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This conference was developed by the PCDS in conjunction with OmniaMed Communications. The sponsoring companies have contributed financial support towards this event but have had no input into the conference agenda, speaker selection or presentations, with the exception of the symposium sessions, for which the respective sponsoring companies are fully responsible.

About

We would like to invite you to the 15th Welsh Conference of the Primary Care Diabetes Society (PCDS), taking place on 16 May 2024 in Cardiff.

Organised by the PCDS, the only association solely committed to the needs of primary care diabetes, this conference will examine diabetes care from a Welsh perspective. Through a mixture of lectures and masterclasses, this event will provide practical guidance to healthcare professionals, focusing on those issues that have the most impact on everyday diabetes practice in Wales.

As the Welsh representatives of the PCDS Committee, we are delighted to be delivering an event that provides an invaluable opportunity for us to come together and discuss the real core issues in day-to-day diabetes care delivery in Wales.

We look forward to welcoming you to this event.

Why attend

Masterclasses offering hands-on tips that will influence your everyday clinical practice

Inspiration and new contacts with various opportunities to network alongside your peers

Claim 5 CPD points for the one-day conference

Agenda

2024: 15th Welsh Conference of the Primary Care Diabetes Society

16 May 2024 - 09:00am

08.30–09.00

Registration, refreshments and exhibition viewing

,
09.00–09.05

Surveying the landscape

Welcome and introduction

Speaker   Sarah Davies, Julie Lewis, David Millar-Jones, Pam Brown
,
09.05–09.50

Sponsored Symposium

 

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09.50–10.30

Diabetes in Wales in 2024

  • Diabetes service provision and management strategies in 2024
Speaker   Julia Platts
,
10.30–11.05

Delivering holistic care in the diabetes review

  • A broad approach to the diabetes review
  • The Alphabet strategy
Speaker   Vinod Patel
,
11.05–11.25

Refreshments and exhibition viewing

,
11.25–12.00

Type 2 diabetes: Prevention and remission

  • All Wales Diabetes Prevention Programme
  • Data from the diabetes remission programme
Speaker   Catherine Washbrook
,
12.00-12.45

Sponsored symposium

,
12.45–13.35

Lunch and exhibition viewing

,
13.35–14.20

In the foreground

Masterclass rotation 1

Masterclass 1:  Complex cases

  • Cases covering the spectrum of cardio-renal-metabolic comorbidities

 

Masterclass 2: Insulin in primary care – Julie Lewis & Sian Bodman

  • Pearls and pitfalls
  • An easy titration schedule
  • Managing in frail/housebound people

 

Masterclass 3:  Lifestyle: Practical advice for primary care – Sarah Davies

  • The 5S behaviours: Sitting, Stepping, Sweating, Strengthening, Sleeping

 

Masterclass 4: Other types of diabetes – David Millar-Jones

  • LADA, MODY and Type 3c diabetes
  • Getting the diagnosis right
  • Management
Speaker   Various
,
14.20-14.25

Masterclass change-around

,
14.25–15.10

Masterclass rotation 2 (as above)

Speaker   Various
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15.10–15.30

Refreshments and exhibition viewing

,
15.30–16.05

On the horizon

Early-onset type 2 diabetes

  • Clinical implications of type 2 diabetes in under-40s
  • Care pathways
  • Considerations: Prescribing, pregnancy/contraception, deprivation
Speaker   Panel: Pam Brown, Sarah Davies, Julie Lewis
,
16.05–16.35

Diabetes Distilled

  • Emerging evidence from the year so far
Speaker   Pam Brown
,
16.35

Conference close

Speakers

Pam Brown

GP, Swansea

Sian Bodman

Sarah Davies

GP, Cardiff

Julie Lewis

Primary Care Nurse Consultant

David Millar-Jones

GP, Cwmbran

Vinod Patel

Professorial Clinical Teaching Fellow: Diabetes and Clinical Skills Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick

Julia Platts

Consultant in Diabetes and Medicine, National Clinical Lead for Diabetes in Wales, University Hospital Llandough and Cardiff University

Catherine Washbrook

Location

Leonardo Hotel, Cardiff - Formerly the Jurys Inn

Directions: 1 Park Pl, Cardiff, CF10 3UD

The Leonardo Hotel, Cardiff (formerly known as the Jury’s Inn), is located right in the heart of this historic and vibrant city. The hotel is a minute’s stroll from the nearest train station, Cardiff Queen Street. The nearest bus station is just a 2-minute walk away on Greyfriars Road. Cardiff airport is a 35-minute drive and is also accessible by bus.

  • 16 May 2024 - 09:00am

This conference was developed by the PCDS in conjunction with OmniaMed Communications. The sponsoring companies have contributed financial support towards this event but have had no input into the conference agenda, speaker selection or presentations, with the exception of the symposium sessions, for which the respective sponsoring companies are fully responsible.

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