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Update in medicine - Cardiff

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9 November 2023
Cardiff Marriott Hotel
Mill Lane, Cardiff. CF10 1EZ

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Update in medicine - Cardiff

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We hope you enjoyed this Update in medicine conference held on Thursday 9 November 2023 in Cardiff.

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Speaker presentations

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Reducing the know do gap: the importance of implementation science in creating change in healthcare

Dr Simon Barry, consultant respiratory physician, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Acute immunotherapy

Dr Ricky Frazer, consultant medical oncologist, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff

Hypomagnesaemia - identification and management of this electrolyte disorder

Dr Yee Ping Teoh, consultant in chemical pathology and metabolic medicine, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham

Do we need to, can we and should we resurrect the medical HDU?

Dr Paul Temblett, consultant intensivist, Morriston Hospital, Swansea

‘The form is not enough!’ A practical approach to treatment escalation planning

Dr Ben Thomas, consultant nephrologist, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham

Bradshaw Lecture – an update in acute and chronic medical problems in pregnancy for the general physician

Professor Catherine Nelson Piercy, consultant obstetric physician and
Dr Melanie Nana, obstetric medicine fellow, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital

Southwest Turner-Warwick winning lecture: Using systems thinking to model tension between service provision and training postgraduate doctors in an NHS trust

Dr Alexander Royston, IMT, Musgrove Park Hospital, Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Wales Turner-Warwick winning lecture: A pathway to improving syncope care

Dr Bethan Davies, ST4, Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant

Cardiologists tamper with diabetes

Professor Zaheer Yousef, consultant cardiologist, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Acute Stroke - progress of thrombectomy services in Wales

Dr Senthil Kumar, consultant physician, Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli

Functional neurological disorder – making a positive diagnosis

Professor Gareth Llewelyn, consultant neurologist, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport