Practical session at a 'Lung Function Testing in the Workplace - Introductory Level' course

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Occupational Lung Disease - Keeping up to Date

Category: clinical

12 September, 2019

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Course fee: £150, including handout, lunch and refreshments

Note from HEE (Health Education England): Medicine Trainees can claim for attendance via the optional code MED0004 from HEE course lists; Foundation Trainees can claim via their 'aspirational' route.  See the London study leave website https://lasepgmdesupport.hee.nhs.uk/support/home?studyleave for further information (specialty course lists with all the codes are listed at the bottom of the homepage).

Brief description - Update your knowledge of contemporary occupational lung disease at our one day conference.  Hear from experts in their field, covering themes relevant to current occupational health practice, addressing diverse topics such as “new” occupational respiratory diseases, threats to respiratory health in the workplace and controversies in current management of the lungs at work. 

As well as talks by Invited Speakers, the day will include presentations by the Faculty - Paul Cullinan, Johanna Feary, Carl Reynolds and Joanna Szram – covering a wide range of topics. 

Invited Speakers:

  • Dr Alanna Hare, Consultant Physician, Department of Sleep and Ventilation, Royal Brompton Hospital, London – ‘Sleep and fatigue: a contemporary approach to workforce management'
  • Dr John Hobson, ‎Managing Director, Hobson Health, Stoke on Trent; Consultant Occupational Physician, WorkFit UK – ‘An occupational health surveillance programme for silica-exposed workers in the Potteries’
  • Dr Anita Roche, Consultant in Communicable Disease Control and PHE London TB Lead – ‘Response to TB in workplace settings'

Suitable for - Practising occupational health practitioners (physicians, nurses and advisors)

Accreditation to be sought from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine

Venue (map can be viewed here; photos on page 2) -

National Heart and Lung Institute

Education Centre, Paul Wood Lecture Theatre

Guy Scadding Building

Dovehouse Street

London SW3 6LY

Feedback -

"Excellent presentations. Very relevant to my everyday OH practice."

"This was my first visit to this event and, in my opinion, I thought the balance of the programme was just right."

"Everything was really nice. Congratulations."

"An excellent, informative update which will certainly inform my practice back at work.  Thank you!"

"No need for improvement.  All presentations were very informative and interesting."

"Very relevant to my own practice, and topical at present in my case management load."

  •  Photos kindly supplied by Invited Speakers