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13 - 14 SEPTEMBER 2018

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

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Medicine24 is the flagship medical conference of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. The two-day conference provides up-to-date information on the optimal management of acutely ill patients within the first 24 hours of admission. Now in its fourth year, Medicine24 2018 will cover the most common situations that present in busy receiving wards, and include updates in a range of medical specialties. The 2018 conference will also introduce a new ‘masterclass’ session. This series of workshops offers a more interactive experience, learning directly from the experts. The conference is being held in the prestigious Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, in the city centre of Glasgow. The conference will also include formal dinner, held in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow on the evening of the first day, which attendees are invited to book for.


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Speakers

Sessions


Conference dinner

Conference dinner at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

A dinner will take place on the end of the first day of the conference, Thursday 13 September. The dinner will be held in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, with a drinks reception at 7.00pm, followed by the dinner at 7.30pm. Tickets are £40 per person (members and non-members) which includes a three-course meal and wine.

Programme

  • 13 September
  • 14 September

Registration

08:15 AM 09:00 AM

Introduction and welcome

09:00 AM 09:10 AM

David  Galloway

SESSION 1 - CARDIOLOGY

09:10 AM 11:10 AM

Brian Murphy

The diagnosis and management of acute/decompensated heart failure

09:10 AM 09:40 AM

John  Cleland

The diagnosis and management of acute coronary syndromes

09:40 AM 10:10 AM

Mitchell  Lindsay

[INTERACTIVE SESSION 1] Acute management of atrial arrhythmias

10:10 AM 10:40 AM

Chris Lang

Keynote Lecture: Caring for the profession

10:40 AM 11:10 AM

Parveen Kumar

Refreshments and poster viewing

11:10 AM 11:30 AM

SESSION 2 - GERIATRIC MEDICINE

11:30 AM 01:00 PM

Morven McElroy

Parkinson’s disease in the acute receiving unit

11:30 AM 12:00 PM

Richard Genever

What not to miss – "social admission" and "acopia"

12:00 PM 12:30 PM

Desmond  O’Neill

[INTERACTIVE SESSION 2] Collapse, drop attacks and funny dos - a take home guide

12:30 PM 01:00 PM

Lara Mitchell

Lunch and poster viewing

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

SESSION 3 - GASTROENTEROLOGY

02:00 PM 03:30 PM

Adrian Stanley

Acute upper GI bleeding: assessment and management in the first 24hrs

02:00 PM 02:30 PM

Sarah  Hearnshaw

[INTERACTIVE SESSION 3] The deteriorating liver patient: optimal management and when to escalate level of care

02:30 PM 03:00 PM

Stephen Barclay

IBD management in motion – views from the road, horizon and blue sky

03:00 PM 03:30 PM

Mairi McLean

Refreshments and poster viewing

03:30 PM 03:50 PM

SESSION 4 - MASTERCLASSES IN MEDICINE24

03:50 PM 05:10 PM

Masterclass choice 1

03:50 PM 04:25 PM

Chris Carlin

Marie  Freel

Claire McDougall

Dr B A Muruganathan

Rachel  Myles

David Stobo

Masterclass choice 2

04:35 PM 05:10 PM

Chris Carlin

Marie  Freel

Claire McDougall

Dr B A Muruganathan

Rachel  Myles

David Stobo

Close and thank you

05:10 PM 05:15 PM

Andrew Gallagher

Drinks reception and poster viewing

05:15 PM 06:00 PM

Conference dinner

07:00 PM 11:00 PM

Registration

08:30 AM 09:00 AM

Introduction and welcome

09:00 AM 09:10 AM

Jackie Taylor

Digital Professionalism: Essential points for current clinical practice

09:10 AM 09:40 AM

Bernadette  John

SESSION 1 - RESPIRATORY

09:40 AM 11:10 AM

Colin Church

[INTERACTIVE SESSION 5] Patients with acute respiratory failure - who and when to ventilate

09:40 AM 10:10 AM

Phil  Marino

How to manage patients with lung cancer who present as an emergency

10:10 AM 10:35 AM

Vidan  Masani

The approach to the acutely breathless pregnant patient

10:35 AM 11:10 AM

Rahat Maitland

Refreshments and poster viewing

11:10 AM 11:35 PM

SESSION 2 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES

11:30 AM 12:50 PM

Neil  Ritchie

Fever in the returning traveller

11:30 AM 12:00 PM

David  Lalloo

Infections in people who inject drugs

12:00 PM 12:30 PM

Erica Peters

Multidrug resistant Gram negative infection in medical receiving

12:30 PM 01:00 PM

Eimear Brannigan

Lunch and poster viewing

01:00 PM 01:50 PM

SESSION 3 - RENAL

01:50 PM 03:05 PM

Colin  Geddes

Hyponatraemia in the medical receiving unit

01:50 PM 02:20 PM

Chris  Laing

[INTERACTIVE SESSION 7] Nephrology in the medical receiving unit

02:20 PM 02:50 PM

Colin  Geddes

The sick renal transplant patient

02:50 PM 03:20 PM

Paul  Phelan

Refreshments and prizes for poster submissions

03:20 PM 03:40 PM

SESSION 3 - NEUROLOGY

03:40 PM 05:10 PM

Matthew  Walters

[INTERACTIVE SESSION 8] Headache in the MAU

03:40 PM 04:10 PM

Alok  Tyagi

Functional neurological disorders for the generalist

04:10 PM 04:40 PM

Rosanne  Murray

Higher than a GCS of 8! Drug intoxications and altered consciousness

04:40 PM 05:10 PM

Richard Stevenson

Close and thank you

05:10 PM 05:15 PM

Jackie Taylor

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Speakers

Adrian Stanley

Consultant Gastroenterologist
Glasgow Royal Infirmary
After graduating from Edinburgh in 1988, Professor Stanley trained in London and Melbourne and completed his MD thesis in 1998.

He was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist at Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1999 and Honorary Professor at Glasgow University in 2018.

Professor Stanley has published over 100 peer reviewed papers to date, co-authored several national guidelines and advised SMC, HIS and NICE. He has several national and international training roles and been an invited speaker at numerous international meetings.

13 September

Alok Tyagi

Consultant Neurologist
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Dr Tyagi is a Consultant Neurologist based at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow. He has established and developed a headache service in Glasgow and has been instrumental in the training of a number of medical and nursing professionals who now practice headache medicine in the West of Scotland. He has a particular interest in delivering teaching in headache disorders at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and is a regular speaker at headache meetings in the United Kingdom. 

14 September

Andrew Gallagher

Director of Medical Education
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Dr Andrew Gallagher is a Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist based at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Glasgow. He was previously the lead clinician for the Diabetes MCN for Greater Glasgow and Clyde and is currently Director of Medical Education at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Dr Gallagher’s main research interest focuses on the field of metabolic bone disease and in endocrine obstetric Issues.

13 September

Bernadette John

Principal Consultant
Digital Professionalism
Bernadette John is an experienced clinical tutor, public health nurse, and midwife who has a deep understanding of emerging communication technologies, and the potential implications of new functionality for personal privacy, information governance and professionalism.

Bernadette initiated digital professionalism teaching at King’s College London Medical School in 2012, and has written for a range of news media on the subject, from the Huffington Post, to The Guardian and The Telegraph. She currently works as a self-employed consultant.

14 September

Brian Murphy

Consultant Cardiologist
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Dr Murphy graduated from University of Glasgow in 1997. He trained throughout the West of Scotland in Cardiology and General (Internal) Medicine.

At present, he is a Consultant Cardiologist at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Golden Jubilee National Hospital, with a subspecialty interest in Heart Failure, Pacing and Complex Devices.

Dr Murphy is the Director of Medical Examinations at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

13 September

Chris Carlin

Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
Gartnavel General Hospital
Dr Chris Carlin is Consultant Physician and NRS Senior Investigator in Sleep and Respiratory Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, where he runs a patient-focused realistic medicine-based research, innovation and training programme with interests in novel physiology endpoints, appraisal and adoption of digital technology innovations and design of new service models to deliver quality care.

13 September

13 September

Chris Laing

Clinical Director Emergency Services
University College London Hospitals
Dr Chris Laing gained his medical degree from the University of Glasgow and undertook internal medicine training in Glasgow and Bristol. This was followed by specialist training in nephrology and critical care.

Dr Laing is active in nephrology research, having worked on projects within University College London and at the National Institute of Medical Research (INSERM), University of Paris. He is active in research into acute kidney failure and renal tubular disease as well as being a committed educator and is a director on renowned UCL postgraduate courses in renal physiology, kidney dialysis and acute kidney injury.

Dr Laing has extensive experience in nephrology and has daily responsibilities for patients with the full spectrum of acute and chronic kidney diseases. In addition he has developed specialised clinics in complex hypertension, renal tubular and electrolyte disorders, maternal kidney disease and kidney stone disease.

14 September

Chris Lang

Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Dr Lang is a graduate of Edinburgh University. His cardiology training was in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Milan. He was initially appointed as a consultant at the North West Heart Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Greater Manchester, before returning to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in 2009. His professional interests are atrial fibrillation and interventional electrophysiology.

13 September

Claire McDougall

Consultant Diabetologist
NHS Lanarkshire
Claire McDougall is a Consultant in Diabetes and endocrinology at Hairmyres Hospital in Lanarkshire. She has played a significant role in developing the acute medical department in Hairmyres Hospital, and has an interest in managing diabetes in the setting of an acute medical environment.

13 September

13 September

Colin Church

Consultant Pulmonologist
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Dr Church is a consultant in pulmonary vascular and respiratory medicine. He trained in Glasgow, Cambridge, Papworth and Sydney and has completed a PhD in understanding the basic mechanisms of inflammatory signaling in pulmonary vascular remodeling.

He has a keen interest in both clinical and basic science research and is a principal investigator on a number of important clinical trials including looking at novel anti-inflammatory strategies to treat pulmonary hypertension. His basic science research focuses on the interplay of inflammation and hypoxia on the pulmonary vascular cells in particular the pulmonary artery fibroblast.

He is one of 3 consultants in the Scottish Pulmonary Vascular Unit which is the national referral centre for the Scottish Population. This unit investigates and manages all patients in Scotland with pulmonary hypertension. He is also one of the principal clinicians involved in management of venous thromboembolic disease in the QEUH and sits on the Glasgow Thrombosis committee. 

14 September

Colin Geddes

Consultant Nephrologist and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor
Glasgow Renal and Transplant Unit, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Trained in Scotland, Wales and Toronto, Dr Geddes has been a Consultant Nephrologist in the Glasgow Renal and Transplant Unit since 2000, with a special interest in kidney transplantation and health informatics. He has been Lead Nephrologist since 2014.

Research interests include clinical transplantation and epidemiology of glomerular disease. 

14 September

14 September

David Galloway

President
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Professor David Galloway is the President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He studied at the University of Glasgow where he graduated in Medicine in 1977. His early postgraduate training was focused in the West of Scotland and after becoming a Lecturer in Surgery in his alma mater, his specialty postgraduate training involved posts in London and in New York City where he completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
On return to Glasgow in 1988 he was appointed as a Consultant Surgeon with a particular interest in colorectal surgery. His clinical interests developed to build a tertiary referral practice in gastrointestinal surgery, advanced laparoscopic techniques and more recently bariatric and metabolic surgery. He relished the opportunities for clinical research that came with a teaching hospital appointment, has just over a hundred publications and has supervised numerous projects for others working towards a higher degree. He has a senior academic role on a part time basis as a Professor in the Department of Surgery in the University of Malaya Medical Centre in Kuala Lumpur. One of the highlights of professional life has been a long association with the College. He has held various roles notably as Honorary Treasurer (1999-2006), Vice President (Surgical) (2007-2012), Chair of the Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations (2004-2008), and Chair of the Fellowship Committee (2012-2015). He was elected President in December 2014 and after a year in the role of President Elect, he was invested as President in December 2015.

13 September

David Lalloo

Dean of Clinical Sciences and International Public Health
Liverpool Shool of Tropical Medicine
Professor David Lalloo is Dean of Clinical Sciences and International Public Health at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Director of the Liverpool-Glasgow Wellcome Trust Centre for Global Health Research and Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD programme.

He is an Honorary Consultant at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital and Clinical Director of LSTM. He trained in General Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, spending three years in Papua New Guinea and undertaking clinical and laboratory research in Oxford before moving to the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in 1999.

Professor Lalloo’s main research interests are in epidemiological studies and clinical trials in resource poor settings, particularly in HIV related infections, malaria and envenoming. He currently has collaborations and studies in a number of countries including Uganda, Malawi, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Vietnam.

He chairs the DfID/Wellcome Trust/MRC/DH Global Health Trials Panel and is a member of the MRC Global Health Group and Wellcome Trust Interview panel.

14 September

David Stobo

Consultant Radiologist
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Dr David Stobo is a Consultant Radiologist in the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow. His main subspecialty interests are cardiothoracic and neurological imaging. Before specialising in Radiology, he trained in general internal medicine in Glasgow Royal Infirmary, attaining MRCP in 2006. He has been a Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow since.

In addition to his clinical duties, Dr Stobo is an enthusiastic teacher and has lectured widely both locally and at national meetings. For the Royal College of Radiologists, he currently serves as an Examiner and has contributed to their cardiovascular imaging guideline development. He supports cardiothoracic imaging research in Glasgow and is a frequent journal peer reviewer. He also has a longstanding interest in Health Informatics.

13 September

13 September

Desmond O’Neill

Consultant Physician in Geriatric and Stroke Medicine
Tallaght Hospital and Trinity College Dublin
Professor Desmond O’Neill, a specialist in geriatric and stroke medicine, is based in Tallaght University Hospital and Trinity College Dublin.

His practice and research are focussed on ageing and the neurosciences, and how they interact with the humanities. His particular interest in the longevity dividend - the many ways in which we have gained from our increase in life span - has contributed to national and international initiatives in many aspects of ageing.

In 2010 he was awarded the All Ireland Inspirational Life Award for his work on behalf of older people.

13 September

Dr B A Muruganathan

Chairman
A.G. Hospital, Tirupur
Dr B A Muruganathan is an Emeritus Professor at The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University and is currently the Governor of the American College of Physicians India Chapter. Dr Muruganathan has also held a number of other positions including: Dean of the Indian College of Physicians (2016-2017), President of the Hypertension Society of India (2015-2016) and President of the Association of Physicians of India (2013-2014).

As well as editing a number of works including Progress in Medicine and Medicine Update in 2017, Dr Muruganathan has received the BC Roy Award from President of India 2005, Best Performing Doctor Award from Tamilnadu Government on Doctors Day 2014 and received the Lifetime achievement Award by TN DR. M.G.R. Medical University & Saveetha Medical University, K.G. Foundation and Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Foundation.

13 September

13 September

Eimear Brannigan

Infectious Diseases Physician and Deputy Director Infection Prevention and Control
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer Imperial College
Dr Eimear Brannigan is an infectious diseases and general internal medicine consultant, and Deputy Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Imperial College NHS Trust. She leads emergency preparedness for infection risks, investigation and management of patients and transmission of healthcare associated infections including C difficile, CPE and MRSA. She is an award winning educator, recognised locally and across London infection training programme. She has published collaborative research on aspects of antibiotic stewardship and healthcare associated infection epidemiology.

14 September

Erica Peters

Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Erica Peters is an Infectious Diseases and General Medicine consultant based in the Queen Elizabeth University Teaching Hospital, Glasgow. She has an interest in blood borne viruses and has developed services to engage underserved populations in health care.
She currently leads the clinical response to the HIV outbreak in PWIDs in Glasgow City centre. She manages bacterial infections in PWIDs and has been involved in botulism and anthrax in this population. 

14 September

Jackie Taylor

President-Elect
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Dr Jackie Taylor MB ChB, FRCP graduated from the University of Glasgow medical school, trained and dually accredited in General Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine and was appointed to her current consultant post in Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1997.

She is a full time clinician with a sub-specialty interest in heart failure. From a managerial perspective, she has been Clinical Director, Associate Medical Director and Clinical Quality Lead in Geriatric Medicine. Dr Taylor has a major interest in training and education of healthcare professionals. She is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer. She is the Chair of the British Geriatrics Society Cardiovascular Section which plays an important role in education.

Dr Taylor’s other main professional roles have been as Vice President Medical and Honorary Secretary of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

14 September

14 September

John Cleland

Director
Robertson Centre for Biostatistics and Clinical Trials, University of Glasgow
Professor Cleland was appointed the Director of the Robertson Centre for Biostatistics and Clinical Trials in 2016, an internationally accredited Clinical Trials Unit specialising in cardiovascular disease.
He qualified from the University of Glasgow and completed his training at St. Mary's, Paddington and Hammersmith Hospitals, London in 1989. In 1994, he was awarded a Senior Fellowship by the British Heart Foundation. He was appointed Professor of Cardiology at the University of Hull in 1999 and in 2013, at the National Heart & Lung Institute, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, Imperial College London, where he retains a part-time contract.
Professor Cleland’s main area of interest is in heart failure, extending from its epidemiology and prevention, to Phase II-IV randomized trials through to the development and implementation of guidelines.
He is a past Chairman of the ESC Working Group on Heart Failure and of the British Society for Heart Failure, founded the European Journal of Heart Failure and chairs the Academic Committee of the National Heart Failure Audit and the National Clinical Specialties Research group on Heart Failure. He has published more than 800 papers in peer reviewed journals and is a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher.

13 September

Lara Mitchell

Consultant in Medicine for the Elderly
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow
Dr Lara Mitchell is a Consultant in Medicine for the Elderly (DME) at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow. She set up the syncope service at the Southern General Hospital (now the QEUH) and runs a weekly clinic with a multi-disciplinary team, including cardiology and neurology. As well as being the clinical lead at QEUH for DME on the acute site, she has set up frailty service. Dr Mitchell is the Vice President of the Cardiovascular SIG within the British Geriatrics Society.

13 September

Mairi McLean

Senior Clinical Lecturer and Consultant in Gastroenterology
University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Dr Mairi McLean [BSc(Hons) MBChB(Hons) PhD FRCP(Glasg)] is Senior Clinical Lecturer and Consultant in Gastroenterology at the University of Aberdeen. She leads a translational lab based research team with an aim to define cytokine regulation of immune cell functions and epithelial barrier integrity of the gastrointestinal tract, to develop new therapeutic targets and biomarkers of disease progression and response to therapy for gastrointestinal diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease. Her clinical subspecialty interest is inflammatory bowel disease and she is part of the IBD MDT in Aberdeen.

She holds the role of Education Editor for Gut. She is the secretary of the Aberdeen Immunology Group, a regional group of the British Society of Immunology. She is co-lead for the year 2 MBChB Alimentary Tract systems course in Aberdeen and mentors medical students in their quest to pursue a career in clinical academia.

13 September

Marie Freel

Consultant Endocrinologist and Honorary Clinical Professor
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Marie Freel is a Consultant Endocrinologist and Honorary Associate Clinical Professor at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow. Her major clinical and research interests are in adrenal pathology and endocrine hypertension. She is a recent member of the Clinical Committee of the Society of Endocrinology and sits on the Endocrine Self-Assessment Committee of the American Endocrine Society.
She is also Director of CPD for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and Training Programme Director for Core Medical Training and Higher Medical Training in the West of Scotland. 

13 September

13 September

Matthew Walters

Head of the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow
Acute Stroke Unit, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Professor Matthew Walters is the Head of the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing and Professor of Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Glasgow. The Undergraduate Medical School in Glasgow was ranked 2nd in the UK in 2018. He is an academic physician who served as the director of the Scottish Stroke Research Network from 2009 until 2016. His research interests lie in the treatment of cerebrovascular disease and he is widely published in this area.

14 September

Mitchell Lindsay

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and the Operational and Strategic Lead
Department of Regional and National Medicine, The Golden Jubilee National Hospital
Dr Mitchell Lindsay is a consultant interventional cardiologist at the Golden Jubilee National hospital where he holds the position of Operational and Strategic Lead for the Dept of National and Regional Medicine. He qualified in 1993 from Glasgow University. He completed cardiology training and a higher degree prior to undertaking an international fellowship in the OLVG Amsterdam.

Dr Lindsay was appointed to a consultant post in 2004. He has maintained a high volume interventional practice with a commitment to clinical research.

Dr Lindsay has published papers in journals such as The Lancet, Journal of American College of Cardiology and Circulation.
Recently Dr Lindsay has led a regional service change in the delivery of NSTEMI care.

13 September

Morven McElroy

Consultant Geriatrician
Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Morven is a Consultant Geriatrician at Glasgow Royal Infirmary with a subspecialist interest in Community Geriatrics following training in the West of Scotland. She is a current Member of the Medical Education, Training and Professional Development Board at the College and was previously on College Council 2008-2012.

13 September

Neil Ritchie

Consultant Physician in Infectious Diseases and Acute Medicine
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Dr Neil Ritchie trained in Glasgow and works as an ID physician within the busy acute medicine unit within the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. His clinical interest is in practical use of antibiotics in everyday and complex infections.

14 September

Parveen Kumar

Professor of Medicine and Education
Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry Queen Mary University of London
Professor Dame Parveen Kumar has held many prominent roles including President of the BMA, President of the Royal Society of Medicine, Vice President of the Royal College of Physicians, and was a founding Non-Executive director of NICE.

Professor Kumar is also known to generations of medical students from across the world for the indispensable textbook Kumar and Clark’s Clinical Medicine, which she cofounded and coedited.

13 September

Paul Phelan

Consultant Nephrologist and Renal Transplant Physician - Honorary Senior Lecturer
Royal Infirmary Edinburgh - University of Edinburgh
Paul J. Phelan is a Consultant Nephrologist and Renal Transplant Physician at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. He completed medical school, residency, and Nephrology training in Dublin and subsequently completed a clinical/research fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina.

His major clinical interests are kidney transplantation and inherited kidney disease. His research interests are focussed on renal genetics, including the use of genome-wide association to investigate outcomes after kidney transplantation, and next generation sequencing to investigate kindreds with familial kidney diseases. He was awarded an NHS Scotland Career Research Fellowship to continue this work in his current post. His other major interest is modern medical education, particularly the use of online tools and social media to provide mentorship and education.

He has been an editor of the Renal Fellow Network, a long-time contributor to the American Journal of Kidney Disease blog and is involved with several social media in Nephrology projects, including the longstanding online journal club NephJC. 

14 September

Phil Marino

Consultant in Pulmonary Hypertension and Respiratory Failure
Lane Fox Respiratory Unit, St Thomas' Hospital
Dr Philip Marino is a consultant in Pulmonary Hypertension Weaning, & Respiratory Failure in the Lane Fox Respiratory Unit at St Thomas' Hospital. He qualified from the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital in 1995. Dr Marino trained in respiratory and intensive care medicine at the Royal Brompton, St Thomas' and St George's hospitals in London. In addition, he undertook a clinical research Fellowship in chronic airways diseases at the Hammersmith Hospital, attaining an MD from the University of London in 2009.
He was a consultant in pulmonary hypertension and critical care at the Royal Brompton Hospital from 2009 to 2014, as well as being an honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College London.

14 September

Rachel Myles

Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist
University of Glasgow
Dr Rachel Myles is a Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellow and Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow as well as an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Infirmary and Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Glasgow.

Rachel trained in Medicine at the University of Oxford and Kings College London and completed a PhD in cardiac electrophysiology at the University of Glasgow in 2009. She completed a post-doctoral scholarship at UC Davis under the tutelage of Dr Crystal Ripplinger and Dr Don Bers in 2011.

On her return to Glasgow Rachel was awarded a Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellowship and started her own independent research group, working closely with her mentor Professor Godfrey Smith. Rachel divides her time between her clinical practice in electrophysiology and pre-clinical research into the mechanisms of ventricular arrhythmias. Her group uses optical techniques to study cardiac electrophysiology with a particular focus on the role of pathological changes in calcium handling in triggering arrhythmias and the impact of sympathetic neural remodeling in arrhythmogenesis following myocardial infarction. 

13 September

13 September

Rahat Maitland

Consultant Diabetologist
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Rahat Maitland is a Consultant Diabetologist at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow. Her primary clinical interest is the management of diabetes in pregnancy following a doctorate exploring mechanisms of insulin resistance in obese pregnant women at King’s College London. She has increasing experience in the use of technologies for the management of T1DM, namely insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose sensors within her pump clinic.
Rahat completed a Royal College of Physicians Post-CCT fellowship in Obstetric Medicine covering all aspects of medical care within pregnancy from common acute complications to managing complex chronic disease. This experience has been invaluable to her work within acute medicine.   

14 September

Richard Genever

Consultant Physician and Geriatrician
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Richard Genever is a Consultant Geriatrician and Movement Disorders lead at Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

Dr Genever has an interest in inpatient aspects of Parkinson’s disease management, including ‘nil by mouth’ situations and set up a pre-operative advice service for people with the condition.

He is past Chair of the BGS Movement Disorders Section. He is keen to promote education and is a member of the Parkinson’s Academy faculty. 

13 September

Richard Stevenson

Emergency Medicine Consultant
Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Dr Richard Stevenson graduated from Dundee University in 1999 and after completing a medical rotation moved to the West of Scotland; working in Emergency Medicine, he was appointed a police doctor with Strathclyde Police, then returning to the specialty he completed the CESR process and was appointed a consultant in 2014. With the advent of ‘legal highs’ (NPS), the new generation of substance use presenting to physicians with recognised and unique challenges continues to grow.

14 September

Rosanne Murray

Consultant Neurologist
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Dr Murray is a Consultant Neurologist at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with an interest in Epilepsy and Functional Neurological Disorder and runs a monthly clinic for FND diagnosis.

She is especially interested in breaking down the stigma suffered by patients with FND in the acute setting and in advancing care for this large group of patients who are often distressed, disabled and lack a service to help them cope with their symptoms.

14 September

Sarah Hearnshaw

Consultant Gastroenterologist
Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle
Dr Sarah Hearnshaw graduated from Newcastle and completed her post-grad training in the Northern deanery.

From 2006 to 2008, she carried out the UK audit of acute upper GI bleeding at NHS Blood and Transplant, identifying changes in patterns of GI bleeding, reduced mortality, shortfalls in provision of endoscopy, association between blood transfusion and poor outcome. The work was widely published and cited as it was the largest study of unselected patients with acute bleeding – over 6500 patients included.

Dr Hearnshaw is currently working with the BSG quality improvement team, looking to improve outcomes for GI bleeding after NCEPOD 2016. Areas include primary assessment and resuscitation, timely endoscopy, endoscopic therapy including the skills of endoscopists, post endoscopy management and re-bleeding.

She was appointed Consultant at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 2012 and her clinical areas of interest include IBD, medical education and is currently learning radiofrequency ablation. 

13 September

Stephen Barclay

Consultant Gastroenterologist
Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Dr Stephen Barclay is a consultant Hepatologist at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Scotland. He was appointed to his post as part of the Scottish Hepatitis C action plan.

He co-chairs the Greater Glasgow and Clyde Viral Hepatitis Managed Care Network, which initiates 40% of all HCV treatments in Scotland, and is an author of Scottish guidelines on HCV. He undertakes community addictions and homeless health cirrhosis outreach clinics, supporting the transition of HCV care to predominantly non physician initiated, community based treatment. He has ongoing research activities in collaboration with industry and colleagues at Glasgow Caledonian University/Public Health Scotland.

He has inpatient commitments to gastroenterology wards that look after large volumes of patients with decompensated liver disease. He was involved in establishing the Glasgow Ambulatory Liver Support Service (GLASS) which delivers nurse led inpatient liver disease education and rapid post discharge follow up for patients with decompensated liver disease. Following an initial pilot which demonstrated both reduced length of stay and readmission rates, this has become firmly established as part of routine care.

13 September

Vidan Masani

Consultant Respiratory Physician
Royal United Hospital, Bath
Dr Vidan Masani graduated from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in 1993. He is currently a consultant respiratory physician at the Royal United Hospital, Bath; and is a member of the British Thoracic Society lung cancer Specialist Advisory Group. Dr Masani has been chair of the SWAG lung cancer network for five years. 

14 September

Daiichi Sankyo

Platinum

Hotel Indigo

Silver

NHS Research Scotland

Silver

Shill

Silver

Novartis

Silver

Registration

08:15 AM 09:00 AM Outside Strathclyde Suite

Registration can be found at the top of the stairs leading to the Strathclyde Suite - you can enter the Royal Concert Hall at both the north entrance (at Buchanan Bus Station), and the south entrance (top of Buchanan Street).  Members of College staff will be available throughout the building should you require any assistance. We look forward to welcoming you to Medicine24!

Introduction and welcome

09:00 AM 09:10 AM Strathclyde Suite

College President Professor David Galloway is delighted to welcome you to our flagship medical conference.  

If you'd like to find out more about the topics discussed, including PACES examining and our heritage team's latest exhibition and collections, please visit the College stand outside the Strathclyde Suite.  Alternatively, if you are viewing Medicine24 via our webstream, you can visit our website for further information:

Heritage

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SESSION 1 - CARDIOLOGY

09:10 AM 11:10 AM Strathclyde Suite

Dr Brian Murphy will lead this session on cardiology. If you'd like a more in-depth look at the latest developments in this specialty, reserve a place at our March cardiology conference.

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The diagnosis and management of acute/decompensated heart failure

09:10 AM 09:40 AM Strathclyde Suite

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The diagnosis and management of acute coronary syndromes

09:40 AM 10:10 AM Strathclyde Suite

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[INTERACTIVE SESSION 1] Acute management of atrial arrhythmias

10:10 AM 10:40 AM Strathclyde Suite

Dr Chris Lang will lead us through the first of our interactive sessions.  If you need any help using this app for voting, please visit the registration desk or the College stand - members of staff will be happy to help.

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Keynote Lecture: Caring for the profession

10:40 AM 11:10 AM Strathclyde Suite

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Refreshments and poster viewing

11:10 AM 11:30 AM Clyde and Lomond Foyers

This year we've had an outstanding response for our poster competition.  We have 30 posters available to view (22 from trainees, and 8 from undergrads).  Poster prizes will be awarded during the afternoon break on day 2 of the conference, and posters will be available to view throughout the conference.

SESSION 2 - GERIATRIC MEDICINE

11:30 AM 01:00 PM Strathclyde Suite

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Parkinson’s disease in the acute receiving unit

11:30 AM 12:00 PM Strathclyde Suite

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What not to miss – "social admission" and "acopia"

12:00 PM 12:30 PM Strathclyde Suite

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[INTERACTIVE SESSION 2] Collapse, drop attacks and funny dos - a take home guide

12:30 PM 01:00 PM Strathclyde Suite

If you'd like to find out more about this topic, please register for our syncope conference - being held in College on 28 September.

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Lunch and poster viewing

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Clyde and Lomond Foyers

LUNCH MENU

HOT
Cairnsmore Goats Cheese Tartlet with Home Dried Cherry Tomato (v)
Chicken Tikka Skewer with a Raita Dip
Roast Red Pepper, Aubergine, Chickpea and Harissa Kofta (v, gluten free)
Panko Breaded Chicken Goujons with a Lime, Ginger and Coriander Dip

COLD

Sweet Potato, Spinach, Pepper, Red Onion and Goat’s Cheese Frittata (v, gluten free)

SWEET

Seasonal Fruit Pots with Greek Yoghurt, Honey and Passion Fruit

SESSION 3 - GASTROENTEROLOGY

02:00 PM 03:30 PM Strathclyde Suite

Professor Stanley will also be leading our inaugural Glasgow Gastro Conference, being held in College on 5 October.

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Acute upper GI bleeding: assessment and management in the first 24hrs

02:00 PM 02:30 PM Strathclyde Suite

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[INTERACTIVE SESSION 3] The deteriorating liver patient: optimal management and when to escalate level of care

02:30 PM 03:00 PM Strathclyde Suite

An interactive session

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IBD management in motion – views from the road, horizon and blue sky

03:00 PM 03:30 PM Strathclyde Suite

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Refreshments and poster viewing

03:30 PM 03:50 PM Clyde and Lomond Foyers

SESSION 4 - MASTERCLASSES IN MEDICINE24

03:50 PM 05:10 PM

If you haven't already selected your masterclass options, please visit the registration desk where our team will be able to help you.
Option A: ECG interpretation - Top Tips
Option B: Radiology in the admissions unit [INTERACTIVE SESSION 4]
Option C: Practical approach to non-invasive ventilation
Option D: Hypertension in MAU – when to worry

Masterclass choice 1

03:50 PM 04:25 PM

Masterclass locations:

Option A: ECG interpretation – Top Tips (City of Music Studio)
Option B: Radiology in the admissions unit (Strathclyde Suite)
Option C: Practical approach to non-invasive ventilation (Lomond Foyer)
Option D: Hypertension in MAU – when to worry (Buchanan Suite)

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masterclassinformationandlearningoutcomes.pdf Download Link
Option A: ECG interpretation - Top Tips
Option B: Radiology in the admissions unit [INTERACTIVE SESSION 4]
Option C: Practical approach to non-invasive ventilation
Option D: Hypertension in MAU – when to worry

Masterclass choice 2

04:35 PM 05:10 PM

Masterclass locations:

Option A: ECG interpretation – Top Tips (City of Music Studio)
Option B: Radiology in the admissions unit (Strathclyde Suite)
Option C: Practical approach to non-invasive ventilation (Lomond Foyer)
Option D: Hypertension in MAU – when to worry (Buchanan Suite)

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masterclassinformationandlearningoutcomes.pdf Download Link

Close and thank you

05:10 PM 05:15 PM Strathclyde Suite

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Drinks reception and poster viewing

05:15 PM 06:00 PM Clyde Foyer

Please join us for this complimentary drinks reception - a chance to chat to speakers and catch up with colleagues.  

Conference dinner

07:00 PM 11:00 PM Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Drinks will be served from 7pm in College, with dinner commencing at 7.30pm.  College is around a 15 minute walk from the Royal Concert Hall.  However, a bus will be available to take you directly to College - this will leave at 6.45pm prompty from the north entrance (Killermont Street, beside Buchanan Bus Station). If you would like further information on getting to College, please speak to one of the team. 

Registration

08:30 AM 09:00 AM Outside Strathclyde Suite

Registration can be found at the top of the stairs leading to the Strathclyde Suite. We will be serving tea and coffee in both the Clyde and Lomond Foyers.

Introduction and welcome

09:00 AM 09:10 AM Strathclyde Suite

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

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Digital Professionalism: Essential points for current clinical practice

09:10 AM 09:40 AM Strathclyde Suite

Keynote lecture

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SESSION 1 - RESPIRATORY

09:40 AM 11:10 AM Strathclyde Suite

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[INTERACTIVE SESSION 5] Patients with acute respiratory failure - who and when to ventilate

09:40 AM 10:10 AM Strathclyde Suite

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How to manage patients with lung cancer who present as an emergency

10:10 AM 10:35 AM Strathclyde Suite

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The approach to the acutely breathless pregnant patient

10:35 AM 11:10 AM Strathclyde Suite

Our conference in November on 'acute medical problems in pregnancy for physicians' is still open for booking - reserve your place here.

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Refreshments and poster viewing

11:10 AM 11:35 PM Clyde and Lomond Foyers

SESSION 2 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES

11:30 AM 12:50 PM Strathclyde Suite

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Fever in the returning traveller

11:30 AM 12:00 PM Strathclyde Suite

Our Faculty of Travel Medicine will discuss this topic at this year's annual faculty conference in October - 'Returning Travellers: Exotic encounters, imported infections and visiting vectors'.

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Infections in people who inject drugs

12:00 PM 12:30 PM Strathclyde Suite

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Multidrug resistant Gram negative infection in medical receiving

12:30 PM 01:00 PM Strathclyde Suite

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Lunch and poster viewing

01:00 PM 01:50 PM Clyde and Lomond Foyers

LUNCH MENU

HOT
Cairnsmore Goats Cheese Tartlet with Home Dried Cherry Tomato (v)
Chicken Tikka Skewer with a Raita Dip
Roast Red Pepper, Aubergine, Chickpea and Harissa Kofta (v, gluten free)
Panko Breaded Chicken Goujons with a Lime, Ginger and Coriander Dip

COLD

Sweet Potato, Spinach, Pepper, Red Onion and Goat’s Cheese Frittata (v, gluten free)

SWEET

Seasonal Fruit Pots with Greek Yoghurt, Honey and Passion Fruit

SESSION 3 - RENAL

01:50 PM 03:05 PM Strathclyde Suite

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Hyponatraemia in the medical receiving unit

01:50 PM 02:20 PM Strathclyde Suite

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[INTERACTIVE SESSION 7] Nephrology in the medical receiving unit

02:20 PM 02:50 PM Strathclyde Suite

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The sick renal transplant patient

02:50 PM 03:20 PM Strathclyde Suite

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Refreshments and prizes for poster submissions

03:20 PM 03:40 PM Clyde and Lomond Foyers

The poster prize will be presented in the Strathclyde Suite, shortly before the start of the final session.

SESSION 3 - NEUROLOGY

03:40 PM 05:10 PM Strathclyde Suite

We've recently confirmed our 2019 neurology conference - programme details will be available on our website as announced.

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[INTERACTIVE SESSION 8] Headache in the MAU

03:40 PM 04:10 PM Strathclyde Suite

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Functional neurological disorders for the generalist

04:10 PM 04:40 PM Strathclyde Suite

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

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Higher than a GCS of 8! Drug intoxications and altered consciousness

04:40 PM 05:10 PM Strathclyde Suite

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Close and thank you

05:10 PM 05:15 PM Strathclyde Suite

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