moncrieff, GPSI Dermatology and chair, Dermatology Council for England
Supported by Galderma

 

11.45–12.35
Difficult conversations: Building confidence in addressing challenging conversations
JJ Nadicksbernd, lead facilitator, Difficult Conversations

11.45–12.35
Common challenges in Men’s Health
Dr Nikhil Chopra, GP Partner in Buckinghamshire and GPSI Urology

 

11.45–12.35

Interactive workshop: Latest guidance on joint injection
GP with Special Interest Musculoskeletal Medicine, Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
Mr Rob Turner, consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Princess Royal Hospital

Speakers recommended by Arthritis Research UK

12.10 – 12.40
Indemnity protection: The changing landscape of primary care
Robert Lynch, managing director, MIAB
Supported by MIAB
12.15 – 12.55
Achieving HbA1c targets is a challenge: How can SGLT2 inhibitors help you manage type 2 diabetes?Dr Kaushal Kansagra, GP partner, Wallington and GPSI Diabetes

Supported by Janssen

  Lunch, networking and exhibition
13.00 – 13.15 NICE Nugget with Dr Pete Smith: Menopause
13.20 – 13.35 [NICE Nuggets seminar area] What Next After Metformin?
Dr Kaushal Kansagra, GP in Wallington and GPSI Diabetes
Supported by Janssen
  Afternoon track sessions
 
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    Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3 Workshop 4 Workshop 5

13.45 – 14.10
Partner departures and arrivals: How to achieve the clean divorce and a happy marriage?
Guy Morgan, partner, Susan Cowan, partner and Edward Adamson, solicitor, Lester Aldridge
Supported by Lester Aldridge

13.45 – 14.10
Recognising and referring signs of sepsis
Dr Simon Stockley, GP and clinical lead for RCGP priority in sepsis
13.45 – 14.35
Top gastroenterological challenges for primary care and how to manage them
Dr Tanay Sheth, GPSI gastroenterology in Surrey
13.45 – 14.35
Further Medical Evidence – supporting GPs to support their benefit assessment patients
Dr Paul Williams FFOM, Programme Director, Centre for Health and Disability Assessments (CHDA)
Supported by The Centre for Health and Disability Assessments
13.45 – 14.35
Advanced consultation skills: Motivational Interviewing
Dr Jen Nash, clinical psychologist and author, director of Positive Diabetes Limited
13.45 – 14.35
Common eye presentations: diagnosis, referral and treatment in primary care
Dr Andrew Partner, GP in Oxfordshire and GPSI Ophthalmology
 
14.15 – 14.40
The clinical value of computer patient interviewing
Dr Richard Sills, clinical advisor, Wiggly-Amps
Supported by Wiggly-Amps
14.15 – 14.40
The emergence of anticoagulation reversibility and its impact on patients with AF treated with non vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs)

Dr Sarah Jarvis, GP trainer in London and fellow, RCGP
This session is organised and funded by Boehringer Ingelheim

Exhibition and Networking
14.50 – 15.05 NICE Nugget with Dr Pete Smith: Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

15.15 – 16.00
The new GP Contract
Dr Chaand Nagpaul, GP and chair, GPC

15.10 – 15.35
New NICE guidance on multi-morbidity – what do GPs need to know?
Dr Sanjay Suman, consultant physician and clinical lead, Medway NHS Foundation Trust

15.10 – 16.00
Common eye presentations: diagnosis, referral and treatment in primary care
Dr Andrew Partner, GP in Oxfordshire and GPSI Ophthalmology
15.10 – 16.00
From birth choices to elderly care: how free online resources can help you support your patients
Alex Hayman, Managing Director of Public Markets, Which? Supported by Which?

 

15.10 – 16.00
Advanced consultation skills: Motivational Interviewing
Dr Jen Nash, clinical psychologist and author, director of Positive Diabetes Limited

15.10 – 16.00
Top gastroenterological challenges for primary care and how to manage them
Dr Tanay Sheth, GPSI gastroenterology in Surrey

 

15.40 – 16.05
Parkinson’s update: What GPs need to know
Dr Alistair Church, GP and associate specialist in Newport, member of the P-CNS steering group and member of the NICE guideline development group for Parkinson’s disease

16.10 Big Interview: Professor Ian Cumming, chief executive, Health Education England
16.45 Close of conference

 

  Day 2 – 22 March
09.00 Registration and exhibition
09.30 Welcome from Pulse editor Nigel Praities
09.35 The Great GP Debate: Should GPs stop prescribing all OTC medications?
Dr Martin Duerden, GP in Wales and RCGP clinical prescribing advisor
Dr Shaba Nabi, pulse columnist and a GP in Bristol
10.10

Coffee break and exhibition
10.20 – 10.35 NICE Nugget with Dr Pete Smith: Spondyloarthritis

  Morning track sessions
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 Chair: Dr Roger Henderson  Chair: Dr Keith Hopcroft Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3 Workshop 4 Workshop 5

10.45–11.10
The multidisciplinary team: Employing clinical staff to manage workload – making it work
Dr Jonathan Cope, GP Plympton Health Centre
Managing Partner Beacon Medical Group


10.45–11.10
Common presentation: The wheezy child
Dr Andy Whittamore, GP in portsmouth with interest in respiratory disease and clinical lead, Asthma UK

10.45–11.35
Practical management of cow’s milk allergy in primary care
Dr Helen Brough clinical lead for Paediatric Allergy, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Supported by Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition

10.45–11.35
The Diabetes Prevention Plan
Dr Matt Kearney, national clinical director for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, NHS England and national clinical advisor, Public Health England
Supported by NHS England

10.45–11.35

Migraine masterclass: classification, myths and recommendations
Dr Jud Pearson, specialist in headache, The National Migraine Centre

10.45–11.35
Difficult conversations: Building confidence in addressing challenging conversations
JJ Nadicksbernd, lead facilitator, Difficult Conversations


10.45–11.35
Hand Examination workshop
Dr Beryl de Souza, ‎honorary senior lecturer in Plastic Surgery, Imperial College London

11.15 – 11.40
Towards developing the optimum primary healthcare team: chronic pain management as a paradigm
Dr Richard Potter, Locum GP and formerly Medical Director of the Central Cheshire Pain Management Service
Supported by Relias Learning

11.15 – 11.40
Obesity in primary care: What can we really do?
Dr Zoe Williams, GP, and RCGP clinical champion for physical activity and lifestyle

 

11.45 – 12.30
Practitioner wellbeing: Understanding and accessing the new PHP scheme for healthcare professionals
Dr Clare Gerada, GP in London and medical director, NHS Practitioner Health Programme

11.45–12.10
Optimising the asthma consultation – don’t forget allergy!
Dr Somnath Mukhopadhyay, chair of paediatrics, Brighton and Sussex Medical School 
Supported by Thermo Fisher Scientific

12.15 – 12.40
Exploring patient profiles for stroke prevention in non-valvular atrial fibrillation
Professor Ahmet Fuat, GPSI and Professor of Primary Care Cardiology, Durham University
Supported by Daiichi-Sankyo

11.45–12.35
An optimistic approach to Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Dr George Moncrieff, GPSI Dermatology and chair, Dermatology Council for England
Supported by AbbVie

11.45–12.35
Migraine masterclass: classification, myths and recommendations
Dr Jud Pearson, specialist in headache, The National Migraine Centre

 

11.45–12.35
Hand examination workshop
Dr Beryl de Souza, ‎honorary senior lecturer in Plastic Surgery, Imperial College London

11.45–12.35
Time management and delegation
Dr Matt Burkes, GP and writer. Co-Editor of The Good GP Training Guide
11.45–12.35
A Pathology Pot-pourri, including diagnosis of the menopause, vitamin D measurements and managing statin ‘intolerance’
Dr Shirley Bowles, consultant chemical pathologist, Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  Lunch, networking and exhibition
13.00 – 13.15 NICE Nugget with Dr Pete Smith: Sepsis
13.25 – 13.40 NICE Nugget with Dr Pete Smith: Multi-morbidity
  Afternoon track sessions
 
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    Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3 Workshop 4  
13.45 – 14.10
Property investments and the law
David Galman, sales director, Galliard Homes
Representatives from Visionary Finance and Cavendish Law
Supported by Galliard Homes
13.45 – 14.10
HRT: Unpicking the evidence – do the benefits outweigh the risks?

Dr Louise Newson, GP and menopause expert in Solihull, West Midlands
Supported by Mylan

13.45 – 14.35
Difficult to control asthma – what is the best solution
Dr Steve Holmes, GP, Park Medical Practice, Shepton Mallet, clinical respiratory lead, Somerset CCG, education lead, Primary Care Respiratory Society UK
Supported by Novartis


13.45 – 14.35
Managing your high risk CVD patients
Professor Mike Kirby, visiting professor at University of Hertfordshire, editor in chief, Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal
Sponsored by MSD

13.45 – 14.35
A Pathology Pot-pourri, including diagnosis of the menopause, vitamin D measurements and managing statin ‘intolerance’
Dr Shirley Bowles, consultant chemical pathologist, Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
13.45 – 14.35
Mindfulness: An introductory workshop for GPs
Dr Tamara Russell, clinical psychologist in London specialising in mindfulness for healthcare professionals
13.45 – 14.35
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  14.15 – 14.40
Diagnosing polycystic ovary syndrome in primary care: Sorting fact from fiction
Dr Anne Connolly, GPSI gynaecology in Bradford and chair, Primary Care Women’s Health Forum
14.45 Closing keynote: David Mowat MP, parliamentary under-secretary for community health and care, with responsibility for primary care, Department of Health
15.15 Close of conference
 

*Please note that this is a draft agenda and subject to change

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