SCE course: 16 – 17 Mar 2012

Specialty Certificate Examination in Endocrinology and Diabetes Training Course

16 – 17 March 2012
Nowgen Centre, 29 Grafton Street, Manchester M13 9WU

This is a two day intensive Endocrine and Diabetes SCE exam course delivered by expert consultants specialised in the field they cover.

15 sessions aiming at covering the curriculum.
More than 400 new questions will be discussed.
Mock exam will be e-mailed pre-course and answers will be provided and discussed.

To reserve your place please send a cheque for £200 (Lipid Research Fund) with the registration form to: Debra Eccles (Secretary to Dr Handrean Soran), University Department of Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL (no latter than 20th March 2012). Only 30 places available.
Registration fee does not include accommodation.

This is an independent educational meeting organised by The University of Manchester and has been supported by an education grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca. BMS/AZ have not been involved with the agenda, content or selection of speakers.

Dr Handrean Soran
Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist
Central Manchester University Hospitals Foundation Trust

Dr Naveed Younis
Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist
University Hospital South Manchester Foundation Trust

Provisional agenda

North West Diabetes Meeting: 3 Feb 2012

Dear Colleague,

I have great pleasure in inviting you to the Winter NW Diabetes Meeting. The details are mentioned below. This meeting is being hosted by the Blackpool Diabetes Team. We also have a guest speaker, Professor Brian Frier, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, who will be speaking on the new DVLA guidance on driving in patients with diabetes. He has sat on the Advisory Panel for the DVLA and gave an informative talk at the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Meeting in Dubai in December.

North West Diabetes Meeting

3.00 pm – 6.15 pm, Friday 3rd February 2012
The Premier Inn, Old Trafford


3.00 – 3.30 pm Coffee

3.30 – 4.15 pm Driving and diabetes: how changes in EU regulations are affecting driving licences: Professor Brian Frier, Edinburgh

4.15 – 4.45 pm Gestational Diabetes & NICE Guidelines: Dr M Elrishi, Blackpool

4.45 – 5.00 pm Tea

5.00 – 5.30 pm The use of Insulin Pumps in Pregnancy: Dr Abu Ahmed, Blackpool

5.30 – 6.00 pm Diabetic Neuropathy & Management of Painful Neuropathy: Dr Rajbandhari, Chorley

6.00 – 6.30 pm Hypomagnesaemia & PPI: Dr J McKay, Blackpool

6.30 pm Dinner

I welcome you all to attend to support the NW diabetes Group and take part in interesting discussions and networking. We have some excellent speakers at the meeting and look forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Please indicate to Sarah from NovoNordisk Ltd. if you will be attending (Tel: 07803 234715, Email: SON[AT]novonordisk[DOT]com) or myself.

Thanking you

Yours sincerely,

Dr E Jude
Consultant Physician and Reader in Medicine

This meeting has been supported administratively by Novo Nordisk Ltd who have sponsored the cost of room hire, catering for the meeting.

Second Fylde Coast Diabetes Care Conference: 20 June 2012




10.00 Until 4.30pm

The Diabetes Team at Victoria Hospital are delighted to invite you to the second Fylde Coast Diabetes Care Conference on the 20th June 2012.


We hope that GP’s, Nurses and Hospital Doctors from the Fylde and beyond will join us for a day of presentations and discussions led by National, Regional and Local specialists in Diabetes Care.


The Conference will be held in the Post Graduate Education Centre at Victoria Hospital, Whinney Heys Road, Blackpool. Please note that dedicated additional parking will be available at Blackpool Zoo with an easy access into the hospital site.


Full details will be circulated  around January/February but please secure the time in your diaries now.


Kindest Regards


Dr M Elrishi

Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology

SfE National Clinical Cases: 29 Feb 2012

SfE National Clinical Cases 2012


The next SfE National Clinical Cases Meeting will take place in the afternoon of Wednesday 29 February 2012 at The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), London. The meeting, held in association with the RSM Section of Endocrinology & Diabetes, will consist of ten oral communication presentations made up from high scoring submitted abstracts. The remaining accepted abstracts will either be displayed as posters or be presented in the programme book.

Online abstract submission is open and the deadline for submission of cases has been extended to 23:59 on Sunday 4th December 2011. Prizes for the two highest scoring oral (1st prize £250, runner-up £150) and poster presentations (£100 each) will be awarded to authors below the grade of consultant at an awards ceremony during the evening wine reception. Further details about the meeting can be found at the following link: National Clinical Cases 2012

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