Programme

Attendees of MIMS Learning Live London on 10 June 2022 will have the opportunity to choose one of 4 clinical streams;

Dermatology | Diabetes and Cardiovascular | Respiratory | Clinical Updates

Dermatology
09:00 | Chair's Opening Remarks
09:15 - 10:00 | Hyperhidrosis: diagnosis and management
10.00-10.45 | Management of Actinic Keratosis in primary care

This session is sponsored by

11:15 - 12:00 | Wellbeing and resilience for GPs

Dr Peter Ilves, Training Director and Lead Master Trainer, 4 Mental Health

  • To deliver safe and compassionate care we too need to feel safety and compassion are part of our own plan of health and wellbeing. 
  • Everyone involved in healthcare needs to make a commitment to themselves, and for others to support this, to self-care, personal emotional and physical wellbeing and self-compassion.
  • Let’s look at fresh thinking, strategies and approaches, from the Connecting with People conversation, that can make a difference.
12:00 - 12:45 | Nail conditions in general practice: first approach and what you need to know before referral to secondary care

Dr Athina Fonia, BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCP Derm (London), Consultant Dermatologist, Lead for the Biologics Clinic, Queen Elizabeth Hospital , Lewisham &  Greenwich NHS Trust

13:45 - 14:30 | Eczema for the non-dermatologist
  • The practical “basics” of eczema,  
  • Appropriate treatment options that can be initiated in the community
  • Clinical tips in managing difficult eczema consultations

This session is sponsored by

14:30 - 15:15 | Hair and scalp disorders in Afro-textured hair
15.45 - 16.30 | Skin Cancer

Top tips for diagnosis of skin cancer including melanoma, SCCs, BCCs and other tumours

Diabetes & Cardiovascular
09:45 - 10:30 | Atrial fibrillation: diagnosis and management
  • Up to date NICE guidance on atrial fibrillation relevant to primary care
  • How to establish a diagnosis including an ECG masterclass
  • Who needs an echo or cardiology referral?
  • Anticoagulation – how to initiate and monitor with common pitfalls
10:30 - 11:15 | Familial hypercholesterolaemia: identifying and managing patients in the primary care setting

Dr Kate Shipman, Consultant Chemical Pathologist, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Sotiris Antoniou Head of Pharmacy, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Consultant Pharmacist, Cardiovascular Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust, Lead Pharmacist for UCL Partners, AHSN

  • Understanding FH
  • How to identify and screen for FH in the primary care setting
  • When to refer patients with FH to secondary care
  • How does FH fit with NHS Long-term Plan and PCN DES

This session is sponsored by:

11:15 - Break (Appraisal surgery: free one-to-one advice on appraisal and revalidation from Dr Ravi Ramanathan)
11:45 - 12:30 | CKD - the missing risk factor for heart disease
  • Who is at risk of CKD
  • Evidence behind CKD as a risk factor for CVD
  • How to improve outcomes in your practice
12:30 - 13:15 | Therapy options after metformin in type 2 diabetes

Dr Amar Puttanna, Consultant Diabetologist

14:15 - 15:00 | Practical considerations for a GLP-1 receptor agonist in adults with Type 2 Diabetes

Dr Heather Bell, GP Principal, Greenisland Northern Ireland

 

Novo Nordisk products will be discussed. Prescribing Information and Adverse Event reporting will be available at the meeting

  • Recognises the clinical relevance of GLP-1 RAs (glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist)
  • Provides practical guidance to primary care healthcare professionals on the initiation and monitoring of a GLP-1 RA in clinical practice
This session is organised and funded by

Job Bag: UK22DI00196  Date of Prep: May 2022 

15:00 - 15:45 | Wellbeing and resilience for GPs
  • To deliver safe and compassionate care we too need to feel safety and compassion are part of our own plan of health and wellbeing. 
  • Everyone involved in healthcare needs to make a commitment to themselves, and for others to support this, to self-care, personal emotional and physical wellbeing and self-compassion.
  • Let’s look at fresh thinking, strategies and approaches, from the Connecting with People conversation, that can make a difference.
16.15 - 16:45 | Lifestyle and Diabetes

Dr Sundhya Raman, Lifestyle Medicine Physician, My Wellness Doctor

  • How our lifestyles affect our disease risk; the microbiome, epigenome and chronic inflammation
  • Which lifestyle factors have the greatest impact on disease risk
  • Tips for incorporating lifestyle change into GP consults
Respiratory and Allergy
09:30 - 10:15 | Greener asthma care
  • Understand areas that we can make a difference in with greener asthma care
  • Understand issues that might not be as good for our patients/carers/care
  • Highlight issues moving forwards in good respiratory care to help protect planetary resources
10:15 - 11:00 | The essential knowledge for managing COPD patients in practice

Professor Omar Usmani, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), Imperial College London & Consultant Physician, Royal Brompton Hospital (RBH) and St Mary’s Hospital London

  • Inhaler challenges and inhaler choice (the right inhaler for the right patient)
  • Therapies for treating COPD
  • The environment and inhalers.

This session is has been organised and funded by Chiesi Ltd and will include promotional content

11:30 - 12:15 | Relight your fire

Dr Helen Garr, The Medical Director, The Wellbeing GP LTD

  • Reignite your passion for work and rediscover joy and satisfaction at work and at home
  • Recognise what lights your fire as well as what drains and depletes you
  • Reset, re-energise and look forward to work again
12:15 - 13:00 | Long Covid
  • Define long Covid
  • Discuss how to recognise and manage symptoms in primary care
  • Raise awareness of red flags 
  • Discuss the patterns and pathology being seen in long Covid 
  • Share resources
13:55 - 14:45 | Atopic eczema and allergy
  • Managing atopic eczema in primary care
  • Triggers and concerns about allergy

14:45 - 15:30 | Paediatric food allergy update
  • IgE and non-IgE mediated food allergy
  • Risk factors for food allergy
  • Recognition and treatment of anaphylaxis
  • New treatments for food allergy
16:00 - 16:45 | Diagnosis and management of chronic cough

Dr Azhar Saleem, GP with Respiratory Interest, SEL ICS & Rightbreathe

  • Definition and top causes of chronic cough
  • Most important primary care investigations
  • Flow chart for management of chronic cough
Clinical Updates
09:00 - 09:45 | Pain management hot topics
  • Opioids for cancer pain – drug options & contrast to non-cancer chronic pain
  • Visceral analgesia – neuropathic analgesics
  • New chronic pain classifications – primary & secondary chronic pain

 

09:45 - 10:30 | Ovarian cancer red flag symptoms: how to spot them and what to do
  • Ovarian cancer presents with symptoms regardless of disease stage     
  • New diagnosis of IBS in the over 50s and repeat UTI should be diagnosed with caution. Consider ovarian cancer as a possibility        
  • NICE guidance for investigating new onset symptoms  

This session is sponsored by 

11:00 - 11:45 | Eczema for the non-dermatologist
  • The practical “basics” of eczema,  
  • Appropriate treatment options that can be initiated in the community
  • Clinical tips in managing difficult eczema consultations

This session is sponsored by

11:45 - 12:30 | Providing good end of life care as GPs
  • Common symptoms encountered and medications used
  • Identifying the palliative patient and disease trajectories
  • Thinking about end-of-life care priorities and how to discuss them with the patients and those close to them
13:30 - 14:15 | Menopause: Diagnosis and management
  • NICE Guidelines : Diagnosis and Management What is hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and its main purpose?
  • The differential impact of the type of progestogen: breast cancer, venous thromboembolism (VTE) risks, and side effects profile
  • Does it matter which progestogen you choose?

This session is sponsored by

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14:15 - 15:00 | Relight your fire

Dr Helen Garr, The Wellbeing GP, The Wellbeing GP LTD

  • Reignite your passion for work and rediscover joy and satisfaction at work and at home
  • Recognise what lights your fire as well as what drains and depletes you
  • Reset, re-energise and look forward to work again
15:30 - 16:15 | Assessment and management of UTIs
  • Uncomplicated UTIs
  • More complex scenarios: pregnancy, frailty
  • Recurrent UTIs
  • To deliver safe and compassionate care we too need to feel safety and compassion are part of our own plan of health and wellbeing. 
  • Everyone involved in healthcare needs to make a commitment to themselves, and for others to support this, to self-care, personal emotional and physical wellbeing and self-compassion.
  • Let’s look at fresh thinking, strategies and approaches, from the Connecting with People conversation, that can make a difference.