Course Programme
Thursday 23rd March

8.30-9:00 Registration

9:00-9:15 Introduction

9:15-10:00 Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease – Treatment and Management
Dr John Bright
Consultant in Chest Medicine,
Manchester Royal Infirmary

10:00-10:45 Neurological Differentials of Syncope
Dr Rajiv Mohanraj,
Consultant Neurologist,
Salford Royal NHS Trust

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-11:45 Endocrine Emergencies
Prof Dan Cuthbertson,
Consultant in Diabetes,
Liverpool University Hospital

11:45-12:30 Frailty and Acute Medical Takes
Dr J Morell,
Consultant in Elderly Care Medicine,
Manchester Royal Infirmary

12:30-13:30 Break

13:30-14:15 Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention
Prof Dhiraj Gupta,
Consultant Cardiologist,
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

14:15-15:00 Living well until you die - Implementing good end of life care
Prof Mark Taubert,
Consultant in Palliative Care,
Cardiff University School of Medicine

15:00-15:15 Break

15:15-16:00 Update on Sepsis Recognition & Management
Dr Ricky Bell,
Consultant in Intensive Care and Renal Medicine,
Leicester Royal Infirmary

16.00-16:45 Diagnosing Chronic Liver Disease: Who and how to screen?
Dr Dai Samuel,
Consultant Hepatologist,
Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Wales

16:45–17:00 Discussion and Close of the 1st day session

Friday 24th March

8.30-9:00 Registration

9:00-10:00 Renal Vasculitis
Prof Chris Wong,
Consultant Nephrologist,
Liverpool University Hospital

10:00-10:45 Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes: Past and present
Dr S Aditya,
Consultant in Diabetes,
Liverpool University Hospital

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-11:45 Investigation and Management of Systemic Hypertension
Prof Adam Greinsteen,
Consultant in Medicine,
University of Manchester

11:45-12:30 Mental Capacity Assessment and Essential Mental Health Act for Physicians
Dr Geraldine Swift,
Consultant Psychiatrist,
Wirral and Cheshire NHS Trust

12:30-13:30 Break

13:30- 14:30 Medico-legal Update for Secondary Care Physicians
Dr Claire Sweeney,
Consultant MDU

14:30-15:15 Advances in Rheumatology
Dr M Buchari,
Consultant Rheumatologist,
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay

15:15-15:30 Break

15:30-16:15 Diagnosis Management & Advances in Asthma

Prof Steve Scott,
Consultant in Chest Medicine,
Chester Hospital

16:15-16:30 Discussion and Q&A Session and Close of the 2nd day session

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