About this event

  • Date and time Tue 19 Nov 2019 from 9:30am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health

This conference will review the current management of cystic fibrosis (CF) in adults and children, including an insight into the implementation of current research, best practice in specific areas, and general updates on recent and future developments in care.

These updates are suitable for all members of the multidisciplinary team who care for adults or children with cystic fibrosis.

Topics include:

  • Developments in CF care published in the last 12 months
  • How to provide and get the most from surgical training
  • How human factors can influence clinical performance, behaviour and outcomes for the patient
  • Insights into some of the risks an individual practising medicine may face, and how to cope with adversity


We would like to thank our exhibitor(s):

PARI Medical Ltd

Please note that PARI did not have any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Professor Iolo Doull, Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Children's Hospital for Wales, Cardiff

Session one

CFSPID – What is it and what should we do?

Professor Kevin W Southern, Professor of Child Health, University of Liverpool and Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

How should we treat pseudomonas respiratory infections?

Dr Simon Langton-Hewer, Consultant Paediatrician, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Tea and coffee break

Session two

Social inequality and cystic fibrosis

Professor David Taylor-Robinson, Professor of Public Health and Policy, University of Liverpool

The future of cystic fibrosis care. Do we need cystic fibrosis teams?

Dr Colin Wallis, Consultant in Respiratory Paediatrics, Great Ormond Street Hospital


Session three

CFHealthHub: A digital learning health system

Dr Martin Wildman, Honorary Reader in Health Services Research, Health Services Research Unit, University of Sheffield

Breaking the diagnosis of cystic fibrosis

Dr Mandy Bryon, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Head of Psychological Services, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Tea and coffee break

Session four

Fellows rounds
Year in review

Professor Iolo Doull, Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Children's Hospital for Wales, Cardiff

Close of meeting



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