The meeting programme is aimed at all health and academic professionals involved in the care of patients with cardiovascular and kidney disease, including cardiologists/cardiovascular physicians, nephrologists, diabetologists, general practitioners, nursing practitioners, clinical pharmacists, medical scientists and allied health professionals.

14th Annual Scientific Meeting Programme
4th October 2019
Integrating care in cardiorenal medicine

Session 1. Improving outcomes in chronic diseases
  Chair: Lisa Anderson, Heart Failure Cardiologist (St. George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London)
09:30 Welcome
09.35 Diabetes and cardiorenal disease: insult added to injuryPeter Winocour, Consultant Physician and Clinical Director for Diabetes and Endocrine Services (East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust)
09.55 Discussion
10.00 A renal perspective: giving CREDENCE to LEADERs in the field David Lappin, Honorary Personal Professor of Nephrology and Hypertension (National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland)
10.15 Discussion
10.20 A cardiology perspective: treating the CVD patient with diabetes – what do I do? Julian Halcox, Chair in Cardiology (Swansea University Medical School); Consultant Cardiologist (Swansea Bay University Health Board)
10.35 Discussion
10:40 Coffee
Session 2. Cardiorenal trials update
  Chair: Philip Kalra, Professor of Renal Medicine (University of Manchester) and Consultant Nephrologist (Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust)
11:10 Nephrology trials David C Wheeler, Professor of Kidney Medicine (University College London); Honorary Consultant Nephrologist (Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust, London)
11.30 Discussion
11:35 Cardiology trials Geraint Morton, Consultant Cardiologist (Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust)
11.55 Discussion
Session 3. Future care
  Chairs: Matthew Graham-Brown, Specialist Registrar in Renal Medicine, (University Hospitals of Leicester), and Chair of the UK and Ireland RA Nephrology SpR Club; Rosita Zakeri, King’s College London Prize Fellow/post-CCT Fellow in Cardiology (King’s College Hospital, London) and BJCA representative
12:00 Dreams and realities of new geneticsPeter Conlon, Consultant Nephrologist and Clinical Director, (Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland); Associate Professor of Medicine, (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland)
12.20 Discussion
12:25 The British Geriatrics Society – CV Forum Lecture: manage frailty effectively or manage decline – your choiceNigel Beckett, Consultant Physician in Geriatric and GIM (Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London)
12.45 Discussion
12:50 Lunch
Session 4. Clinical challenges
  Chairs: Ted McDermott, retired Consultant Urologist (Tallaght and St James Hospitals, Dublin, Ireland); Amar Puttanna, Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology (Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield)
13:50 The great debate
The high risk cardiovascular disease patient – Who seeks them out and treats them best?
Answer... the cardiologist
Derek Connolly, Consultant Cardiologist (Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust)
Answer... the lipid specialist/endocrinologistHandrean Soran, Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist (Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester)
14.30 Discussion
14:35 Assessing cardiovascular risk prior to renal transplantation Durga Kanigicherla, Consultant Renal Physician (Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester)
14.55 Discussion
15:00 British Heart Foundation Lecture:
Diabetic cardiomyopathy – advances in understanding
Gerry McCann, Professor of Cardiac Imaging, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist (University of Leicester and NIHR Leicester Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit)
15.25 Discussion
15:30 Tea break
Session 5. Maternal health
  Chair: Rachael James, Consultant Cardiologist and Deputy Medical Director (Standards) (Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust)
15:50 Pregnancy in women with cardiorenal disease – priorities for practice Kate Bramham, Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Nephrologist (King’s College London and King's College NHS Foundation Trust School of Life Course Sciences, London)
16.15 Discussion
Session 6. Interactive clinical cases in cardiorenal disease
  Chair: David Mulcahy, Consultant Cardiologist (Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)
16:20 AmyloidCarol Whelan, Consultant Cardiologist (Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust)
16:40 Anticoagulation in multimorbidityAmeenathul Mazaya Fawzy, Specialist Registrar in Cardiology (Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust)
17:00 Close

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