SpR training day 19th September, 2011.

North West Deanery Diabetes and Endocrine SpR Teaching Day

19th September 2011

Postgraduate Education Centre, Manchester Royal
Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL


0900-0930       Registration and Tea

Session 1 Diabetes and pregnancy, Chair Dr Rao-Balakrishna

0930-10300     Managing diabetes before, during and after pregnancy. Dr Rao-Balakrishna, Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Central Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

1030-1050      Journal Club, HAPO study. Dr Nisha Kaimal.

1050-1120       Coffee

Session 2         Up to date in diabetes and endocrinology Chair Dr Angela Paisley

1120-1125       Introduction. Dr Angela Paisley

1125-1145       Dopamine receptor agonist and risk of cardiac valve disease: an update.

1145-1215       Should we still prescribe pioglitazone? Dr Ramneet Khurana

1215-1300       New treatment: Dapagliflozine, Dr Shabir Ahmed, BMS.

1300-1400:      Lunch

Session 3         Chair Professor Steve Shalet

1400-1500       Treatment of Acromegaly.  Professor Stephen Shalet, Christie Hospital.

1500-1550       Journal Club:

1. Prevalence of GHD in cured acromegalic patients. Ronchi er al. European J.Endocrinology 2009; 161: 37-42. Dr Simi Krishnan.

2. GHD after treatment of acromegaly. Miller et al. JCEM 2010; 95: 567-577. Dr Kelly Cheer

3. Case presentation, DrKelly Cheer

1550-1615       Tea

1615-1700       Controversies in the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes: is there a role for HbA1c? Dr Graham Horsman, Consultant in Clinical Biochemistry, University Hospital South Manchester.

DM/Endocrine SpR teaching 24th March, MRI Nowgen Centre

Morning Session

Chair: Dr Ambar Basu

0930-1015            Hospital Standard Mortality Rate: does it matter? Dr Amber Basu, Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, Royal Bolton Hospital.

1015-1045         Pituitary and Pregnancy, case discussion.  Danial Kanappan, SpR in Diabetes and Endocrinology, North West Deanery (this is a case of pituitary adenoama enlarging in pregnancy)

1045-1110         Tea

1110-1140         Type 1 diabetes experience amongst registrars. Ana Pokrajac, SpR in Diabetes and Endocrinology, North West Deanery (this is a small project)

1140-1210            Hypoglycaemia in patients with diabetes, mortality and morbidity. Dr Simi Krishnan, SpR in Diabetes and Endocrinology, North West Deanery

1210-1240            Managing osteoporosis: Should we prescribe bisphosphonates for all? Dr Scott Mackenzie, SpR in Diabetes and Endocrinology, North West Deanery (osteoporosis in a 25 year old lady with anorexia nervosa)

1240-1330 Lunch

Afternoon Session

1330-1420            Turner Syndrome, case presentation and an overview.

Presentation Dr Praveen Partha, SpR in Diabetes and Endocrinology, North West Deanery

Expert: Dr Indi Banergee, Consultant paediatric Endocrinologist, Central Manchester University Hospital University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.


1420-1500            Assay focus: thyroglobulin. Dr Michael France

1500-1520         Tea

1520-1545         Case presentation. Dr Kelly Sheer, SpR in Diabetes and Endocrinology, North West Deanery.

1520-15           CETP Inhibitors, Current and Future Trials. Could we see a light at the end of the tunnel? Dr Vian Amber, Merck, Sharp & Dohme. Senior Medical Advisor, Medical Affairs Merck, Sharp & Dohme and Honorary Senior Lecturer/Consultant- Imperial College London/Hammersmith Hospital.

DM/ENDO SpR teaching Fri 28th Jan; Christie Hospital

Morning session            Chair Dr C Higham

1000-1045         An update on Prolactinomas, natural history and
management. Dr Claire Higham

1045-1120       Journal Club  Ono M et al, Individualized high-dose
cabergoline therapy for hyperprolactinemic infertility in women with
micro- and macroprolactinomas.
<http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20357175>  J Clin Endocrinol Metab.
2010 95:2672-9.   
1120-1140         Tea/Coffee

1140-1220         A review of Non-functioning Pituitary Adenomas (based
on Clinical Update 2010)     Dr Clare Mumby

1220-1300         Journal club:  Karavitaki, N. et al. What is the
natural historyof nonoperated nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas? Clin.
Endocrinol. (Oxf.) 67, 938-943 (2007).

1300-1400         Lunch

Afternoon session:  Chair Dr U Srinivas

1400-1500         Pathology & Management of Male Hypogonadism. Dr U
Srinivas, Consultant Physician, Diabetes & Endocrinology, St Helens &
Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

1500-1530         Journal club: Andrew A. Dwyer, Frances J. Hayes, Lacey
Plummer, Nelly Pitteloud and William F. Crowley, Jr.The Long-Term
Clinical Follow-Up and Natural History of Men with Adult-Onset
Idiopathic Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab.
2010 95:4235-4243 originally published online Jun 30, 2010; , doi:
1530-1545         Tea/Coffee

1545-1615         Clues to an Early Diagnosis of Kallmann Syndrome.
Kaplan JD, Kwan A, Bernstein JA, Hudgins L. 2010. Clues to an early
diagnosis of kallmann syndrome. Am J Med Genet Part A 152A:2796-2801.

1615-1645         Klienifilters syndrome; diagnostic and management

MRCP Part-3 Specialty Certificate Examination in Endocrinology

MRCP Part-3 Specialty Certificate Examination in Endocrinology and Diabetes Training Course

13th and 14th May 2011

Nowgen Centre, 29 Grafton Street, Manchester

Dr Handrean Soran, Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist, Central Manchester University Hospitals Foundation Trust
Dr Naveed Younis, Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist, University Hospital South Manchester Foundation Trust

To reserve your place please send a completed Registration Form and a cheque for £550/- (payable to Lipid Disease Fund 9172) to:
Debra Eccles (Seceretary to Dr H Soran)
Department of Medicine
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Oxford Road
M13 9WL

YDF Finishing School – Applications Open

The 2011 YDF -OCDEM Finishing School for SpRs (Our Advanced Diabetes Course, previously known as the YDF OCDEM State of the Art Course) will be held on Thursday/Friday 10/11th February at Eynsham Hall near Oxford.  The course will be chaired by professors Rury Holman and Edwin Gale and is designed for those coming towards the end of their SpR training and recently appointed consultants. See YDF website for further details.

YDF Day 2011- Save the date!

Registrations for YDF Day 2011 (29/03/11) will open soon. As always the event is free of cost to attend and all delegates attending the YDF Day will also receive free registration for the Diabetes UK APC. The possibility of providing bursaries to cover travel and accommodation costs is being explored. See YDF website for further details.

SpR training days 2011

Month GIM Endocrine Meetings



24th  Wythenshawe






15th MRI




30-1st April DUK APC




11-14 BES






ABCD May 5-6

30 Apr  – 04 May 2011 European Congress of Endocrinology




20th  Wythenshawe




Endo 2011 4-7 June

ADA 24-28 June




6th MRI




12-16 EASD Lisbon




24th  Wythenshawe




GIM SpR training day

SpR GIM/Acute Medicine Training Day

University Hospital of South Manchester Education Centre

Tuesday 8th June 2010

GIM SpR Organiser Dr Philip S Lewis, Stepping Hill Hospital

E-mail: Philip.Lewis@stockport.nhs.uk

Chairperson For The Day: Dr Tom Wingfield



9.00 – 9.30                                Registration / Coffee / ID Questionnaire

9.30 – 10.15                              Hepatitis B and C for the generalist

                                                    Dr F Javier Vilar, NMGH

10.15 – 11.00                            GUM in the Northwest

                                                     Dr Chitra Babu, MRI

11.00 – 11.30                              Coffee

11.30 – 12.15                             Update on HIV testing, initiating treatment and antiretrovirals

                                                     Dr Andrew Ustianowski, NMGH

12.15 – 1.00                               Opportunistic Infections: investigation, prophylaxis and treatment

                                                     Dr Ed Wilkins, NMGH

1.00 – 2.00                                 Lunch and opportunity to speak to aid agencies and overseas medical companies

2.00 – 2.45                                 Encephalitis: an overview  

                                                     Dr Tom Blanchard, NMGH

 2.45 – 3.30                                The Febrile traveller on the MEU

                                                     Dr Katherine Ajdukiewicz, NMGH

 3.30 – 3.45                                Coffee

 3.45 – 4.30                                Update on Tuberculosis

                                                     Dr Alec Bonington, NMGH

4.30                                              Meeting close, please hand back in questionnaires / feedback forms

Christie Hospital Friday 12th March 2010

  Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Education Centre

 12.30 pm   Lunch

 1.00 pm     Professor Bill Young, Mayo Clinic, USA – Management of malignant phaeochromocytomas and paragangliomas

Clinical Cases – Seminar Room 1, 1st Floor, Education Centre

 2.00 pm     Tea / Coffee

 2.15 pm     Clinical Cases

 3.00 pm     Professor Bill Young – Management of Primary Hyperaldosteronism

 3.45 pm     Tea / Coffee

 4.00 pm     Clinical Cases

5.00 pm     Close

North West Endocrine Society meeting

NWES: FRIDAY 14TH MAY 2010, Humphrey Booth Lecture Theatre 1 & 2, Level 1, Mayo Building, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD

12:30 – 13:30 BUFFET LUNCH
13:30 – 14:00 Endocrine hypertension Dr Philip Lewis
14:00 – 14:30 Biochemical investigation of adrenal lumps Mr John Kane
14:30 – 15:00 Surgical aspects of adrenal lumps Miss Helen Doran
15:00 – 15:30 COFFEE AND POSTERS
15:30 – 16:15

Interactive case-based/research presentations

3 abstracts will be selected for oral presentation

Chair: Dr Adam Robinson
Panel members: Miss Alison  Waghorn, Others TBC
16:15 – 17:00 Service delivery and regional MDTs TBC
17:00 – 17:15 Prizes and close of meeting

Confirm attendance by email: Dr Kalpana Kaushal.

SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS: Delegates are asked to submit abstracts electronically (maximum 300 words, excluding title, authors and institutions) to Dr Adam Robinson. Abstracts may describe clinical endocrinology cases, particularly where there were diagnostic or management issues lending themselves to discussion during the meeting, or basic science or clinical research. We are happy to receive abstracts that have been submitted to other meetings. Delegates should indicate at the bottom of the abstract whether they wish their submission to be considered for poster only, oral presentation only, or both. Prizes will be awarded for the best oral presentation and the 2 best posters. The deadline for abstract submission is 5pm on Friday April 16th 2010.