Occupational lung disease


Thursday 27 September 2018


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
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Respiratory Medicine Section , Occupational Medicine Section


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about this event

This meeting, run with the Occupational Medicine Section, 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, Honorary Professor of Occupational and Environmental Respiratory Disease Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease, The University of Sheffield

9.40 am

MDF and occupational asthma

Dr Chris Stenton, Consultant Physician, Newcastle Hospital

10.15 am

Panel discussion

10.25 am

Tea and coffee break

10.55 am

Radiology of occupational lung disease

Professor Fergus Gleeson, Consultant Radiologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.

11.40 am

Radiology quiz

Professor Fergus Gleeson, Consultant Radiologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.

12.10 pm


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

12.50 pm

Panel discussion

1.00 pm


2.00 pm

Update on legal aspects of asbestos lung disease

Ian Bailey, Irwin Mitchell

2.40 pm

Workshop: Taking an occupational history

2.40 pm

Workshop: To be confirmed

3.10 pm

Workshop: OASYS interpretation

3.10 pm

Workshop: To be confirmed

3.50 pm

Assessment for the disability provisions of the Equality Act 2010

Dr Nikki Cordell, Managing Director, Cordell Health

4.20 pm

Panel discussion

4.30 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