Programme 2015

TUESDAY 29th SEPTEMBER

7.00 pm
 
Buffet Supper, followed by
8am-8pm Seven days a week can GPs or should GPs deliver?
A debate led by Dr Peter Holden about
  • whether General Practice can deliver such a service
  • could the nation afford such a service and
  • are we simply pandering to demand and medicalising social issues

WEDNESDAY 30th SEPTEMBER

9.15 am
Coffee and registration
9.30 am
Introduction and Welcome
Dr James Kiel, Chairman Montgomeryshire Medical Society

SESSION ONE - INCORPORATING PRACTICE MANAGERS DAY

Chair: Dr Adrian Weston

HOLDEN'S SOAPBOX & HOT TOPICS IN PRACTICE
9.40
Holden's Soapbox
Dr Peter Holden, GP Matlock,
GPC UK Negotiator with lead responsibilities for finance
and rural matters and Vice Chairman of BASICS
9.40
Introduction to Rural Practice
Drs Chris Horn, Rob Burtenshaw and Anthony Fround
(parallel session for F2s only)
10.40
Coffee
11.10
Some new ideas and party tricks for the
Nose and Sinuses
Dr Derek Skinner, Consultant in ENT

Shrewsbury & Telford Hospitals NHS Trust
12.05
Allergies - Diagnosis & Management in Primary Care
Dr Steve O'Hickey, Consultant Physiciain in General
Internal & Respiratory Medicine, Worcester Royal
Infirmary, Honorary Professor at the University of Worcester
1.00
Lunch

SESSION TWO

Chair: Dr James Kiel

OBESITY MANAGEMENT includes Powys PLT programme
2.15
Metabolic Syndrome & Obesity Management
Dr Andrew Macleod, Consultant in EndocrinologyShrewsbury & Telford Hospitals NHS Trust
3.15
Tea
3.30
Innovations in Obesity Management in
Primary Care
Dr James Kiel, GP, Welshpool with Niels Vollaard &
Richard Metcalfe, University of Bath
4.45
Ends
7.00
Course Dinner with after dinner lecture

THURSDAY 1st OCTOBER

SESSION THREE INCORPORATING PRACTICE NURSE DAY

Chair: Dr Chris Nevill

INFECTIOUS DISEASE & THE RETURNING TRAVELLER
9.15
Coffee & registration
9.30
Welcome & introduction
9.40
The Returning Traveller -
Malaria, Dengue & other Mosquito
Nightmares
Dr Mark Bailey, Consultant in Infectious Disease
Heart of England Trust, Birmingham
10.40
Coffee
11.00
Ebola & other Pandemics -
Preparing for Global Paranoia
Dr Mark Bailey, Consultant in Infectious Disease
Heart of England Trust, Birmingham
12.00
Putting Theory into Practice
Dr Mark Bailey, Consultant in Infectious Disease
Heart of England Trust, Birmingham
1.00
Lunch

SESSION FOUR

Chair: Dr Lisa Hunt

2.15
Multidrug Resistant TB, Microbes & the Future
Speaker to be confirmed
3.30
Tea
3.45
STD Resistance & the HIV
Nightmare in Primary Care
Dr Colm O'Mahony, Consultant in Genito
Urinary Medicine, Countess of Chester Hospital
4.45
Session Ends
7.30
Dinner

FRIDAY 2nd OCTOBER

SESSION FIVE PRACTICE, COMMUNITY & MIU NURSES WELCOME

Chairs: Dr Joe Vibhishanan

CLINICAL SKILLS IN PRIMARY CARE
9.15
Coffee & registration
9.30
Welcome & introduction
9.40
Familial Hypercholesterolaemia
An Update for Primary Care
Dr Nigel Capps, Consultant Chemical Pathologist,
Shrewsbury & Telford Hospitals NHS Trust and
Rob Gingell, FH Specialist Nurse, Betsi Cadwaladr Local
Health Board
10.30
Coffee
10.45

Delegates will have the choice of attending a workshop of their choice during the morning and afternoon sessions.
Please tick in order of preference which workshop you would like to attend. We suggest that you provide a second choice just in case your preferred option is already full.
Delegates will be allocated the workshops on a first come, first served basis and numbers will be strictly limited to 20 due to the practical content of each of the sessions, so early booking is recommended.

 
Radiology in Primary Care
Dr David Allan Parker, Consultant Radiologist Wrexham Maelor Hospital
 
Managing Rural Trauma
Dr Paul Metcalfe, GP Brecon and Wales Ambulance Service Trust
 
Integrating Echocardiogram
& Heart Failure Services in the
Community
Ian Painter & Clinical Team
British Heart Foundation
 
Joint of the Year - the Hip
Mr S Karlakki
Consultant in Orthopaedic Trauma
Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Trust Hospital
12.45
Lunch

SESSION SIX

Chair: Dr Donna Griffiths

CLINICAL SKILLS contd
2.00
Diabetes
Dr Carwyn Jones, GP, Carmarthen
 
Spirometry in Primary Care
Shirley Pickstock, Respiratory Specialist Nurse
 
End of Life Care Planning
Dr Claire Stockdale, Consultant in Palliative Care
The Severn Hospice
 
Minor Surgery
Dr Paul Metcalfe, GP Brecon Surgery
4.30
Ends