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Tuesday 15th September 2020

Live sessions

9.20 – 9.40
Registration, Sign in, and exhibition
9:40 – 10:25

Let’s Talk Menopause

  • Diagnosis of perimenopause and menopause.
  • Managing short-term menopausal symptoms.
  • Long-term benefits and risks of HRT.
Ruth Devlin, Nurse, Let's Talk Menopause @menopause_talk

10:40 – 11:25

Embracing supported self care for venous leg ulcer management


Dr Leanne Atkin, Lecturer Practitioner, Division of Podiatry and Clinical Sciences, University of Huddersfield and Vascular Nurse Consultant, Mid Yorks NHS Trust @Leannejane1975
Sponsored by:
11:40 – 12:25

Inhalers: The Essential Knowledge for Clinical Practice

Dr Omar Usmani, Reader in Respiratory Medicine and Consultant Physician, National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), Imperial College London & Royal Brompton Hospital (RBH)
Sponsored by:
12:40 – 13:25

Type 2 Diabetes: What’s new?

  • Exploring type 2 diabetes remission, what is the evidence?
  • How can this be implemented in primary care?
  • COVID 19- Supporting those people with type 2 diabetes at high risk 
Julie Brake, Diabetes Nurse Consultant, Liverpool University Foundation Hospital NHS Trust @Julie A Brake


Me and my domestic abuse journey; a Harrowing but inspiring story

  •  You will hear Rachel’s personal journey.
  • Leave with more knowledge around domestic abuse and hopefully how to help and advise someone who maybe experiencing domestic abuse
  • Understand more about the barriers that victims of abuse face.
Rachel Williams, IDVA, advocate, campaigner, survivor of domestic abuse, Ambassador for The Freedom Programme, Pioneer for Safelives Patron for SEEdS Wales @dontlookback198

14:40- 15:25

Improving mental health by identifying and treating people with gambling problems


Helen Garratt, Director of Clinical Services, GamCare
Sponsored by:
15:40 – 16:25

Supporting smokers who want to quit

  • The best ways to help smokers quit
  • The role of vaping in smoking cessation
  • Smoking and Covid-19
Dr Roger Henderson, GP and health broadcaster

On-demand Session

10 ways to reduce cancer risk

  • Learn how lifestyle affects cancer risk
  • Receive useful and practical tips for cancer prevention, based on the latest scientific evidence
  • Access free cancer prevention and survivorship resources
Rachel Clark, Health Promotion Manager, World Cancer Research Fund
Sponsored by:
On-demand Session

Vital nutrition for busy days 

  • Quick and easy lunchbox ideas to help maintain and sustain your energy levels
  • Simple shortcuts to keep you well nourished when life gets busy  
  • Batch cooking, menu planning and freezer food 
  • Store cupboard essentials for a healthy shopping list 
Jane McClenaghan, Nutritional Therapist, Vital Nutrition @vitalnutrition

On-demand Session

Osteoporosis:  Cause and Effect of the Forgotten Long-Term Condition

  • Osteoporosis: explaining its Incidence and Impact
  • Incorporating National clinical guidelines within service design & functionality
  • The 5iQ model: cross-boundary working practices to support & enhancing care
Donna Rowe, Clinical nurse specialist: Osteoporosis / fracture liaison, Imperial college healthcare NHS trust, London

On-demand Session

Motivational interviewing

Tim Anstiss, Founder: Academy for Health Coaching, Academy for Health Coaching Lecturer: Henley Business School @timanstiss

Interested in Speaking?

If you would like more information about speaking opportunities please contact Maria-Jose Lopez:

  020 7214 0509


*Please note, this information is correct at the current time. Cogora reserve the right to amend content without prior warning.

**We would like to thank our exhibitors, sponsors and partners for supporting this meeting. This includes a number of pharmaceutical companies including Chiesi Ltd, Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd, Abbott Laboratories Limited, Trudell Medical UK Limited and La Roche-Posay. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programme where clearly labelled.