Pulse LIVE Glasgow 2019 Programme

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Wednesday 6 November 2019

08:40

Registration and exhibition

09:20

Welcome to conference

Speaker(s):
09:30

The Big Discussion: Are e-consultations safe?

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Mike Diamond
    GP partner and clinical lead for diabetes, University of Edinburgh Health Centre
  • Dr Kris McLaughlin
    GP Partner, Executive Partner and eConsult Lead, Stonehaven Medical Group

Your Patients (Chaired by Dr Kerri Neylon)

Your Practice (Chaired by Dr Rob Ewing)

Workshop 1

Workshop 2

Workshop 3

10.15 - 10.45 Type 2 diabetes: Management in primary care

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Russell Drummond
    Lead Consultant and professor in diabetes and endocrinology, and elected member of Association of British Clinical Diabetologists

10.15 - 10.45 Top tips to jump start your portfolio career

Speaker(s):

10.15 - 11.15 Lifestyle medicine: tackling obesity through lifestyle interventions

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Rob Lawson
    GP, President of European Lifestyle Medicine Council and chairman & founder of British Society of Lifestyle Medicine
  • Dr Mike Diamond
    GP partner and clinical lead for diabetes, University of Edinburgh Health Centre

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

Speaker(s):

10.15 - 11.15 Sexually transmitted infections and HIV in general practice

Speaker(s):

10.50 - 11.20 Pharmacological treatments for chronic pain

Speaker(s):
  • Sonia Cottom
    Director of Pain Association Scotland and Chair of Institute of Directors, Tayside Branch
  • Dr David Rigby
    GP and realistic medicine and therapeutics clinical lead, NHS Western Isles

10.50 - 11.20 How to boost GP recruitment in your practice

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Grecy Bell
    GP and deputy medical director for Dumfries and Galloway, Health and Social Care Partnership
  • Ian Blair
    Project Manager with the Scottish Rural Medicine Collaborative (NHS)

11:15

Exhibition and networking

11.45 - 12.15 Anticoagulation in AF: different choices

Speaker(s):

11.45 - 12.15 Pensions Tax: Do I have no choice but to retire early?

Speaker(s):
  • Michael Colquhoun
    Independent Financial Adviser, Chase de Vere Medical

11.45 - 12.45 Lifestyle medicine: tackling obesity through lifestyle interventions

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Rob Lawson
    GP, President of European Lifestyle Medicine Council and chairman & founder of British Society of Lifestyle Medicine
  • Dr Mike Diamond
    GP partner and clinical lead for diabetes, University of Edinburgh Health Centre

11.45 - 12.45 Core skills in musculoskeletal care: an introduction

Speaker(s):

11.45 - 12.45   Sexually transmitted infections and HIV in general practice

Speaker(s):

12.20 - 12.50 21st century ENT care & tips to help with practice

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Brian Bingham
    Consultant Otolaryngologist and immediate past president of ENT UK and ENT Scotland

12.20 - 12.50 How to mediate and tackle workplace conflict

Speaker(s):

12:45

Lunch and Exhibition

13:45

13.45 - 14.15 Improving mental health by identifying problem gamblers

Speaker(s):
  • Mr John McCracken
    Director of Commissioning, National Gambling Treatment Service
  • Mr Andrew Todd
    Chief Executive, RCA Trust
  • Michelle Gillies
    specialist registrar public health, Scottish Public Health Network

13.45 - 14.15 Top tips on efficient consulting and running to time

Speaker(s):

13.45 - 14.45 Treating tobacco dependency. If not you, then who?

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Roger Henderson
    Senior GP and Medical Broadcaster
  • This symposium has been organised and funded by Pfizer Ltd and will include promotion of relevant Pfizer medicines.

13.45 - 14.45 Nae Affy Weel OR Affy Nae Weel: Spotting Sick Children

Speaker(s):

13.45 - 14.45 Dermatology: differential diagnosis and red flags in primary care

Speaker(s):

14.20 - 14.50 Managing opioid dependence in primary care

Speaker(s):

14.20 - 14.50 Tips for personal resilience

Speaker(s):

14:50

Tea, networking and exhibition

15.30 - 16.00 ARMD update

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Meena Virdi
    Senior consultant opthalmologist, head of medical retina services and lead clinician for age related macular degeneration, University Hospital Hairmyres

15.30 - 16.30 What GP trainees want, what they need, and how to effectively deliver training with the new GP contract

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Sandesh Gulhane
    Co-Chair for BMA GP trainees Subcommittee and former RCGP Scotland AiT representative for GP trainees

15.30 - 16.30 Dermatology: differential diagnosis and red flags in primary care

Speaker(s):

15.30 - 16.30 Nae Affy Weel OR Affy Nae Weel: Spotting Sick Children

Speaker(s):

16.00 - 16.30 Updates and developments in travel medicine

Speaker(s):

16:30

Closing Keynote: SIGN - Who needs Guidelines?

Speaker(s):
17:00

End of Conference

Wednesday 6 November 2019

08:40

Registration and exhibition

09:20

Welcome to conference

09:30

The Big Discussion: Are e-consultations safe?

  • Dr Mike Diamond
    GP partner and clinical lead for diabetes, University of Edinburgh Health Centre
  • Dr Kris McLaughlin
    GP Partner, Executive Partner and eConsult Lead, Stonehaven Medical Group

Your Practice (Chaired by Dr Rob Ewing)

10.15 - 10.45 Top tips to jump start your portfolio career

  • Out-of-hours general practice
  • Academia
  • Medical politics
Speaker(s):

10.50 - 11.20 How to boost GP recruitment in your practice

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Grecy Bell
    GP and deputy medical director for Dumfries and Galloway, Health and Social Care Partnership
  • Ian Blair
    Project Manager with the Scottish Rural Medicine Collaborative (NHS)
11:15

Exhibition and networking

11.45 - 12.15 Pensions Tax: Do I have no choice but to retire early?

Speaker(s):
  • Michael Colquhoun
    Independent Financial Adviser, Chase de Vere Medical

12.20 - 12.50 How to mediate and tackle workplace conflict

• Spotting early warning signs of stress and conflict in your practice
• The do’s and dont’s of settling difficult problems
• The Top 10 tips of conflict resolution

Speaker(s):
12:45

Lunch and Exhibition

13:45

13.45 - 14.15 Top tips on efficient consulting and running to time

  • Know your limitations and stay within them.
  • You don’t have to do everything at one go. Prioritise and try to establish an ongoing relationship to address other less important problems.
  • Good enough is good enough. Resist the desire to gold-plate everything that you do.
Speaker(s):

14.20 - 14.50 Tips for personal resilience

  • Boundaries: Know your limitations, both personal and contractual.
  • Be prepared to step up your work-rate if required, but remember to step it down again.
  • Make time for recharging your batteries. Your phone won’t work forever without recharging, and nor will you.
Speaker(s):
14:50

Tea, networking and exhibition

15.30 - 16.30 What GP trainees want, what they need, and how to effectively deliver training with the new GP contract

  • What is the contractual rights of your trainee?
  • How can you get your ST1 upto speed with the new contract
  • How can you get your ST3 through the year
Speaker(s):
  • Dr Sandesh Gulhane
    Co-Chair for BMA GP trainees Subcommittee and former RCGP Scotland AiT representative for GP trainees

16:30

Closing Keynote: SIGN - Who needs Guidelines?

17:00

End of Conference

Wednesday 6 November 2019

08:40

Registration and exhibition

09:20

Welcome to conference

09:30

The Big Discussion: Are e-consultations safe?

  • Dr Mike Diamond
    GP partner and clinical lead for diabetes, University of Edinburgh Health Centre
  • Dr Kris McLaughlin
    GP Partner, Executive Partner and eConsult Lead, Stonehaven Medical Group

Your Patients (Chaired by Dr Kerri Neylon)

10.15 - 10.45 Type 2 diabetes: Management in primary care

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Russell Drummond
    Lead Consultant and professor in diabetes and endocrinology, and elected member of Association of British Clinical Diabetologists

10.50 - 11.20 Pharmacological treatments for chronic pain

Speaker(s):
  • Sonia Cottom
    Director of Pain Association Scotland and Chair of Institute of Directors, Tayside Branch
  • Dr David Rigby
    GP and realistic medicine and therapeutics clinical lead, NHS Western Isles
11:15

Exhibition and networking

11.45 - 12.15 Anticoagulation in AF: different choices

 

  • Review of recent evidence related to DOACs
  • Discussion of which DOAC for which patient
  • Practical tips for DOAC prescribing
Speaker(s):

12.20 - 12.50 21st century ENT care & tips to help with practice

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Brian Bingham
    Consultant Otolaryngologist and immediate past president of ENT UK and ENT Scotland
12:45

Lunch and Exhibition

13:45

13.45 - 14.15 Improving mental health by identifying problem gamblers

Speaker(s):
  • Mr John McCracken
    Director of Commissioning, National Gambling Treatment Service
  • Mr Andrew Todd
    Chief Executive, RCA Trust
  • Michelle Gillies
    specialist registrar public health, Scottish Public Health Network

14.20 - 14.50 Managing opioid dependence in primary care

  • Shared care arrangements in practice
  • Identifying and managing opioid analgesia dependence
  • The role of long acting buprenorphine formulations
Speaker(s):
14:50

Tea, networking and exhibition

15.30 - 16.00 ARMD update

  • Age related macular degeneration is a leading cause of irreversible severe visual loss over the age of 50 years
  • Treatment of wet ARMD is time critical
  • Current smokers have higher risk of developing ARMD
Speaker(s):
  • Dr Meena Virdi
    Senior consultant opthalmologist, head of medical retina services and lead clinician for age related macular degeneration, University Hospital Hairmyres

16.00 - 16.30 Updates and developments in travel medicine

Speaker(s):
16:30

Closing Keynote: SIGN - Who needs Guidelines?

17:00

End of Conference

Wednesday 6 November 2019

08:40

Registration and exhibition

09:20

Welcome to conference

09:30

The Big Discussion: Are e-consultations safe?

  • Dr Mike Diamond
    GP partner and clinical lead for diabetes, University of Edinburgh Health Centre
  • Dr Kris McLaughlin
    GP Partner, Executive Partner and eConsult Lead, Stonehaven Medical Group

Workshop 1

Workshop 2

Workshop 3

10.15 - 11.15 Lifestyle medicine: tackling obesity through lifestyle interventions

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Rob Lawson
    GP, President of European Lifestyle Medicine Council and chairman & founder of British Society of Lifestyle Medicine
  • Dr Mike Diamond
    GP partner and clinical lead for diabetes, University of Edinburgh Health Centre

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

Speaker(s):

10.15 - 11.15 Sexually transmitted infections and HIV in general practice

  • Most of those with genital symptoms don’t have STI, most STIs are asymptomatic and serious STIs present with non-genital symptoms
  • Identifying risk is the key to appropriate testing
  • Sexual history taking is the key to identifying risk – this workshop will combine tips on improving skills in this area along with an update on STIs

 

Speaker(s):

11:15

Exhibition and networking

11.45 - 12.45 Lifestyle medicine: tackling obesity through lifestyle interventions

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Rob Lawson
    GP, President of European Lifestyle Medicine Council and chairman & founder of British Society of Lifestyle Medicine
  • Dr Mike Diamond
    GP partner and clinical lead for diabetes, University of Edinburgh Health Centre

11.45 - 12.45 Core skills in musculoskeletal care: an introduction

Speaker(s):

11.45 - 12.45   Sexually transmitted infections and HIV in general practice

 

  • Most of those with genital symptoms don’t have STI, most STIs are asymptomatic and serious STIs present with non-genital symptoms
  • Identifying risk is the key to appropriate testing
  • Sexual history taking is the key to identifying risk – this workshop will combine tips on improving skills in this area along with an update on STIs
Speaker(s):

12:45

Lunch and Exhibition

13:45

13.45 - 14.45 Treating tobacco dependency. If not you, then who?

 

  • An update on smoking cessation
  • The effectiveness of very brief advice
  • How to provide the gold standard treatment in smoking cessation
Speaker(s):
  • Dr Roger Henderson
    Senior GP and Medical Broadcaster
  • This symposium has been organised and funded by Pfizer Ltd and will include promotion of relevant Pfizer medicines.

13.45 - 14.45 Nae Affy Weel OR Affy Nae Weel: Spotting Sick Children

  • The Basics
  • Fever
  • Common Presentations
Speaker(s):

13.45 - 14.45 Dermatology: differential diagnosis and red flags in primary care

  • Diagnosis and practical management of actinic keratosis  in primary care
  • Red flags and when to refer
  • Diagnosis of Bowen’s disease and Squamous cell carcinoma
Speaker(s):

14:50

Tea, networking and exhibition

15.30 - 16.30 Dermatology: differential diagnosis and red flags in primary care

  • Diagnosis and practical management of actinic keratosis  in primary care
  • Red flags and when to refer
  • Diagnosis of Bowen’s disease and Squamous cell carcinoma
Speaker(s):

15.30 - 16.30 Nae Affy Weel OR Affy Nae Weel: Spotting Sick Children

  • The Basics
  • Fever
  • Common Presentations
Speaker(s):

16:30

Closing Keynote: SIGN - Who needs Guidelines?

17:00

End of Conference

Wednesday 6 November 2019

08:40

Registration and exhibition

09:20

Welcome to conference

09:30

The Big Discussion: Are e-consultations safe?

  • Dr Mike Diamond
    GP partner and clinical lead for diabetes, University of Edinburgh Health Centre
  • Dr Kris McLaughlin
    GP Partner, Executive Partner and eConsult Lead, Stonehaven Medical Group
11:15

Exhibition and networking

12:45

Lunch and Exhibition

13:45
14:50

Tea, networking and exhibition

16:30

Closing Keynote: SIGN - Who needs Guidelines?

17:00

End of Conference



* We would like to thank our exhibitors, sponsors and partners for supporting this meeting. This includes a number of pharmaceutical companies including Advanz Pharma, Alliance Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim, Chiesi Ltd, Daiichi Sankyo, Grunenthal, Moberg Pharma, Pfizer Ltd, Reckitt Benckiser (UK) Ltd. 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.