Pain, Neurology & Gastroenterology - PULSE365 Virtual

Event overview:

Pain, Neurology and Gastroenterology
Thursday, 06 July 2023

09:30 - 10:25
Chair's Opening Remarks

Gastroenterology: Chronic Lower Abdominal Pain

Dr Roger Henderson, senior GP and health broadcaster

Dr Kevin Barrett, GP, New Road Surgery


10:40 - 11:25
Migraine (Sponsored session - details coming soon)

11:40 - 12:25
Diagnosis of delirium

Dr Sian Alexander, Neurologist, Gloucestershire Royal Hospitals NHS FT

  • Clinical assessment (history and examination)
  • Practical approach to the assessment of the patient with suspected delirium
  • Key features, differential diagnoses and red flags suggestive of an alternative diagnosis


13:00 - 13:45
Lynch syndrome: what do you need to know in primary care?

Dr Kevin Monahan, Gastroenterologist, St Mark’s Hospital and Imperial College London

  • Why do GPs need to know about Lynch syndrome?
  • Outline of changes in management in the UK
  • How to access and navigate the multi-disciplinary needs of people with Lynch syndrome


14:00 - 14:45
Sponsored session - details coming soon

15:00 - 15:45
Constipation in children and young people

Dr Sharon Hall, Consultant Paediatric Allergist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

  • Assessment of constipation
  • Managing constipation
  • Red flags and when to refer


16:00 - 16:45
Rethinking chronic pain
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Dr Cathy Stannard, Clinical Lead for Pain Transformation, NHS Gloucestershire ICB

  • The experience of chronic pain is complex and has many influences outside the biomedical domain
  • Medical treatments for chronic pain are disappointing
  • Holistic assessment and trusting relationships are the key to exploring best ways to support people living with pain

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