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Manchester Programme

08:30 – 09:20
Registration and exhibition
09:20 – 09:30

Chair welcome and opening remarks

Donna Davenport, Community Specialist Practitioner Facilitator - District Nursing, Stockport Foundation Trust

Chair welcome and opening remarks


09:30 - 10:10

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.
Industry sponsorship in progress

Providing support to people with learning disabilities in primary care

  •  Supporting the primary healthcare team to care for people with a learning disability.
  •  Awareness of health inequalities and vulnerability.
  •  Making reasonable adjustments to improve consultations.
Industry sponsorship in progress
10:15 – 10:55

COPD – Making it personal

  • COPD guideline updates.
  • The management of COPD.
  • Treatable traits.
  • Triple therapy placement in the management of COPD.
Industry sponsorship in progress

A practical guide on the shingles immunisation programme in England 

  • Provide an overview of shingles and its possible complications.
  • Provide understanding of the shingles National Immunisation Programme including eligibility.
  • Discuss best practice examples of implementation of the programme at a local level.
Industry sponsorship in progress
10:55 - 11:25
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
11:25 - 12:05

Wound Challenges from a patients perspective

• What am I looking at and why won’t it go away?
• What can I do about it?
• How can a Health Care Professional help me?

Industry sponsorship in progress

Addressing the challenges of inhaler technique

Industry sponsorship in progress
12:10 - 12:50

Current trends in sexual and reproductive health

  • Outlining current issues. 
  • Signs, symptoms and treatment of common STIs.
  • Update on FRSH contraception guidelines.

 


Male suicide and working psychologically with people in crisis

  • Male suicide, current issues and the importance of crises.
  •  What happens to people in crisis and psychological factors that contribute to emotional distress and suicidality.
  • Important targets for intervention.

12:50 - 13:50
Exhibition, networking and complimentary lunch
13:50 - 14:30

Type 2 Diabetes: What’s new?

  • Exploring type 2 diabetes remission, what is the evidence?
  • How can this be implemented in primary care?
  • New treatments and thinking outside of the “glucose” box.
Julie Brake, Diabetes Nurse Consultant, Liverpool University Foundation Hospital NHS Trust @Julie A Brake

     End of life care

  • How does substance use affect someone towards end of life?
  • How can I support the patients – case studies
  • Symptom management
Lucy Webb, Reader/Associate Professor, Manchester Metropolitan University @LucyWeb87039718

14:35 - 15:15

A guide to dermatology in primary care

  •  What are the most common presentations of skin problems?
  •  Assessing disease severity and suitable treatment.
  •  Impact on functional, psychological and social wellbeing.

An update on cervical screening and cancer prevention

  • What is the best practice in cervical screening?
  • Discussing clinical history, the test and its results
  • HPV vaccine – progress and impact so far.

15:15 - 15:45
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
15:45 - 16:25

Keynote: Understanding dementia: Supporting people with dementia and their carers

  • The most common symptoms of dementia we encounter every day.
  • Practical tips for troubleshooting communication deficits and resistance to delivery of physical care.
  • Different stages require different techniques; a short cut.


16:25 - 17:00

An update on the latest in travel vaccinations

  •  Why do a travel risk assessment?
  • Vaccines – what’s new?
  • Advising patients when there is no vaccine – malaria and the Zika virus. 


08:30 – 09:20
Registration and exhibition
09:20 – 09:30

Chair welcome and opening remarks

Donna Davenport, Community Specialist Practitioner Facilitator - District Nursing, Stockport Foundation Trust

09:30 - 10:10

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.
Industry sponsorship in progress
10:15 – 10:55

COPD – Making it personal

  • COPD guideline updates.
  • The management of COPD.
  • Treatable traits.
  • Triple therapy placement in the management of COPD.
Industry sponsorship in progress
10:55 - 11:25
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
11:25 - 12:05

Wound Challenges from a patients perspective

• What am I looking at and why won’t it go away?
• What can I do about it?
• How can a Health Care Professional help me?

Industry sponsorship in progress
12:10 - 12:50

Current trends in sexual and reproductive health

  • Outlining current issues. 
  • Signs, symptoms and treatment of common STIs.
  • Update on FRSH contraception guidelines.

 


12:50 - 13:50
Exhibition, networking and complimentary lunch
13:50 - 14:30

Type 2 Diabetes: What’s new?

  • Exploring type 2 diabetes remission, what is the evidence?
  • How can this be implemented in primary care?
  • New treatments and thinking outside of the “glucose” box.
Julie Brake, Diabetes Nurse Consultant, Liverpool University Foundation Hospital NHS Trust @Julie A Brake

14:35 - 15:15

A guide to dermatology in primary care

  •  What are the most common presentations of skin problems?
  •  Assessing disease severity and suitable treatment.
  •  Impact on functional, psychological and social wellbeing.

15:15 - 15:45
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
15:45 - 16:25

Keynote: Understanding dementia: Supporting people with dementia and their carers

  • The most common symptoms of dementia we encounter every day.
  • Practical tips for troubleshooting communication deficits and resistance to delivery of physical care.
  • Different stages require different techniques; a short cut.

16:25 - 17:00

An update on the latest in travel vaccinations

  •  Why do a travel risk assessment?
  • Vaccines – what’s new?
  • Advising patients when there is no vaccine – malaria and the Zika virus. 

08:30 – 09:20
Registration and exhibition
09:20 – 09:30

Chair welcome and opening remarks


09:30 - 10:10

Providing support to people with learning disabilities in primary care

  •  Supporting the primary healthcare team to care for people with a learning disability.
  •  Awareness of health inequalities and vulnerability.
  •  Making reasonable adjustments to improve consultations.
Industry sponsorship in progress
10:15 - 10:55

A practical guide on the shingles immunisation programme in England 

  • Provide an overview of shingles and its possible complications.
  • Provide understanding of the shingles National Immunisation Programme including eligibility.
  • Discuss best practice examples of implementation of the programme at a local level.
Industry sponsorship in progress
10:55 - 11:25
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
11:25 - 12:05

Addressing the challenges of inhaler technique

Industry sponsorship in progress
12:10 - 12:50

Male suicide and working psychologically with people in crisis

  • Male suicide, current issues and the importance of crises.
  •  What happens to people in crisis and psychological factors that contribute to emotional distress and suicidality.
  • Important targets for intervention.

12:50 - 13:50
Exhibition, networking and complimentary lunch
13:50 - 14:30

     End of life care

  • How does substance use affect someone towards end of life?
  • How can I support the patients – case studies
  • Symptom management
Lucy Webb, Reader/Associate Professor, Manchester Metropolitan University @LucyWeb87039718

14:35 - 15:15

An update on cervical screening and cancer prevention

  • What is the best practice in cervical screening?
  • Discussing clinical history, the test and its results
  • HPV vaccine – progress and impact so far.

15:15 - 15:45
Exhibition, networking and refreshments


 

*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 meeting, which includes a number of pharmaceutical companies. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programme where clearly labelled.


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