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 dermatology-icon   Dermatology London: 12 February 2019

 

 

2019 Programme

08.45 Registration, refreshments and networking
09.20

Chair’s opening remarks:

Dr Sanjeev Rana, GPwSI dermatology, medical director and clinical commissioner, Hertfordshire STP

09.30

Eczema in children and young people

  • The evolving field of eczema and future opportunities in prevention and treatment.
  • Relationship between eczema and food allergy.
  • Common pitfalls in eczema management.

 Dr Robert Boyle, reader in paediatric allergy, Imperial College London

10.10

Update in management of acne

  • A look into acne and recent developments.
  • Modern management of acne in primary care.
  • Further help and advice to patients.

Dr Catherine Borysiewicz, consultant dermatologist, London

Sponsored by:

10.40

Refreshment break and exhibition
Tea, coffee, a selection of sweet treats and fruit will be served.

The seminar room will be closed during this time.

11.05

Confidently assessing nail disorders

  •  Recognise the common disorders affecting the nails.
  • Suggest options for treatment of various nail conditions.
  • Assess fungal nail infection with a view to improve clinical outcomes.

Dr Ivan Bristow, podiatrist in private practice, Hampshire and visiting fellow, University of Southampton @DrIvanBristow

11.45

 Hyperpigmentation: Diagnosis and management

  • Different types of hyperpigmentation and how to diagnose.
  • Management pathway for a patient.
  • Treatment options for the management of hyperpigmentation.

Dr Bernard Ho, clinical fellow in dermatology, St George’s Hospital

Sponsored by Beiersdorf UK Ltd

12.15

An introduction to dermoscopy in skin lesion recognition

  • Identifying benign, pre-malignant and malignant lesions.
  • Understanding how dermoscopy can help in General Practice.
  • Gain confidence in recognising benign lesion.

Dr Finbar McGrady, GPwSI dermatology, sessional GP and clinical teaching fellow, Queens University, Belfast

12.55

Lunch
A buffet lunch will be served.

The seminar room will be closed during this time.

13.45

Lesion recognition quiz: Test your knowledge

Following on from the morning session with Dr McGrady, take part in this interactive quiz to test your skills and knowledge on lesion recognition.

Dr Finbar McGrady, GPwSI dermatology, sessional GP and clinical teaching fellow, Queens University, Belfast

14.25

Actinic keratosis

  • Understanding actinic keratosis and the risk factors for developing it.
  • Identifying actinic keratosis variants and differential diagnoses.
  • An overview of treatment options.

Dr Gillian Kyei, GPwSI dermatology, Bromley GP Alliance

15.05

Psoriasis: Why it is important that we care

  •  To be able to diagnose psoriasis confidently.
  • To be able to advise patients on management.
  • To have awareness of possible co-morbidities.

Dr Angelika Razzaque, GP trainer, GPwSI and chair, executive committee, The Primary Care Dermatology Society (PCDS)

15.45

Refreshment break
Tea, coffee, a selection of sweet treats and fruit will be served.

The seminar room will be closed during this time.

16.10

Top tips on assessing hair and scalp conditions

  •  Confidence in assessing patients.
  • Stress and emotional wellbeing of patients.
  • When to refer to secondary care?

Dr Jennifer Jonesconsultant dermatologist, Royal Free London

16.50

Urticaria

  • Management in primary care.
  • Prevention and treatment options to consider.
  • When to refer?

Dr Clive Grattan, consultant dermatologist, St John’s Institute of Dermatology, London

17.30

Close of conference


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