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Perspectives on COVID-19 and Risk - Online Summit

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Online Webinar. £25 per ticket

SOM event in partnership with the Faculty of Occupational Medicine and the University of Glasgow 

Perspectives on COVID-19 and Risk - Online Summit, 10th November

A half day online summit aiming to clarify dilemmas in medicine and public perception of COVID-19 risk:
*    Does unemployment create a bigger societal risk to health than COVID-19?
*    Are scientific approaches to individual and societal risk to COVID-19 challengeable?
*    What long-term approach to risk should medical leaders take to the public?
*    Do people understand risk? By decreasing one risk are we increasing another?

Target audience – senior policy leaders within health, government, and industry

2pm Welcome Lord Blunkett, SOM Patron

Introductory overview – Professor Ewan Macdonald OBE, University of Glasgow - Why is this

2.15pm Dr Oliver Morgan, Director, WHO Health Emergency Information and Risk Assessment Balancing risk in Health, Economy and Society

2.30pm Professor Sir Michael Marmot Inequalities in COVID

2.45pm Dr Richard Heron, BP Perspectives from industry

3pm Professor Julia Hippisley-Cox The QCOVID clinical risk stratification tool, its development and potential value

3.15pm Professor David Coggon OBE and Dr Tony Williams Covid Age - Workplace risk

3.30pm Professor Trish Greenhalgh OBE The risks and lived experience of long COVID

3.45pm Professor Maggie Rae, President of Faculty of Public Health Public Health perspectives

4pm Sir David Spiegelhalter OBE FRS Communicating risks

4.15pm Professor David Heymann CBE Living with the COVID-19 pandemic: using the tools we have

4.30pm Lord Blunkett – panel discussion: Risk and Society

Discussion with President of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Dr Anne de Bono, and Professor Anne Harriss, President of the SOM

5pm Close

View the event programme here.

CPD via the Faculty of Occupational Medicine

£25 per ticket (you will be emailed a Zoom link to join)

November 10th, 2020 from  2:00 PM to  5:00 PM
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