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Newcastle Programme

Programme – Pulse LIVE Newcastle

Pulse LIVE Newcastle will be taking place on 5th July 2017. 

08.45 – 09.20 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 – 09.30 Welcome from Pulse editor Nigel Praities

09.30 – 10.10 The Great GP debate: Do cancer awareness schemes do more harm than good?

10.10 Exhibition and Networking

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. 

Chair: Dr Jane Lothian

  Chair: Dr George Rae

Workshop 1

 Workshop 2

Workshop 3

10.40 – 11.05
Key challenges for the traveller in 2017: vaccinations, epidemics and infections

Speaker to be confirmed

10.40 – 11.05
3 common complaints and how to manage them

10.40 – 11.30
Dermatoscopy masterclass

  • Benefits of dermatoscopy for primary care
  • Identifying benign and malignant melanoma
  • When to refer 

Dr George Moncrieff, GPSI Dermatology and chair, Dermatology Council for England

10.40 – 11.30
Practical management of cow milk allergy in primary care

  • Symptoms of cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) including immediate vs delayed reactions
  • Taking an allergy focused history
  • Management options including breastfeeding exclusion diets, formula milk options, MAP guidelines and referral
  • Practical case studies

Speaker to be confirmed

Supported by  Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition

10.40 – 11.30
Practical approaches to managing your patients with depression and anxiety including CBT

  • Physical investigations and referrals for health anxieties
  • Explaining the cause of depression
  • Realistically helping a patient become more self reliant in management

Dr Maryanne Freer, GP educator and speciality doctor psychiatrist

11.10 – 11.35
Session to be confirmed

Supported by Daiichi-Sankyo

11.10 – 11.35
Health navigation (TBC)

Dr Erika Campbell, Director of Operations, Maassarani Group

Supported by Blue Stream Academy

11.40 – 12.05
Recognising and referring signs of sepsis

Dr Simon Stockley, GP and clinical lead for RCGP priority in sepsis

11.40 – 12.30
Mindfulness: An introductory workshop for GPs

  • What is mindfulness?
  • Simple exercises to benefit patient interactions
  • Referring to a mindfulness service: who, how and when?

 Gary Heads, director, Living Mindfully

 

 

 

11.40 – 12.30
Effective management of rosacea : 2017

Dr George Moncrieff, GPSI Dermatology and chair, Dermatology Council for England

Supported by Galderma

11.40 – 12.30
MSK examination: Shoulder and Elbow

  • Conducting a thorough history in 10 minutes
  • Simple tests
  • Common diagnoses

Dr Dane Vishnubala, GP and Sport and Exercise Medicine Doctor and Public Health England GP Clinical Champion for Physical Activity

 

11.40 – 12.30
Practical approaches to managing your patients with depression and anxiety including CBT

  • Physical investigations and referrals for health anxieties
  • Explaining the cause of depression
  • Realistically helping a patient become more self reliant in management

Dr Maryanne Freer, GP educator and speciality doctor psychiatrist

 

12.05 – 12.45
Achieving HbA1c targets is a challenge: How can SGLT2 inhibitors help you manage type 2 diabetes?

 Supported by Janssen

12.30 Lunch and exhibition

13.30 – 13.55
Heavy menstrual bleeding: what to do and when to refer

Dr Julie Oliver, GPSI gynaecology, Durham

13.30 – 14.20
Resilience in general practice: what do we mean by a resilient practitioner?

Dr Shaba Nabi, pulse columnist and a GP in Bristol

 

13.30 – 14.20
MSK examination: Knee and hip

  • Conducting a thorough history in 10 minutes
  • Simple tests
  • Common diagnoses

Dr Dane Vishnubala, GP and Sport and Exercise Medicine Doctor and Public Health England GP Clinical Champion for Physical Activity


13.30 – 14.20
Common eye presentations: diagnosis, referral and treatment in primary care

  • The importance of taking a thorough history
  • Visual and ophthalmoscope examination
  • The GP role in patient centred management

Dr Andrew Partner, GP in Oxfordshire and GPSI Ophthalmology

 

13.30 – 14.20
Ear, nose and throat clinic: Diagnosis and management of common ENT presentations in primary care

  • Examination technique for common ENT challenges.
  • The Epley Maneouvre.

Dr Ian Sweetenham, GPSI ENT in Cambridgeshire


14.00 – 14.25
HIV in primary care

Dr Rebecca Mawson, GP and academic at unit of primary care in Sheffield

14.25 Tea, networking and exhibition

14.55 – 15.20
Session to be confirmed

14.55 – 15.30
Feeling confident to say ‘no’: Managing patient expectations and trusting clinical judgement

Dr Prit Buttar, GP and Dr Zoe Norris, GP, Resilient GP

15.00 – 15.50
Common eye presentations: diagnosis, referral and treatment in primary care

  • The importance of taking a thorough history
  • Visual and ophthalmoscope examination
  • The GP role in patient centred management

Dr Andrew Partner, GP in Oxfordshire and GPSI Ophthalmology

 

 15.00 – 15.50
Ear, nose and throat clinic: Diagnosis and management of common ENT presentations in primary care

  • Examination technique for common ENT challenges.
  • The Epley Maneouvre.

Dr Ian Sweetenham, GPSI ENT in Cambridgeshire


 

 

 

15.25 – 15.50

Practical management of allergic rhinitis

Speaker to be confirmed

 16.00 – 16.30 The Big Interview: Dr Chaand Nagpaul

*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.