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ANSA Annual Conference 2013 - The dilemma of treating anaemia

The Arden Hotel
B92 0EH

Conference sessions:

Fri 19th Apr 2013
  • 09:30 - 09:55
    Registration, Exhibition and coffee in the Conservatory
  • 09:55 - 10:00
    Welcome and overview
    Sharon Benton, Anaemia Nurse Specialist, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust and ANSA President
  • 10:00 - 10:25
    Compare and Contrast NICE & KDIGO
    Professor Iain C Macdougall, Professor of Clinical Nephrology, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
  • 10:25 - 10:50
    Practicalities of implementing Guidelines
    Professor Sunil Bhandari, Consultant Nephrologist/Honorary Clinical Professor at Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
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  • 10:50 - 11:15
    The cost of anaemia management – How will the NHS fund it?
    Dr Donal O’Donoghue, Consultant Kidney Doctor, Salford Royal NHS Trust, Professor of Renal Medicine, Manchester University
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  • 11:15 - 11:35
    A Patient’s Pathway through the changing face of anaemia – Expectations to reality
    Jonathon Watson, Journalist, patient, St. George’s Hospital, London
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  • 11:35 - 12:00
    Panel discussion
  • 12:00 - 12:30
  • 12:30 - 14:00
    Lunch and Exhibition
  • 14:00 - 14:40
    No decision about me without me
    Mr. Richard Griffith, Lecturer in Medicines and the Law, Swansea University
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  • 14:40 - 15:00
    Audience discussion
  • 15:00 - 15:10
    Conference review and awards
    Sharon Benton, ANSA President
  • 15:15 - 16:45
    Three interactive workshops
    Miss Ann Heemia – Don’t forget the basics
    Presenter: Belinda Dring, Nurse Specialist, NUH NHS Trust
    Learning Objectives:
    • To gain an understanding of the need for robust and thorough investigation and monitoring to identify and treat anaemia.
    • To be able to utilise current guidance (NICE) to manage anaemia in patients with CKD

    Miss Tracy Ann Fusion - ESA - Is it always the best option?
    Presenter: Marie Chowrimootoo, Anaemia Lead Nurse, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
    Learning Objective:
    • To identify the best anaemia pathway for the PATIENT in keeping with guidelines

    NICE and normal....but what should be normal?
    Presenter: Iain Wittwer, Anaemia Support Nurse, Churchill Hospital, Oxford
    Learning Objectives:
    • To understand that National Guidance and relevant research should be used whenever possible
    • To gain insight into when to recommend treatment options/changes
    • To understand the importance of listening to the patient & family’s view, acting upon them, even if current research and national guidelines show that a treatment should be modified
  • 16:45 - 16:45
    Delegates depart

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