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2018 Programme


08:45 Registration, refreshments and networking

Chair’s welcome

Dr George Moncrieff, FRCP FRCGP, GPSI dermatology and past chair, Dermatology Council for England


Eczema in children and young people

  • Relationship between eczema and food allergy.
  • Common pitfalls in eczema management.
  • New developments in the prevention and treatment of eczema.

Dr Robert  Boyle, Reader in Paediatric Allergy, Imperial College London


Industry sponsorship in progress

10:50 Refreshment break

Psoriasis: A clinical update

Dr John Lear, Consultant Dermatologist, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Acne management in primary care

  • Including managing patients in the era of antimicrobial stewardship.

Dr George Moncrieff, FRCP FRCGP, GPSI dermatology and past chair, Dermatology Council for England

Sponsored by Galderma



This event is supported by a small exhibition where a handful of industry partners will showcase their products and services. Their support allows us to provide this event. Please take some time to speak to them over lunch. 


 Picture Quiz: Dermatological indications of systemic disease

Dr Liz Ogden, GP, associate specialist and clinical lead, Community Skin Service North and East Hertfordshire


Dermatological challenges in pigmented skin

  • Common challenges relating to pigmentation disorders.
  • Different presentations on pigmented skin.

Dr George Moncrieff, GPSI dermatology and chair, Dermatology Council for England


Refreshment break


Itch, infestations and infections

  • Identifying common causes of pruritus.
  • First and second line treatment.
  • When to refer?

Dr Thomas Blanchard, consultant in infectious diseases and honorary senior lecturer, North Manchester General Hospital


 Lumps, Bumps and Skin lesions – How to spot skin cancers?

  • Confidence in diagnosing benign skin lesions.
  • Confidence in managing pre-cancerous skin lesions. 
  • Confidence in assessing skin cancers.

Dr Nicole Chiang, consultant dermatologist, Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust @drnicolederm


 Close of conference

* We would like to thank our partners and exhibitors for their support. Unless mentioned in the agenda, they have had no influence over content or speakers


Prepared by Cogora on 16/08/18 

*Please note that this is a draft agenda and subject to change.

**We would like to thank our exhibitors, sponsors and partners for supporting this meeting. This includes a number of pharmaceutical companies. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programme where clearly labelled.

*** Your delegate badge may, with your permission, be scanned by sponsor companies in the exhibition hall and at sponsored sessions.  If you allow your badge to be scanned, you agree for those companies to contact you about their products, events and/or services – some of which may be promotional in nature. If you do not wish to be contacted by our sponsor companies you have the right to not have your badge scanned when visiting a sponsored stand in the exhibition hall or attending sponsored sessions. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting the sponsor.














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