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An inspirational programme designed by multi-disciplinary respiratory primary care experts

Building on the success of previous conferences, the 2018 programme will help you to understand the changes and challenges we are all currently grappling with in the healthcare environment and will highlight the opportunities available to improve respiratory care. Recognising the shared responsibilities across the whole system between clinicians, patients and managers, the different sessions will offer practical actions and simple steps that will empower you to make a difference to your patients.

The programme is designed for all professionals working with respiratory patients including GP practice teams, respiratory community teams, integrated care clinicians, clinical commissioners and academic researchers from across the UK

In addition to entertaining keynote plenaries, including the ever-popular case-based Grand Round session and a new Room 101 Respiratory Special, inspired by the popular TV programme, there are four streams of sessions allowing delegates to tailor their conference experience to their own needs. There is also a series of high quality sponsored symposia developed in conjunction with our pharmaceutical company sponsors.

Sessions include:

  • Clinical symposia - focused on getting the fundamentals of care right and looking at tackling some of the most common pitfalls encountered
  • Service development sessions - featuring innovative case studies and focusing on inspiring sustainable change – plus a best practice poster display
  • Cutting edge, academic research presentations, run in conjunction with npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine
  • Thought-provoking, entertaining keynote plenaries - including the ever-popular case-based Grand Round session and a new Room 101 Respiratory Special designed to banish some of the audience’s ‘pet hates’ and the least valuable activities in respiratory
  • Interactive, practical workshops run in conjunction with Education for Health, offering an opportunity to enhance key consultation and clinical respiratory skills

The programme and speakers are subject to modification and can change without notice.

*repeated workshops

Date and time Session title Speaker / Chair
28 September 2018
0900-1000
Confidence to treat the patient in front of you
Plenary
PCRS-UK 1 (Ironbridge 1)
Katherine Hickman (Co-chair)
Anne Rodman (Co-chair)
Noel Baxter (Speaker)
Suzanne Bailey (Panellist)
Toby Capstick (Panellist)
Mike McKevitt (Panellist)
28 September 2018
1005-1050
Challenging the diagnosis: could it be lung cancer yet?
Clinical
PCRS-UK 1 (Ironbridge 1)
Steve Holmes (Co-chair)
Stuart Berry (Co-chair)
Michael Peake (Speaker)
28 September 2018
1005-1050
Research session in conjunction with npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine
Abstract presentation
PCRS-UK 3 (Wenlock Suite)
To Be Confirmed (Co-chair)
28 September 2018
1005-1050
Research session in conjunction with npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine
Poster presentation
(Gallery)
To Be Confirmed (Co-chair)
28 September 2018
1005-1050
Strategies to stratify your COPD population to drive value
Service development
PCRS-UK 2 (Atcham)
1. Optimizing Healthcare Resources through Risk Stratification of COPD patients using GOLD in West Essex, Sanjeev Rana and TBC
2. Using virtual clinics to optimise prescribing in COPD, Jorgen Vestbo
Alex Woodward (Co-chair)
Mike Roberts (Co-chair)
Sanjeev Rana (Speaker)
Jørgen Vestbo (Speaker)
28 September 2018
1005-1050
Inhaler technique: The ever changing choice*
Workshop in conjunction with Education for Health
PCRS-UK 4 (Coalport 1)
Anna Murphy (Facilitator)
Grainne d'Ancona (Facilitator)
28 September 2018
1005-1050
Spirometry interpretation*
Workshop in conjunction with Education for Health
PCRS-UK 4 (Coalport 2)
Christine Loveridge (Facilitator)
Laura Rush (Facilitator)
28 September 2018
1050-1120
Refreshments and exhibition
Refreshments
PCRS-UK 5 (Ironbridge 2 and 3)
28 September 2018
1120-1205
Asthma Speed Bumps, what’s getting in the way and slowing our progress?
Clinical
PCRS-UK 1 (Ironbridge 1)
Duncan Keeley (Co-chair)
Samantha Walker (Co-chair)
Richard Iles (Speaker)
Danielle D'Lima (Speaker)
28 September 2018
1120-1205
Research session in conjunction with npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine
Abstract presentation
PCRS-UK 3 (Wenlock Suite)
To Be Confirmed (Co-chair)
28 September 2018
1120-1205
Research session in conjunction with npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine
Poster presentation
(Gallery)
To Be Confirmed (Co-chair)
28 September 2018
1120-1205
Quality assured diagnostic spirometry service provision
Service development
PCRS-UK 2 (Atcham)
1. Delivering a quality assured spirometry service: a commissioner’s perspective, Sally Armstrong
2. A trainer's perspective: what I think works, Katharine Plumbe
Fin McCaul (Co-chair)
Daryl Freeman (Co-chair)
Katharine Plumbe (Speaker)
Sally Armstrong (Speaker)
28 September 2018
1120-1205
Tackling tobacco dependency during a consultation
Workshop in conjunction with Education for Health
PCRS-UK 4 (Coalport 1)
Dominika Froehlich-Jeziorek (Facilitator)
Oonagh Potts (Facilitator)
28 September 2018
1120-1205
CBT in a 10 minute consultation
Workshop in conjunction with Education for Health
PCRS-UK 4 (Coalport 2)
Karen Corder (Facilitator)
Karen Heslop-Marshall (Facilitator)
28 September 2018
1255-1355
Lunch
Refreshments
PCRS-UK 5 (Ironbridge 2 and 3)
28 September 2018
1445-1530
Is it time to stop prescribing rescue packs in COPD?
Clinical
PCRS-UK 1 (Ironbridge 1)
Sanjay Tanna (Co-chair)
Debbie Roots (Co-chair)
John Hurst (Speaker)
28 September 2018
1445-1530
Research session in conjunction with npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine
Abstract presentation
PCRS-UK 3 (Wenlock Suite)
To Be Confirmed (Co-chair)
28 September 2018
1445-1530
Research session in conjunction with npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine
Poster presentation
(Gallery)
To Be Confirmed (Co-chair)
28 September 2018
1445-1530
Driving change through quality improvement (QI) to improve respiratory outcomes
Service development
PCRS-UK 2 (Atcham)
1. The Art of Innovation: Using Quality Improvement to add value and reduce cost - a tale from the Sottish Highlands
2. Quality improvement can be everyone’s business, Susan Fairlie
Viktoria McMillan (Co-chair)
Binita Kane (Co-chair)
Kay Cordiner (Speaker)
Susan Fairlie (Speaker)
28 September 2018
1445-1530
Home oxygen therapy: your role
Workshop in conjunction with Education for Health
PCRS-UK 4 (Coalport 1)
Anna McCall (Facilitator)
Wendy Morris (Facilitator)
28 September 2018
1445-1530
Chest examination*
Workshop in conjunction with Education for Health
PCRS-UK 4 (Coalport 2)
Valerie Gerrard (Facilitator)
Debbie Blake (Facilitator)
28 September 2018
1530-1600
Refreshments and exhibition
Refreshments
PCRS-UK 5 (Ironbridge 2 and 3)
28 September 2018
1600-1645
Shared Decision Making: what does it mean to clinicians and patients alike?
Clinical
PCRS-UK 1 (Ironbridge 1)
Steph Taylor (Co-chair)
Judith Lawrence (Co-chair)
Rachel Bryers (Speaker)
28 September 2018
1600-1645
Research session in conjunction with npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine
Abstract presentation
PCRS-UK 3 (Wenlock Suite)
To Be Confirmed (Co-chair)
28 September 2018
1600-1645
Research session in conjunction with npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine
Poster presentation
(Gallery)
To Be Confirmed (Co-chair)
28 September 2018
1600-1645
Optimising the use of healthcare resources through correct diagnosis
Service development
PCRS-UK 2 (Atcham)
1. Experience of implementing the asthma diagnosis pathway in general practice (North Birmingham), Liz Wilson
2. Doing the right thing for the breathless patient to optimise use of healthcare resources, an example from the North West, Stephen Gaduzo
Vincent Mak (Co-chair)
Liz Wilson (Speaker)
Stephen Gaduzo (Speaker)
28 September 2018
1600-1645
Horrible histories: How to take a structured patient history
Workshop in conjunction with Education for Health
PCRS-UK 4 (Coalport 1)
Jackie Dale (Facilitator)
Ren Lawlor (Facilitator)
28 September 2018
1600-1645
Is FeNO Feasible?
Workshop in conjunction with Education for Health
PCRS-UK 4 (Coalport 2)
Carla Astles (Facilitator)
Carol Stonham (Facilitator)
28 September 2018
1735-1835
Room 101: Respiratory Special
Plenary
PCRS-UK 1 (Ironbridge 1)
Anne Rodman (Co-chair)
Nicola Wood (Co-chair)
Amanda Roberts (Panellist)
Katherine Hickman (Panellist)
Vikki Knowles (Panellist)
Kelly Redden-Rowley (Panellist)
Garry McDonald (Question master)
28 September 2018
1945-2015
Drinks Reception
Refreshments
(Gallery)
28 September 2018
2015-2359
Conference Dinner
Refreshments
PCRS-UK 1 (Ironbridge 1)
29 September 2018
0745-0845
Annual General Meeting
AGM
PCRS-UK 2 (Atcham)
Breakfast served from 0730 hours
To Be Confirmed (Chair)
29 September 2018
0850-0935
Journal Overload? Roundup of the latest respiratory research for primary care
Clinical
PCRS-UK 1 (Ironbridge 1)
Helen Ashdown (Co-chair)
Judith Miller (Co-chair)
Steve Holmes (Speaker)
29 September 2018
0850-0935
Research session in conjunction with npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine
Abstract presentation
PCRS-UK 3 (Wenlock Suite)
To Be Confirmed (Co-chair)
29 September 2018
0850-0935
Research session in conjunction with npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine
Poster presentation
(Gallery)
To Be Confirmed (Co-chair)
29 September 2018
0850-0935
Provide sustainable pulmonary rehabilitation across a health economy
Service development
PCRS-UK 2 (Atcham)
1. Commissioning for outcomes in pulmonary rehabilitation – is it feasible?, Victoria McKelvie
2. How to define and use outcomes to deliver value based pulmonary rehabilitation, Corinne Robinson
Clare Cook (Co-chair)
Tina Teague (Co-chair)
Corinne Robinson (Speaker)
Victoria McKelvie (Speaker)
29 September 2018
0850-0935
Spirometry interpretation*
Workshop in conjunction with Education for Health
PCRS-UK 4 (Coalport 1)
Christine Loveridge (Facilitator)
Laura Rush (Facilitator)
29 September 2018
0850-0935
Chest examination*
Workshop in conjunction with Education for Health
PCRS-UK 4 (Coalport 2)
Valerie Gerrard (Facilitator)
Debbie Blake (Facilitator)
29 September 2018
1025-1110
Refreshments and exhibition
Refreshments
PCRS-UK 5 (Ironbridge 2 and 3)
29 September 2018
1110-1155
Supporting patients living with nicotine dependency: are e-cigarettes helpful?
Clinical
PCRS-UK 1 (Ironbridge 1)
Melissa Canavan (Co-chair)
Darush Attar-Zadeh (Co-chair)
Louise Ross (Speaker)
29 September 2018
1110-1155
Research session in conjunction with npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine
Abstract presentation
PCRS-UK 3 (Wenlock Suite)
To Be Confirmed (Co-chair)
29 September 2018
1110-1155
Research session in conjunction with npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine
Poster presentation
(Gallery)
To Be Confirmed (Co-chair)
29 September 2018
1110-1155
Parity of esteem in respiratory care
Service development
PCRS-UK 2 (Atcham)
1. Holistic health assessment in mental health settings to improve respiratory care. Learning from Diabetes, Alan Cohen
2. Implementing Smokefree mental health settings in West London, Cheryl Malhotra and Rubyni Krishnan
Louise Restrick (Co-chair)
Alan Cohen (Speaker)
Cheryl Malhotra (Speaker)
Rubyni Krishnan (Speaker)
29 September 2018
1110-1155
Inhaler technique: The ever changing choice*
Workshop in conjunction with Education for Health
PCRS-UK 4 (Coalport 1)
Anna Murphy (Facilitator)
Grainne d'Ancona (Facilitator)
29 September 2018
1110-1155
Asthma action plans in action
Workshop in conjunction with Education for Health
PCRS-UK 4 (Coalport 2)
Viv Marsh (Facilitator)
Heather Matthews (Facilitator)
29 September 2018
1200-1300
Grand Round: The four ages of lung health
Plenary
PCRS-UK 1 (Ironbridge 1)
Adedayo Kuku (Co-chair)
Iain Small (Facilitator)
Darush Attar-Zadeh (Panellist)
Louise Sewell (Panellist)
Sally King (Panellist)
Carol Stonham (Panellist)
Azhar Saleem (Panellist)
Steve Holmes (Panellist)
Ren Lawlor (Panellist)
29 September 2018
1300-1315
Abstract winner
Plenary
PCRS-UK 1 (Ironbridge 1)
To Be Confirmed (Co-chair)
29 September 2018
1315-1330
Chair closing remarks
Plenary
PCRS-UK 1 (Ironbridge 1)
Noel Baxter (Chair)