UK v TB: New strategies to win the battle

Wednesday 20 March 2013

Venue: Royal Society Of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 0AE

Registration for this meeting has now closed. Places are still available and you are welcome to register on the day. Please note that we cannot provide lunch for delegates who register on the day.

Please contact Chanel Roachford on 020 7290 3942 for further information.



9.30 am

Registration tea and coffee

10.00 am

Welcome and introduction
Professor Peter Davies, Consultant Chest Physician, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital
Chair: Dr Onn Min Kon, Consultant Physician, St Mary's Hospital, London

10.05 am

New drugs and new drug combinations
Dr Martin Dedicoat, Consultant ID Physician, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

10.30 am

News from the laboratory
Dr Grace Smith, Consultant Microbiologist, Birmingham Heartlands hospital

11.00 am

Tuberculosis Cohort review: where have we got to?
Ms Christine Bell, Specialist TB Nurse, Manchester Royal Infirmary

11.30 am

Refreshment break

11.50 am

Policy and commissioning issues for Tuberculosis in the restructured health service
Mr Mike Mandelbaum, CEO TB Alert

12.25 pm

Spitting Blood; A history of Tuberculosis
Ms Helen Bynum, Medical Historian and Author

1.00 pm

Lunch
Chair: Professor Peter Davies, Consultant Chest Physician, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

2.00 pm

Sir John Crofton lecture
Professor Ibrahim Abubakar, Consultant Epidemiologist, HPA, London
Chair: Professor Ajit Lalvani, Chair of Infectious Diseases, National Heart and Lung Institute

2.40 pm

Turning the tide on UK TB; Tackling imported latent infection

2.55 pm

We can eliminate LTBI if we get organised
Dr Gerrit Woltmann, Consultant Chest Physician, Leicester General Hospital

3.25 pm

Refreshment break

3.40 pm

How should we screen?
Dr Onn Min Kon, Consultant Physician, St Mary's Hospital, London

4.05 pm

Who should we screen and when?
Dr John P Watson, Consultant Physician, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

4.30 pm

Where should we screen?
Dr Heather Milburn, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

4.55 pm

Complete evaluation forms

5.00 pm

Close of meeting

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