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Programme

Programme

Pulse LIVE London

Day 1 – Tuesday 22nd March

09.30 Welcome from Pulse editor Nigel Praities
   
09.35-10.10

Big Debate: Filling practices with non-doctors will not solve the workforce crisis
Dr Shaba Nabi, GP Trainer in Bristol and blogger, Pulse Today
Dr Stephanie De Giorgio, GP in Kent, Resilient GP

  Coffee, networking and exhibition
NICE Nugget with Dr Pete Smith
  Morning track sessions
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 Dr Farah Jameel, Sessional GP in London  Dr Keith Hopcroft, GP and clinical advisor, Pulse  Workshop 1  Workshop 2 Workshop 3  Workshop 4 Workshop 5

10.40 – 11.05
3 common complaints and how to manage them
Dr Stephanie de Giorgio, GP in Kent and Dr Bastiaan Kole, freelance GP, Resilient GP

11.10 – 11.35
Medical education: the key to Transformation?
Dr Mayur Vibhuti, director of medical education, IMH
Supported by Integral Medical Holdings

 

10.40 – 11.05
Women’s health: Pill’s patches and rings
Dr Jenny Brotherston,

GP specialist sexual health, gynaecology and menopause, training programme director and chair, Women’s Health Forum, Hull & East Yorkshire

10.45 – 11.30
Identifying common prescribing errors and how to avoid them

Dr Tessa Lewis, GP and medical adviser in therapeutics, Wales

10.45 – 11.30
Male LUTS: a hands-on workshop
Mr John L Peters, consultant urological surgeon, Whipps Cross (Barts Health)
This session has been organised and funded by Astellas, including slide-set creation, speaker selection and speaker honoraria

10.45 – 11.30
Respiratory diagnostics: a refresher on use of spirometry and pulse oximetry to assess difficult cases
Dr Azhar Saleem, GP respiratory lead, Lambeth CCG

10.45 – 11.30
Paediatric dermatology: Confidently recognising dermatological conditions in infants
Dr Jana Natkunarajah, consultant dermatologist and clinical lead, Kingston Hospital

10.45 – 11.30
GP Careers in 2016: Things to consider when starting out
Dr Surina Chibber, portfolio GP in London

11.10 – 11.35
The importance of taking early control of type 2 diabetes
Dr Adie Viljoen, consultant chemical pathologist, Lister Hospital Stevenage
Supported by Janssen

  

11.40 – 12.10
Creating and automatically redacting paperless insurance reports
Guy Bridgewater, Managing Director, Niche Health and Dr Julian Costello, Clinical Lead, Niche Health
Supported by Niche Health

11.40 – 12.10
Modern Management of AF in primary care

Dr Yassir Javaid, cardiovascular lead, Nene CCG
Supported by Blue Stream Academy

11.50 – 12.35
Identifying common prescribing errors and how to avoid them

Dr Tessa Lewis, GP and medical adviser in therapeutics, Wales

 11.50 – 12.35

Recognising and treating Post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN) in primary care
Dr Sue Peat, consultant in pain medicine, King’s College Hospital
Supported by Grunenthal

11.50 – 12.35
Respiratory diagnostics: a refresher on use of spirometry and pulse oximetry to assess difficult cases
Dr Azhar Saleem, GP respiratory lead, Lambeth CCG
 11.50 – 12.35
Paediatric dermatology: Confidently recognising dermatological conditions in infants
Dr Jana Natkunarajah, consultant dermatologist and clinical lead, Kingston Hospital
11.50 – 12.35
GP Careers in 2016: Things to consider when starting out
Dr Surina Chibber, portfolio GP in London
 12.15 – 13.00
Feeling confident to say ‘no’: Managing patient expectations and trusting clinical judgement
Dr Stephanie de Giorgio, GP in Kent and Dr Bastiaan Kole, freelance GP, Resilient GP
12.15 – 12.40
Key questions and red flags in the diagnosis of vertigo

Dr Steve Brown, GPSI ENT in Buckinghamshire 

12.45 – 13.10
Practical tips for managing gastro-oesophageal reflux in children
Dr Nadeem Afzal,  consultant and honorary senior lecturer in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Southampton General Hospital

  Lunch, networking and exhibition
NICE Nugget with Dr Pete Smith
   Afternoon track sessions      
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    Workshop 1  Workshop 2 Workshop 3  Workshop 4 Workshop 5

 

14.00–14.25
OAB: It’s personal!
Right conversation, right treatment

Mr Dudley Robinson, consultant surgeon in urogynaecology and gynaecology, King’s College Hospital
This session has been organised and funded by Astellas, including slide-set creation, speaker selection and speaker honoraria

14.10 – 14.55
Sexual health: signs, symptoms and referrals 
Dr Michael Rayment, consultant GUM/HIV physician, Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
 14.10 – 14.55
 Managing cow’s milk allergy in primary care

Dr Ian Pollock, consultant paediatrician, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
 Supported by Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition

14.10 – 14.55
Ear, nose and throat clinic: Diagnosis and management of common ENT presentations in primary care
Dr Ian Sweetenham, GPSI ENT in Cambridgeshire
 14.10 – 14.55
CBT Masterclass: Useful tips for general practioners on using CBT in a 10 minute consultation
Dr Maryanne Freer, consultant psychiatrist and lead for GP strand of medicine in the community, Newcastle University
 
 14.30 – 15.00
Alleviating GP workload: How to best use the new government ‘Fit for Work’ scheme for referral to occupational health services
Chris Rhodes, chief nursing officer, Fit for Work
14.30 – 14.55
Recent developments and therapy changes in the management of hypertension

Dr Terry McCormack, GP in North Yorkshire and secretary, British Hypertension Society

  15.00 – 15.30
Locums: A how to guide
Dr Farah Jameel, sessional GP in London and deputy chair, BMA’s Equality and Inclusion Committee

15.00 – 15.25

NICE Guidance on the Menopause
Dr John C Stevenson, Consultant Physician and Reader, National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London and Royal Brompton Hospital
Supported by Mylan

15.00 – 15.45
Sexual health: signs, symptoms and referrals 
Dr Michael Rayment, consultant GUM/HIV physician, Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
 15.00 – 15.45
The management of acne in primary care; current best practice and the reduced need for antibiotics
Dr George Moncrieff, GPSI and chair, Dermatology Council for England
Supported by Galderma
15.00 – 15.45
Ear, nose and throat clinic: Diagnosis and management of common ENT presentations in primary care
Dr Ian Sweetenham, GPSI ENT in Cambridgeshire
 15.00 – 15.45
CBT Masterclass: Useful tips for general practioners on using CBT in a 10 minute consultation

Dr Maryanne Freer, consultant psychiatrist and lead for GP strand of medicine in the community, Newcastle University

 
  15.30 – 15.55
Understanding the implications of recent NICE guidance for GPs in the referral of suspected cancer

Dr Karen Sennett, GP cancer lead, Islington CCG and member of the NICE guideline development group for suspected cancer

  Tea, networking and exhibition
NICE Nugget with Dr Pete Smith
   16.30 – 17.00  Reducing GP workload
Dr Robert Varnam, head of general practice development, NHS England
   Close of day 1      

 

Day 2 – Wednesday 23rd March

08.45 Registration and exhibition
09.30 Welcome from Pulse editor Nigel Praities
   
09.35 Big debate: Is impractical clinical guidance putting patients and doctors at risk?
Dr Zoe Norris, GP in Hull and blogger, Pulse Today
Dr Dermot Ryan,  honorary clinical research fellow, University of Edinburgh and chairman, Primary Care Interest Group, European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Dr Aseem Malhotra, cardiologist and expert in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease
10.10 Coffee break and exhibition
NICE Nugget with Dr Pete Smith
  Morning track sessions
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Dr Zoe Norris, GP in Hull

 Dr Roger Henderson, GP in Shropshire Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3 Workshop 4  Workshop 5

10.40–11.20
GP Contracts in 2016: Understanding your options
Dr Chaand Nagpaul, chair, GPC

10.40–11.05
Key points in delivering effective care to dying adults
Dr Adam Firth, RCGP clinical support fellow for End of Life Care and member of NICE guideline development group

10.50–11.35
Coaching patients for better health- what can I do in 10 minutes?Dr Tim Williams, GP specialist in pain management and professional life coach

10.50–11.35
NHS Diabetes prevention programme

Jonathan Valabhji, national clinical director for Obesity and Diabetes, NHS England
Matt Kearney, national clinical advisor, NHS England and Public Health England
Supported by NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK

 10.50–11.35

Challenging blood test results: Rational testing for screening, diagnosis and management
Dr Shirley Bowles, consultant chemical pathologist, Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

10.50–11.35
Not all cows’ milk is the same: The role of beta-casein variants in health and disease
Rick Miller, dietitian and nutrition Manager for The a2 Milk Company™  
Supported by The a2 Milk Company

 


10.50 – 11.35
Guidelines not tramlines: how to interpret and implement NICE advice
Gill Eddy,
medicines education regional technical adviser, NICE

11.10 – 11.35
Clinical outcomes and cost effectiveness of an externally applied electroceutical device in the treatment of venous leg ulcers (VLUs) in clinical practice in the UK
Dr David Chapman – Jones, Chief Scientific Officer, Synapse Electroceutical Ltd
Supported by Synapse Electroceutical Ltd

 

11.40–12.05
The end of the road: 5 key tips for struggling practices
Dr Peter Swinyard, chair. Family Doctor Association

12.10 – 12.40
Actual interoperability in the real world
Dr Jonathan Behr, chief medical officer, INPS
Supported by INPS

 

11.40–12.05
Musculoskeletal update: including new NICE back pain guidance, gout and osteoarthritis
Dr Tom Margham, primary care lead, Arthritis Research UK

12.10 – 12.35
Insomnia – an intractable problem in the elderly
Dr Alan Wade, former GP and specialist researcher in affective disorders
Supported by Flynn Pharma

11.40–12.30
Interpreting abnormal LFTs
Dr Shahid Khan, consultant physician, St Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospitals and clinical senior lecturer, Imperial College London


11.40–12.30
Dry eye management in primary care
Mr Michael J Wearne, clinical lead and consultant ophthalmologist, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Supported by Scope Ophthalmics

 

 

11.40–12.30
Challenging blood test results: Rational testing for screening, diagnosis and management
Dr Shirley Bowles, consultant chemical pathologist, Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

11.45–12.30
Is the grass always greener? Things to consider before working abroad
Paul Brooks, MD, EU Health Staff Ltd
Supported by EU Health Staff Ltd



 

 

 

11.45–12.30 
Guidelines not tramlines: how to interpret and implement NICE advice
Gill Eddy,
medicines education regional technical adviser, NICE

12.40 – 13.05
Top 10 ways to make your practice appealing to potential applicants
Dr Zoe Norris, GP in Hull and blogger, Pulse Today

12.40 – 13.05
Top tips for managing eating disorders
Dr Dominique Thompson, director of service, University of Bristol Students’ Health Service

 

  Lunch, networking and exhibition
NICE Nugget with Dr Pete Smith
  Afternoon track sessions
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    Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3 Workshop 4  

14.00 – 14.25
Portfolio careers: Assessing the pros and cons of a career beyond partnerships
Dr Rory McCrea, portfolio GP in Waltham Forest

14.00 – 14.25
Drug allergy in primary care
Dr Chris Rutkowski, consultant allergist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
14.10 – 14.55
Interpreting abnormal LFTs

Dr Shahid Khan, consultant physician, St Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospitals and clinical senior lecturer, Imperial College London


14.10 – 14.55
NHS Diabetes prevention programme

Jonathan Valabhji, national clinical director for Obesity and Diabetes, NHS England

Matt Kearney, national clinical advisor, NHS England and Public Health England
Supported by NHS England,  Public Health England and Diabetes UK

14.10 – 14.55
Dermatology masterclass: Identification and referral of suspected skin cancer
Dr Beryl De Souza, honorary clinical lecturer in plastic surgery, Imperial College and honorary secretary, Medical Women’s Federation
 14.10 – 14.55
Respiratory clinic: Identification and management of occupational asthma
Dr Joanna Szram, consultant in occupational lung disease and honorary clinical senior lecturer
 
 14.30 – 14.55
Property investment in London 

David Galman  Sales Director Galliard Homes Limited
Mark Jones, Independent Financial Adviser and Director, Omega Group
Supported by Galliard Homes Limited

14.30 – 14.55
Point of care CRP testing for respiratory tract infections in primary care; reducing antibiotic prescribing and unscheduled follow up

Liz Cross, advanced nurse practitioner, Attenborough Surgery
Debra Moore, marketing manager Infectious Disease, Alere Ltd
Supported by Alere Ltd

15.00 Big Interview: Dr Charles Alessi, senior advisor, Public Health England
15.30 Close of conference

 

*Please note, the programme is subject to change