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Dietetic Outcomes - An update on dietary considerations and practical appli...
Tue 21 March 2017, 18:00 – 20:00 GMT
You are cordially invited to the next study night of the BDA London Branch with thanks to Kings College London:
Dietetic Outcomes - An update on dietary considerations and practical application for IBD and Oncology, including upper GI surgery and Head & Neck Cancer
We would like to offer this event free for members due to the extraordinary AGM for committee election announcements plus to encourage member attendance to share ideas regarding current outcome toolkits and practical application transferrable to all areas in dietetics.
18:00-18:15 Registration and networking
18:15-18:30 Branch housekeeping & committee election announcements
18:30-19:15 First speaker: Miranda Lomer
19:15-20:00 Second speakers: Pippa Mather & Orla Hynes
Networking and close
More about our guest speakers:
- Dr Miranda Lomer
Dr Lomer completed a PhD on diet and Crohn’s disease in 2002. In 2006, she was appointed as a Senior Consultant Dietitian in Gastroenterology and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London with a joint academic position at King’s College London. Her interests include the dietary assessment, nutritional management and guidelines for functional bowel disorders (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and irritable bowel syndrome) and inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and orofacial granulomatosis). Dr Lomer is also editor of a book entitled Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Gastroenterology. In 2016, she was awarded an MBE for services to dietetics and gastroenterology.
- Pippa Mather
Pippa currently holds the position of Principal Head and Neck Oncology Dietitian at Guy’s Hospital and has been working in the head and neck team since 2008. She is an active member of the BDA Oncology Specialist Group and has been chairing the head and neck sub-group for nearly two years. Within this role she has helped to develop the AHP programme at the annual BAHNO conference which is now in its second year. Pippa has contributed to the scoping of new NICE guidelines for head and neck cancer and co-represented dietetics on the national head and neck audit (DAHNO), for two years prior to it being taken over by HANA in 2015. Post-graduate training includes Clinical Pedagogy at King’s College Learning Institute which has led to lecturing opportunities at King’s College and London Metropolitan universities. Prior to May 2008 Pippa was employed at Barts Health NHS Trust, covering a range of medical specialities whilst maintaining a special interest in oncology.
- Orla Hynes
Orla is the Principal GI dietitian at St Thomas’ Hospital, and has been working in Upper GI Surgery since 2007. She is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at King's College London (KCL), Division of Cancer Studies, and is the dietetic representative on the NICE Oesophagogastric (OG) cancer guideline committee. Orla collaborates with the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and KCL on a number of research projects, including the CRUK funded project looking at the perioperative management of anaemia in OG cancer. Orla is an active member of the BDA’s Upper GI Oncology subgroup. After graduating from Trinity College Dublin in 2002, Orla gained experience in a variety of different trusts including Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Bart’s Health NHS Trust.
Owing to associated costs and practicalities, we will be unable to cater for this evening however as usual this event will provide fantastic networking opportunities.
Please ensure that you bring your BDA membership number/card and your Eventbrite ticket.
Any queries, email us: BDALondonBranch@gmail.com
Date and Time
King's College London
Room B5, Franklin Wilkin’s Building, 150 Stamford St, London SE1 9NH