About this event

  • Date and time Fri 12 Apr 2019 from 9:00am to 4:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Ophthalmology

The essential diabetic screening update with expert insights into achieving better uptake, patient engagement, understanding the psychosocial aspects of diabetes and reaching your most challenging demographics. 

Speakers include the National Programme team, Clinical Directors, international psychology experts and patients.

Topics include:

  • Updating on National Screening objectives Communicating what is coming next in Diabetic Eye Screening and how it can be achieved
  • Discussing improving patient engagement Understanding the psychology of diabetic patients
  • Sharing best practice examples Discovering new technologies Listening to international experts 

 

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 11 April 2019.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Trainee RSM Retired Fellow RSM Student
£85.00 £75.00 £75.00 £65.00 £35.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP Trainee AHP / Nurse / Midwife Student
£95.00 £85.00 £85.00 £45.00

Key speakers

Professor Katharine Bernard

International expert on psychosocial aspects of diabetes.

Professor Peter Scanlon

Clinical Director National Diabetic Eye Screening Programme.

Agenda

View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Elizabeth Wilkinson, Immediate Past President, Ophthalmology Section, Royal Society of Medicine, Mr Patrick Rankin, National Programme Manager, NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme, Dr Tunde Peto, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and President of BARS, Queen’s University, Belfast and Professor Peter Scanlon, Clinical Lead, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Session one: National news

Ms Anne Stevenson, National Programmes Lead, Young Person and Adult Screening Programmes, Public Health England

National screening programmes update

Professor Anne Mackie, National Screening Director, Public Health England UK National Screening Committee

The national programme update

Mr Patrick Rankin, National Programme Manager, NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme, Public Health England Screening

Data in the national programme

Mrs Buki Asanbe, NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme, Public Health England

IT in the national programme

Mr Philip Gardner, Chairman, The British Association of Retinal Screening

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Session two: Understanding, engaging and communicating

Mrs Madeleine Johnson, Consultant in Public Health and Regional Quality Assurance Lead, NHS Screening Programmes

Being diabetic - understanding the patient’s viewpoint

Ms Verity McLelland, Type 1 Programme Manager, Diabetes UK

Being diabetic - understanding the psychosocial aspects

Dr Amy-Kate Hurrell, Senior Clinical Psychologist in Diabetes, Barts Health NHS Trust

How we engaged our 'hard to reach' populations

Mr Ali Askari, Programme Manager, North Central London Diabetic Eye Screening Programme

Language matters - how to communicate effectively

Dr Partha Kar, Associate National Clinical Director, Diabetes Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Panel discussion
Lunch

Session three: Looking forward

Professor Peter Scanlon

Automated diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy

Ms Evie Mensah, Miss Evelyn Mensah, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Central Middlesex Hospital, London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

A tailored intervention to promote uptake of retinal screening among young adults with type 2 diabetes in Australia

Dr Amelia Lake, Research Fellow, The Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes and Deakin University, School of Psychology

Cost effectiveness of the use of OCT in surveillance clinics

Professor Peter Scanlon

Panel discussion
Keynote lecture: Reversing diabetes - the story of the DiRECT trial and the 800 calorie diet

Professor Roy Taylor, Professor of Medicine and Metabolism, University of Newcastle

Summary of the day

Dr Elizabeth Wilkinson, Mr Patrick Rankin, Dr Tunde Peto, Professor Peter Scanlon

Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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