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Manchester 2017 Programme

  Stream 1 Stream 2
08.45-9.20 Registration & Exhibition
09.20-09.30 Chair’s opening remarks

Chair’s opening remarks


Progressive renal disease: How to manage with co-existing type 2 diabetes

  • Progression of Type 2 diabetes.
  • Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease.
  • How best to monitor renal function.

Sponsored by MSD

Outlining the NHS breast screening programme

  • Identifying the eligible population.
  • Advantages and disadvantages of self-examination.
  • Providing information, advice and reassurance,


10.15 – 10.55

Achieving HBA1c targets is a challenge: How can SGLT2 inhibitors help you manage type 2 diabetes?

  • Current treatment options for patients.
  • Comparing SGLT2 inhibitors with sulphonylureas and DPP4 inhibitors.
  • Practical case studies.

Supported by Janssen

When does primary care turn into palliative care?

  • Symptom assessment and management.
  • Communication about prognosis and treatment preferences.
  • Treating depression in seriously ill patients. 
10.55 -11.25 Exhibition and networking
11.25 – 12.05

Optimising quality of life for heart failure patients

  • Intervention and treatment options.
  • Understanding the impact of comorbidities.
  • Giving patients and carers the skills to self-monitor.


Liver cirrhosis: There’s more of it out there than you think

  • Recognising cirrhosis in asymptomatic individuals.
  • What are the causes?
  • Outlining the advance of Hepatitis C management.
12.10 -12.50

Session to be confirmed (asthma)

Supported by Novartis

Promoting best practice in leg ulcer management

  • What are the causes?
  • Management techniques for leg ulcers – compression, leg elevation and exercise.
  • Ensuring patients the best possible chance of healing and preventing recurrence.


12.50 – 13.50 Exhibition and lunch
13.50 – 14.30

KEYNOTE: Laugh, don’t leak: Incontinence isn’t funny

  • The incidence of incontinence and its impact on women’s lives.
  • What advice to give women.
  • Where to refer and why you should.
14.35 – 15.15

Understanding sepsis: What’s new and what’s different?

  • Understand the care pathway including epidemiology and recognition.
  • Key points from the NCEPOD report, cross system action plan and NICE guideline.
  • Recommendations on action nurses should take in the community.

Management of epilepsy in primary care and the community

  • Understanding different seizure types.
  • Tailoring treatment plans for the individual.
  • Advice for specific groups.


15.15 – 15.40 Exhibition and networking
15.40 -16.20

Understanding dementia: Supporting people with dementia and their carers

  • Diagnosis and treatments including Person Centred Care.
  • The lived experience of the individual with dementia.
  • Education and support for carers, staff and service users.
16.25 Close of Conference