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Northern Ireland Osteoporosis Conference 2019

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Riddel Hall

Queens University Belfast

185 Stranmills Road

Belfast

BT9 5EE

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The Conference will offer the multidisciplinary Health Professional the opportunity to:

  • Discuss and recognise the impact that early intervention, better management and lifestyle factors can have on bone health
  • Discuss the management of people with or at risk of Osteoporosis and fragility Fractures across Northern Ireland
  • To help share and spread good practice across Osteoporosis Care in Northern Ireland

Draft Programme:

0900 Registration

0930 Opening & Welcome. Dr Damian Gormley, Consultant Geriatrician, SHSCT, Chair of NI Osteoporosis Consensus Group

0940 Keynote – HRT and Osteoporosis. Dr David Armstrong, Consultant Rheumatologist, WHSCT

1015 Refreshments & Networking

1035 Keynote - Osteoporosis Primary Prevention Trials. Professor Eugene McCloskey, Professor of Adult Bone Diseases and Honorary Consultant, University of Sheffield

1125 UCB Symposium. Dr John Lindsay, Consultant Endocrinologist, BHSCT

1225 Lunch & Networking

1315 to 1450 Workshops

Chaired by Dr John Lindsay, Consultant Endocrinologist, BHSCT; Dr Rosemary Kelly, Consultant Geriatrician SEHSCT; and Dr Auleen Millar, Consultant Rheumatologist NHSCT.

1315 Topic 1: Osteoporosis- Intervention in ‘At Risk’ conditions led by Dr Roland McKane, Consultant Rheumatologist, SEHSCT

1345 Topic 2: Secondary Prevention – Implementing the new FLS Standards led by Mayrine Fraser, Service Delivery Lead for NI & Scotland, Royal Osteoporosis Society & Karen McCoy, Fracture Liaison Nurse, SHSCT

1420 Topic 3: Medicine Breaks to avoid Bone Breaks led by Joanne McDermott HSCB Pharmacy Advisor

Please note all delegates will participate in all three workshops in rotation

1450 Refreshments & Networking

1505 Royal Osteoporosis Society Update. Mayrine Fraser, Service Delivery Lead for NI & Scotland

1520 Keynote - Strong, Straight & Steady: An Expert Consensus Statement on Physical Activity and Exercise for Osteoporosis. Sarah Leyland, Osteoporosis Nurse Consultant, Royal Osteoporosis Society

1550 Debate – “This House believes that primary prevention of fractures is more important than secondary prevention measures”.

Professor Eugene McCloskey, Professor of Adult Bone Diseases and Honorary Consultant, University of Sheffield versus Dr David Armstrong, Consultant Rheumatologist, WHSCT & Chaired by Dr Damian Gormley, Consultant Geriatrician, SHSCT, Chair of NI Osteoporosis Consensus Group

1630 Summary & Close Dr Damian Gormley, Consultant Geriatrician, SHSCT, Chair of NI Osteoporosis Consensus Group


For Further Information contact:

Edel Rogan, Development Manager -NI, Royal Osteoporosis Society

Email: edel.rogan@theros.org.uk

Telephone: 07515 574785



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