About this event

  • Date and time Thu 8 Jul 2021 from 12:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Location Online

Join us to hear the most up-to-date clinical knowledge about Long Covid from leading researchers, expert clinicians, and patient voices.

With over 1m people in the UK estimated to be experiencing Long Covid symptoms, the CMO Professor Chris Whitty has said we are still “in the foothills of our understanding of the long term effects of Covid”.

This special extended programme from the COVID-19 Series will spotlight the latest clinical understanding and evidence surrounding Long Covid, looking at the various syndromes associated with it, and what the leading research has discovered about this complex condition.

During this webinar delegates will:

  • Understand the big picture impact of Long Covid and the health challenge it presents
  • Hear insights and experiences from Long Covid clinics
  • Hear the latest clinical knowledge about the causes and symptoms of the various syndromes and different pathways associated with Long Covid
  • Hear the latest understanding about the rehabilitation and treatment of Long Covid

CPD accredited: A CPD certificate with 2 CPD credits will be issued to those joining each webinar live and will be automatically issued after 7 days to those who watched the webinar live in its entirety. Those who watch the webinar on-demand will receive a CPD certificate 30 days after the webinar has gone live.  

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.

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Tickets

Standard pricing available until 08 July 2021.

Member

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£36.00 £27.00 £18.00

Non - Member

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£60.00 £45.00 £30.00

Key speakers

Dr Elaine Maxwell

NIHR Long Covid review author, and Content Lead, NIHR Centre for Engagement and Dissemination

Dr Melissa Heightman

Clinical Lead for Post-Covid Services, University College London Hospitals (UCLH)

Professor Paul Elliott

Director, REACT programme and UK DRI Group Leader, Imperial College London

Agenda

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Session 1

Understanding the big picture impact of Long Covid and the health challenge it presents
Setting the scene

Dr Elaine Maxwell, NIHR Long COVID review author, Content Lead at the NIHR Centre for Engagement and Dissemination 

View from a Long Covid clinic

Dr Melissa Heightman, Clinical Lead for Post-Covid Services, University College London Hospitals (UCLH)

Session 2

The latest clinical knowledge about the causes, symptoms and treatments of the various syndromes associated with Long Covid
Post-intensive care syndrome

Dr David McWilliams, Clinical Academic Physiotherapist and Associate Professor, Centre for Care Excellence, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

Post-viral syndrome

Professor Danny Altmann, Professor of Immunology at Imperial College London

Long-term organ damage

Dr Betty Raman, British Heart Foundation CRE Intermediate Transition Clinical Research Fellow, University of Oxford

Long-term Covid symptoms

Dr Nathalie MacDermott, NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Paediatrics (Infectious Diseases), Kings College London

Session 3

Panel discussion featuring representatives from key studies researching the long-term impact of Covid on physical and mental health

Professor Paul Elliott, Director of REACT programme and UK DRI Group Leader, Imperial College London

Professor Nishi Chaturvedi, Lead of 'Characterisation, determinants, mechanisms and consequences of the long-term effects of COVID-19' study, University College London

Professor Esther Crawley, Co-author of 'Non-hospitalised Children & young people with Long Covid' (The CLoCk Study), University of Bristol

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Special rates for difficult times

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. There are small charges to register for some of our online education which enables the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

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.

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