Thursday 18 November - Please note that speakers/sessions may be subject to change
10.00 - 13.30 Registration
11.00 - 12.00 Student network - Meet and greet
10.00 - 12.00  Basic Life Support (pre-booked session)
12.15  WELCOME PLENARY SESSION
12.15 Conference opening
Lord Roy Kennedy, President, The Royal College of Podiatry
12.30



Welcome to conference from the CEO and Chair of Council
Steve Jamieson, Chief Executive and General Secretary, The Royal College of Podiatry
Matt Fitzpatrick, Chair of Council, The Royal College of Podiatry
12.45 Keynote speech
Martine Wright, MBE, London Olympics and Paralympics
13.10 The evolution of human skin pigmentation: The gene for red hair, sun sensitivity and skin responses to ultraviolet radiation
Professor Jonathan Rees, Emeritus Professor of Dermatology, University of Edinburgh
13.30

13.30-14.45
Exhibition opens

Lunch, exhibition and poster viewing
14.45 - 15.45 CONCURRENT SESSIONS A
A1 Rheumatology
Chair: Robert Field, Lead Podiatrist (Rheumatology Services), Dorset HealthCare University Foundation Trust
The rheumatic foot: a major unmet need. How to start the conversation and manage the consequences
  • Dr Lindsey Cherry, Clinical Lecturer in Podiatric Rheumatology, University of Southampton and Solent NHS Trust
  • Dr Edward Roddy, Reader in Rheumatology and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist, Keele University
  • Professor Anthony Redmond, Professor of Clinical Biomechanics, University of Leeds
A2 MSK
Chair: Dr Jill Halstead, Advanced Specialist MSK Podiatrist, Leeds Community Healthcare Trust and Visiting Research Fellow, University of Leeds
Advancing practice using plantar pressure analysis: What are the applications in NHS clinic?
  • Richard Collings, Team Lead Podiatrist, Torbay and South Devon NHS Trust, Honorary Research Fellow, University of Plymouth
  • Gemma Crabtree, Advanced Podiatrist in High-Risk Biomechanics, Leeds Community Healthcare Trust
A3 Independent practice
Chair:
Claire Angus, Director of Membership Services, The Royal College of Podiatry
A4 SURGERY
Fractures of the foot

Jared Green, Specialist Registrar, Podiatric Surgery, Sussex Foundation Trust
Bone substitute what’s the support?
Matthew Cichero, Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
A5 R&D
The use of digital health in the management of dementia

Professor Sarah Curran, Chair of RD&I Committee
Tomorrow's world today: how technology might impact on podiatry
Dr Paul Chadwick, Clinical Director, The Royal College of Podiatry and Dr Sandra MacRury, Diabetes Consultant, NHS Highlands
A6 Student network
Use of dermoscopy for melanoma

Dr Ivan Bristow, Podiatrist and Adjunct Professor, New Forest
A7 Short papers
Presentations selected from peer reviewed abstract submissions
A8 (repeated in E5) Diabetes and vascular workshop (limited capacity 40)
  • Pam Smith, Vascular Specialist Podiatrist, Salford Care Organisation, (Northern Care Alliance NHS Group)
  • Sue Matthews, Vascular Specialist Podiatrist, Manchester Local Care Organisation
  • Suhail Ainarkar, Advanced Podiatrist, Manchester Local Care Organisation
15.45 - 16.45 Refreshments, exhibition and poster viewing
16.45 PLENARY SESSION
16.45 Chair’s welcome
Professor Stuart Baird, Council Member, The Royal College of Podiatry
  Lifestyle changes: Reversing diabetes, putting nutrition first
Tom Watson, Former Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, author and podcaster
  Collectivism after COVID-19: Are we still all in this together?
Paul Nowak, Deputy General Secretary, Trades Union Congress
17.55 Close
18.00 - 22.15 Evening networking event - Exhibition viewing
17.30 - 18.30 Student careers networking session
Friday 19 November - Please note that speakers/sessions may be subject to change
08.15 Registration, refreshments, exhibition and poster viewing 
09.00 PLENARY SESSION
09.00 Chair's welcome
Dr Jane McAdam, Member of Council, The Royal College of Podiatry
09.05 Keynote lecture
Speaker TBC
09.35 The story of COVID-19: what did we learn?
Michelle Tennyson, Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland
10.05 Foot and lower limb biomechanics in diabetes
Professor Neil Reeves, Professor of Musculoskeletal Biomechanics and Faculty Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange, Manchester Metropolitan University
10.35 Recent advances in painful diabetic neuropathy and the role of the MDT
Professor Solomon Tesfaye, Academic Directorate of Diabetes and Endocrinology, University of Sheffield
11.00 - 11.45 Refreshments, exhibition and poster viewing
11.45 - 12.45 CONCURRENT SESSIONS B
B1 Podiatric Sports Medicine
Use of prolotherapy in musculoskeletal problems affecting the lower limb

Dr Simon Petrides, Musculoskeletal and Sports Physician, Blackberry Clinic Group, Milton Keynes 
Use of prolotherapy in medial tibial stress syndrome – avoiding surgery
Mr Osama Aweid, Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, Wrexham Hospital, Wales
B2 Dermatology
Dermatology conditions in the elderly
Dr Bernard Ho, Clinical Fellow in Dermatology and Lymphovascular Medicine, St George’s Hospital, London
Always something to see in dermatology
Dr Ivan Bristow, Podiatrist and Adjunct Associate Professor, New Forest
B3 Surgery
Where does the foot end?
Professor Mark Tagoe, Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, West Middlesex University Hospital
Advances in flat foot surgery
Ryan McCallum, Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
Vascular and podiatric surgery - delivering the best care for the patient
Ms Stella Vig, Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon, Croydon University Hospital
B4 Forensics
Forensic comparison of insole footprint marks. A case study of the overlay method
Nick Howsam, Podiatric/Postgraduate Researcher for PhD (Forensic Podiatry), University of Huddersfield 
Forensic gait analysis - life as a practitioner
Nadia Asgeirsdottir, Forensic Gait Analyst, Forensic Gait Analysis Services
B5 Motivational interviewing workshop (limited capacity 50)
Introduction to the concepts of behaviour change
Keri Hutchinson, Public Health Project Lead, The Royal College of Podiatry
An introduction to health literacy
Dr Ben Bullen, Lecturer in Podiatry, Cardiff Metropolitan University
B6 Professional Practice
Know your clinical standards and protect yourself and your patients!
Katie Harwood and Sharon Gray, Professional Support Officers, The Royal College of Podiatry
Practice accreditation – taking your practice to the top
Katie Harwood and Sharon Gray,  The Royal College of Podiatry
B7 Student Network 
Data from a pressure plate – what it actually means in patient assessment
Dr Helen Branthwaite, Musculoskeletal Project Lead, The Royal College of Podiatry
B8 Seven thousand feet
An art and science collaboration to engage with the public about diabetes and its complications

  • Christine Wilcox-Baker, Lead Artist and Curator
  • Katherine Grady, Programme Development Manager, Research for the Future, Salford Royal NHS FT and NIHR CRN Greater Manchester
  • Josh Howe, Specialist Podiatrist, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
12.45 - 13.45 Lunch, exhibition and poster viewing
13.45 - 14.45 CONCURRENT SESSIONS C
C1 Diabetes and vascular
Chair:
Martin Fox, Vascular Specialist Podiatrist, Manchester Local Care Organisation, Member of Council and Chair of the Clinical Senate, The Royal College of Podiatry
Curing diabetes without drugs
Dr David Unwin, GP and RCGP National Champion for Collaborative Care and Support Planning in Obesity and Diabetes, College of Medicine, Southport
How to keep diabetic foot ulceration in remission
Joanne Paton, Clinical Academic, University of Plymouth
C2 Musculoskeletal
How valuable is real time clinical gait analysis?

Paul Harradine, Podiatrist, The Podiatry Centre, Portsmouth
Measuring observations of the pattern of gait
Associate Professor Claire Brocket, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds
C3 Leadership and management
Chair:
Professor Anthony Redmond, Professor of Clinical Biomechanics, University of Leeds
Multi-morbidity are we prepared as podiatrists
  • David Wylie, Associate Director, NMAHP, NHS Education Scotland
  • Nina Davies, Clinical System Pathway Development Lead, Integrating Long Term Condition Training, Leeds Community Healthcare
Capability framework and impact on service provision
  • David Wylie, Associate Director, NMAHP, NHS Education Scotland
C4

Missing Melanin: what the textbooks don’t tell us
Chair
: James Forrest, Advanced Podiatrist and Chair of the Race Equality Network Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Where are the gaps in the clinical training?  Speaker tbc
Undergraduate teaching -  where are the gaps and how can we overcome them?
Dao Tunprasert Senior lecturer University of Brighton 
Clinical cases of foot wounds in people with higher pigment
Yvonne Mattis Specialist Podiatrist London
Diversity of dermatology in the Royal College of Podiatry -  what steps are we taking?
Usamah Khalid Podiatrist – Coordinator and Vice Chair for the Royal College of Podiatry’s EDI group to improve diversity of dermatology in podiatry training

C5 Professional practice
Self preservation: Keeping yourself and the planet well whilst you work
  • Katie Harwood, Professional Support Officer, The Royal College of Podiatry
  • Graham Pirie, Employment Relations Officer, The Royal College of Podiatry
C6 Prescribing. Workshop/interactive session
How to get the most out of your BNF in clinical practice
Dr Sharon Rees, Associate Professor in Therapeutics and Prescribing, London South Bank University
C7 Short papers
Presentations selected from peer reviewed abstract submissions
14.45 - 15.45 Refreshments, exhibition and poster viewing
15.45 PLENARY SESSION
15.45 Chair's welcome
Matthew Fitzpatrick, Chair of Council, The Royal College of Podiatry
15.50 The Royal College of Podiatry – The opportunities are endless (Open discussion)
  • Professor Mike Saks
    PANEL
  • Steve Jamieson
  • Ganesh Baliah
  • Matthew Collison, Advanced MSK Podiatrist, Greenwich Adult MSK Service, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
  • Stella Vig, Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon, Croydon University Hospital
16.25 First point of contact – How can podiatry be front and centre?
  • Dr Lindsey Cherry, Clinical Academic Podiatrist
  • Rebecca Tyrell, Training & Development Lead Podiatrist
  • Louis Mamode, Advanced Podiatrist Practitioner
16.50 More than just skin – raising the game in podiatric dermatology
Dr Ivan Bristow, Podiatrist and Adjunct Associate Professor, New Forest 
17.25 Close
Saturday 20 November - Please note that speakers/sessions may be subject to change
08.30 - 09.00 Exhibition and poster viewing
09.00 - 10.00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS D
D1 MSK
Assessment of falls and frailty in a podiatry setting
  • Nina Davies, Clinical System Pathway Development Lead, Integrating Long Term Condition Training, Leeds Community Healthcare
  • Mairi Clark, Practice Development Facilitator for Falls Prevention, North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Textured midsole in trainers - effect on women at risk of falls
Dr Helen Branthwaite, Senior Lecturer Clinical Biomechanics, Staffordshire University
D2 Independent practice
How to manage patient complaints
  • Katie Harwood, Professional Support Officer, The Royal College of Podiatry
  • Sharon Gray, Professional Support Officer, The Royal College of Podiatry
  • Guest Speaker from Radcliffe LeBrasseur to be announced
D3 Research applied into practice 
Does treatment designed according to subgroups improve clinical outcomes in people with Patellofemoral Pain?
Professor Jim Richards, Faculty Director of Research and Innovation for Allied Health and Wellbeing and Research Lead for the Allied Health Research Unit, University of Central Lancashire
Knee osteoarthritis – evidence-based treatments using orthoses
Professor Rich Jones, Knee Biomechanics Research Lead, University of Salford
D4 Dermatology
Dermatology live and unplanned 2021
  • Dr Ivan Bristow, Podiatrist and Adjunct Associate Professor, New Forest
  • Dr Julian Peace, GP Partner, Sheffield; Speciality Doctor, Dermatology, Barnsley NHSFT
D5

Diabetes and vascular
Chair: Martin Fox, Vascular Specialist Podiatrist, Manchester Local Care Organisation, Member of Council & Chair of the Clinical Senate, The Royal College of Podiatry

The renal foot: Implications for practice
Joanne Casey, Diabetes Foot Practitioner, King's College Hospital, London

Recognising and management of the infected foot
Ben Yates, Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Swindon

Diagnosing and triaging critical or limb-threatening ischaemia - during the COVID 19 pandemic and beyond
Martin Fox, Vascular Specialist Podiatrist, Manchester Local Care Organisation, Member of Council and Chair of Clinical Senate, The Royal College of Podiatry

D6 Children and young people
Juvenile hallux valgus
Manju Mital, Senior Lecturer in Podiatry, Faculty of Health, Education and Society, University of Northampton
Footwear as a clinical intervention for children - a synthesis of the current evidence base?
Matthew Hill, PhD Candidate Centre for Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Technologies Staffordshire University
D7 Surgery
Skin surgery for podiatrists extending our scope
  • Ian Reilly, Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Belinda Longhurst, Podiatrist, Forgotten Feet Trustee
D8 Podiatric sports medicine - practical session
Ultrasound: The clinician’s stethoscope 
Chair: Mr Sean Savage, Specialist in Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • Dr Syed Babar, Consultant MSK and Sports Radiologist
  • Dr Sajid Butt, Consultant MSK and Sports Radiologist
  • Dr Aniq Hifz-ur-Rah - Consultant Radiologist
  • Mr Matthew Fitzpatrick - Consultant Podiatrist and  Chair of Council, The Royal College of Podiatry
10.00 - 11.00 Refreshments, exhibition and poster viewing
11.00 - 12.00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS E
E1 Independent practice
Where there is pain and blame is there always a claim?
  • Tom Jones, Head of Policy, Thompsons Solicitors
  • Martin Furlong, Head of Employment Relations, The Royal College of Podiatry

Self-employment Post IR35 and the effect of the Uber judgement – who is self employed now?

  • David Davies, TWD Accountants
  • Martin Furlong, Head of Employment Relations, The Royal College of Podiatry
E2 Wound care
Back to basics wound care
Joy Tickle, Nurse Consultant Tissue Viability
Latest research and advanced practice in wound care
Dr Ben Bullen, Lecturer in Podiatry, Cardiff Metropolitan University
E3 Ultrasound
Live scanning session
Alison Hall, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
The use of ultrasound in advancing practice
Stephen Finney, Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
E4 Children and Young People
Orthotics for treatment of symptomatic flat feet in children: The OSTRICH trial
Dr Stewart C Morrison, Reader, School of Health Sciences, University of Brighton
Paediatric skins problem: An update on the Epidermolysis Bullosa podiatry guideline one year on!
Dr M Tariq Khan, Consultant Podiatrist, Director of the Marigold Clinic and Podiatry Lead to DEBRA UK
E5 (repeat from A8) Diabetes and vascular workshop (limited capacity 40)
  • Pam Smith, Vascular Specialist Podiatrist, Salford Care Organisation, (Northern Care Alliance NHS Group)
  • Sue Matthews, Vascular Specialist Podiatrist, Manchester Local Care Organisation
  • Suhail Ainarkar, Advanced Podiatrist, Manchester Local Care Organisation
E6 Suturing Workshop
  • Julian Pavier, Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Ian Reilly, Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
12.00 - 13.30 Lunch, refreshments and exhibition (and then close of this area)
13.30 CLOSING PLENARY SESSION
13.30 Chair’s welcome
Matt Fitzpatrick, Chair of Council, The Royal College of Podiatry
13.40 Wound care in military war progressing health
Lieutenant Colonel Steve Jeffery, Consultant B and P Surgeon, 306 Hospital Support Squadron
14.05 Jewel in the crown
Top scoring paper presentation from abstract submissions
14.15 Bob Prince Memorial Lecture
  • Suzanne Taylor, Dean, Faculty of Podiatric Surgery
  • Sally Feeney, Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, West Middlesex University Hospital
14.45 Awards presentations
Matt Fitzpatrick, Chair of Council, The Royal College of Podiatry
15.00 Closing address
Steve Jamieson, Chief Executive and General Secretary, The Royal College of Podiatry

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