2016 Programme

Session Titles and Abstracts

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Friday 4th November

  9.15 Keynote Lecture Five Years Forward: Maximising the right care
Prof Matthew Cripps & Dr Matt Kearney
10.10 Stream 1 Best practice in heart failure
Prof. Ahmet Fuat & Dr Nigel Rowell
Delivering best practice: 5 steps
Interactive Case Study
10.10 Stream 2 Best practice in lipid management
Dr Chris Harris & Dr Youssef Beaini
Delivering best practice: 5 steps
Interactive Case Study
In association with HEART UK
10.10 Educational Workshops What’s the truth about statins?
Jamie Waterall, Dr Mike Knapton & Professor Sir Rory Collins
10.45 Educational Workshops Practical Guidance for Heart Valve Disease
Dr Jarir Amarin
This sponsored workshop has been organised and funded by Heart Valve Voice
11.25 Satellite Real-world evidence in NOAC use for non-valvular AF
Prof. Ahmet Fuat & Dr Yassir Javiad
This sponsored satellite has been organised and funded by Bayer
13.10 Stream 1 Best practice in AF and stroke prevention
Dr Matt Fay & Shona Holding
Delivering best practice: 5 steps
Interactive Case Study
13.10 Stream 2 Best practice in diabetes
Prof. Mike Kirby & Jane Diggle
Delivering best practice: 5 steps
Interactive Case Study
In association with DIABETES UK
13.10 Educational Workshops Managing Heart Failure in elderly patients – Results from the UK specific LIVE:LIFE study
Prof. Ahmet Fuat
This sponsored workshop has been organised and funded by Servier
13.45 Educational Workshops Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Workshop
Joanne Whitmore
This sponsored workshop has been organised and funded by British Heart Foundation
14.25 Satellite AF Breaking News
Dr Yassir Javaid, Jan Procter-King, Dr Clare Hawley, Jayne Mudd
This sponsored satellite has been organised and funded by Boehringer Ingelheim
15.50 Satellite Cardiology conversations: The evolution of heart failure management and
its impact on the primary care team

Dr Angus Nightingale & Prof. Prithwish Banerjee
This sponsored satellite has been organised and funded by Novartis
16.40 Plenary What’s the news in managing... 15 minute updates with 5 minutes Q&A:
...Weight loss ‘Hot off the press’ Bev Bostock
...The blood sugar diet Clare Bailey
...Women’s hormones and the heart Claire Bellone
...Alcohol: How much is too much? Mike Kirby
16.40 Conference Suite 1 Valvular Heart Disease - The Cinderella of primary care CVD
Dr Yassir Javaid & Dr Jim Newton
In association with CardioVascular General Practice Forum (CVGP)
18.00 Conference Suite 2 Nurse Education Network (NEN) launch meeting
Bev Bostock

Saturday 5th November

  09.00 Plenary Hypertension: Relieving pressure in Primary Care
Dr Terry McCormack, Dr Chris Harris & Dr Matt Kearney
10.30 Satellite Anticoagulation in VTE: Is there an alternative way forward?
Scott McKenzie & Dr David Keeling
This sponsored satellite has been organised and funded by BMS/Pfizer
11.45 Plenary Interactive Clinical Cases. Expert opinions – sharing experience
10 minute cases with 5 minutes Q&A:
Dementia Clare Hawley
Chest Pain Guidelines Ivan Benett
CKD/Acute kidney injury Kathryn Griffith
A single episode of AF – what is the risk? Jim Moore