RCOG National Trainees Conference Manchester, 27-28 November 2014

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North West Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Training and Education Society
RCOG
National Trainees Conference Manchester, 27-28 November 2014
For more information visit
www.rcog.org.uk/NTC2014
The venue costs for
the National Trainees
Conference are supported
by Astellas Pharma Ltd
Overview
Why Attend?
The RCOG National Trainees Conference
(NTC) 2014 is hosted by the North West
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Training and
Education Society, and will take place in
Manchester. The NTC is designed for O&G
trainees at every stage of their career. Get
advice on succeeding in early O&G training,
Part 2 MRCOG tips and techniques, and
guidance on life after CCT.
•Improve your CV with a national
presentation and abstract published in BJOG
•Hear your peers’ present oral
and poster abstracts
•Network with national O&G experts and
colleagues from the UK and abroad
•Attend tailored sessions designed to
cover the new 2013 curriculum
•Get career and training advice and have a
voice in shaping the future of your training
•Experience the famous Manchester
social life at the NTC Gala Dinner
Who Should Attend?
•All Trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology
•Overseas doctors working in
obstetrics and gynaecology
• Medical students
•Healthcare professionals with an
interest in obstetrics and gynaecology
After completing this course,
you will be able to
•Tailor your training to your needs
and make yourself stand out
•Be up to date with the most recent
advances from experts in their fields
•Prepare yourself for the next
stage of your career
•Understand the wider impact of womens’
health nationally and internationally
Organising Committee:
Chair: Dr Louise Wan Vice Chair: Dr Charlotte Mahoney Gala Dinner Committee:
Dr Zoe Thurwell
Dr Jennifer Hartley
Programme Committee:
Dr Ben Choo
Dr Joanna Ibhadon
Dr David Iles
Dr Navneet Kaur
Dr Kenn Lim
Dr Michelle MacKintosh
Dr Claire Noor
Dr Olurunfunmi Odusoga
Dr Andrea Pilkington
Dr Matthew Prior
Dr Stephanie Worton
Dr Lynne Warrander
Dr Lamia Zafrani
Honorary Director of Conferences: Miss Ranee Thakar MD FRCOG, London
Honorary Deputy Director of Conferences: Mr Nick Panay MRCOG, London
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THURSDAY 27 NOVEMBER
8.45am
REGISTRATION, REFRESHMENTS and EXHIBITION
Session I: Welcome
Chairs: Dr Fiona Clarke, Head of School, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, NHS North West
Dr Zoe Thurlwell, Chair, RCOG North Western Trainees Committee; Royal Albert Edward Hospital, Manchester
9.30am
elcome from the organising committee
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Dr Louise Wan, Chair of RCOG National Trainees Conference, Manchester Organising Committee
9.35am
elcome from RCOG
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Dr David Richmond, President, RCOG
9.50am
rainees update
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Dr Matthew Prior, Chair of RCOG National Trainees Committee
10.00am
20:20 vision
Professor Lesley Regan, Vice President, Strategic Development, RCOG
10.30am
The obesity epidemic
Dr Melissa Whitworth, Consultant Obstetrician, St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester
11.00am
REFRESHMENTS and POSTER VIEWING
Session II: Short communications
Delegates can attend ONE of the following three sessions
11.30am
Stream I: Obstetrics
Chair: Dr Fiona Clarke
Stream II: Gynaecology
Chair: Dr Louise Wan
Steam III: Education and leadership
Chairs: Dr David Richmond
Dr Zoe Thurlwell
Session III: Expert panel
12.30pm
Beat the experts on complex cases
Dr David Richmond
Dr Melissa Whitworth
Dr Jenny Myers, Consultant Obstetrician; Clinical Senior Lecturer, St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester
Mr Andrew Watson, Chair, Specialty Educational Advisory Committee, RCOG
1.00pm
LUNCH and POSTER VIEWING
Session IV: G
rade specific streams
Delegates can attend ONE of the following three sessions
Stream I: Getting the basics
Chair: Dr Clare Tower,
Consultant Obstetrician,
St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester
Stream II: Stepping up
and staying there
Chair:TBC
Steam III: Life after CCT
Chairs: Mr Andrew Watson
Dr Matthew Prior
2.00pm
Pass the MRCOG Part I
Dr Clare Tower
Facing the cut? Difficult
labour ward scenarios
Dr Jenny Myers
The NHS in our lifetime:
maximise your impact
Dr Lawrence Benson, Senior Fellow,
Health Policy and Management,
Manchester Business School
2.20pm
What is it I’m feeling for? The secrets
no-one tells you about examinations
Dr Elizabeth Martindale, Consultant
Obstetrician Gynaecologist, Burnley
General Hospital, Lancashire
Imposter syndrome: am I really
competent enough to do this?
Dr Toli Onon, Consultant Obstetrician
and Gynaecologist, University
Hospitals South Manchester
Consultant application
Dr Alison Sambrook, Consultant
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist,
University Hospitals of
Morecambe Bay NHS Trust
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Session IV: Grade specific streams continued...
2.40pm
Get competent and confident
Miss Amanda Jones, Consultant
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist,
North Manchester General Hospital
3.00pm
Develop a stand-out CV
Dr Clare McKenzie, Vice
President Education, RCOG
Setting up a new service made easy
Dr Sean Burns, Clinical Director,
Women’s Healthcare, Royal Albert
Edward Infirmary, Wigan and Leigh
REFRESHMENTS and POSTER VIEWING
Session V:
Chairs: Dr Shirley Remington, Associate Dean, Health Education North West
Dr Clare McKenzie
3.30pm
hat’s gender violence got to do with me?
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Is there any evidence health professionals can help?
Dr Susan Bewley, London
4.00pm
How to boost your CV for free!
The national trainees audit and research collaborative
Dr Helen van der Nelson, Clinical Research Fellow in Obstetrics, North Bristol NHS Trust
4.45pm
Closing remarks
Dr Zoe Thurlwell
5.00pm
CLOSE
7.00pm
Gala dinner
FRIDAY 28 NOVEMBER
8.30am
REFRESHMENTS and EXHIBITION
Session VI: Chair: Professor Henry Kitchener, Gynaecological Oncologist, University of Manchester
9.00am
Do we need to get a wriggle on? Translating research to the clinic
Professor J Neilson, NIHR Dean for Faculty Trainees; Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Department
of Women’s and Children’s Health, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool
9.30am
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Dr Katherine Ajdukiewicz, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine; Associate Clinical Director,
North Manchester General Hospital
10.00am
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Dr Andrew Pickersgill, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Stepping Hill Hospital
10.30am
REFRESHMENTS and POSTER VIEWING
Session VII: Subspecialty hot topic streams
Delegates can attend ONE of the following three sessions
Stream I: Maternal medicine
Chairs: Professor Jim Neilson
Dr Stephanie Worton,
Trainee Academic Clinical Fellow,
St Mary’s Hospital, Central
Manchester Foundation Trust
Stream II: Gynaecology oncology
Chairs: Professor Henry Kitchener
Dr Louise Wan
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Steam III: Urogynaecology
Chairs: Dr Karen Ward,
Consultant Urogynaecologist,
St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester
Dr Charlotte Mahoney, ST5,
St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester
Session VII: Subspecialty hot topic streams continued...
11.00am
11.20am
11.40am
Who wants to be millionaire?
Dermatology edition
Dr Susan Cooper, Consultant
Dermatologist, Oxford University
NHS Trust Council; Member
of the British Society for the
Study of Vulval disease
Getting to the heart of the issue:
cardiac problems in pregnancy
Dr Sarah Vause, Consultant,
Fetal and Maternal Medicine,
St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester
Ovarian cancer? It’s all
going down the tube!
Professor Richard Edmondson,
Gynaecological Oncologist,
St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester
To mesh or not to mesh
Dr Rohna Kearney, Consultant
Urogynaecologist, Addenbrooke’s
Hospital, Cambridge
Fighting the flab: obesity and cancer
Dr Emma Crosbie, Senior Lecturer;
Honorary Consultant
Gynaecological Oncologist,
St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester
Prolapse surgery: the fall out
TBC
The complicated kidneys
Dr Joanne Gillham, Consultant,
Fetal and Maternal Medicine,
St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester
HPV: a battle won?
Mr Ian Hampson, Reader
in Viral Oncology, St Mary’s
Hospital, Manchester
Fixing fistulae
Dr Fiona Reid, Consultant
Urogynaecologist, St Mary’s
Hospital, Manchester
Stream II: Gynaecology oncology
Steam III: Urogynaecology
Short communications
12.00pm
12.30pm
Stream I: Maternal medicine
LUNCH and POSTER VIEWING
Session VIII: Crack the curriculum
Delegates can attend TWO of the following twelve sessions
(one from 1.30pm – 2.30pm, and one from 3pm – 4pm)
1.30pm
2.30pm
Workshop1:
Recurrent
miscarriage and
pre-term labour
Dr Samiksha
Patel, Consultant
Obstetrician,
St Mary’s
Hospital, Central
Manchester
Foundation Trust
Dr Roy
Farquharson,
Consultant
Gynaecologist,
Liverpool
Women’s Hospital
Workshop 2:
Forensics
sexual health
Dr Catherine
White, Clinical
Director, St Mary’s
Sexual Assault
Referral Centre,
Manchester
Workshop 3:
Reproductive
gynaecology
Dr Cheryl
Fitzgerald,
Consultant
Gynaecologist,
Reproductive
Medicine,
St Mary’s
Hospital,
Manchester
Dr Yasmin Sajjad,
Consultant
Gynaecologist,
Andrologist,
St Mary’s
Hospital,
Manchester
REFRESHMENTS and POSTER VIEWING
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Workshop 4:
FGM
Dr Fiona Reid
Dr Carolyn North,
Urogynaecology
Sub-specialist,
Manchester
Workshop 5:
Benign
gynaecology
Dr Sujata Gupta,
Consultant
Obstetrician and
Gynaecologist,
Royal Preston
Hospital
Dr Alison Gale,
Consultant
Obstetrician and
Gynaecologist
Preston Hospital
Workshop 6:
Acute
gynaecological
ultrasound
Dr Amanda
Bellis, Consultant
Obstetrician and
Gynaecologist,
Wrightington,
Wigan and Leigh
NHS Foundation Trust
Miss Fiona
Crosfill,Consultant
Obstetrician and
Gynaecologist,
Lancashire
Teaching
Hospitals
NHS Trust
3.00pm
Workshop 7:
Vulval disease
and colpsocopy
Dr Susan Cooper
Dr Ursula Winters,
Consultant
Gynaecologist,
St Mary’s
Hospital,
Manchester
Workshop 8:
Paediatric and
adolescent
gynaecology
Dr Gail Busby,
Consultant
Gynaecologist,
St Mary’s
Hospital,
Manchester
Workshop 9:
Stillbirth and
post-mortem
Dr Fiona New,
Consultant
Obstetrician and
Gynaecologist,
Tameside
Hospital NHS
Foundation Trust
Dr Alexander
Heazell,
Consultant
Obstetrician,
Manchester
Workshop 10:
Perineal trauma
Dr Fiona Reid
Dr Carolyn North
Workshop 11:
Human factors
through simulation
in O&G
Dr Sujata Gupta
Dr Alison Gale
Workshop
12: Acute
gynaecological
management
Dr Amanda Bellis
Miss Fiona Crosfill
Session IX: Closing remarks
Chairs: Dr Fiona Clarke
Mr Roy Farquharson
4.00pm
The clash of the north west titans. Liverpool vs Manchester
Debate: this house believes all women should be induced at 39 weeks
For: Dr Alexander Heazell
Against: Professor Zarko Alfirevic, Head of Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, University of Liverpool
4.30pm
ward of prizes
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Dr Andrew Pickersgill
4.45pm
Closing remarks
Dr Louise Wan
5.00pm
CLOSE
NTC App
The app will be available on all platforms and
offers you the opportunity to make the most
out of the conference.
This NTC mobile app allows you to:
•View schedules and create your own
personal schedule.
•Access location and speaker information at
your fingertips.
•Post updates to sessions, keynotes, and
exhibitors.
•Interact with a real-time feed of all event
activity that showcases which sessions are
trending, most popular photos, and popular
discussion topics.
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•Earn points, badges,
and prizes for
being active on
the app and at
the event. Check
the leaderboard
to see how you
compare to
other attendees.
•Expand your
professional network
and meet other delegates.
Further information will be available on the
RCOG website nearer the time so please
check our website for the latest update.
EVENT INFORMATION
REGISTRATION FEES
Gala Dinner
Book your place now!
Thursday 27 November
7pm to 1am
Full conference
£277.00
One day rate
£216.00
Join us in the glamorous Midland Hotel for an exciting evening
of food, drink and entertainment. Over the course of its
100 year history, the hotel has played host to Kings, Queens,
Presidents, Prime Ministers, rock stars and will now host the
equally important National Trainees Conference Dinner.
Medical student rate
£120.00
The dinner is a great opportunity to let your hair down and
chat with fellow trainees from across the country. The event
will commence with a drinks reception followed by a formal
three course dinner. After dinner you can try your hand
at giant operation or pose for a snap in our photo booth
before showing off your best moves on the dance floor.
The ticket price includes a welcome drink, three course dinner
and all entertainment. A cash bar will available during the dinner
for further alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and you can
order in advance to beat the queues (further details to follow).
Dress code: black tie/cocktail dress.
Promote your business
Whether you decide to promote your business by sponsoring
the event, manning an exhibition stand or producing delegate
pack materials, the National Trainees Conference has much
to offer. With clinicians from all over the UK attending,
as well as speakers who are leaders in their area, this is a
unique opportunity to raise your profile, build your brand,
reinforce existing relationships and generate new business.
For more information and to discuss your options,
please contact Ursula Samson
Tel: +44 (0)20 7772 6460
Email: [email protected]
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Gala dinner ticket
£49.00
BOOKING INFORMATION
Online:
Easiest and quickest way to book with instant confirmation
and saving £10 at:
www.rcog.org.uk/events
By phone:
Speak to our team directly who can book your place on
the event, please have your card details handy and call:
+44 020 7772 6312
By fax:
Send your completed booking form and payment
details direct to the Conference Office on:
+44 020 7772 6388
By post:
Send your cheque and completed booking form
to the team by mailing:
RCOG Conference Office,
27 Sussex Place, Regent’s Park
London, NW1 4RG
VENUE
ACCOMMODATION
Manchester Conference Centre
Sackville Street,
Manchester
M1 3BB, UK
www.manchesterconferencecentre.co.uk
Take the hassle out of finding a room with the NTC
accommodation website provided by Visit Manchester.
https://resweb.passkey.com/go/RCOGNTC2014
HOW TO FIND US
The NTC accommodation website will be open until Thursday
30th October 2014 offering specially negotiated rates for
delegates and visitors. We recommend you book early to
ensure you are able to reserve your preferred hotel.
The nearest hotel to the event is the Pendulum
hotel which is part of the conference centre.
By train
Manchester is easy to travel to from other major
UK cities. Direct services between Manchester and
London run conveniently every 20 minutes with Virgin
Trains. First TransPennine Express operates direct train
services into Manchester from across the north of
England, Edinburgh and Glasgow. CrossCountry Trains
run services to Manchester from Birmingham, the South
West, Bournemouth, Reading and Cardiff. Northern Rail
enables you to travel easily between Manchester’s nearby
cities and the surrounding countryside in the North of
England. Rail services provide direct access to National
Parks, including The Peak District and The Lake District.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By road
Cancellations
Manchester’s ring road connects Manchester to
motorways north, south, east and west.
By air
Over 100 airlines offer direct flights to over 190 destinations
worldwide from Manchester Airport. From the airport,
trains to the city centre run every 10 minutes into Piccadilly
train station; the average journey time is 20 minutes.
By air
Over 100 airlines offer direct flights to over 190 destinations
worldwide from Manchester Airport. From the airport,
trains to the city centre run every 10 minutes into Piccadilly
train station; the average journey time is 20 minutes.
Fee and payment
Fees must be paid in full before or on the morning of the
first day of the meeting. The RCOG reserves the right to
refuse admission in the event of non-payment. The fee
includes refreshments, lunch, admission to the lectures and
any technical exhibitions.You are not guaranteed a place
until you receive confirmation. If you have not received
confirmation of your place before the start of the event, please
telephone the Conference Office on +44 20 7772 6312.
Cancellations must be received in writing by Thursday
13 November 2014 and be accompanied by a copy of
your confirmation letter and receipt. An administrative
charge of £25 will be made on all cancellations received
before or on the above date. We regret the College cannot
refund fees after this date. Cancellations will be processed
after the conference. Substitutions are welcome at anytime.
In the unlikely event the course is cancelled by the
RCOG, we regret we are unable to refund any travel
and/or accommodation costs that have already been
incurred by the delegate, or any administration charges
relating to cancellation of travel tickets or accommodation.
No refund will be made for non-attendance.
Visa information
If you are from a country outside the European Union,
you may be required to have a valid visa to enter Britain.
Please check your visa requirements before you book a
place on any of our events and before you travel. We are
unable to refund course fees outside of our cancellation
deadline in the event that your visa is denied or not
received in time for you to travel. More information on visa
requirements is available from the UK Border Agency.
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Training and Education Society
Follow the lead up to the
National Trainees Conference 2014,
Manchester
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of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists”.
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