Pulse LIVE Birmingham Programme 2019

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Tuesday 18 June 2019

08:40

Registration and exhibition

09:20

Welcome to conference

Speaker(s):
09:30

The Big Debate: Can primary care networks save general practice?

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Nigel Watson
    chief executive, Wessex LMCs and chair of independent review panel into the GP partnership model
  • Dr Raj Patel
    deputy director of primary care, NHS England

Your Patients

Your Practice

Workshop 1

Workshop 2

10:10

10.15 - 10.45 Update of hypertension guidelines

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Yassir Javaid
    cardiovascular and diabetes lead, Nene CCG, primary care cardiovascular lead, East Midlands Clinical Network, RCGP clinical adviser for cardiology

10.15 - 10.45 How much should GPs reflect in their appraisal in light of the Dr Bawa-Garba case?

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Deen Mirza
    GP educationalist, self-help author and director of Better Doctor Training

10.15 - 11.15 Paediatric cow’s milk allergy: Common challenges in primary care

10.15 - 11.15 Upskilling workshop: Inhaler technique

Speaker(s):
  • Industry sponsorship in progress
10:45

10.50 - 11.20 Perinatal mental health update

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Nicola McDermott
    GP champion in perinatal mental health with the spotlight project, NHS England

10.50 - 11.20 Group consultations in practice

Speaker(s):

11:00

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

11:25

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] Non-visible haematuria

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
11:45

11.45 - 12.15 Sponsored workshop in progress

11.45 - 12.15 How to consult efficiently with patients- what do fast GPs do differently to slow GPs?

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Deen Mirza
    GP educationalist, self-help author and director of Better Doctor Training

11.45 - 12.45 Food allergy and rhinitis

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning

11.45 - 12.45 MSK skills

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Louise Warburton
    clinical lead for Telford MSK Service, associate medical director, Shropshire Community NHS Trust

12.20 - 12.50 Rectal bleeding: what GPs need to know

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Kevin Barrett
    GP partner in Hertfordshire, RCGP & Crohns and Colitis UK Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Champion 2017-2019

12.20 - 12.50 Indemnity and the government backed scheme: What is covered, what is not and what additional cover might you need

Speaker(s):

12:30

Lunch and exhibition

12:45

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] Hair loss

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
13:30

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] Endometriosis

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
13:50

13.50 - 14.20 Recognition, treatment and management of dry skin and eczema

13.50 - 14.20 Primary care networks - Rhetoric to Reality

Speaker(s):

13.50 - 14.50 Treating tobacco dependency. If not you, then who?

Speaker(s):
  • This symposium has been organised and funded by Pfizer Ltd and will include promotion of relevant Pfizer medicines.
  • Dr Stephen Gaduzo
    GP with Special Interest in Respiratory Medicine, Stockport Community COPD Team

13:50 - 14.50 Cardiac tests workshop

Speaker(s):

14:25 - 14.55 Recurrent UTIs: Diagnosis and treatment including appropriate antibiotic prescribing

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Catriona Anderson
    GP with interest in recurrent urogynaecological infections

14:25 - 14.55 The NHS app: What does it mean for you?

14:20

Exhibition and networking

14:30

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] LUTS in men

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
15:25

15.25 - 15.55 Mental health: Managing depression and anxiety in general practice

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Liz England
    GP and mental health clinical lead, RCGP

15.25 - 15.55 Sustaining general practice through the use of technology

15.25 - 16.25 MSK

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Louise Warburton
    clinical lead for Telford MSK Service, associate medical director, Shropshire Community NHS Trust

15.25 - 16.25 Cardiac tests workshop

Speaker(s):

15.55 - 16.25 Paediatric red flags and emergencies workshop

16:30

Closing keynote to be confirmed: Stay tuned!

17:00

Close of conference

Tuesday 18 June 2019

08:40

Registration and exhibition

09:20

Welcome to conference

09:30

The Big Debate: Can primary care networks save general practice?

  • Dr Nigel Watson
    chief executive, Wessex LMCs and chair of independent review panel into the GP partnership model
  • Dr Raj Patel
    deputy director of primary care, NHS England

Your Practice

10:10

10.15 - 10.45 How much should GPs reflect in their appraisal in light of the Dr Bawa-Garba case?

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Deen Mirza
    GP educationalist, self-help author and director of Better Doctor Training
10:45

10.50 - 11.20 Group consultations in practice

Speaker(s):
11:00

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

11:25

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] Non-visible haematuria

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
11:45

11.45 - 12.15 How to consult efficiently with patients- what do fast GPs do differently to slow GPs?

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Deen Mirza
    GP educationalist, self-help author and director of Better Doctor Training

12.20 - 12.50 Indemnity and the government backed scheme: What is covered, what is not and what additional cover might you need

Speaker(s):
12:30

Lunch and exhibition

12:45

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] Hair loss

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
13:30

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] Endometriosis

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
13:50

13.50 - 14.20 Primary care networks - Rhetoric to Reality

·         Understanding primary care networks – as part of the bigger jigsaw.

·         Exploring what models can be used.

·         A roadmap to making it happen.

Speaker(s):

14:25 - 14.55 The NHS app: What does it mean for you?

14:20

Exhibition and networking

14:30

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] LUTS in men

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
15:25

15.25 - 15.55 Sustaining general practice through the use of technology

16:30

Closing keynote to be confirmed: Stay tuned!

17:00

Close of conference

Tuesday 18 June 2019

08:40

Registration and exhibition

09:20

Welcome to conference

09:30

The Big Debate: Can primary care networks save general practice?

  • Dr Nigel Watson
    chief executive, Wessex LMCs and chair of independent review panel into the GP partnership model
  • Dr Raj Patel
    deputy director of primary care, NHS England

Your Patients

10:10

10.15 - 10.45 Update of hypertension guidelines

·         Guidelines in practice
·         What primary care can do to reduce the risks?
Speaker(s):
  • Dr Yassir Javaid
    cardiovascular and diabetes lead, Nene CCG, primary care cardiovascular lead, East Midlands Clinical Network, RCGP clinical adviser for cardiology
10:45

10.50 - 11.20 Perinatal mental health update

·         Conditions.

·         Management.

·         Referral pathways.

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Nicola McDermott
    GP champion in perinatal mental health with the spotlight project, NHS England
11:00

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

11:25

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] Non-visible haematuria

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
11:45

11.45 - 12.15 Sponsored workshop in progress

12.20 - 12.50 Rectal bleeding: what GPs need to know

  • How to assess rectal bleeding.
  • When to refer, and who to refer to.
  • How to manage rectal bleeding.
Speaker(s):
  • Dr Kevin Barrett
    GP partner in Hertfordshire, RCGP & Crohns and Colitis UK Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Champion 2017-2019
12:30

Lunch and exhibition

12:45

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] Hair loss

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
13:30

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] Endometriosis

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
13:50

13.50 - 14.20 Recognition, treatment and management of dry skin and eczema

14:25 - 14.55 Recurrent UTIs: Diagnosis and treatment including appropriate antibiotic prescribing

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Catriona Anderson
    GP with interest in recurrent urogynaecological infections
14:20

Exhibition and networking

14:30

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] LUTS in men

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
15:25

15.25 - 15.55 Mental health: Managing depression and anxiety in general practice

  • Referral pathways
  • What community services are available?
Speaker(s):
  • Dr Liz England
    GP and mental health clinical lead, RCGP

15.55 - 16.25 Paediatric red flags and emergencies workshop

16:30

Closing keynote to be confirmed: Stay tuned!

17:00

Close of conference

Tuesday 18 June 2019

08:40

Registration and exhibition

09:20

Welcome to conference

09:30

The Big Debate: Can primary care networks save general practice?

  • Dr Nigel Watson
    chief executive, Wessex LMCs and chair of independent review panel into the GP partnership model
  • Dr Raj Patel
    deputy director of primary care, NHS England

Workshop 1

Workshop 2

10:10

10.15 - 11.15 Paediatric cow’s milk allergy: Common challenges in primary care

10.15 - 11.15 Upskilling workshop: Inhaler technique

Speaker(s):
  • Industry sponsorship in progress
10:45

11:00

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

11:25

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] Non-visible haematuria

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
11:45

11.45 - 12.45 Food allergy and rhinitis

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning

11.45 - 12.45 MSK skills

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Louise Warburton
    clinical lead for Telford MSK Service, associate medical director, Shropshire Community NHS Trust

12:30

Lunch and exhibition

12:45

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] Hair loss

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
13:30

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] Endometriosis

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
13:50

13.50 - 14.50 Treating tobacco dependency. If not you, then who?

Why smoking cessation must be a significant focus within primary and secondary care, particularly with long term condition patients. This session provides the knowledge and skills you need to increase your patients’ chances of quitting successfully.

Speaker(s):
  • This symposium has been organised and funded by Pfizer Ltd and will include promotion of relevant Pfizer medicines.
  • Dr Stephen Gaduzo
    GP with Special Interest in Respiratory Medicine, Stockport Community COPD Team

13:50 - 14.50 Cardiac tests workshop

Speaker(s):

14:20

Exhibition and networking

14:30

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] LUTS in men

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
15:25

15.25 - 16.25 MSK

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Louise Warburton
    clinical lead for Telford MSK Service, associate medical director, Shropshire Community NHS Trust

15.25 - 16.25 Cardiac tests workshop

Speaker(s):

16:30

Closing keynote to be confirmed: Stay tuned!

17:00

Close of conference

Tuesday 18 June 2019

08:40

Registration and exhibition

09:20

Welcome to conference

09:30

The Big Debate: Can primary care networks save general practice?

  • Dr Nigel Watson
    chief executive, Wessex LMCs and chair of independent review panel into the GP partnership model
  • Dr Raj Patel
    deputy director of primary care, NHS England
10:10
10:45
11:00

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

11:25

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] Non-visible haematuria

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
11:45
12:30

Lunch and exhibition

12:45

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] Hair loss

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
13:30

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] Endometriosis

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
13:50
14:20

Exhibition and networking

14:30

Pulse Learning LIVE [Exhibition floor] LUTS in men

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
15:25
16:30

Closing keynote to be confirmed: Stay tuned!

17:00

Close of conference



* We would like to thank our exhibitors, sponsors and partners for supporting this meeting. This includes a number of pharmaceutical companies including Alliance Pharmaceuticals, Chiesi Ltd, Molnlycke Healthcare Ltd, Pfizer Ltd, Profile Pharma. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programme where clearly labelled.

** Your delegate badge may, with your permission, be scanned by sponsor companies in the exhibition hall and at sponsored sessions.  If you allow your badge to be scanned, you agree for those companies to contact you about their products, events and/or services – some of which may be promotional in nature. If you do not wish to be contacted by our sponsor companies you have the right to not have your badge scanned when visiting a sponsored stand in the exhibition hall or attending sponsored sessions. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting the sponsor.