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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 Big debate: Sick notes are a waste of GP time
10.10 Coffee break and exhibition
  Morning track sessions
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    Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3    

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
New NICE guidance on multi-morbidity – what do GPs need to know?Dr Jonathan Inglesfield, GP in Surrey and member of the NICE guideline development group

10.45–11.35
Interactive workshop: Latest guidance on joint injection
Dr Louise Warburton, GPwSI in Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Medicine and Dr Sukhman Kalra, GP with Special Interest Musculoskeletal Medicine, Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust

Speakers recommended by Arthritis Research UK

10.45–11.35
Session to be confirmed
Supported by MSD

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

 


 

11.15 – 11.40
New guidance on managing liver disease in primary care

 

11.45–12.10
Accessing currently funding opportunities to support general practice development

11.45–12.10
Session to be confirmed

Supported by Bayer 

11.45–12.35
Interactive workshop: Latest guidance on joint injection
Dr Louise Warburton, GPwSI in Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Medicine and Dr Sukhman Kalra, GP with Special Interest Musculoskeletal Medicine, Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
Speakers recommended by Arthritis Research UK

11.45–12.35
Effective management of rosacea : 2017
Supported by Galderma

 

11.45–12.35
Difficult conversations: Building confidence in addressing challenging situations
Representative from Difficult Conversations 

 

 

 
 12.10 – 12.40
Indemnity protection: The changing landscape of primary care
Robert Lynch, managing director, MIAB
Supported by MIAB
 12.15 – 12.55
Session to be confirmed
Supported by Janssen
  Lunch, networking and exhibition
  Afternoon track sessions
 
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    Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3    

13.45 – 14.10
Session to be confirmed
Supported by Galliard Homes

13.45 – 14.10
Managing mental health in pregnant and post-natal women
Dr Carrie Ladd, RCGP Clinical Fellow in peri-natal mental health
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
Common eye presentations: diagnosis, referral and treatment in primary care 
13.45 – 14.35
Advanced consultation skills 
   
 14.15 – 14.40
 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
14.15 – 14.40
Session to be confirmed
Supported by Boehringer Ingelheim

 Exhibition and Networking

 15.15 – 16.00
The future of general practice under STPs

15.10 – 15.35
Recognising and referring signs of sepsis
Dr Simon Stockley, GP and clinical lead for RCGP priority in sepsis

15.10 – 16.00
Top gastroenterological challenges for primary care and how to manage them
Dr Tanay Sheth, GPSI gastroenterology in Surrey
 15.10 – 16.00
Session to be confirmed
Supported by Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition
 15.10 – 16.00
Common eye presentations: diagnosis, referral and treatment in primary care

15.40 – 16.05
Parkinson’s update: What GPs need to know
Dr Alistair Church, GP and clinical assistant 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 Big debate: Should GPs stop prescribing all OTC medications?
10.10 Coffee break and exhibition
  Morning track sessions
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    Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3    

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

10.45–11.35
Recognising common paediatric emergencies
Dr Peter Heinz, consultant paediatrician, Addenbrooke’s Hospital

10.45–11.35
The Diabetes Prevention Plan
Professor Jonathan Valabhji, national clinical director for obesity and diabetes, NHS England
Supported by NHS England

 10.45–11.35

Pathology conundrums: Including statin intolerance, vit D testing and menopause
Dr Shirley Bowles, consultant chemical pathologist, Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


 

11.15 – 11.40
Session to be confirmed
Supported by Relias Learning

11.15 – 11.40
Polypharmacy in the elderly

 

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

12.15 – 12.40
Session to be confirmed
Supported by Daiichi-Sankyo

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

11.45–12.35
Difficult conversations: Building confidence in addressing challenging situations
Representative from Difficult Conversations

 

11.45–12.35
Migraine masterclass: classification, myths and recommendations 

   
  Lunch, networking and exhibition
  Afternoon track sessions
 
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    Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3    
  13.45 – 14.10
NICE guidance on the menopause
13.45 – 14.35
Migraine masterclass: classification, myths and recommendations 

 
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
Pathology conundrums: Including statin intolerance, vit D testing and menopause
Dr Shirley Bowles, consultant chemical pathologist, Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
   
  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  Big Interview: David Mowat MP
15.15 Close of conference
  *Please note that this is a draft agenda and subject to change