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This conference was developed by the PCDS in conjunction with OmniaMed Communications. The sponsoring companies 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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NCC, Birmingham  |   23-24 November 2022

We are delighted to invite you to attend this year’s National Conference of the Primary Care Diabetes Society (PCDS), our annual, free-to-attend, two-day conference taking place on 23-24 November 2022 in Birmingham.

This year we will be meeting face-to-face in Birmingham and as ever, you will be able to benefit from clinically focused education on a range of topics that are most relevant to the practicalities of managing diabetes in primary care today. Printed and online materials will allow you to use your learning experience towards your CPD. In addition, breaks during the day will also allow the perfect opportunity for networking with your colleagues.

We very much hope that you can join us for this key event in the 2022 diabetes calendar.

Why attend

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

Inspiration and new contacts from the various opportunities to network with peers

Claim 11 CPD points for the two-day conference, and receive a workbook to build your CPD profile, supplemented by associated online materials

Agenda

2022: 18th National Conference of the PCDS - Day 1

23 November 2022 - 09:15am

08.30–09.15

Registration, refreshments and exhibition viewing

09.15–09.25

Chair’s welcome and introduction

Speaker   Clare Hambling
09.25–10.10

Sponsored symposium 

10.10–10.40

The ongoing impact of the pandemic on diabetes care

  • What does data tell us about diabetes care today?
  • Recovering and restoring services
Speaker   Jonathan Valabhji
10.40–11.00

Slumdog researcher: PCDS Lifetime Achievement Award for Professor Kamlesh Khunti

  • From 3 GCEs to a CBE: The life and times of a clinician, professor and researcher
Speaker   Kamlesh Khunti
11.00–11.30

Refreshments and exhibition viewing

11.30–12.10

Masterclass rotation 1

Masterclass 1: How to: Manage high HbA1c – Jane Diggle/ Pam Brown 

  • Individualising targets and treatment plans
  • Balancing avoidance of hyper- and hypoglycaemia

 

Masterclass 2: How to: Test and manage lipid levels – Hannah Beba / Kevin Fernando

  • Triglycerides and cholesterol – interpreting results
  • Treatment plans for dyslipidaemia

 

Masterclass 3: How to: Use data to optimise care – Clare Hambling / Naresh Kanumilli

  • Where to find data – both inside and outside your practice
  • Using data to make a positive change
Speaker   Various
12.10-13.10

Lunch and exhibition viewing

13.10–13.55

Sponsored symposium

13.55–14.35

Masterclass rotation 2

Masterclass 1: How to: Manage high HbA1c – Jane Diggle/ Pam Brown 

  • Individualising targets and treatment plans
  • Balancing avoidance of hyper- and hypoglycaemia

 

Masterclass 2: How to: Test and manage lipid levels – Hannah Beba / Kevin Fernando

  • Triglycerides and cholesterol – interpreting results
  • Treatment plans for dyslipidaemia

 

Masterclass 3: How to: Use data to optimise care – Clare Hambling / Naresh Kanumilli

  • Where to find data – both inside and outside your practice
  • Using data to make a positive change
Speaker   Various
14.35–15.05

Refreshments and exhibition viewing

15.05–15.35

Mental health: Looking after yourself and those you look after

  • Supporting and empowering people living with diabetes
  • Resilience and burnout in healthcare professionals
Speaker   Rose Stewart
15.35–16.05

The Sleeping Giant: Type 2 Diabetes & Sleep Disorders

  • Waking up to the importance of quality & duration of sleep in the prevention & management of type 2 diabetes
  • Double Trouble: the bidirectional association of type 2 diabetes & obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome (OSAHS)
  • Rise & shine: practicing healthy sleep hygiene
Speaker   Kevin Fernando
16.05–16.50

Sponsored symposium

16.50–17.20

AGM

17.20

Chair’s closing remarks

Speaker   Clare Hambling

2022: 18th National Conference of the PCDS - Day 2

24 November 2022 - 09:00am

08.30–09.00

Registration

09.00–09.30

Developing new models of care

  • New methods of delivering care to improve the patient experience: Lessons learned over the last two years
Speaker   Waqas Tahir / Sam Seidu
09.30–10.00

Preparing people with diabetes for surgery

  • Risks for people with diabetes undergoing surgery
  • What the surgical team need to know from your referral
Speaker   Ketan Dhatariya
10.00–10.45

Sponsored symposium

10.45–11.15

Refreshments and exhibition viewing

11.15–11.55

Masterclass rotation 1

Masterclass 1: How to: Talk about diet – Sarah Alicea/ Lesley Hamilton 

  • Latest thinking and evidence on diet approaches
  • Top tips for supporting dietary change

 

Masterclass 2: How to: Diagnose and manage high blood pressure – Richard McManus / Helen O’Neil

  • Screening, identifying and managing hypertension

 

Masterclass 3: How to: Detect diabetic retinopathy early – Steve Bain / Becky Thomas

  • The eye of the storm: Diabetes and the risks to the eye
  • Update on the national retinal screening programme
Speaker   Various
11.55–12.00

Change around time

12.00–12.40

Masterclass rotation 2

Masterclass 1: How to: Talk about diet – Sarah Alicea/ Lesley Hamilton 

  • Latest thinking and evidence on diet approaches
  • Top tips for supporting dietary change

 

Masterclass 2: How to: Diagnose and manage high blood pressure – Richard McManus / Helen O’Neil

  • Screening, identifying and managing hypertension

 

Masterclass 3: How to: Detect diabetic retinopathy early – Steve Bain / Becky Thomas

  • The eye of the storm: Diabetes and the risks to the eye
  • Update on the national retinal screening programme
Speaker   Various
12.40–13.40

Lunch and exhibition viewing

13.40–14.25

Sponsored symposium

 

14.25–15.05

The obesity epidemic

  • Risk factors and epidemiology
  • Common comorbidities and complications
  • Referral pathways and options for treatment
Speaker   David Hughes
15.05–15.50

New NICE guidance: What does it mean for primary care?

  • Pragmatic guidance on implementing the new recommendations in everyday practice
Speaker   Naresh Kanumilli / Patrick Holmes / Chair: Sarah Davies
15.50

Chair’s concluding remarks

Speaker   Clare Hambling

Speakers

Sarah Alicea

Senior Diabetes Dietitian, Barts Health NHS Trust

Steve Bain

Professor of Medicine (Diabetes), Singleton Hospital & Institute of Life Science, Swansea

Hannah Beba

Consultant Pharmacist, Leeds Health and Care Partnership

Pam Brown

GP, Swansea

Sarah Davies

GP, Cardiff

Ketan Dhatariya

Consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology & General Medicine, Hon Professor of Medicine, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Jane Diggle

Specialist Practitioner Practice Nurse

Kevin Fernando

GPwSI in CVRM and Medical Education, North Berwick Health Centre

Clare Hambling

GP, Norfolk

Lesley Hamilton

Diabetes Network Manager

Patrick Holmes

GP/GPwSI (diabetes)

David Hughes

Consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology & Bariatric Medicine, UHDB (Derby), and Honorary Assistant Professor, Nottingham Medical School

Naresh Kanumilli

GPwSI

Kamlesh Khunti

Professor of Primary Care Diabetes and Vascular Medicine, University of Leicester

Richard McManus

Professor of General Practice, University of Oxford

Helen O’Neil

Senior Clinical Pharmacist Frailty and Diabetes, South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS FT

Sam Seidu

GP and Primary Care Academic, Diabetologist, Leicester

Rose Stewart

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Waqas Tahir

GPwER Diabetes

Becky Thomas

Senior Research Officer (Retinopathy), Swansea University Medical School

Jonathan Valabhji

National Clinical Director for Diabetes and Obesity; Consultant Diabetologist and Professor of Practice (Diabetes), Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust; and NHS England

Sponsors

GOLD SPONSOR

In January 2011, Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company announced an Alliance that centres on compounds representing several of the largest diabetes treatment classes. Depending on geographies, the companies either co-promote or separately promote the respective molecules each contributing to the Alliance. The Alliance leverages the strengths of two of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies to focus on patient needs. By joining forces, the companies demonstrate their commitment, not only to the care of people with diabetes, but also to investigating the potential to address areas of unmet medical needs.

Silver SPONSOR

At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy a full, active life. That’s why we’re focused on making breakthrough technology accessible and approachable for all. Our groundbreaking sensing technology is revolutionising how people monitor their glucose and providing healthcare teams with more data to drive better informed treatment decisions.

www.FreeStyleDiabetes.co.uk and www.FreeStyleLibre.co.uk

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three therapy areas – Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism and Respiratory. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

AstraZeneca operates in five different locations in the UK, where around 8,300 employees work in research and development, manufacturing, supply, sales and marketing. We supply 40 different medicines to the NHS. The UK is also an important location for AstraZeneca’s clinical trials; in 2018, there were 201 trials at 376 centres in the UK, involving over 7,000 patients. For more information, please visit www.astrazeneca.co.uk

Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to create medicines that make life better for
people around the world. We were founded in 1876 by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that
meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission.

At Novo Nordisk, our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders.

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and our heritage has given us experience and capabilities that enable us to expand access to our medicines and work to prevent and ultimately cure disease by pioneering scientific breakthroughs.

Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs approximately 45,000 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries.
Every day, millions of people all over the world rely on our products.

For more information visit www.novonordisk.co.uk

STAND SPONSOR

Location

National Conference Centre, Birmingham

Address: Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull, West Midlands B92 0EJ

Directions: The National Conference Centre is centrally situated at J6 on the M42 with excellent transport links to Birmingham International Airport and train station which is just a 5 minute drive away. Central Birmingham is 25 minutes drive.

Hotels: We have discounted rates for accommodation at the following hotels:

 – Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport NEC →

 – Hilton Birmingham Metropole →

  • 23 November 2022 - 09:15am
  • 24 November 2022 - 09:00am

This conference was developed by the PCDS in conjunction with OmniaMed Communications. The sponsoring companies 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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