Conference Programme

WEDNESDAY 21 November 2018 (Half Day)
12.00-12.45s

Lunch

12.45-13.00

Welcome

13.00-13.45

Blood thinners and working in the police force - is it safe?

Dr Sam Ackroyd Dr Sam Ackroyd is Consultant haematologist at Bradford Royal Infirmary.

13.50-14.35

Intervening on the heart without a surgeon: an update on interventional cardiology

An update on major developments in catheter delivered therapies on coronary and valvular heart disease.
Dr Christopher Malkin Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Leeds General Infirmary

14.35-14.50

Coffee

14.55-15.40

ADHD

Screening, diagnosis and functional impact on life and work

Dr Marios Adamou Consultant Psychiatrist in neurodevelopmental psychiatry (ADHD and ASD), South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

15.40-16.30

Occupational Health - the value proposition and future policy

Mr Nick Pahl CEO of the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM)

16.30-18.00

Special Interest Sessions: Police, Fire or Local Authority

Please indicate which session you will be attending on the Booking Form; Police or Fire & Rescue or Local Authority.

19.30

NETWORKING DINNER

THURSDAY 22nd November 2018 (Full Day)
09.00-09.45

Autism spectrum condition

Coping strategies and aids in the workplace
Ms Nicola James CEO of Lexxic

09.50-10.35

The why, how and what of the medical appraisal process.

To cover the key requirements for appraisal with hints of how to make the preparation easy and to obtain the most value out of the process.
Dr Nicola Cordell Consultant OHP, researcher and educator. Managing Director of EOPH and Cordell Health Ltd

10.40-10.55

Coffee

11.00-11.45

Cyber Security 101

Be Cyber Aware with this Cyber Security Talk
Mr Daniel Reeves Director, The Computer Clinic Bicester Ltd

11.50-12.35

“I’ve got back pain, I can’t work, yes you can!’

To discuss the various causes of spinal pain, radiology, treatments and functional return back to work before and after spinal surgery. When and what investigations to help and why it is important to get an early diagnosis.
Dr Jake Timothy Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon. Associate Professor University of Leeds. Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

12.35-13.25

Lunch

13.30-14.15

“Complaints against OHPs”

Dr Gregory Dollman Medical Adviser, MDDUS

14.15-15.10

Topic is Dealing with Doctors with Medical Problems

What Rehabilitation services are available and how they assess fitness to practice.
Dr John Smyth Assistant Director for the GMC case examiner team

15.10-15.30

Coffee

15.30-17.30

Avoiding Burnout

Understanding Stress, Building Resilience and Embracing Relaxation
Mrs Zainah Khan Head Healthy Working Lives Group. Glasgow University

19.00-23.00

Conference Dinner at Hotel

FRIDAY 23rd November 2018 (Half Day)
09.00-09.45

Psychiatric disorders

The Challenges of establishing the evidence for permanence in ill health retirement cases.
Dr James Briscoe Consultant Psychiatrist

09.45-10.30
TRAUMA RISK MANAGEMENT (TRiM)

Prof. Neil Greenburg ...

10.30-10.50

coffee

10.50-11.35

Function and prognosis of common long term conditions of knee and hip

A summary of common knee and hip conditions. Assessment, options for treatment and prognosis. Conditions discussed include sporting injuries (e.g. ACL surgery, mensical tears), and arthritic conditions of the hip and knee. Advice for patients with chronic knee/hip conditions in terms of physical activity. Indications for intervention for painful arthritic hip and knees including joint replacement surgery, return to work and prognosis.
Mr Kim Winston Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

11.35-12.45

Legal Update

Diana Kloss Barrister

12.45-13.00

Conference close

Packed lunch / refreshment

NB. Programme subject to alteration

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