2019 Conference programme

Stream B

08.00 – 09.15

Registration

09.15 – 09.30

Chair’s welcome
Dr Anne Connolly, GPSI in gynaecology in Bradford, chair of the Primary Care Women’s Health Forum and vice-president (membership) for the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare

09.30 – 10.00

Primary care management of osteoarthritis
Dr Lucy Douglas, Trustee and executive committee member for the Primary Care Rheumatology society

  • Typical presentations
  • Diagnosis and differentials
  • Investigations
  • Referral

10.00 – 10.45

Diabetes and the cardio/renal axis; changing practice in type 2 diabetes
Dr Waqas Tahir, GPwER in diabetes, advising and teaching local GPs and nurses
[Initiated, funded and reviewed by Napp]

  • Newer therapies for type 2 diabetes
  • Cardiovascular outcomes trials and the changing landscape of diabetes management
  • The importance of identifying CKD in diabetes

10.45 – 11.15

Morning refreshments

11.15 – 12.00

COPD Making it personal
Jane Scullion

[Initiated, funded and reviewed by Chiesi]

  • Update on latest guidelines
  • Personalising management of COPD
  • Where triple therapy fits in the COPD pathway

12.00 – 12.30

 Female genital mutilation: What GPs need to know
Asha Mohammed, Final year medical student at Bristol University. Outreach worker at Integrate UK

  • In-depth knowledge of FGM
  • Information on legislation and terminology
  • Guidance on what to do with suspicions and making a referral”

12.30 – 13.00

Signs and symptoms of ovarian Cancer
Dr Victoria Barber, GP Principal, Northants
[Initiated, funded and reviewed by Target Ovarian Cancer]

  • Hints to aid diagnosis among the differentials
  • Pitfalls and red flags
  • Case studies and plenty of discussion

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch break

14.00 – 14.30

Allergic rhinitis
Dr Dermot Ryan
[Initiated, funded and reviewed by Mylan]

  • Allergic rhinitis presenting in primary care and how to treat,
    with a focus on National Guidelines
  • Increased awareness of the impact of allergic rhinitis on quality of life,
    asthma control and society
  • How to align allergic rhinitis patients with the most suitable treatment
    option to meet their needs

14.30 – 15.30

Paediatric Dermatology
Dr Helen Goodyear, Consultant Paediatrician with a special interest in Paediatric Dermatology at University Hospitals of Birmingham

  • Conditions that delegates find difficult to treat
  • Conditions that require urgent referral to hospital including generalised erythroderma
  • Updates on treatment of haemangiomas, eczema prevention, fungal infection and acne vulgaris

15.30 – 15.45

Afternoon refreshments

15.45 – 16.30

Latest developments in contraception
Dr Anne Connolly, GPSI in gynaecology in Bradford, chair of the Primary Care Women’s Health Forum and vice-president (membership) for the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare

A case-based discussion using latest FSRH guidelines to apply to consultations in your surgery including:

  • Combined hormonal contraception 
  • Emergency contraception
  • Contraception and obesity

16.30 – 17.15

Evidence-based treatment of atrial fibrillation
Dr Matt Fay, Clinical Chief Executive, at The Willows in Queensbury, Bradford