Course Programme

6th and 7th November 2023

Monday 6th November

8:30-9:00: Registration

9:00-9:15: Introduction
Chair-Prof Cecil Thomas
9:15-10:00: Chest Pain: Evaluation and Management
Dr Joel Giblett,
Consultant Cardiologist,
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital,

10:00-10:45: Diagnosis & Management of Transient Ischaemic Attack
Dr Nikhil Sharma,
Consultant in Stroke Medicine,
Liverpool University Hospitals

10:45-11:00: Break
11:00-11:45: Obesity as a Chronic Disease
Professor Jonathan Pinkney,
Consultant in Obesity and Metabolic Medicine,
University of Plymouth

11:45-12:30:Acute GI Bleed
Dr Paul Collins,
Consultant Gastroenterologist,
Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton

12:30-13:30: Break

13:30-14:15: Multiple Sclerosis Update
Prof Neil Robertson
Consultant Neurologist
Cardiff University Hospital

14:15-15:00: HIV presentations for the General Physician
Dr Clare van Halsema,
Consultant in Infectious Diseases and HIV
North Manchester General Hospital

15:00-15:15: Break

15:15-16:00: Advances in Alzheimer's Disease
Prof Ben Underwood,
Consultant Psychiatrist,
University of Cambridge

16:00-16:45: Acutely agitated patient on Medical wards
Dr Qaiser Javed
Consultant Psychiatrist,
Liverpool University Hospitals.Liverpool

16:45-17:00: Discussion & Close of 1st day
Tuesday 7th November

8:30-9:00: Registration
Chair-Prof C Wong
9:00-10:00: Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease: Early Diagnosis and Aggressive Treatment
Professor Smeeta Sinha,
Consultant in Nephrology,
Salford Royal Hospital.Manchester

10:00-10:45: Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes: Getting to Goal Safely and Reducing Cardiovascular Risk
Prof Dan Cuthbertson,
Consultant in Diabetes,
University of Liverpool

10:45-11:00: Break

11:00-11:45: Breathlessness: COPD or Asthma - does it matter?
Dr J Bright
Consultant in Chest Medicine
Manchester University Hospital
11:45-12:30: New and Emerging Lipid Lowering Therapies
Professor Dev Datta,
Consultant in Metabolic Medicine,
University Hospital Llandough (University of South Wales)

12:30-13:30: Break

13:30-14:30: Tales of GMC Investigations-Secondary Care
Dr Sally Old
Medico-legal Advisor,

14:30-15:15: Polypharmacy in Frail Adults
Dr Clifford Lisk,
Consultant in Acute and Geriatric Medicine,Royal Free Hospital, London

15:15-15:30: Break
15:30-16:15: Haematological Emergencies
Dr R Brown
Consultant Haematologist
Manchester University Hospital

16:30-16:45: Discussion and Q&A Session
Close of 2nd day

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