West Midlands Region Autumn Meeting 2021

Date(s)
LIVE 23 SEPT 2021 - On demand until 23 Sept 2022
Location
Credits
This meeting has applied for 5 credits of live CPD credits (expires 23 Oct 2021) and 5 credits Distance learning CPD (expires 23 Sept 2022) from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
This event is a local forum covering the latest scientific research and the best clinical practice in care of older people. This meeting will cover core areas of interest to all specialists responsible for the health care of older people and is open to attendees from near and far.

Who should attend:

  •     Consultants & specialist doctors in geriatric medicine
  •     Researchers into Ageing and Age Related Conditions 
  •     Doctors training in related specialties
  •     GPs with an Extended Role in Older People and GP trainees
  •     Nurses and allied health professionals
    •     Advanced and Specialist practitioners
    •     Consultant Practitioners/Consultant Nurses
  • Physician Associates
  • Internal Medicine Trainees  (especially those considering a career in geriatric medicine)
  • Medical, Nursing, Allied Health professional students

Why participate:

  •     Understand more on the key areas & challenges faced in geriatric medicine  
  •     Hear focused presentations on core areas of the geriatric medicine
  •     Present the latest scientific research to British Geriatrics Society members and elected officers
  •     Attend small group workshop sessions
  •     Network & socialise with other healthcare professionals over 3 days
     

Cost to attend

  23 September Non-Member
Day Fee (Inc VAT)

23 September BGS Member
Day Fee (inc VAT)

Senior Doctors: Consultant / GP

£50

£25

SAS Grade / StR / GP Trainee/IMT/Foundation Year Doctor

£35 £17.50 
Healthcare Professionals: Nurse Allied Health Professional £35 £17.50 
Retired/ Medical Student £25 £12.50

 

Programme

Chairs: Dr Nigel Page (09.45 - 11.30), Dr Martha Pinkney (11.30 - 13.00) and Dr Teresa Quiqley (13.30 - 16.15)

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Time 

Session 

Speaker 

09.45 - 10.00

Welcome and Introduction 

Dr Nigel Page - Consultant Geriatrician, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust  

10.00 – 10.30 

Focus on Frailty 

Dr Shams Duja - Consultant Physician & Geriatrician, The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust 

10.30 – 11.00 

Transforming older peoples’ services 

Dr Amit Arora - Consultant Geriatrician and Associate Medical Director, University Hospital of North Midlands 

11.00 – 11.30 

Surgical liaison 

Dr Huma Naqvi - Consultant Geriatrician, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust 

11.30 – 11.45     

Break 

 

11.45 – 12.15 

Community Geriatrics  

Dr Stuart Hutchinson - Consultant Geriatrician, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust 

12.15 – 12.45 

Frailty services 

Dr Eliza Griffiths - Consultant Geriatrician, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust 

12.45 – 13.00 

AGM / handover and tribute to Rod Brooks

BGS West Midlands Region Committee
Tribute by Dr Peter Mayer
 

13.00 – 13.30  

Lunch 

 

13.30 – 14.00 

Frailty/orthogeriatric services 

Dr Emma Wales - Consultant Geriatrician, Wye Valley NHS Trust 

14.00– 14.30 

GEMS at WRH

Dr Muhammad Waqas - Internal Medical Trainee, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 

14.30 – 15.00 

OPAL 

Dr Hardi Hassan – Consultant Geriatrician University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust 

15.00 – 16.00 

Educational Supervisor training 

Dr Rob Wears - Consultant Geriatrician, University Hospitals of Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust 

16.00 - 16.15 

Closing words 

Dr Nigel Page - Consultant Geriatrician, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust