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Wednesday, 6th November 2019

Improving outcomes in cardiovascular disease

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

Royal College of Physicians
11 St Andrews Place, Regent’s Park,
London, NW1 4LE


RCN and RCP CPDs applied for
This meeting had been organised by Logos Healthcare Communications, and is fully funded by a grant from Bayer Healthcare.

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Programme

9.00

Registration with coffee

9.30

Welcome and Introduction
Professor Martin R Cowie, Imperial College London

Can we reduce risk yet further?

9.45

Current CV risk in UK patients: is there still room for improvement?
Professor John Deanfield, UCL, London

10.05

COMPASS: pointing us in a better direction?
Professor Keith Fox, Edinburgh

10.35

Controlling BP, diabetes and lipids in real life practice
Dr Matt Fay, Bradford

11.00

Panel discussion

11.30

Coffee break

It’s not all about drugs: what about meaningful lifestyle change?

12.00

Modern cardiac rehab: what is good practice?
Dr Scott Murray, President of BACPR

12.20

Effective smoking cessation
Dr Alex Bobak, GPSI in smoking cessation, Wandsworth

12.40

What is the best nutritional advice and how do we deliver this?
Dr Tom Butler, Senior Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Chester

1.00

Panel discussion

1.30

A Healthy Lunch

Update on trials and guidelines from NICE and the ESC

2.15

New NICE & ESC guidance
Professor Martin R Cowie, Imperial College London

2.45

Diabetes & Renal trials
Professor Michael Cummings, Endocrinologist, Portsmouth (tbc)

3.15

A case study

3.40

Final Panel discussion

4.00

Summary and conclusions
Professor Martin R Cowie, Imperial College London

4.10

Programme ends

Venue & Travel

Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
11 St Andrews Place
Regent's Park
London
NW1 4LE

By underground:

  • The closest tube stations are Regent's Park on the Bakerloo line; or Great Portland Street on the Circle, Hammersmith & City, or Metropolitan lines. It's a five minute walk from either station.

By road:

  • Travelling to RCP by car is inadvisable as there is only limited and expensive parking available nearby.

By bus:

  • The closest bus stops are on Marylebone Road: London Regent's park (Stop A going East, Stop B going West). Bus numbers: 18, 27, 30 and 205.

By bicycle:

  • There is Santander Cycle Staton located by 87 Albany Street, London, NW1 4BT. Then a 2 minute walk.