Preston Pituitary Meeting- 9th Dec 2009

Preston Pituitary Meeting
Royal Preston Hospital
Lecture Hall Education centre 1
Wednesday 9th December 2009


12.00-13.45 Lunch

Pituitary disease during adolescence and young adulthood
Dr Helena Gleeson, Consultant endocrinologist, MRI

Endocrine outcomes of pituitary surgery at Royal Preston Hospital
Dr Sanjay Dissanayake, Endocrine SpR, Royal Preston Hospital

Coffee Break

Pituitary Gamma Knife: technique, efficacy, when and in whom to use
Dr John Newell-Price
Consultant endocrinologist, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

Pituitary case presentations
Chair Dr Simon Howell
Consultant endocrinologist, Royal Preston Hospital

For Further Information please contact
Alex Houston on 01772 524919
e-mail –
3 CPD points: Approval sought from the Royal College of Physicians

Dr Simon Howell

North west diabetes and Endocrine Spr teaching day- 22/10/09

Diabetes/Endocrinology SpR Clinical Training Day
Thursday 22nd October 2009
Nowgen Centre, 29 Grafton St, M13 9WU.
Next to Manchester Royal Infirmary’s main entrance facing the entrance of Grafton streets car park

0900 Registration, Tea and Coffee
0930-1020 An update on osteoporosis: guidelines and management
Dr Peter Selby, Consultant Physician & Senior Lecturer, Central Manchester University Hospital Foundation Trust.
10:20-11:10 Vitamin D and Bone in health & disease: An overview
Dr Michael Davis, Consultant Physician, Central Manchester University Hospitals Foundation Trust.
1110-1130 Tea/Coffee
1130-1220 Is there a role for bone markers and biochemistry in diagnosis and management of metabolic bone disease?
Professor William D Fraser, Liverpool University
1220-1250 Journal club: Denosumab for prevention of fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. N Engl J Med. 2009 Aug 20;361(8):756-65.
Dr Seleena Farook, SpR in Endocrinology and Diabetes
1250-1320 Case presentation
Dr Clair Higham, SpR in Endocrinology and Diabetes.
1320-1410 Lunch
1410-1500 Management of osteoporosis: Recent advances in interventional radiology.
Dr Richard Whitehouse, Consultant Radiologist, Central Manchester University Hospitals 1500-1530 Journal club: A randomized trial of vertebroplasty for osteoporotic spinal fractures. N Engl J Med. 2009 Aug 6;361(6):569-79.
Dr Simeen Akhtar, SpR in Endocrinology and Diabetes.
1530-1550 Tea
1550-1630 Beast cancer treatment and steroid therapy: when and how to protect bone health?
Caroline Jagger, Osteoporosis specialist nurse, Manchester Royal Infirmary.
1630-1700 Introduction of the new specialist trainees.
Discussion: how to improve the teaching program?