About this event

  • Date and time Tue 1 Sep 2020 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Gastroenterology and Hepatology

This webinar will provide a look into three main aspects of delivering gastroenterology services as we enter the COVID-19 stabilisation phase. It will particularly focus on assessing the care of IBD patients and managing the psychological impact of COVID-19 in gastroenterology, especially in relation to patients suffering from IBD.

Aims for this webinar include:

  • To review the implications for care of IBD inpatients
  • To explore the data supporting various management strategies for acute severe colitis
  • To discuss the psychological impact of COVID in gastroenterology specifically with reference to IBD

Speakers include Consultant Gastroenterologist Dr Peter Irving and Specialist Clinical Psychologist Dr Alexa Duff. Both experts will present an area of IBD medicine affected by COVID-19 as we move into the post-acute phase of the pandemic.

Join in the conversation online by using #RSMLive 
Follow us on Twitter: @RoySocMed
The Royal Society of Medicine needs your support 
The RSM is offering this webinar at no charge to delegates, in order to help healthcare professionals to easily access COVID-19 related education material & resources during the pandemic. However, we are asking people to support the RSM in these unprecedented times. Now more than ever, as a charity we need your help to continue our work and mission in advancing healthcare through innovation and education. Please consider making a donation  for joining this webinar. Thank you for your generosity. 

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 01 September 2020.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Member

RSM Member
£0.00

Non - Member

Non - Member
£0.00

Key speakers

Dr Peter Irving

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Guy's and St Thomas'​ NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Alexa Duff

Clinical Psychologist in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Speaker's biography

Dr Alexa Duff is a Clinical Psychologist currently working with the Inflammatory Bowel Disease team at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ hospital, London. She completed her BSc with honours at Newcastle University, MSc from Kings College London and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology was awarded by Canterbury Christ Church University. She has experience working within haematology, chronic pain and HIV.

Alexa’s particular interests are around the mental and physical health cross-over and the use of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) in physical health population. She is involved in a number of research projects looking at ACT for managing symptoms in IBD and ACT for chronic pain in Crohn’s disease.

Alexa has been working with the multi-disciplinary team at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ hospital around identifying and supporting psychological difficulties in patients with IBD. She plans to continue to highlight the need for integrated psychology within IBD teams.

Agenda

View the programme

Welcome and introduction

Dr Joel Mawdsley, President, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Dr Peter Irving, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Guy's and St Thomas'​ NHS Foundation Trust

Psychology and gastroenterology post COVID-19

Dr Alexa Duff, Clinical Psychologist in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Panel discussion
Close of meeting

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.  

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

Man searching computer

Join the RSM and get unlimited digital learning and e-resources access

The RSM has an extensive digital learning and online e-resources platform. As a member you'll enjoy unlimited digital learning any time you need and access to e-journals, e-books and 7 huge medical databases to support your clinical decision-making and research.

Our e-resources are updated continuously to ensure you receive the cutting edge knowledge you need. 

 

Become a member