Conference Programme

WEDNESDAY 15Th NOVEMBER 2017
12.00-12.45

Lunch

13.00-13.45

Sleep, circadian rhythms and performance

Current science in sleep and circadian rhythms and implications for alertness and performance.
Karen Robertson Principal Scientist, QinetiQ

13.50-14.35

Managing alertness in the work environment

Guidance on the design of duty patterns for the work environment.
Karen Robertson Principal Scientist, QinetiQ

14:35-14:50

Coffee


14:55-15:40

Technology in Health and Wellness

Details to follow...
Michael Collier Head of Human performance, McLaren Applied Technologies

15.40-16.30

Wearable technology in the workplace

Details to follow...
Michael Collier Head of Human performance, McLaren Applied Technologies

16.40-18.00

Special Interest Sessions:
Police, Fire, Local Authority

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

19.30

NETWORKING DINNER

Norton Park Hotel

THURSDAY 16TH NOVEMBER 2017
09.00-09:45

Reducing back pain and sickness absence with the Healthy Back Programme

Yoga-based stretching and strengthening programme for employees in the workplace. Workplace sessions are instructor-led and supported by online resources.
Ned Hartfiel Director, Healthy Back Programme Ltd; Research Officer, Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation, Bangor University

09.50-10.35

Why everyone should practice yoga

An introduction to the body, mind, and soul benefits of this ancient philosophy.
Carrie Beecroft Sinnott Independent Yoga Teacher

10.40-10.55

Coffee


11:00-11:45

Entitlement Syndrome

Interactive session.
Tony Williams

11:50-12:35

Cancer survivorship and physical limitations

Details to follow...
Dr Alex Lyon Cardio-Oncology specialist from the Royal Brompton.

12.35-13.25

Lunch


13.30-14.15

Risks to organisations from health issues and from health professionals

Details to follow...
David Mackenzie Goldman Sachs

14.15-15.10

A view from the long grass

Some reflections in retirement on working as an SMP.
Dr Andy Graham-Cumming Retired from medical practice

15.10-15.30

Coffee


15.35-16.10

The General Data Protection Regulation

A summary of its application to occupational health.
Diana Kloss

16.10-16.20

Comfort break


16.20-17.05

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid: A structured approach to common mental health conditions and crises presenting in the work place.
Judith Mohring Consultant Psychiatrist, Priory Healthcare

17:05-17:45

Cognitive Decline/Dementia

Details to follow...
Guy Roberts Consultant Psychiatrist at Priory Healthcare

19.30-23.00

Conference Dinner

Norton Park Hotel

FRIDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 2017
08.45-09.30

Interactive session

Details to follow...
Phil Johnson

09:30-10:20

Osteopathy

Not just clunks - the role of physical therapy; applications in workplace and sports.
Tom Kilner Private Osteopath, Not Just Backs

10.25-10.40

coffee

10.40-10.55

Chairman's Address


David Bullpit

10.55-11.30

Pain management

Current chronic, pain research. An update on chronic pain and current approaches.
Lucy Miller Consultant in Pain Management

11.30-12.05

Pain management

Practical Pain Management programmes.
Lucy Miller Consultant in Pain Management

12.05-12.45

Legal Update

Legal Update
Dianna Kloss Barrister

12.45-13.00

Conference Close


NB. Programme subject to alteration

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