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Newcastle Programme

Programme – Pulse LIVE Newcastle

The agenda for Pulse LIVE Newcastle 2018 is in development. In the meantime, take a look at what was discussed in 2017. If you are interested in discussing future speaking opportunities, please email rebeccajolliffe@cogora.com 

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?
Dr John Cosgrove, salaried GP in Cheshire and Dr Anant Sachdev, GP Cancer Lead in Berkshire

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
Travel Medicine: an evidence-based approach to consultation

Dr Jim Bond, independent consultant in Travel Medicine, Edinburgh

10.40 – 11.05
Resilience in general practice: What does it mean?

Dr Prit Buttar, GP, Resilient GP

10.40 – 11.30

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

Dr Sachin Mannikar, consultant paediatrician, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead and Dr Louise Michaelis, consultant and associate lecturer in paediatric immunology and allergy, The Great North Children’s Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne 

Supported by  Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition

 

10.40 – 11.30
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

 

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
Fitting the DOAC to the patient: factors to consider

Dr Nick Jenkins, consultant interventional cardiologist, Sunderland Royal Hospital

Supported by Daiichi-Sankyo

11.10 – 11.35
Building leadership capacity in general practice

Andy Briggs, managing partner, Hathaway Medical Centre

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 and Dr Richard Collins,  GP and education chair for The British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine

 

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?

Dr Andrew VAnce, GP in Manchester

 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
10 top tips for practising in a resilient way

Dr Shaba Nabi, pulse columnist and a GP in Bristol

 

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
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 and Dr Richard Collins,  GP and education chair for The British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine

 

13.30 – 14.20
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


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
Update on the latest thoughts in HF management

Dr Nigel Rowell, GP in Middlesborough with special interest in heart failure

15.00 – 15.50
Tax and financial planning for GP practices and GPs including NHS Pensions

  • Tax planning for GPs
  • Top tax tips for GP Practice Managers
  • Retirement planning and 2015 pension scheme

Richard Humphreys, Director of Healthcare, RMT Accountants and Business Advisors

Eamonn Gallagher, Director, Gallagher Tarran Financial Solutions

Supported by RMT Accountants & Business Advisors Ltd


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


 

15.00 – 15.50
Resilience: practical discussion – addressing your challenges

Dr Prit Buttar, GP, Resilient GP

 

 

15.25 – 15.50

Food As Medicine: Evidence based nutritional interventions

Dr Angela Goyal, GP with an interest in nutrition, chair, Yorkshire Wellness Group

 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.