Obesity Study Day 01 Feb 2011

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NOF Northwest Obesity Study Day

Date: Tuesday 1st Feb 2011
Organiser: Akheel Syed
Venue: Humphrey Booth Lecture Theatre, Mayo Building, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford M6 8HD
CPD: 5 credits (RCP London, activity code 61834)

Session 1 Chair: Professor David Haslam, Chair of the National Obesity Forum
09:00 – 09:20 Welcome & Introduction: John New
09:20 – 09:40 Medical weight management: What are the options?: Lucinda Summers
09:40 – 10:00 You are what you eat! Dietary management in obesity: Fiona Chan
10:00 – 10:20 Mind over matter: The role of the psychologist in weight management: Carly Smith
10:20 – 10:40 Obesity & sleep apnoea: Pete Turkington
10:40 – 11:00 COFFEE
Session 2 Chair: Fiona Read
11:00 – 11:20 Weighty matters in pregnancy: Obesity, fertility and maternity: Yasmin Sajjad, St Mary’s Hospital
11:20 – 11:50 Childhood overweight and obesity: Professor Paul Gately, Leeds Metropolitan University
11:50 – 12:20 CBT in weight management: Damian Edwards, HDM Medical (please check the next issue of the British Journal of Primary Care Nursing for an introductory CBT article based on the talk)

12:30 – 13:20 LUNCH
Session 3 Chair: Siba Senapati
13:20 – 13:40 Weight loss surgery: who is it for?: John New
13:40 – 14:00 Dietary management before and after bariatric surgery: Chris Slater
14:00 – 14:20 Medical surveillance after bariatric surgery: Akheel Syed
14:20 – 15:00 Weight loss surgery: Which Op for which patient?: Basil Ammori
15:00 – 15:20 COFFEE
Session 4 Chair: Chris Slater
15:20 – 15:40 Patient support group: Fiona Read
15:40 – 16:00 Patient experience: Expert Patient
16:00 – 16:20 The NOF in the North west: What do we want and what can we do?: John New
16:20 – 16:30 Concluding remarks: Akheel Syed

BOOKING FORM (For future regional events please check the Northwest Chapter webpage)

Places are strictly limited and are on a ‘first-come-first-served’ availability. To secure your place, please complete the Booking Form and send via email to Marilyn Llewellyn, Regional Coordinator, National Obesity Forum.

To keep cost to a minimum all future communication will be sent via email. In providing your e-mail address you are confirming that you are happy to receive information regarding further regional meetings and National Obesity Forum information. An administration charge of £30 will be invoiced if you fail to attend. NOF reserve the right to alter the programme without notice due to unforeseen circumstances.

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