About this event

  • Date and time Tue 22 Nov 2022 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health

Join this event to hear the latest updates suitable for all multidisciplinary team members who care for adults or children with cystic fibrosis.

This conference marks a return to face-to-face meetings, allowing professionals to come together, network and share learning. Participants will also review the unprecedented changes to CF management in the past three years.

During this session, event participants will discuss how covid 19 impacts patients with cystic fibrosis and the psychological implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for people with cystic fibrosis by experts.

Participants will be able to:

  • Have an update on new and emerging therapies
  • Appreciate the challenges and lessons learnt during the covid 19 pandemic in caring for those with CF
  • Discuss the evolving field of management of pregnancy and women with CF 
  • Understand the changing role and applications of the CF registry


Call for Fellows cases:

The fellows’ round session will include 4 cases from paediatric and adult departments. Each talk will be allocated 20 minutes, case presentations should last 10-15 minutes to allow 5-10 minutes for discussion.

If you would like to submit a case, please send a single side of A4 outlining the case and highlighting discussion points to: anna.shawcross@mft.nhs.uk and r.pabary@rbht.nhs.uk

Deadline for case submission: Thursday 15 September 2022

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Early bird pricing available until 11 October 2022.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£77.00 £46.00 £46.00 £35.00 £24.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£141.00 £50.00 £50.00 £44.00


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Anna Shawcross and Dr Rishi Pabary

COVID-19 and cystic fibrosis

Dr Ross Langley, Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine and NRS Research Fellow, Royal Hospital for Children

Psychological implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for people with cystic fibrosis

Dr Isabel Anderson, Clinical Psychologist, Royal Hospital for Children

Tea and coffee break
CFTR modulators: Are we there, or is there further to go?

Professor Jane Davies, Professor of Paediatric Respiratory and Experimental Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton Hospital

Psychological implications of CFTR modulation for people with cystic fibrosis

Dr Rachel Massey-Chase, Clinical Psychologist, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Service, King’s College Hospital, Psychology Chair, UK Psychosocial professionals in CF group

Harnessing the power of cystic fibrosis registries: Learnings to date from UK randomised registry trials

Dr Gwyneth Davies, UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellow, Clinical Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant Paediatrician, University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Managing pregnancy in cystic fibrosis

Dr Imogen Felton, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine and Adult Cystic Fibrosis, Royal Brompton Hospital

Fellows’ round

Chair: Dr Anirban Maitra, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

Case 1
Case 2
Tea and coffee break
Case 3
Case 4
The year(s!) in review

Professor Andy Jones, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine and Cystic Fibrosis, Manchester Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre

Close of meeting


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

Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on Monday 21 November 2022. Late registrations will not be accepted. 


  • The agenda is subject to change at any time 
  • If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenters and RSM discretion. 
  • All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations. 
  • This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.
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