Pulse LIVE Liverpool Programme 2018

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Tuesday 2 October 2018

08:40

Event opens: Registration and networking

09:20

Conference welcome

Speaker(s):
09:30

The Big Debate: Should GPs be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis?

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Amir Englund
    PhD cannabinoid psychopharmacology, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  • Dr Waqir Rashid
    consultant neurologist and honorary senior lecturer, St George's Hospital, London

Your Patients: Chair

Speaker(s):

Your Practice: Chair

Speaker(s):

Your Skills: Workshop 1

Your Skills: Workshop 2

Your skills: Workshop 3

10:15

10:15 - 10:45 Physical activity promotion in primary care: What can GPs realistically achieve in a 10 minute consultation?

Speaker(s):

10:15 - 10:45 Avoiding common diagnostic errors: Simple tips to minimise risk

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

10:15 - 11:15 Pain management: Best practice guidance for GPs on self care for chronic pain

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Frances Cole
    GP and pain rehabilitation specialist and cognitive behavioural therapist in Yorkshire
  • Eve Jenner
    independent specialist physiotherapist in pain management

10:15 - 11:15 Joining the dots on managing cow’s milk allergy in primary care

Speaker(s):
  • Rachel Wood
    specialist paediatric dietitian in allergy and gastroenterology, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

10:15 - 11:15 Women's Health 2018: Case-based analysis of new developments

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Anne Connolly
    GPSI gynaecology, Bevan Healthcare Bradford and RCGP women’s health clinical champion

10.50 - 11.20 End of life care: Who, how and next steps...

Speaker(s):

10:50 - 11:20 Fitness to practise and the GMC

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Heidi Northover
    consultant paediatrician and medical case examiner, Fitness to Practise, General Medical Council

11:15

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

11:25

Pulse Learning LIVE: Vitamin D

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

11.50 - 12.40 Co-morbidity in diabetes

Speaker(s):

11:45 - 12:15 Tips for a successful Practice Merger: Learning from experience

Speaker(s):

11:50 - 12:50 MSK examination masterclass: Shoulder

Speaker(s):

11:50 - 12:50 Common paediatric myths

Speaker(s):
  • Dr David Capehorn
    GP and clinical director of the paediatric primary care service, Bristol and South Gloucestershire, associate specialist in paediatric emergency medicine, Bristol Children's Hospital

11.50 - 12.50 Pain management: Best practice guidance for GPs on self care for chronic pain

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Frances Cole
    GP and pain rehabilitation specialist and cognitive behavioural therapist in Yorkshire
  • Eve Jenner
    independent specialist physiotherapist in pain management

12:20 - 12:50 Managing vexatious complaints

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

12:50

Lunch and exhibition

13:10

Pulse Learning LIVE: Hypothyroidism

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

Pulse Learning LIVE: Depression

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

13:50 - 14:20 Managing acne in the era of antimicrobial stewardship

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Aysha Javed
    consultant dermatologist, Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

13:50 - 14:20 Primary Care Networks: Why? How

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Robert Varnam
    GP in Manchester, clinical lead, primary care transformation, NHS England

13.50 - 14.50 Malnutrition - the forgotten factor in frailty and multimorbidity?

Speaker(s):

13:50 - 14:50 Common paediatric myths

Speaker(s):
  • Dr David Capehorn
    GP and clinical director of the paediatric primary care service, Bristol and South Gloucestershire, associate specialist in paediatric emergency medicine, Bristol Children's Hospital

13:50 - 14:50 Neurological skills

Speaker(s):
  • Dr James Holt
    consultant neurologist, Walton Centre, honorary clinical lecturer, Liverpool University.

14.25 - 14.55 Some important imported and indigenous infections, and the role of outpatient intravenous antibiotic therapy

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Tom Blanchard
    consultant in infectious diseases, North Manchester General Hospital and honorary senior lecturer, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

14:25 - 14:55 Diversifying your career: Pros, cons and pitfalls of portfolio working

Speaker(s):

14:55

Exhibition and networking

15:10

Pulse Learning LIVE: Migraine

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
15:20

15.25 - 15.55 Menopause in primary care: Things you need to know

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Paula Briggs
    consultant in sexual and reproductive health, Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

15:25 - 16:25 Neurological skills

Speaker(s):
  • Dr James Holt
    consultant neurologist, Walton Centre, honorary clinical lecturer, Liverpool University.

15:55 - 16:25 Inflammatory bowel disease: Confident identification and management

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

16:30

The Big GP Issue: The future of GP partnerships

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Nigel Watson
    chief executive, Wessex LMCs and chair of independent review panel into the GP partnership model
17:00

Close of conference

Tuesday 2 October 2018

08:40

Event opens: Registration and networking

09:20

Conference welcome

09:30

The Big Debate: Should GPs be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis?

  • Dr Amir Englund
    PhD cannabinoid psychopharmacology, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  • Dr Waqir Rashid
    consultant neurologist and honorary senior lecturer, St George's Hospital, London

Your Practice: Chair

Speaker(s):
10:15

10:15 - 10:45 Avoiding common diagnostic errors: Simple tips to minimise risk

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

10:50 - 11:20 Fitness to practise and the GMC

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Heidi Northover
    consultant paediatrician and medical case examiner, Fitness to Practise, General Medical Council
11:15

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

11:25

Pulse Learning LIVE: Vitamin D

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

11:45 - 12:15 Tips for a successful Practice Merger: Learning from experience

Speaker(s):

12:20 - 12:50 Managing vexatious complaints

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Deen Mirza
    'GP educationalist, self-help author and director of Better Doctor Training
12:50

Lunch and exhibition

13:10

Pulse Learning LIVE: Hypothyroidism

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

Pulse Learning LIVE: Depression

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

13:50 - 14:20 Primary Care Networks: Why? How

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Robert Varnam
    GP in Manchester, clinical lead, primary care transformation, NHS England

14:25 - 14:55 Diversifying your career: Pros, cons and pitfalls of portfolio working

Speaker(s):
14:55

Exhibition and networking

15:10

Pulse Learning LIVE: Migraine

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
15:20

16:30

The Big GP Issue: The future of GP partnerships

  • Dr Nigel Watson
    chief executive, Wessex LMCs and chair of independent review panel into the GP partnership model
17:00

Close of conference

Tuesday 2 October 2018

08:40

Event opens: Registration and networking

09:20

Conference welcome

09:30

The Big Debate: Should GPs be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis?

  • Dr Amir Englund
    PhD cannabinoid psychopharmacology, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  • Dr Waqir Rashid
    consultant neurologist and honorary senior lecturer, St George's Hospital, London

Your Patients: Chair

Speaker(s):
10:15

10:15 - 10:45 Physical activity promotion in primary care: What can GPs realistically achieve in a 10 minute consultation?

Speaker(s):

10.50 - 11.20 End of life care: Who, how and next steps...

Speaker(s):
11:15

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

11:25

Pulse Learning LIVE: Vitamin D

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

11.50 - 12.40 Co-morbidity in diabetes

Speaker(s):

12:50

Lunch and exhibition

13:10

Pulse Learning LIVE: Hypothyroidism

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

Pulse Learning LIVE: Depression

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

13:50 - 14:20 Managing acne in the era of antimicrobial stewardship

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Aysha Javed
    consultant dermatologist, Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

14.25 - 14.55 Some important imported and indigenous infections, and the role of outpatient intravenous antibiotic therapy

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Tom Blanchard
    consultant in infectious diseases, North Manchester General Hospital and honorary senior lecturer, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
14:55

Exhibition and networking

15:10

Pulse Learning LIVE: Migraine

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
15:20

15.25 - 15.55 Menopause in primary care: Things you need to know

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Paula Briggs
    consultant in sexual and reproductive health, Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

15:55 - 16:25 Inflammatory bowel disease: Confident identification and management

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Kevin Barrett
    GP partner in Hertfordshire, RCGP & Crohns and Colitis UK Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Champion 2017-2019
16:30

The Big GP Issue: The future of GP partnerships

  • Dr Nigel Watson
    chief executive, Wessex LMCs and chair of independent review panel into the GP partnership model
17:00

Close of conference

Tuesday 2 October 2018

08:40

Event opens: Registration and networking

09:20

Conference welcome

09:30

The Big Debate: Should GPs be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis?

  • Dr Amir Englund
    PhD cannabinoid psychopharmacology, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  • Dr Waqir Rashid
    consultant neurologist and honorary senior lecturer, St George's Hospital, London

Your Skills: Workshop 1

Your Skills: Workshop 2

Your skills: Workshop 3

10:15

10:15 - 11:15 Pain management: Best practice guidance for GPs on self care for chronic pain

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Frances Cole
    GP and pain rehabilitation specialist and cognitive behavioural therapist in Yorkshire
  • Eve Jenner
    independent specialist physiotherapist in pain management

10:15 - 11:15 Joining the dots on managing cow’s 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, iMAP guidelines and referral.
  • Practical case studies.
Speaker(s):
  • Rachel Wood
    specialist paediatric dietitian in allergy and gastroenterology, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

10:15 - 11:15 Women's Health 2018: Case-based analysis of new developments

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Anne Connolly
    GPSI gynaecology, Bevan Healthcare Bradford and RCGP women’s health clinical champion

11:15

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

11:25

Pulse Learning LIVE: Vitamin D

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

11:50 - 12:50 MSK examination masterclass: Shoulder

Speaker(s):

11:50 - 12:50 Common paediatric myths

Speaker(s):
  • Dr David Capehorn
    GP and clinical director of the paediatric primary care service, Bristol and South Gloucestershire, associate specialist in paediatric emergency medicine, Bristol Children's Hospital

11.50 - 12.50 Pain management: Best practice guidance for GPs on self care for chronic pain

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Frances Cole
    GP and pain rehabilitation specialist and cognitive behavioural therapist in Yorkshire
  • Eve Jenner
    independent specialist physiotherapist in pain management

12:50

Lunch and exhibition

13:10

Pulse Learning LIVE: Hypothyroidism

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

Pulse Learning LIVE: Depression

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

13.50 - 14.50 Malnutrition - the forgotten factor in frailty and multimorbidity?

Speaker(s):

13:50 - 14:50 Common paediatric myths

Speaker(s):
  • Dr David Capehorn
    GP and clinical director of the paediatric primary care service, Bristol and South Gloucestershire, associate specialist in paediatric emergency medicine, Bristol Children's Hospital

13:50 - 14:50 Neurological skills

Speaker(s):
  • Dr James Holt
    consultant neurologist, Walton Centre, honorary clinical lecturer, Liverpool University.

14:55

Exhibition and networking

15:10

Pulse Learning LIVE: Migraine

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
15:20

15:25 - 16:25 Neurological skills

Speaker(s):
  • Dr James Holt
    consultant neurologist, Walton Centre, honorary clinical lecturer, Liverpool University.

16:30

The Big GP Issue: The future of GP partnerships

  • Dr Nigel Watson
    chief executive, Wessex LMCs and chair of independent review panel into the GP partnership model
17:00

Close of conference

Tuesday 2 October 2018

08:40

Event opens: Registration and networking

09:20

Conference welcome

09:30

The Big Debate: Should GPs be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis?

  • Dr Amir Englund
    PhD cannabinoid psychopharmacology, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  • Dr Waqir Rashid
    consultant neurologist and honorary senior lecturer, St George's Hospital, London
10:15
11:15

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

11:25

Pulse Learning LIVE: Vitamin D

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
11:45
12:50

Lunch and exhibition

13:10

Pulse Learning LIVE: Hypothyroidism

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

Pulse Learning LIVE: Depression

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
14:55

Exhibition and networking

15:10

Pulse Learning LIVE: Migraine

  • Dr Toni Hazell
    GP, medical writer, editor and regular contributor to Pulse Learning
15:20
16:30

The Big GP Issue: The future of GP partnerships

  • Dr Nigel Watson
    chief executive, Wessex LMCs and chair of independent review panel into the GP partnership model
17:00

Close of conference


*Please note this is a draft agenda and subject to change.


** We would like to thank our exhibitors, sponsors and partners for supporting this meeting. This includes a number of pharmaceutical companies; Alliance, Chiesi, Daiichi Sankyo, Galderma, Intrapharm Laboratories, MSD, Molnlycke Healthcare Ltd, Mylan, Novartis, NAPP, Reckitt Benckiser. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programme where clearly labelled.

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