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Liverpool Programme

08.40-09.30
Registration and exhibition open
09.30-09.40

Chair’s opening remarks

Marilyn Eveleigh, Independent Nurse Consultant and Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice

09.40-10.25

Diagnosis and management of menopause

  • Diagnosis of perimenopause and menopause.
  • Managing short-term menopausal symptoms.
  • Long-term benefits and risks of HRT.

10.25-11.10

Addressing the challenges of falling MMR and Shingles vaccinations: your role in reversing the trend

  • To explore the decline in vaccination uptake for both the MMR and shingles vaccinations and understand the importance of these programmes
  • To recognise effective methods of communicating with eligible patient groups and identify organisational approaches to make your practice run efficiently
  • To evaluate a ‘best practice’ example and learn how to become a ‘Vaccine Hero’ in your practice
Pauline Macdonald, Independent Consultant Nurse & Managing Director, Infection Matters Limited
Sponsored by
11.10-11.50
Exhibition, networking and refresments
11.50-12.35

Updates in treatments for individuals with type 2 diabetes

  • Supporting practice and community nurses in managing diabetes.
  • Person centered approaches to dietary information.
  • Overview of type 2 treatments and care pathways.
Dr Martin Hadley-Brown, CGCM Tutor & Director of Preclinical Studies, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge

12.35-13.20

Optimising quality of life for heart failure patients

  • Intervention and treatment options.
  • Understanding the impact of comorbidities.
  • Giving patients and carers the skills to self-monitor.
Karen Dickman, Heart Failure Nurse Specialist, Knowsley Community Services, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital
Lindsay Lunt, Heart Failure Nurse Specialist, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

13.20-14.20
Exhibition, networking and complimentary lunch
14.20-15.05

Alcohol use disorders in primary care

  • Discussing alcohol problems in the primary care consultation.
  • Setting goals for reducing alcohol consumption.
  • Managing alcohol related psychiatric and physical complications.
Dianne Sedman, Alcohol Outreach Nurse, Brownlow Practice

15.05-15.50

Oxygen and COPD

Emma Rickards, Respiratory Nurse, Knowsley Community Respiratory Service

Interested in Speaking?

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

  marialopez@cogora.com

  020 7214 0509

 

*Please note, this is a draft programme, and subject to change. Cogora reserve the right to amend content without prior warning.

**We would like to thank our exhibitors for supporting this conference. This includes a number of pharmaceutical companies including Chiesi Ltd, MSD, NAPP Pharmaceuticals, Orion Pharma, Pfizer Ltd and Trudell Medical UK Limited. Unless stated in the programme, they have had no input into the agenda, speaker selection or content.


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