cardiovascular disease

are we helping our patients make the best therapy decisions?

One-day meeting for physicians, GPs, specialist nurses and pharmacists

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Royal Institution
21 Albemarle Street, Piccadilly, London
W1S 4BS


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Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Bayer UK

Programme

9.00

Registration with coffee

9.30

Welcome and Introduction
Chair

Is there such a thing as “best” therapy?

9.35

What is involved in shared decision making
Professor Angela Coulter, University of Oxford

10.00

I’m a patient: what matters to me is…
Trudie Lobban, CEO, AF Association

10.25

I’m a clinician, what the guidelines say is…
Professor Martin R Cowie, Imperial College London

10.45

Practical tips on decision making
Ian Evans, Consultant Nurse for Stroke, Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

11.05

Panel discussion

11.30

Coffee break

How can we assess risk best?

12.00

Heart age – a better concept than 10 year risk?
Dr Susan B Connolly, Consultant Cardiologist, Western Health and Social Care Trust, Enniskillen

12.20

CHADSVASC and HASBLED: any better than the UK weather forecast?
Dr Ami Banerjee, University College London

12.40

Enough high science – what can we do in daily practice?
Dr Matt Fay, General Practitioner, Bradford

1.00

Panel discussion

1.30

Lunch

Looking to the future: have we reached the limits or can we reduce risk further?

2.30

Diabetes: how can we minimise vascular risk?
Professor Miles Fisher University of Glasgow

2.50

The forgotten many: peripheral arterial disease
Professor Nick Cheshire, Imperial College London

3.10

Vascular Checks in Primary Care: do they work?
Dr Matt Fay, General Practitioner, Bradford

3.30

Update on new drugs
Professor Martin R Cowie, Imperial College London

3.50

Panel discussion

4.20

Summary and conclusions
Professor Martin R Cowie, London

4.30

Programme ends

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Professor Martin R Cowie
National Heart and Lung Institute
Dovehouse Street
London, SW3 6LY

Phone: 0207 351 8856

Email: d.dartnall@imperial.ac.uk