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PULSE 365 LIVE Liverpool

13 September 2022
CPD: 5

Expert-led education for grassroots GPs

Join us at our North-West CPD conference designed with GPs in mind, for a day away from practice dedicated to developing your skills and clinical knowledge.

PULSE 365 LIVE Liverpool focuses on bringing GPs the latest best practice guidance, regulatory updates and professional advice. This must-attend free event features clinical and professional talks presented by expert speakers working in the UK across both primary and secondary care. Exclusively designed for all practising, GMC-registered GPs and trainees, this is your chance to network with peers from across the region.

Why attend?

Our CPD-certified programme combines different learning formats, featuring clinical sessions and workshops alongside talks that focus on your professional development as a GP. By attending PULSE 365 LIVE Liverpool you are ensuring that your practical skills remain up-to-date. The 2022 agenda covers important themes around mental health, diabetes, CVD, dermatology, paediatrics, rheumatology, neurology and gynaecology (please refer to the full agenda here for more info).

After you attend the LIVE event, you will receive up to 5 CPD points a CPD certificate, and access to speaker presentations*. Your attendance will count towards your total CPD points for the year.

Register now to secure your complimentary ticket.

Benefits of attending include:

  • A research-based agenda covering the hot topics you want to hear about
  • The chance to take part in Q&A sessions with our speakers and fellow GP attendees
  • Meeting with key suppliers, associations, charities, and recruiters to hear about the newest products and services to support your role
  • Invaluable time to network with your GP colleagues
  • Complimentary lunch and refreshments
  • CPD hours for your appraisal
  • An attendance certificate, and presentations* for your files
Please note that there are limited spaces available. Complimentary tickets are issued on a first come, first served basis and are subject to approval by the organiser.
*Any presentations will be accessible after the event and upon the completion of a post-event feedback survey which allows us to tailor future PULSE 365 LIVE events to meet your learning and development needs.

Venue

ACC Liverpool

King’s Dock, Port of Liverpool
Kings Dock Street
Liverpool
L3 4FP

+44 (0)151 475 8888 Venue website Get directions

Accommodation

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Keynote Speakers

Giles Hazan
Speaker
Dr Giles Hazan
GP with an extended role in MSK Medicine, Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust
Amolak S Bansal
Speaker
Dr Amolak S Bansal
consultant in immunology, Allergy and CFS/ME, Spire Bushey Hospital, Watford
Dean Eggitt
Speaker
Dr Dean Eggitt
principal GP, The Oakwood Surgery and chief executive officer, Doncaster local medical committee
Ryan Smith
Speaker
Mr Ryan Smith
non-clinical partner - Abbey Medical Centre, strategic PCN manager - Kenilworth & Warwick PCN

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PULSE 365 LIVE Liverpool

CPD: 5
Tuesday, 13 September 2022
8:30 - 9:20

Registration and exhibition

Registration and exhibition

Registration and exhibition

9:20 - 9:30

Chair’s opening remarks

Jaimie Kaffash, Editor Pulse

Chair’s opening remarks

Dr Dorothy King, gastroenterology assistant Countess of Chester Hospital

Chair’s opening remarks

Dr Dean Eggitt, principal GP, The Oakwood Surgery and chief executive officer, Doncaster local medical committee
9:30 - 10:10

Pharmacology - tips and tricks for managing chronic pain

Dr Giles Hazan, GP with an extended role in MSK Medicine, Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust

CVD

Sponsored by:

Investigating persistent fatigue in general practice

Dr Amolak S Bansal, consultant in immunology, Allergy and CFS/ME, Spire Bushey Hospital, Watford
10:15 - 10:55

QOF 2022/23

Mr Ryan Smith, non-clinical partner - Abbey Medical Centre, strategic PCN manager - Kenilworth & Warwick PCN

COPD

Sponsored by:

The importance of lipid management in people with diabetes

Beverley Bostock, advanced nurse practitioner. Mann Cottage Surgery, Gloucestershire; Primary Care Cardiovascular Society Council Member
10:55 - 11:25

Exhibition and networking

Exhibition and networking

Exhibition and networking

11:25 - 12:05

Update on Heart Failure management

Prof Ahmet Fuat, GP and GPSI Cardiology, Darlington Primary Care Network, Carmel Medical Practice
Sponsored by:

Clinical use of GLP-1 RAs (Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists) in adults living with Type 2 Diabetes. Novo Nordisk products will be discussed. Prescribing and Adverse Event reporting information will be available at the meeting.

Dr Amar Ali, GP and GPWSI in diabetes
Organised and funded by:

Asthma – The Journey Ahead In Primary Care

Sponsored by:
12:10 - 12:50

Session details coming soon

Sponsored by:

Diabetes update for Primary Care – 2022

Dr Parijat De, consultant physician (diabetes & endocrinology), honorary senior clinical lecturer, Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBHT)

Management of Common Infant Feeding Conditions in Primary Care and When to Refer On

Sponsored by:
12:50 - 13:50

Exhibition and lunch

Exhibition and lunch

Exhibition and lunch

13:50 – 14:30

Eczema Management: Quick Wins and Tips

Dr Angela Goyal, GPwER Dermatology, Clinical Lead for Community Dermatology OneMedicalGroup, Director Inspired Medics
Sponsored by:

Top tips for managing CMPA in primary care; a practical approach

Clare Jones, team lead - community paediatric dietetics, Alder Hey Childrens Hospital
Sponsored by:

Gambling Related Harms: A Public Health Issue

James Callaway, early intervention and education team leader, Beacon Counselling Trust
Sponsored by:
14:35 – 15:00

Session details coming soon

Dr Manjiri Shanker, GP, appraiser and NHS mentor

Long covid

Dr Deepak Ravindran, clinical lead, Berkshire Long covid Integrated Service - Royal Berkshire Hospital

A brief explanation of Deaf people’s mental health care

Dr Alexander Hamilton, clinical director – Medium Secure Division, consultant forensic psychiatrist for deaf people, St Andrew’s Northampton
15:00 – 15:25

Ethnicity issues in rheumatology

Dr Kanta Kumar, associate professor, University of Birmingham & and hon professor, PGI, Chandigarh, India

Breast screening and guidance on GP referrals

Dr Veronica Rafferty, GPER breast, Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

15:25 - 16:00

Exhibition and networking

Exhibition and networking

Exhibition and networking

16:00 - 16:30

Hacking physiology to change psychology

Dr Joe Delaney, independent consultant in lifestyle medicine, Edge Hill University

16:30

Close of conference

Close of conference

Close of conference

8:30 - 9:20

Registration and exhibition

Registration and exhibition

9:20 - 9:30

Chair’s opening remarks

Jaimie Kaffash, Editor Pulse

9:30 - 10:10

Pharmacology - tips and tricks for managing chronic pain

Dr Giles Hazan, GP with an extended role in MSK Medicine, Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust

  • Review of the guidelines around pharmacological management of chronic pain
  • Consultation tips around discussing medication and pain management
  • How to do an effective medication review
10:15 - 10:55

QOF 2022/23

Mr Ryan Smith, non-clinical partner - Abbey Medical Centre, strategic PCN manager - Kenilworth & Warwick PCN

  • What is the true value of a QOF point?
  • How to maximise QOF income
  • Why QOF management should be led by non-clinicians
10:55 - 11:25

Exhibition and networking

11:25 - 12:05

Update on Heart Failure management

Prof Ahmet Fuat, GP and GPSI Cardiology, Darlington Primary Care Network, Carmel Medical Practice

  •  Recent international guideline updates 
  •  Advances in pharmacological therapies 
  •  Device therapy – What you need to know… 
Sponsored by:
12:10 - 12:50

Session details coming soon

Sponsored by:
12:50 - 13:50

Exhibition and lunch

13:50 – 14:30

Eczema Management: Quick Wins and Tips

Dr Angela Goyal, GPwER Dermatology, Clinical Lead for Community Dermatology OneMedicalGroup, Director Inspired Medics

  • Recognising eczema- how it presents through the ages and different types of eczema  
  • Getting on top of acute flare-ups
  • Long terms management of this chronic disease
Sponsored by:
14:35 – 15:00

Session details coming soon

Dr Manjiri Shanker, GP, appraiser and NHS mentor

15:00 – 15:25

Ethnicity issues in rheumatology

Dr Kanta Kumar, associate professor, University of Birmingham & and hon professor, PGI, Chandigarh, India

15:25 - 16:00

Exhibition and networking

16:00 - 16:30

Hacking physiology to change psychology

Dr Joe Delaney, independent consultant in lifestyle medicine, Edge Hill University

  • Integrative Health Practice – a wholesome, whole-hearted approach to mental health and wellbeing 
  • Strengthening the mind-body connection  
  • Moving beyond mindfulness

 

16:30

Close of conference

8:30 - 9:20

Registration and exhibition

9:20 - 9:30

Chair’s opening remarks

Dr Dorothy King, gastroenterology assistant Countess of Chester Hospital

9:30 - 10:10

CVD

Sponsored by:
10:15 - 10:55

COPD

Sponsored by:
10:55 - 11:25

Exhibition and networking

11:25 - 12:05

Clinical use of GLP-1 RAs (Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists) in adults living with Type 2 Diabetes. Novo Nordisk products will be discussed. Prescribing and Adverse Event reporting information will be available at the meeting.

Dr Amar Ali, GP and GPWSI in diabetes

  • Recognising the importance of a pro-active holistic approach to management of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Exploring the clinical use of  GLP-1 RAs in Type 2 Diabetes
  • Providing practical guidance on the initiation and monitoring of a GLP-1 RA
Organised and funded by:
12:10 - 12:50

Diabetes update for Primary Care – 2022

Dr Parijat De, consultant physician (diabetes & endocrinology), honorary senior clinical lecturer, Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBHT)

  • Be up to date with latest NICE Type 2 guidelines from March 2022
  • Become familiar with use of evidence based newer therapies including SGLT 2 inhibitors & GLP-1 RA
  • Confidence in preventing common diabetes complications and understanding secondary care referral criteria
12:50 - 13:50

Exhibition and lunch

13:50 – 14:30

Top tips for managing CMPA in primary care; a practical approach

Clare Jones, team lead - community paediatric dietetics, Alder Hey Childrens Hospital

  • Unpicking the management of CMPA with real life case examples
  • Solving commonly asked questions and myths on cows milk protein allergy management
  • Key signposting to relevant primary care guidelines
Sponsored by:
14:35 – 15:00

Long covid

Dr Deepak Ravindran, clinical lead, Berkshire Long covid Integrated Service - Royal Berkshire Hospital

15:00 – 15:25

Breast screening and guidance on GP referrals

Dr Veronica Rafferty, GPER breast, Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

  • Refresher on the current Breast Screening Programme
  • Guidance on the 2WW and symptomatic breast referral and what we are doing in Greater Manchester
  • EUR Funding referrals
15:25 - 16:00

Exhibition and networking

16:30

Close of conference

8:30 - 9:20

Registration and exhibition

9:20 - 9:30

Chair’s opening remarks

Dr Dean Eggitt, principal GP, The Oakwood Surgery and chief executive officer, Doncaster local medical committee

9:30 - 10:10

Investigating persistent fatigue in general practice

Dr Amolak S Bansal, consultant in immunology, Allergy and CFS/ME, Spire Bushey Hospital, Watford

  • The clinical history is critical and do not underestimate the negative impact of fatigue on work, education and overall QOL
  • Routine blood tests can help exclude underlying systemic illness
  • Long-term understanding and support of those with chronic fatigue is helpful for the patient and their family
10:15 - 10:55

The importance of lipid management in people with diabetes

Beverley Bostock, advanced nurse practitioner. Mann Cottage Surgery, Gloucestershire; Primary Care Cardiovascular Society Council Member

  • How to identify those who need lipid management
  • Pharmacological and lifestyle interventions
  • Which target and why?
10:55 - 11:25

Exhibition and networking

11:25 - 12:05

Asthma – The Journey Ahead In Primary Care

Sponsored by:
12:10 - 12:50

Management of Common Infant Feeding Conditions in Primary Care and When to Refer On

  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Management and Strategies
  • Red Flags and When to Refe
Sponsored by:
12:50 - 13:50

Exhibition and lunch

13:50 – 14:30

Gambling Related Harms: A Public Health Issue

James Callaway, early intervention and education team leader, Beacon Counselling Trust

  •  Why gambling related harms is a public health issue and the range of harms it can cause. 
  •  Gambling harms landscape across the North West of England including prevalence rates based on PHE reporting  
  •  Beacon’s education and prevention offer which includes a wide range of programmes suitable for professionals working in a wide range of settings 
Sponsored by:
14:35 – 15:00

A brief explanation of Deaf people’s mental health care

Dr Alexander Hamilton, clinical director – Medium Secure Division, consultant forensic psychiatrist for deaf people, St Andrew’s Northampton

  • Differences and challenges in working with Deaf people with mental health problems
  • Pitfalls to avoid
  • Where to get help

15:25 - 16:00

Exhibition and networking

16:30

Close of conference

**We would like to thank our exhibitors for supporting this meeting, which includes pharmaceutical companies including Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd, AstraZeneca UK Ltd, Chiesi Ltd, Consilient Health Ltd, Fontus Health, Galderma UK Ltd, Gedeon Richter UK Ltd, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson Ltd, La Roche Posay Ltd, Novo Nordisk Ltd, Nutricia Ltd, Pfizer Ltd, RB Healthcare Ltd, Sandoz Ltd, Theramex, Trion Pharma. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programme where clearly labelled.