Occupational lung disease


Thursday 27 September 2018


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Organised by

Respiratory Medicine Section , Occupational Medicine Section


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about this event

This meeting is in conjunction with the Occupation Medicine Section. The programme covers medical and legal aspects of occupational lung disease and other respiratory problems. There will also be a workshop on OASYS interpretation to aid delegates in the diagnosis of occupational asthma.

topics include: 

  • The relationship between MDF and occupational asthma
  • The radiology of occupational lung disease
  • Updates on asbestosis and on the legal aspects of asbestos lung disease

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08.30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

08.45 am

Welcome and introduction

Dr Michael Beckles, President, Respiratory Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

9.00 am

Occupational asthma

Professor David Fishwick

9.40 am

What’s the Relationship between MDF and occupational asthma?

Dr Jim McFarlane

10.15 am

Tea and coffee break

10.45 am

Radiology of occupational lung disease

Professor Fergus Gleason

11.30 am

Radiology quiz

Professor Fergus Gleason

12.00 pm


Dr Robin Rudd, Consultant Physician, Respiratory Medicine and Medical Oncology, and Chair of the London Lung Cancer Group

12.40 pm


1.40 pm

Update on legal aspects of asbestos lung disease

Irwin Mitchell

2.20 pm

Workshop: Taking an occupational history

2.20 pm

Workshop: To be confirmed

2.50 pm

Workshop: OASYS interpretation

2.50 pm

Workshop: To be confirmed

3.30 pm

Assessment for the disability provisions of the Equality Act 2010

Dr Nicki Cordell

4.00 pm

Closing comments and online evaluations

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For information on this event, contact Debbie FennerTel: 02072903856 Email: respiratory@rsm.ac.uk arrow