8th National Immunisation Conference

Andrea Lofthouse Andrea at clal.co.uk
Sun Nov 8 07:51:41 EST 1998


Here is an updated version of the programme and there is an application
form below for anyone interested:

Draft Conference Programme 
8th National Immunisation Conference 
for Health Care Workers 
FRIDAY December 11th 1998 
POST GRADUATE Health Sciences Centre 
Manchester Royal Infirmary

AM SESSION:     Chair Dr. David Salisbury, Principal Medical Officer, DoH

9.30 - 10.00    Current Status of Meningococcal Vaccines
        Dr. Keith Cartwright, Director PHLS, Gloucester 

10.00 - 10.30   Current Status of Pneumococcal Vaccines
        Dr. Peter Richmond, Clinical Research Fellow, Public Health
Laboratory Service  

10.30 - 11.00   Immunising Health Workers 
        Dr Fiona Page, Consultant in Occupational Medicine, Royal Oldham
Hospital  

11.00 - 11.20   Coffee

11.20 - 12.00   Hib vaccine - Do We Need a Booster?
        Dr Paul Heath, Oxford Vaccine Group, John Radcliffe Hospital 

12.00 - 12.30   Current Status of Acellular Pertussis Vaccines
        Professor Erik Hewlett. University of Virginia 
        
12.30 - 1.30    Lunch

PM SESSION 1:  Chair  Dr David Elliman, Community Paediatrician, London
  
1.30 - 2.10     Immunising Immunocompromised Children 
        Dr. Andrew Cant, Consultant in Paediatric Immunology & Infectious
Diseases, Newcastle General Hospital.

2.10 - 2.45     H5 Flu Vaccines 
        Professor John Oxford, Head of Academic Virology, Department of
Medical Virology,
        St Bartholomew¹s & the Royal London School of Medicine & Dentistry

2.45 - 3.05     Coffee

3.05 - 3.40     Overview of BCG
        Professor Paul Fine, Professor of Communicable Disease Epidemiology, 
        London School of Infectious and Tropical Diseases 

3.40 - 4.10     Splenectomised Individuals - Prophylaxis and Management
        Dr. Dick Mayon-White, Department of Public Health, Oxford

4.10 - 4.45     Combination Vaccines - is there a limit?        
        Dr.

PM SESSION 2:   Chair Dr. D Salisbury, Principal Medical Officer, DoH

1.30 - 2.10     Measles, Crohn's and Autism - Hopefully The Final Answer.
        Dr. David Salisbury, Principal Medical Officer, DoH

2.10 - 2.50     Improving Adult Immunisation A Practice Perspective.
        Dr. Gilman, General Practitioner and Elizabeth Logan, Stockport

2.50 - 3.05     Coffee

3.05 - 3.45     Anaphylaxis     
        Dr. Richard Pumphrey, Director Northwest Immunology Service, 
        St Mary's Hospital, Manchester

3.45 - 4.15     Q and A panel session

4.15 - 4.45     Combination Vaccines - Is There a Limit?

SPONSORED BY WYETH 

Public Health and Health Promotion
School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences

Medical School, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13
9PT, England

Telephone +44 (0) 161 275 7705 Fax +44 (0) 161 275 5219  Email dbaxter at man.ac.uk

Dr. David Baxter Lecturer and Consultant in Communicable Disease Control 




APPLICATION FORM 
8th national immunisation conference 
for health care workers 
FRIDAY DECEMBER 11th 1998 9.00 AM - 5.00 PM 
POST GRADUATE Health Sciences CENTRE 
Manchester royal infirmary

Chairman:  Dr.  David Salisbury, Principal Medical Officer, Department of
Health 

The conference is for any health worker involved with immunisation and
will be of interest to Clinical Medical Officers, General Practitioners,
Health Visitors, Practice Nurses, Paediatricians, School Nurses, and
District Immunisation Coordinators.

As before, there will be a single morning session, with 2 parallel
afternoon sessions.  The morning will include topics on; current status of
meningococcal vaccines, pneumococcal vaccines and acellular pertussis
vaccines, Hib vaccine, and immunising health workers.  Session 1 in the
afternoon includes sessions on: malaria vaccines, H5 flu vaccines,
identifying adverse reactions, splenectomised individuals, M vaccae
vaccine and combination vaccines.  Session 2 includes sessions on:
measles, Crohn's and Autism, improving adult immunisation, anaphylaxis,
the role of audit in immunisation, and a question and answer panel
session.

PGA and CME approval have been applied for. The cost of the conference is
£70.00 for medical staff and £45.00 for nursing and other staff. Please
complete and return the cut off slip together with your cheque made out to
University of Manchester, School of Epidemiology to Dr. David Allen,
Public Health, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of
Manchester Medical School, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT. Any queries
please tel: 0161 275 7705 fax: 0161 275 5219 email < d.allen at which.net >.
No refunds will be given for cancellations after Friday 28th November
1998.

A receipt and draft programme will be sent on receipt of payment. Please
indicate if you wish to receive a map showing the Hospital.  

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