DPC2019 Launches Conference Programme Online

DPC2019 Conference

We’re delighted to announce the launch of the main DPC2019 conference programme, which is now available to view online.

The multi-track, CPD-accredited conference covers nine main conference streams, featuring diverse sessions and content to ensure we meet the educational needs of the entire multi-disciplinary team. The streams are: Primary, Community & Specialist Care; Commissioning & Integrated Care; Prevention & Obesity in Practice; Tech & Digital Health; T1 Diabetes; Paediatric to Adolescent & Crossover Care; Trend-UK and Injection Technique Matters (ITM) Theatre; ABCD Theatre; and Workshop theatre.

Across two days, an outstanding line-up of speakers – including policy makers, thought leaders and experienced practitioners – will share their expertise and knowledge on key issues and developments in diabetes care. Session and speaker highlights include:

  • NHS Diabetes Team Update – opening keynote
    Prof Jonathan Valabhji, National Clinical Director for Diabetes & Obesity, NHS England, and Dr Partha Kar, Diabetes Consultant & National Associate Clinical Director Diabetes, NHS England
  • Panel: Multi-morbidity care in diabetes
    Prof Kamlesh Khunti, Professor of Primary Care, Diabetes & Vascular Medicine, University of Leicester
    Prof Alan Sinclair, Director, Foundation for Diabetes Research in Older People, Diabetes Frail
    Dr Samuel Seidu, GP Partner, Primary Care Research Fellow, University of Leicester
  • Socioeconomic, psychosocial & environmental challenges of introducing lifestyle interventions
    Dr David Cavan, Independent Consultant & Author
  • Role of primary care in T1 Diabetes
    Sarah Gregory, In-Patient Diabetes Specialist Nurse, East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust
  • Digital innovation in practice
    Dr Rustam Rea, Consultant in Diabetes and Acute General Medicine, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism
    Prof Andrew Farmer, Professor of General Practice, University of Oxford

For more information on sessions and speakers, view the conference programme online now.

This year’s show – which takes place on 29 & 30 October – also features a number of improvements and changes to the conference programme, agenda structure and show floor, including:

  • A bigger venue with our move to the National Hall at Olympia, to accommodate larger theatres with more seating
  • Longer, 40-minute sessions, with more time to travel between sessions
  • Greater opportunities to have your say and ask the experts during dedicated panel sessions
  • More help with choosing relevant sessions for you in your role – look out for these icons on the programme
  • Five new practical, specialist clinics

To make sure you receive all the latest news and updates on our conference and clinics programmes, register now to reserve your free place at DPC2019.

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