MIMS Learning Live South
London, 28 June 2019

Conference programme


8:00 – 9:00


9:00 – 9:15

Chair’s welcome – Dr Mark Levy, locum GP in London with a special interest in respiratory

9:15 – 10:00


Professor Kyle Pattinson, associate professor in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Oxford and honorary consultant anaesthetist at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


10:00 -10:30

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

10:30 – 11:15

COPD – [Initiated, funded and reviewed by Chiesi]

11:15 – 11:45

Coffee break

11:45 – 12:15

Inhaler technique: facts vs fiction. What do we really know? – [Initiated, funded and reviewed by Napp]
Deirdre Siddaway,
Respiratory Nurse Specialist at The Ixworth Surgery

12:15 – 12:45

Lessons from asthma deaths – Dr Mark Levylocum GP in London with a special interest in respiratory

12:45 – 13:45

(Visit the MIMS Learning stand for our Appraisal and revalidation surgery with GP appraiser Dr Ravi Ramanathan )

13:45 – 14:15

Bronchiectasis update

Prof Michael Loebinger

14:15 – 14:45

TB, respiratory infections

14:45 – 15:15

Coffee break


Smoking cessation
Gay Sutherland, 
visiting researcher at the Nicotine Research Group, King’s College London

16:15 – 17:15

Asthma overview: diagnosis, management and cases – Dr Azhar Saleem, GP with an interest in respiratory medicine, London, and a member of the Lambeth CCG Governing Body

This event is for qualified healthcare professionals. Anyone under the age of 18, including children and babies will not be permitted entry. Pharmaceutical companies will be at the MIMS Learning Live events.

The distribution of promotional material, except by exhibitors at their stands, is strictly prohibited. Visitors/delegates are prohibited from selling or promoting any product by word-of-mouth. The organisers reserve the right to remove any literature and to ask the person to leave.