Drink, drugs, sleep and transport


Friday 18 October 2013
to Saturday 19 October 2013

2 day

Venue Royal Society of Medicine
Royal Society Of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Organised by

Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine Section , Pharmaceutical Medicine & Research Section , Sleep Medicine Section


6 CPD points

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Friday 18 October

7.00 pm

Black Tie Dinner (For pre-registered guests only)

Saturday 19 October

9.00 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.30 am

Presentation of badges of honour to the new President Dr Andrew Wilkinson and the outgoing President Dr Meng Aw -Yong

9.35 am

Welcome and opening remarks

Dr Andrew Wilkinson, President, Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine Section, RSM

9.40 am

The present situation

Dr Andrew Wilkinson, President, Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine Section, RSM

10.15 am

Developments in drink and drugs driving

Professor Ian Wall, Academic Dean, The Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine

10.50 am

Panel discussion

11.00 am

Tea and coffee break

11.15 am

Recent developments relating to driving under the influence of drugs and roadside testing in the United Kingdom

Professor David Osselton, Director, Centre for Forensic Sciences, Bournemouth University

11.45 am

Prescriptions and over the counter medication: Advising doctors and advising patients

Dr Malcolm Barrett-Johnson, President, Pharmaceutical Section, RSM

12.15 pm

Panel discussion

12.45 pm


1.45 pm

Sleep and the road

Dr Christopher Idzikowski, President, Sleep Medicine Section, RSM

2.15 pm

Driving and obstructive sleep apnea: Can we improve decision making?

Dr Dipansu Ghosh, Consultant Respiratory Physician, St. James's University Hospital, Leeds

2.45 pm

Panel discussion

3.00 pm

Tea and coffee break

3.15 pm

Fitness to fly

Professor Michael Bagshaw, Professor of Aviation Medicine, King's College, London

3.45 pm

Fitness to sail

Dr Tim Carter, Chief Medical Adviser, Maritime and Coastguard Agency

4.15 pm

Panel discussion

4.45 pm

Completion of evaluation forms

4.50 pm

Close of meeting

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For information on this event, contact Saara NaumanenTel: 02072902984 Fax: 02072902989 Email: forensic@rsm.ac.uk arrow