Medicine and me: Living with sepsis and its aftermath

Date

Monday 11 September 2017

Half Day

Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE
Organised by

Medicine and Me , UK Sepsis Trust

Accreditation

3 CPD Points

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about this event

Online registration has closed. Spaces available to register on the day.

This meeting is free for patients, family members and carers to attend.

The Medicine and Me series of meetings aim to update us all on important medical conditions and gives a direct voice to patients and their carers to share their concerns on the impact of diagnosis, investigation and management.

Physicians, Surgeons and indeed all healthcare professionals continue to learn from and be inspired to greater efforts by our patients to improve care.

The audience at this meeting will comprise of those who have been affected by sepsis, their families, carers and advocates, representing about 70% of those present; and clinicians and researchers, representing not more than 30%. Clinicians will include doctors, specialist nurses and others involved in the diagnosis, treatment and care of sepsis.

*Programme subject to change

agenda

12.30 pm

Registration, tea and coffee

12.55 pm

Welcome address

Session 1: The burden of sepsis

1.00 pm

Opening remarks

1.10 pm

Sepsis: The scale of the problem

Dr Ron Daniels, Chief Executive, UK Sepsis Trust

1.30 pm

Patient perspective

1.40 pm

Difficulty in diagnosing sepsis

1.55 pm

Discussion

Session 2: Working together to save lives

2.05 pm

Patient perspective

2.15 pm

Translating guidelines into practice

2.35 pm

Patient perspective

2.45 pm

Beyond the hospital walls

3.05 pm

Discussion

3.15 pm

Tea and coffee break

Session 3: Where to find support and future directions

3.35 pm

Film trailer

3.40 pm

Patient perspective

3.50 pm

The economic burden

4.05 pm

Future care

4.25 pm

Panel discussion

5.10 pm

Closing remarks

5.15 pm

Completion of evaluation form and close of meeting

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Covering a wide range of medical topics, Medicine and Me meetings give patients and carers an opportunity to voice their experiences and ask healthcare professionals questions about their condition.

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For information on this event, contact Karina ZorlakkisTel: 020 7290 3846 Email: medandme@rsm.ac.uk arrow