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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 and Queen's Nurse

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

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. 
Kate Bradfield, Travel Nurse Advisor, Well Travelled Clinic @katebradfield40

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.
Joanna Midgley, Chair of the Manchester Suicide Prevention Partnership

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 experiences for people with substance use histories

  • 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

The Importance of a robust topical treatment plan in patients with Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis

  • have more confidence when choosing the correct topical steroid based on the severity of the patient’s skin condition
  • have an improved awareness of the different emollients available and their uses in the maintenance of the skin barrier
  • The importance of correct application technique when using topical steroids and emollients, including fingertip units of measurement for topical steroids
Lisa Galligan, Dermatology CNS, Dermatology OPD, Trafford General Hospital, Manchester

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

Current trends in sexual and reproductive health

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


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 and Queen's Nurse

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

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. 
Kate Bradfield, Travel Nurse Advisor, Well Travelled Clinic @katebradfield40

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

The Importance of a robust topical treatment plan in patients with Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis

  • have more confidence when choosing the correct topical steroid based on the severity of the patient’s skin condition
  • have an improved awareness of the different emollients available and their uses in the maintenance of the skin barrier
  • The importance of correct application technique when using topical steroids and emollients, including fingertip units of measurement for topical steroids
Lisa Galligan, Dermatology CNS, Dermatology OPD, Trafford General Hospital, Manchester

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

Current trends in sexual and reproductive health

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

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.
Joanna Midgley, Chair of the Manchester Suicide Prevention Partnership

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

End of life care experiences for people with substance use histories

  • 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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