MLL South Programme 2020 – WH/MH/T

MIMS Learning Live South
London, June 2020

Conference programme

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09.05 – 09.20

Chair’s welcome

Dr Louise Newson, GP and menopause expert, West Midlands

09.20 – 10.05

Sexual health
– STIs
– Loss of libido

Dr Julie OliverGP, Durham Gynae – community gynaecology clinic

10.05 – 10.50

Red flags for ovarian cancer
– NICE guidance for investigating new-onset symptoms and the usefulness of CA125 as a diagnostic test
– Common diagnostic pitfalls, why a new diagnosis of IBS in the over 50s and repeat UTI should be diagnosed with caution
– Risk and prevention factors associated with ovarian cancer including family history, HRT and oral contraceptives
– Case-studies approach to highlighting ovarian cancer presentation in primary care

Dr Victoria Barber, GP Principal, Northants

10.50 – 11.20

Morning refreshments

11.20 – 12.05

ED, testosterone and the heart
– Erectile dysfunction is a marker of underlying cardiac disease, but we are not asking!
– Sex is beneficial in terms of life expectancy
– Sex is safe in evaluated patients
– New guidelines exist and exercise tests may be helpful
– PDE5 inhibitor drugs appear cardio-protective
– Check testosterone in all men with ED

Professor Mike KirbyVisiting professor to the Faculty of Health & Human Sciences, University of Hertfordshire and the Prostate Centre

12.05 – 12.50

Menopause in women with cancer

Dr Louise Newson,GP and menopause expert, West Midlands

12.50 – 14.00


14.00 – 14.45

– Infertility/miscarriage
– Concurrent conditions: epilepsy, depression, diabetes

14.45 – 15.30

HRT – [Initiated, funded and reviewed by Mylan]

15.30 – 16.00

Afternoon refreshments

16.00 – 16.45

Transgender patients
– Initial consultation: where to refer
– Clinical issues: hormones
– Practical issues: how to note on records; how to ensure appropriate screening; correct nomenclature/address