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16th National
Conference of the Primary Care Diabetes Society

We are delighted to invite you to virtually attend this year’s National Conference of the Primary Care Diabetes Society (PCDS), our annual, free-to-attend, two-day virtual conference taking place on 5–6 November 2020. The title of this year’s conference is ‘Diabetes in a new world: Crisis, challenge and opportunity’, which reflects not just the evolving situation with COVID-19 but also broader underlying changes in the world of diabetes.

While the format is changing this year, you will, as ever, be able to benefit from clinically focused education on a range of topics that are most relevant to the practicalities of managing diabetes in primary care today. To name just a few of these, we have experts presenting on mental health, prescribing fundamentals, insulin management, the diabetic foot, and the all-important new ways-of-working.

We very much hope that you can join us for this key event in the 2020 diabetes calendar.

Why attend? This fast-paced, interactive conference combines latest clinical guidance, research, case studies and hot topics in diabetes, including lessons learned from COVID-19 and much more

Ask the experts your burning questions through the LIVE Q&A at the end of each session

Log on anytime during the two days from the comfort of your own home to view the sessions

Don’t worry if you miss something, all of the content will be available on-demand

Claim 11 CPD points for the full two-day virtual conference

Poster abstract submissions are now invited for this year’s conference, which will ultimately be staged online during the virtual conference.

Abstract entries must be made electronically by 17.30 on 11 September 2020.

Your abstract will be anonymously peer-reviewed and you will receive confirmation of acceptance or non-acceptance via email by mid-October.

Poster submissions

or contact us for more information.

Register now to the 2-day event

5-6 November 2020

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Agenda for the
16th National Conference 2020

09.15 – 09.25

Session 1

Chair’s introduction

Clare Hambling

09.25 – 09.55

The National picture

  • Making use of NDA data
  • What will QOF look like in the coming years
  • What now for the Diabetes Prevention Programme?

Jonathan Valabhji

15 minute break

10.10 – 10.40

Symposia

15 minute break

10.55 – 11.25

What has COVID-19 taught us?

  • Lessons for diabetes care
  • What we can expect in the coming months

Kamlesh Khunti

15 minute break

11.40 – 12.20

Session 2

‘In Practice’ masterclasses

Rotation 1

1. New ways of working post-COVID-19 – performing remote reviews

  • The impact of COVID-19 on the provision of routine diabetes reviews in primary care
  • Delivering reviews in a way that minimises face-to-face contact – the priorities, processes and practicalities of remote working
  • What works well and what improvements can we make?

Jane Diggle

2. Prescribing fundamentals

  • Getting the basics right in diabetes care
  • Making sense of newer therapies
  • Contraindications and other challenges to be on the watch for

Sarah Davies & Sanjay Tanna

3. Insulin

  • How to initiate insulin therapy in practice When and how to adjust insulin therapy
  • Clinical tips for improving patient care

Su Down

15 minute break

12.35 – 13.05

Symposia

15 minute break

13.20 – 14.00

Rotation 2

1. New ways of working post-COVID-19 – performing remote reviews

  • The impact of COVID-19 on the provision of routine diabetes reviews in primary care
  • Delivering reviews in a way that minimises face-to-face contact – the priorities, processes and practicalities of remote working
  • What works well and what improvements can we make?

Jane Diggle

2. Prescribing fundamentals

  • Getting the basics right in diabetes care
  • Making sense of newer therapies
  • Contraindications and other challenges to be on the watch for

Sarah Davies & Sanjay Tanna

3. Insulin

  • How to initiate insulin therapy in practice When and how to adjust insulin therapy
  • Clinical tips for improving patient care

Su Down

15 minute break

14.15 – 14.45

Session 3

Mental health

  • What diabetes means for mental health…
  • …And what mental health means for diabetes
  • Top tips for better practice

Mark Davies

15 minute break

15.00 – 15.30

Symposia

15 minute break

15.45 – 16.15

The opportunity that lies in every crisis

  • How we can build from the challenges of COVID-19
  • Models of improved diabetes care in the coming years

Stephen Lawrence

16.15 – 16.25

Chair’s concluding remarks

Clare Hambling

09.00 – 09.10

Session 4

Chair’s introduction

Clare Hambling

09.10 – 09.40

Heart failure

Yassir Javaid

15 minute break

09.55 – 10.25

Symposia

15 minute break

10.40 – 11.10

Updates in lifestyle

  • Latest evidence on sleep and diabetes
  • What is the potential of HIIT?

Jason Gill

15 minute break

11.25 – 12.05

Session 5

‘In Practice’ masterclasses

Rotation 1

1. Diabetic foot disease

  • How to examine and assess risk
  • Latest advice on management to reduce risk
  • When and how to refer in more serious cases

Vanessa Goulding

2. ‘Funny numbers’: Interpreting results

  • Making sense of important results for diabetes management
  • Expert advice on all the intricacies of getting interpretation right

Clare Hambling & Patrick Wainwright

3. Vulnerable groups in diabetes

  • What we can do to improve access to care for vulnerable groups
  • Interview style Q&A session

Lisa Devine & Margaret Griffin

15 minute break

12.20 – 13.00

Rotation 2

1. Diabetic foot disease

  • How to examine and assess risk
  • Latest advice on management to reduce risk
  • When and how to refer in more serious cases

Vanessa Goulding

2. ‘Funny numbers’: Interpreting results

  • Making sense of important results for diabetes management
  • Expert advice on all the intricacies of getting interpretation right

Clare Hambling & Patrick Wainwright

3. Vulnerable groups in diabetes

  • What we can do to improve access to care for vulnerable groups
  • Interview style Q&A session

Lisa Devine & Margaret Griffin

15 minute break

13.15 – 13.45

Session 6

Dietary advice in diabetes

  • New data that inform the advice we give​
  • Practical considerations for helping people with diabetes

Pam Dyson

15 minute break

14.00 – 14.30

Symposia

15 minute break

14.45 – 15.15

Diabetes Distilled

  • Emerging evidence from the weeks and months before the conference

Kevin Fernando

15.15 – 15.25

Chair’s concluding remarks

Clare Hambling

09.15 – 09.25

Session 1

Chair’s introduction

Clare Hambling

09.25 – 09.55

The National picture

  • Making use of NDA data
  • What will QOF look like in the coming years
  • What now for the Diabetes Prevention Programme?

Jonathan Valabhji

15 minute break

10.10 – 10.40

Symposia

15 minute break

10.55 – 11.25

What has COVID-19 taught us?

  • Lessons for diabetes care
  • What we can expect in the coming months

Kamlesh Khunti

15 minute break

11.40 – 12.20

Session 2

‘In Practice’ masterclasses

Rotation 1

1. New ways of working post-COVID-19 – performing remote reviews

  • The impact of COVID-19 on the provision of routine diabetes reviews in primary care
  • Delivering reviews in a way that minimises face-to-face contact – the priorities, processes and practicalities of remote working
  • What works well and what improvements can we make?

Jane Diggle

2. Prescribing fundamentals

  • Getting the basics right in diabetes care
  • Making sense of newer therapies
  • Contraindications and other challenges to be on the watch for

Sarah Davies & Sanjay Tanna

3. Insulin

  • How to initiate insulin therapy in practice When and how to adjust insulin therapy
  • Clinical tips for improving patient care

Su Down

15 minute break

12.35 – 13.05

Symposia

15 minute break

13.20 – 14.00

Rotation 2

1. New ways of working post-COVID-19 – performing remote reviews

  • The impact of COVID-19 on the provision of routine diabetes reviews in primary care
  • Delivering reviews in a way that minimises face-to-face contact – the priorities, processes and practicalities of remote working
  • What works well and what improvements can we make?

Jane Diggle

2. Prescribing fundamentals

  • Getting the basics right in diabetes care
  • Making sense of newer therapies
  • Contraindications and other challenges to be on the watch for

Sarah Davies & Sanjay Tanna

3. Insulin

  • How to initiate insulin therapy in practice When and how to adjust insulin therapy
  • Clinical tips for improving patient care

Su Down

15 minute break

14.15 – 14.45

Session 3

Mental health

  • What diabetes means for mental health…
  • …And what mental health means for diabetes
  • Top tips for better practice

Mark Davies

15 minute break

15.00 – 15.30

Symposia

15 minute break

15.45 – 16.15

The opportunity that lies in every crisis

  • How we can build from the challenges of COVID-19
  • Models of improved diabetes care in the coming years

Stephen Lawrence

16.15 – 16.25

Chair’s concluding remarks

Clare Hambling

09.00 – 09.10

Session 4

Chair’s introduction

Clare Hambling

09.10 – 09.40

Heart failure

Yassir Javaid

15 minute break

09.55 – 10.25

Symposia

15 minute break

10.40 – 11.10

Updates in lifestyle

  • Latest evidence on sleep and diabetes
  • What is the potential of HIIT?

Jason Gill

15 minute break

11.25 – 12.05

Session 5

‘In Practice’ masterclasses

Rotation 1

1. Diabetic foot disease

  • How to examine and assess risk
  • Latest advice on management to reduce risk
  • When and how to refer in more serious cases

Vanessa Goulding

2. ‘Funny numbers’: Interpreting results

  • Making sense of important results for diabetes management
  • Expert advice on all the intricacies of getting interpretation right

Clare Hambling & Patrick Wainwright

3. Vulnerable groups in diabetes

  • What we can do to improve access to care for vulnerable groups
  • Interview style Q&A session

Lisa Devine & Margaret Griffin

15 minute break

12.20 – 13.00

Rotation 2

1. Diabetic foot disease

  • How to examine and assess risk
  • Latest advice on management to reduce risk
  • When and how to refer in more serious cases

Vanessa Goulding

2. ‘Funny numbers’: Interpreting results

  • Making sense of important results for diabetes management
  • Expert advice on all the intricacies of getting interpretation right

Clare Hambling & Patrick Wainwright

3. Vulnerable groups in diabetes

  • What we can do to improve access to care for vulnerable groups
  • Interview style Q&A session

Lisa Devine & Margaret Griffin

15 minute break

13.15 – 13.45

Session 6

Dietary advice in diabetes

  • New data that inform the advice we give​
  • Practical considerations for helping people with diabetes

Pam Dyson

15 minute break

14.00 – 14.30

Symposia

15 minute break

14.45 – 15.15

Diabetes Distilled

  • Emerging evidence from the weeks and months before the conference

Kevin Fernando

15.15 – 15.25

Chair’s concluding remarks

Clare Hambling

A 2-Day Virtual Conference
Including a LIVE Q&A After Every Session

Conference
Speakers

Mark Davies

Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Sarah Davies

GPwSI in Diabetes, Cardiff

Lisa Devine

GP, Co. Wicklow

Jane Diggle

Specialist Practitioner Practice Nurse, South Kirkby

Su Down

Diabetes Nurse Consultant, Somerset

Pam Dyson

Research Dietitian, Oxford

Kevin Fernando

GPwSI Diabetes & Medical Education, North Berwick

Jason Gill

Reader in Exercise and Metabolic Health, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow

Vanessa Goulding

Highly Specialist Podiatrist, Cardiff Royal Infirmary

Margaret Griffin

Consultant Endocrinologist, Dublin

Clare Hambling

GP, Norfolk, and Chair of the PCDS

Yassir Javaid

GPwSI Cardiology & Cardiovascular Lead, Nene CCG, Northampton

Kamlesh Khunti

Professor of Primary Care Diabetes and Vascular Medicine, Leicester

Stephen Lawrence

GPSI, Kent and Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow, Warwick University Medical School

Sanjay Tanna

Clinical Practice Pharmacist, Blackpool

Jonathan Valabhji

National Clinical Director for Diabetes and Obesity, NHS England & NHS Improvement, London

Patrick Wainwright

Consultant in Chemical Pathology and Metabolic Medicine

Conference
Sponsors

GOLD SPONSOR

Napp Pharmaceuticals Limited

Napp Pharmaceuticals Limited is a UK healthcare company with a strong track record in bringing high-quality, innovative medicines to UK health professionals and their patients. We strive to offer new medicines and initiatives that support the NHS in delivering effective, high-quality, sustainable healthcare for the benefit of patients

SILVER SPONSORS

AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three therapy areas - Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism and Respiratory. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

AstraZeneca operates in five different locations in the UK, where around 8,300 employees work in research and development, manufacturing, supply, sales and marketing. We supply 40 different medicines to the NHS. The UK is also an important location for AstraZeneca’s clinical trials; in 2018, there were 201 trials at 376 centres in the UK, involving over 7,000 patients. For more information, please visit www.astrazeneca.co.uk

Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly Diabetes Alliance

Eli Lilly and Company Ltd

Lilly has been a global leader in diabetes care since 1923, when we introduced the world’s first commercial insulin. Today, we are building upon this heritage by working to meet the diverse needs of people living with diabetes and those who care for them. Through research and collaboration, a wide range of therapies, and a continued determination to provide real solutions—from medicines to support programs and more—we strive to make life better for all those affected by diabetes around the world. For more information, visit www.lillydiabetes.co.uk

Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders.

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and our heritage has given us experience and capabilities that enable us to expand access to our medicines and work to prevent and ultimately cure disease by pioneering scientific breakthroughs.

Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs approximately 42,700 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. Every day, millions of people all over the world rely on our products.

For more information visit novonordisk.co.uk

Masterclass sponsor

Abbott’s Diabetes Care Division

Abbott’s diabetes care division is a global leader in glucose monitoring systems. We are dedicated to helping people manage their diabetes and achieve their best health outcomes with innovative technology, such as the FreeStyle Libre system, allowing patients to monitor their glucose with a quick and easy scan. For more information, such as how the FreeStyle Libre system and our digital health tools support healthcare professionals and their patients visit www.freestylediabetes.co.uk

BRONZE SPONSORS

OTHER SPONSORS

Mundipharma Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Mundipharma Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has been at the forefront of providing healthcare solutions to the Irish market since 1973. We work at a local level but have all the resources and experience of a global network of independent associated pharmaceutical companies. MPL are actively involved in the development and supply of innovative products, and our focus is directed at improving the quality of life of those suffering from chronic debilitating diseases. Our primary areas of expertise are the areas of diabetes (Invokana® & Vokanamet®), respiratory (flutiform®, flutiform K-haler®), and biosimilars (Pelmeg®, Herzuma® & Truxima®). We look to partnering the medical profession and the patient to manage these conditions over the long term and to seek new and ever better solutions.

Benecol

Making simple switches to your diet can make a big difference. Benecol offer a range of tasty foods with added plant stanols, including yogurt drinks and spreads. The efficacy of plant stanols in Benecol® foods has been proven in over 80 clinical studies, simply having 2g of plant stanols, daily with meals, can lower your cholesterol by 10% on average in just 2-3 weeks*. For more information on how Benecol products with plant stanols work alone or in combination with cholesterol lowering medication come and see us at our stand.

*Plant stanol ester has been shown to lower cholesterol. High cholesterol is a risk factor in the development of coronary heart disease. A daily intake of 1.5–2.4g plant stanols lower cholesterol by 7–10% in 2–3 weeks.

Sanofi

Sanofi is moving beyond conventional thinking in diabetes management. Our advanced treatments and diagnostic tools and support services are just the beginning. Sanofi diabetes are proud to support the PCDS meetings to continue working hard with those who are dedicated to developing diabetes care. Our goal is to develop innovative solutions to help people with diabetes live as people not as patients.

Servier Laboratories

Servier is an international pharmaceutical company governed by a non-profit foundation, with its headquarters in France (Suresnes). With a strong international presence in 149 countries and a turnover of 4.6 billion euros in 2019, Servier employs 22 000 people worldwide. Entirely independent, the Group reinvests in average 25% of its turnover (excluding generics) every year in research and development and uses all its profits for development. Corporate growth is driven by Servier’s constant search for innovation in five areas of excellence: cardiovascular, immune-inflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases, cancer and diabetes, as well as by its activities in high-quality generic drugs. Servier also offers eHealth solutions beyond drug development.

5-6 November 2020

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