Towards the Implementation of a National Service Framework for Infertility Services in the UK Based

Venue: RCOG

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Dec 09, 2002 End Date/Time: Dec 10, 2002
Early Registration Date: Oct 23, 2002
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PROGRAMME

Monday 9 December 2002
INFERTILITY – TOWARDS A NATIONAL SERVICE FRAMEWORK

08.30am REGISTRATION and COFFEE

9.15am Welcome

THE CURRENT SITUATION
Chair: Dr John Mills, Consultant Gynaecologist, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee

9.30am Epidemiology: establishing the need
Professor Allan Templeton, University of Aberdeen

10.00am The current provision of infertility services – the case for change
Lord Robert Winston, Professor of Fertility Studies, Imperial College, London

10.30am Resourcing fertility services
Dr Nancy Devlin, Fellow, King’s Fund, London

11.00am COFFEE

MODELS FOR FUTURE DELIVERY OF CARE IN INFERTILITY
Chair: Dr Adam Balen, Consultant in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Leeds General Infirmary

11.15am The role of primary care in infertility management
Dr Lindsay Smith, RCGP, London

11.30am Towards a nurse led service?
Sr Alison McTavish, Nurse Manager, Aberdeen University

11.45am Counselling – its role in the infertility team
Dr Jim Monach, BICA, Sheffield

12.00noon Hospital based services
Professor William Ledger, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sheffield Teaching Hospital

12.15pm Role of the private sector
Dr Peter Brinsden, Medical Director, Bourn Hall, Cambridge

12.30pm Discussion

12.50pm LUNCH

2.00pm Green Armytage Lecture
Professor Hilary Critchley, Professor of Reproductive Medicine and Consultant Gynaecologist, University of Edinburgh


TRAINING AND ACCREDITATION
Chair: Dr Richard Kennedy, Consultant Gynaecologist, Coventry

2.45pm Clinical training and accreditation in infertility
Dr Alison Murdoch, Senior Lecturer in Reproductive Medicine, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle

3.05pm Laboratory training and accreditation
Dr Sue Avery, Scientific Director, Cambridge

3.35pm TEA

3.55pm Accreditation of clinics – developing clinical standards
Dr Mark Hamilton, Consultant, Royal Aberdeen Maternity Hospital

4.15pm General discussion-

Pulling the threads together
Chair - Professor David Barlow, Nuffield Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

5.15pm Summing up
Professor David Barlow

5.30pm CLOSE and DRINKS RECEPTION


Tuesday 10 December
EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE IN INFERTILITY

09.15am Welcome
SETTING THE SCENE
Chair: Professor. Allan Templeton

9.20am Evidence based medicine: what do we mean?
Professor Ian Russell, Professor of Public Health, Institute of Medical and Social Health Office Research, Gwynedd

9.50am Assessment and investigation – a practical evidence based approach
Professor Johannes Evers, Gynaecologist, Academisch Ziekenhuis, Maastricht

10.20am COFFEE

SPECIFIC PROBLEMS
Chair: Professor Peter Brauder, King’s College and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Trust, London

10.40am Ovulation induction – optimising results, minimising risks
Dr Adam Balen, Consultant Gynaecologist and College Tutor, The General Infirmary, Leeds

11.00am Surgical interventions in infertility management
Mr TC Li, Consultant Gynaecologist, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

11.20am Managing Endometriosis appropriately
Dr Andrew Prentice, Senior Lecturer, Rosie Maternity Hospital, Cambridge

11.40am Male infertility
Dr Stuart Irvine, Consultant/Clinical Scientist, New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

12.00 noon Effective use of assisted reproduction
Dr Siladitya Bhattacharya, Senior Lecturer and Honourary Consultant, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital

12.20pm Do we have adequate evidence for good practice?
Panel Discussion

13.00pm LUNCH

CONTROVERSIES
Chair: Dr Stuart Irvine

2.00pm Multiple pregnancy- the evidence for single embryo transfer
Professor Lars Hamberger, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden

2.25pm Specific Problems; Health improvement through embryo selection
Professor Peter Braude

2.50pm Regulation in infertility not just assisted reproduction
Ms Suzi Leather, Chairman, Human Fertility and Embryology Authority, London

3.15pm General Discussion

3.45pm TEA

PULLING IT TOGETHER
Chair: Professor Bill Ledger

4.00pm Synthesising evidence in to guidelines: is it worth it?
Dr Jane Thomas, Lecturer, The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

4.30pm General Discussion

5.00pm Closing Remarks

Venue

RCOG
27 sussex Place, Regents Park, London
London
United Kingdom
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