Programme


Discover what you really need to know about the transition into the medical registrar role. The full programme for this one-day conference can be seen below. Topics include how to manage the acute medical take safely, when to call the consultant and the importance of registrar wellbeing, as well as focusing on specialty top-tips in the acute setting.

The programme can be downloaded as a pdf here.

9.30am

Welcome and introduction

Dr Alastair Gilmore, RCP deputy registrar; consultant physician in acute medicine, Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Melanie Nana, RCP Trainees Committee representative, Wales; diabetes and endocrinology registrar and clinical fellow in obstetric medicine, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Andrew Spence, RCP Trainees Committee representative, Northern Ireland; gastroenterology ST6, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust


Medicine is brilliant 

Dr Mumtaz Patel, RCP global vice president; consultant nephrologist, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and postgraduate associate dean, Health Education England

10.10am

Comfort break



Who you gonna call? 

Dr Susannah Brockbank, Trainees Committee representative, Mersey; rheumatology and general medicine ST7, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Acute neurology for the medical registrar

Dr Guleed Adan, neurology ST4, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust and clinical research fellow, University of Liverpool

Clinical debriefing for collaborative improvement and peer support 

Dr Cristina Diaz-Navarro, associate dean for simulation and clinical skills, Health Education and Improvement Wales; consultant anaesthetist, University Hospital of Wales

Oncology toolkit

Dr Anna Olsson-Brown, medical oncology ST6, Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, Liverpool



Never too busy to learn – how the modern team can learn together in the busy workplace 

Dr Hussain Basheer, respiratory and general medicine ST7, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Frailty and acute geriatric medicine 

Dr Dan Thomas, consultant geriatrician, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; RCP college tutor, Mersey region



Question and answer session 

Question and answer session

11:50am

Comfort break



The patient is sick: when and how to refer to critical care
Dr Hannah Burns, consultant in intensive care medicine, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  

Peaks and troughs of sugar
Dr Helen Lane, diabetes and endocrinology consultant and assistant medical director for QI, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board; quality improvement faculty tutor, Health Education and Improvement Wales

 

Acting like a medical registrar; thinking like a chief executive
Professor Simon Constable, chief executive, Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust    

Update on antidotes
Dr Kathleen Bonnici, consultant physician in acute medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Question and answer session 

Question and answer session

1.00pm
Lunch break


Renal problems on the medical take 

Dr Nelomi Anandagoda, RCP chief registrar and nephrology ST6, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust 

Respiratory disease for the medical registrar on call

Dr Dalia Mudawi, RCP chief registrar and respiratory ST6, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust 


Medical problems in pregnancy for the medical registrar

Dr Melanie Nana, RCP Trainees Committee representative, Wales; diabetes and endocrinology registrar and clinical fellow in obstetric medicine, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust 

Bradyarrhythmia and external pacing

Dr Holly Morgan, cardiology ST5, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust



Can't it wait 'til the morning? Tips for the (overnight) call to gastroenterology

Dr John McGoran, consultant gastroenterologist, Western Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland  

Tachyarrhythmia for the new medical registrar

Dr Adam Dennis, cardiology registrar ST6 and research fellow, Barts Health NHS Trust


Question and answer session 

Question and answer session

3.30pm
Comfort break


30 patients waiting and…? 

Dr Katrina Sheikh, RCP chief registrar and acute medicine ST6, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Nights again? Sleep better to feel better

Dr Alanna Hare, consultant in sleep medicine and respiratory failure, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust; honorary clinical senior lecturer, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College


Q&A and final thoughts (panel discussion)  

Dr Alastair Gilmore with Dr Jo Szram, Dr Alanna Hare, Dr Andrew Spence, Dr Katrina Sheikh, Dr Melanie Nana and Dr Mike Davies 

4.45pm
Close of conference

Please note that any presentations shown at this event have been produced by the individual speakers. As such they are not owned by, and do not necessarily represent the views of, the RCP.

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