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Monday 17th May

09.30-16.00-Training Day

NB - Booking for both Training Day groups are now full.

This day is organised by the ACB Education Committee and has proven very popular with those studying for examinations. There are two groups of trainees: Group A aimed at relatively new members of the profession (less than 2-3 years in training), and Group B, which is aimed at those who have, or are about to sit, MRCPath Part 1. The programme this year will be:

BNP and heart failure
Dr Paul Collinson, London

Hypertension, investigation and Management
Speaker to be announced

Obesity and the metabolic syndrome
Dr Naveed Sattar, Glasgow

Porphyrias, laboratory support and update
Dr Mike Badminton, Cardiff

12.00-16.15 Update Sessions

Clinical Update:

Practical and ethical issues of screening
Dr David Isherwood, Liverpool and invited speakers
(Panel discussion)

Metabolic bone disease
Prof William Fraser, Liverpool

Management Update:

Research and governance
Speaker to be announced

Multidisciplinary working, pros, cons and pitfalls
Dr Steve Smith, Coventry