Pulse LIVE London Programme

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Thursday 30 September 2021

08:30

Registration and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

STREAM 1

STREAM 2

STREAM 3

STREAM 4

09:20

Chair’s opening remarks

Speaker(s):

Chair’s opening remarks

Speaker(s):
  • Marilyn Eveleigh
    registered nurse, midwife, health visitor and advisory board member, Nursing in Practice

Chair's Opening Remarks

Speaker(s):

Chair’s opening remarks

Speaker(s):
  • Dave Munday
    lead professional officer (mental health) at Unite the union, health visitor and registered nurse

09:30

Liver disease in primary care

  • Interpreting abnormal LFTs
  • NAFLD pathway

 

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Rob Palmer
    GPwSI gastroenterology, Statham Grove Surgery and Homerton University Hospital

Virtual assessment of people presenting with neurological symptoms

  • Neurological symptoms and how to assess them remotely
  • Red flags identification and how to manage them safely
  • Update on relevant NICE guidelines

 

Speaker(s):

Primary care management of HIV

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

Taking your pulse with the transitional pause

  • benefits of mindfulness
  • “on the go” well-being
Speaker(s):
  • Dr Tamara Russell
    clinical psychologist, neuroscientist and martial artist specializing in mindfulness

10:10

Inhalers and the environment

Speaker(s):
  • Jane Scullion
    consultant respiratory nurse, University Hospitals of Leicester

Gut it right

  • The role of the gut microbiome in the early training of the immune system
  • Addressing the cause instead of the symptoms through nutrition
  • Diagnosis and practical management of common infant feeding problems
Speaker(s):

AstraZeneca Sponsored and Promotional Symposium Renal Outcome Trial Overview – Product Specific Presentation

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Sarah Jarvis
    GP and clinical director, Patient.info
  • Dr Pauline Swift
    consultant nephrologist and associate medical director for research and education, Epsom & St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust (ESTH)

Wound Hygiene - Four simple steps to progress hard-to-heal wounds

• how biofilm delays wound healing

• how implementing Wound Hygiene can Progress your hard to heal wounds

Speaker(s):

10:40

Coffee Break and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

11:10

Cardio-renal-metabolic multi-morbidity

• Latest research
• Multimorbidity
• Changes in medication licenses

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Amrit Lamba
    GPwSI diabetes, GP partner, Colindale Medical Centre, Barnet Federated GPs, North Central London CCG

Chronic migraine management

• Preventive strategies and treatments
• Is migraine inherited?
• Sinus headache vs Migraine

Speaker(s):

Is it long covid?

• Signs to recognise
• Emerging clinical concerns
• Pathophysiology of long covid

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Waqaar Shah
    chairman of the expert advisory panel on the management of long-term effects of COVID-19, NICE

Scoliosis

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

11:50

Tackling the cholesterol challenge: An innovative approach to lipid management in primary care

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Yassir Javaid
    Dr Yassir Javaid MA (Cantab) FRCP FRCGP PGDip cardiology cardiovascular and diabetes lead Northamptonshire CCG

Dermatology

Speaker(s):

Prostate Cancer – what’s new and why it matters to all staff in primary care

  • Role of primary care health professionals in counselling patients on PSA testing
  • Risk factors for prostate cancer
  • How changes in the diagnostic pathway have reduced the risks associated with PSA testing
Speaker(s):

Improving asthma care

Speaker(s):

12:20

Complimentary lunch and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

13:20

Primary care rheumatology and MSK

• Diagnosis and treatment
• Symptoms of suspected RA
• First Contact Practitioners and early arthritis

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Louise Warburton
    associate medical director and GPwSI in rheumatology, Shropshire Community NHS Trust

ENT in general practice

  • Hearing loss – focus on sudden sensorineural hearing loss
  • Central and Peripheral vertigo
Speaker(s):
  • Dr Eason Sivayoham
    GP with extended role in otolaryngology, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Urology in primary care

  • Haematuria (blood in urine)
  • Stones
  • Recurrent UTIs
  • Lower urinary tract symptoms
Speaker(s):

Alcohol use disorders

• Screening for alcohol use disorders
• Brief interventions
• Treatment options

Speaker(s):
  • Ian Webzell
    alcohol and substance misuse clinical nurse specialist, King’s College Hospital, London

14:00

Meeting the challenge: Addressing premature mortality in COPD

Speaker(s):

Cardiovascular disease in women: at-risk groups and prevention strategies

• Differentiate the sex-specific aspects of coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD).

• Discuss approaches to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of CHD/CVD.

• Discuss diet and lifestyle strategies to help reduce risk factors.

Speaker(s):
  • Professor Chris Gale
    professor of cardiovascular medicine and co-director of the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics at the University of Leeds

Managing remote digital services: highlighting patient and clinician wellbeing

  • How to manage remote digital services, how they differ from traditional services and how this has evolved over the last 2 years.
  • Managing clinician wellbeing in digital healthcare, maximising the circumstances
  • How digital healthcare is positively impacting patient wellbeing
Speaker(s):

Identifying and treating gambling harms in and around London

Speaker(s):

14:30

Coffee Break and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

15:00

Management of older people with comorbidities and frailty in primary care

• When and how should frailty be identified?
• Referral for suspected dementia
• Discussing supportive care after diagnosis

Speaker(s):

Improving mental health – an emerging priority

• Depression and Anxiety
• Psychological assessments
• Preventing ill health in BAME groups

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Ihtesham Sabri
    GP and GPSI mental health, former university associate professor & digital GP

Managing menopause in primary care

• How to diagnose
• What are the treatment options
• How to manage risk and complications

Speaker(s):
  • Clare Searle
    GP with special interest in women’s health, Bridgewater surgeries

15:40

Identifying domestic abuse

• Coercive control and the stages of intervention
• Responding to domestic abuse with a needs-led, trauma informed and strength-based approach
• Mental well-being/health and domestic abuse – the links

Speaker(s):
  • Jacqui Kilburn
    manager, national training centre, Women’s Aid Federation, England

Professional lessons for GPs from the pandemic

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Deen Mirza
    GP extensivist, appraiser, medical examiner and self-help author

16:10

Close of Conference

Thursday 30 September 2021

08:30

Registration and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

09:20

Chair’s opening remarks

Speaker(s):

Chair’s opening remarks

Speaker(s):
  • Marilyn Eveleigh
    registered nurse, midwife, health visitor and advisory board member, Nursing in Practice

Chair's Opening Remarks

Speaker(s):

Chair’s opening remarks

Speaker(s):
  • Dave Munday
    lead professional officer (mental health) at Unite the union, health visitor and registered nurse

09:30

Liver disease in primary care

  • Interpreting abnormal LFTs
  • NAFLD pathway

 

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Rob Palmer
    GPwSI gastroenterology, Statham Grove Surgery and Homerton University Hospital

Virtual assessment of people presenting with neurological symptoms

  • Neurological symptoms and how to assess them remotely
  • Red flags identification and how to manage them safely
  • Update on relevant NICE guidelines

 

Speaker(s):

Primary care management of HIV

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

Taking your pulse with the transitional pause

  • benefits of mindfulness
  • “on the go” well-being
Speaker(s):
  • Dr Tamara Russell
    clinical psychologist, neuroscientist and martial artist specializing in mindfulness

10:10

Inhalers and the environment

Speaker(s):
  • Jane Scullion
    consultant respiratory nurse, University Hospitals of Leicester

Gut it right

  • The role of the gut microbiome in the early training of the immune system
  • Addressing the cause instead of the symptoms through nutrition
  • Diagnosis and practical management of common infant feeding problems
Speaker(s):

AstraZeneca Sponsored and Promotional Symposium Renal Outcome Trial Overview – Product Specific Presentation

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Sarah Jarvis
    GP and clinical director, Patient.info
  • Dr Pauline Swift
    consultant nephrologist and associate medical director for research and education, Epsom & St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust (ESTH)

Wound Hygiene - Four simple steps to progress hard-to-heal wounds

• how biofilm delays wound healing

• how implementing Wound Hygiene can Progress your hard to heal wounds

Speaker(s):

10:40

Coffee Break and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

11:10

Cardio-renal-metabolic multi-morbidity

• Latest research
• Multimorbidity
• Changes in medication licenses

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Amrit Lamba
    GPwSI diabetes, GP partner, Colindale Medical Centre, Barnet Federated GPs, North Central London CCG

Chronic migraine management

• Preventive strategies and treatments
• Is migraine inherited?
• Sinus headache vs Migraine

Speaker(s):

Is it long covid?

• Signs to recognise
• Emerging clinical concerns
• Pathophysiology of long covid

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Waqaar Shah
    chairman of the expert advisory panel on the management of long-term effects of COVID-19, NICE

Scoliosis

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

11:50

Tackling the cholesterol challenge: An innovative approach to lipid management in primary care

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Yassir Javaid
    Dr Yassir Javaid MA (Cantab) FRCP FRCGP PGDip cardiology cardiovascular and diabetes lead Northamptonshire CCG

Dermatology

Speaker(s):

Prostate Cancer – what’s new and why it matters to all staff in primary care

  • Role of primary care health professionals in counselling patients on PSA testing
  • Risk factors for prostate cancer
  • How changes in the diagnostic pathway have reduced the risks associated with PSA testing
Speaker(s):

Improving asthma care

Speaker(s):

12:20

Complimentary lunch and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

13:20

Primary care rheumatology and MSK

• Diagnosis and treatment
• Symptoms of suspected RA
• First Contact Practitioners and early arthritis

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Louise Warburton
    associate medical director and GPwSI in rheumatology, Shropshire Community NHS Trust

ENT in general practice

  • Hearing loss – focus on sudden sensorineural hearing loss
  • Central and Peripheral vertigo
Speaker(s):
  • Dr Eason Sivayoham
    GP with extended role in otolaryngology, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Urology in primary care

  • Haematuria (blood in urine)
  • Stones
  • Recurrent UTIs
  • Lower urinary tract symptoms
Speaker(s):

Alcohol use disorders

• Screening for alcohol use disorders
• Brief interventions
• Treatment options

Speaker(s):
  • Ian Webzell
    alcohol and substance misuse clinical nurse specialist, King’s College Hospital, London

14:00

Meeting the challenge: Addressing premature mortality in COPD

Speaker(s):

Cardiovascular disease in women: at-risk groups and prevention strategies

• Differentiate the sex-specific aspects of coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD).

• Discuss approaches to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of CHD/CVD.

• Discuss diet and lifestyle strategies to help reduce risk factors.

Speaker(s):
  • Professor Chris Gale
    professor of cardiovascular medicine and co-director of the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics at the University of Leeds

Managing remote digital services: highlighting patient and clinician wellbeing

  • How to manage remote digital services, how they differ from traditional services and how this has evolved over the last 2 years.
  • Managing clinician wellbeing in digital healthcare, maximising the circumstances
  • How digital healthcare is positively impacting patient wellbeing
Speaker(s):

Identifying and treating gambling harms in and around London

Speaker(s):

14:30

Coffee Break and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

15:00

Management of older people with comorbidities and frailty in primary care

• When and how should frailty be identified?
• Referral for suspected dementia
• Discussing supportive care after diagnosis

Speaker(s):

Improving mental health – an emerging priority

• Depression and Anxiety
• Psychological assessments
• Preventing ill health in BAME groups

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Ihtesham Sabri
    GP and GPSI mental health, former university associate professor & digital GP

Managing menopause in primary care

• How to diagnose
• What are the treatment options
• How to manage risk and complications

Speaker(s):
  • Clare Searle
    GP with special interest in women’s health, Bridgewater surgeries

15:40

Identifying domestic abuse

• Coercive control and the stages of intervention
• Responding to domestic abuse with a needs-led, trauma informed and strength-based approach
• Mental well-being/health and domestic abuse – the links

Speaker(s):
  • Jacqui Kilburn
    manager, national training centre, Women’s Aid Federation, England

Professional lessons for GPs from the pandemic

Speaker(s):
  • Dr Deen Mirza
    GP extensivist, appraiser, medical examiner and self-help author

16:10

Close of Conference

Thursday 30 September 2021

08:30

Registration and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

STREAM 1

STREAM 2

STREAM 3

STREAM 4

09:20

09:30

10:10

10:40

Coffee Break and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

11:10

11:50

12:20

Complimentary lunch and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

13:20

14:00

14:30

Coffee Break and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

15:00

15:40

16:10

Close of Conference

Thursday 30 September 2021

08:30

Registration and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

09:20

09:30

10:10

10:40

Coffee Break and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

11:10

11:50

12:20

Complimentary lunch and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

13:20

14:00

14:30

Coffee Break and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

15:00

15:40

16:10

Close of Conference

Thursday 30 September 2021

08:30

Registration and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

09:20

09:30

10:10

10:40

Coffee Break and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

11:10

11:50

12:20

Complimentary lunch and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

13:20

14:00

14:30

Coffee Break and networking in the Exhibitors Hall

15:00

15:40

16:10

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 Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd, Astrazeneca Ltd, Chiesi Ltd, Dermal Laboratories Ltd, La Roche Posay (L’Oreal), Leo Pharma Ltd, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd, Nutricia Early Life Nutrition, Organon Pharma Ltd, Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare Ltd, Sandoz UK Ltd, Seqirus UK Ltd, Theramex Ltd, Trion Pharma, and Viatris. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programmes where clearly labelled.