2016

The 2016 Northern Emergency Medicine Conference took place on the 12th of January at Blackwell Grange in Darlington and saw more than 150 delegates from all aspects of Emergency Medicine attend.  Talks covered aspects of EM from event medicine to mental health and critical care to interfaces with primary care.  Twenty posters were displayed and three submitted presentations were chosen to speak at the conference.  The conference gained a large amount of interest from both the North East and beyond, as well as on social media.

Programme

TimeTitle
08:00Registration: Jacobean Suite
Morning Session: Chaired by Dr Shazad Afzal, County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
08:40Introduction
08:45Simulation
Kate Williamson, Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Regional Simulation Lead
09:05Collaboration with Primary Care: how we can help each other
Pippa Male, GP and Emergency Medicine Physician
09:25Submitted Presentations

Twitter Finals Revision Group: Tomorrow’s Doctors, Taught through Twitter
Sophie Bishton

Fournier’s Gangrene: Out of Sight, Out of Mind
Patrick Moyles

Identifying Pre-hospital Factors which Influence Outcome for Major Trauma Patients in a Regional Trauma Network
Lee Thompson
10:05ICU Admission for COPD: The Case Against Prognostic Nihilism
Ben Messer, Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthetics
10:45Coffee
11:15Pre-hospital Care
Chris Smith, Consultant in Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine and Jonathan Howes, ST5 EM and PHEM
11:55Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Sarah Turpin, Fellow in Geriatric Emergency Medicine and Quality Improvement
12:35The Role of Medicine in Elite Sport
Paul Catterson, Head of Sports Science and Medicine for Newcastle United Football Club
12:55Lunch: Havelock Restaurant
Afternoon Session: Chaired by Dr Emma Farrow, North Cumbria University Hospitals
14:00Blisters and Bums – Caring for Event Runners and Cyclists
Simon McCormick, Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Chief Medic to Threshold Sports
14:40Environmental Challenges
George Havenith, Professor of Environmental Physiology and Ergonomics, Loughborough University
15:10Coffee
15:40Everyone Matters: Acknowledging & Enhancing Mental Health Care in the E.D.
Cath Motwani, Associate Specialist in Emergency Medicine and Anne Dale, Liaison Psychiatry Lead, Sunderland Royal Hospital
16:10Keynote Speech
Cliff Mann, President of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine
16:55Close and Prizes
Evening Reception
18:30Evening Drinks Reception: George Allan Room
19:30Dinner

Posters

Clicking on a poster preview will open the PDF version.

poster-scseh

poster-headct

poster-headinjury

poster-cspine

poster-bane

poster-ageism

poster-flail

poster-ivfluids

poster-capitate

poster-ribinjury

poster-dissection

poster-news

poster-cultures

poster-poc

poster-ntn

poster-sedation

 

poster-chestdrains

poster-stealth

poster-surgicalairway

poster-rhabdo