Venue: National Heart and Lung Institute, Dovehouse Street, London SW3 6LY (near the Royal Brompton Hospital)
Update your knowledge of contemporary occupational lung disease at this one day conference. Hear from experts in their field, covering themes relevant to current occupational health practice, addressing diverse topics such as “new” occupational respiratory diseases, threats to respiratory health in the workplace and controversies in current management of the lungs at work.
Speakers: A range of internal and external speakers will present.
External speakers include:
- Dr Paul Grime, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London: ‘Behind the walls of the Palace of Westminster’, dealing with occupational health in the Houses of Parliament; with a focus on occupational respiratory health
- Dr James Hull, Royal Brompton Hospital, London: ‘Respiratory problems in Athletes – An Occupational Lung Disease?’, discussing the high prevalence of respiratory problems in athletic individuals, and whether as such this could be considered an occupational hazard. He will cover exercise-induced asthma, cough and respiratory infection. He will also discuss doping and anti-doping implications in this context.
- Speaker tba, MRC PHE Centre for Environment and Health, King's College London: ‘The dangers of diesel at work’
The day will also include talks from the Faculty: Professor Paul Cullinan, Dr Sara De Matteis, Dr Johanna Feary, Dr Carl Reynolds and Dr Joanna Szram – covering a wide range of topics, including Cases from the Clinic, Cleaners, Silica and Asbestos.