Post Menopausal Health and its Management

Venue: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Location: London, -

Event Date/Time: Mar 29, 2004 End Date/Time: Mar 29, 2004
Early Registration Date: Mar 10, 2004
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Monday 29 March


Chair: Mr Anthony M Mander, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Lancaster House, Lancashire

9.25am Welcome and introduction to special skills module on the menopause and introduction to RCOG interactive problem solving
Mr Anthony M Mander

10.00am Demography of ageing populations: the demographic iceberg
Dr Nicola Mullin, Highfield Clinic, Cheshire

10.20am Nature and nurture: findings from birth cohort studies
Professor Diana Kuh, Senior Research Scientist and Reader, UCL, MRC National Survey of Health and Development, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College, London

10.40am COFFEE

Chair: Miss Margaret Rees, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

11.10am Osteoporosis: the nature of the problem
Professor David Purdie, Consultant, Edinburgh Osteoporosis Centre, Edinburgh

11.40am Techniques for detection of osteoporosis
Professor David Reid, Professor of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Aberdeen Medical School

12.10pm Osteoporosis prevention and treatment
Dr Roger Francis, Honorary Consultant Physician, Bone Unit, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne

12.40pm Discussion

12.50pm LUNCH

Chair: Dr Mary A Lumsden, Consultant, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Glasgow Royal Infirmary

1.45pm Symptoms immediate and delayed
Mr David Sturdee, Consultant, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Solihull Hospital

2.15pm Abnormal bleeding
Miss Margaret Rees

2.45pm Coronary heart disease and stroke
Mr Guy Lloyd, District General hospital, Eastbourne

3.15pm TEA

Chair: Mr David Sturdee

3.45pm HRT and breast disease
Ms Jo Marsden, Consultant General and Breast Surgery, King's College, London

4.15pm Diabetes and systemic illness
Dr Mary A Lumsden


5.30pm CLOSE

Tuesday 30 March

8.30am COFFEE

Chair: Dr Diana Mansour, Consultant in Community Gynaecology, Graingoville Clinic, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne
9.00am HRT: types and regimens
Mr Timothy Hillard, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist,
Poole Hospital, Dorset

9.30am Benefit/risk profile of HRT
Dr John Stevenson, Reader and Consultant Metabolic Physician, Royal Brompton Hospital, London

10.00am Progestagens
Mr Malcolm Whitehead, Consultant, The Menopause Clinic, King’s College Hospital, London

10.30am COFFEE

Chair: Dr Kate Guthrie, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health, Hull and East Yorkshire Community NHS Trust, Yorkshire

11.00am Oestrogen, prolapse and maintaining continence
Professor Linda Cardozo, Consultant, Department of Urogynaecology, King’s College Hospital Medical School, London

11.30am Sexual function
Dr Kevan Wylie, Consultant in Sexual Medicine, Porterbrook Clinic, Sheffield

12.00pm Testing cognitive function
Professor Keith Wesnes, Cognitive Drug Research, Reading and Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Northumbria University, Newcastle

12.30pm LUNCH

Chair: Professor Linda Cardozo

1.30pm The ideal trial
Dr David Crook, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Brighton

2.00pm Care plans and diagnostic strategies - NSFs and PCT’s
Dr Jean Hodson, General Practitioner/Clinical Research Fellow, Bridge House Medical Centre, Stratford Upon Avon

2.30pm Prescribing problems
Professor Patrick O’Brien, Maternity Unit, North Staffordshire Hospital

3.00pm The perception from NICE
Professor David Barlow, Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford (To be confirmed)

3.30pm TEA

Chair: Professor David Barlow (To be confirmed)

4.00pm Medico – legal issues
Dr L Edozien, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester

4.30pm How do we communicate risk
Mr Malcom Whitehead, Consultant, Kings College Hospital Medical School, London

5.00pm Keynote lecture:
Prevention of osteoporotic fracture from cradle to grave
Professor Cyrus Cooper, Professor of Rheumatology, MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit and Director of Research, University of Southampton School of Medicine

5.45pm CLOSE

Wednesday 31 March

9.00am COFFEE

Chair: Mr Anthony M Mander

9.30am Interactive session

10.00am Patients perspective
Dr Jennifer Wordsworth, Consultant in Community Gynaecology, Chesterfield Community Services, Sheffield

10.30am Diet lifestyle – preventing life’s addictions, smoking, alcohol
Mrs Lis Hughes, Practice Nurse and Menopause Nurse, Lee bank Group Practice and City Hospital, Birmingham

11.00am COFFEE

11.30am Maintaining bone mass and preventing fractures and falls
Dr Eileen J Bassey, Honorary Research Fellow, Nottingham University

12.00am Cultural issues and the menopause
Miss Joan Pitkin, Chair of the British Menopause Society, Consultant Gynaecologist, Northwick Park and St Mark’s Hospital

12.30pm LUNCH

Chair: Miss Margaret Rees

1.30pm Memory and cognition
Mr Anthony M Mander

2.00pm Nutrition, cognition and alzheimers
Professor David Smith, Professor of Pharmacology, University of Oxford

2.30pm Alternative and complementary therapies
Miss Margaret Rees

3.00pm TEA

Chair: Miss Joan Pitkin

3.30pm Helping doctors and patients to understand risk
Mr David Crook

4.00pm Interactive session
Mr David Crook

4.45pm CLOSE


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