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Perspectives on Long COVID and work - Online Summit

 Registration is closed for this event

            

A half day aiming to clarify dilemmas in clinical and non-clinical practice relating to Long COVID, a complex new condition, and place it in a societal context.

-  What are the best current clinical approaches to improve functional capacity?

-  How can we link with the NHS offer, better?

-  What are current gaps in research?

-  What critical actions are now required?

Target audience – Clinicians, HR leads, Long COVID patients and policy leads

£25 to attend. Free for Long COVID patients - contact admin@som.org.uk for joining link.

2.00pm Welcome Professor Ewan Macdonald OBE, University of Glasgow

Chair: President of The Society of Occupational Medicine, Professor Anne Harriss 

2.15pm The size of the problem - why is Long COVID important?

Dr Nisreen Alwan, University of Southampton 

2.30pm What is Long COVID?

-  Dr Clare Rayner - clinical perspectives from a multidisciplinary view

-  Lesley Macniven - Long COVID support 

-  Dr David Strain - BMA

-  Dr David Putrino - Mt Sinai, Head of Rehab - A US perspective - 

3.15pm Government, NHS offer 

Alex Norris MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Public Health 

Cathy Hassel, Director of Clinical Policy, Quality and Operations, Medical Directorate, NHS England and NHS Improvement

Q&A

3.45pm Perspectives on return to work with Long COVID - 10 minutes

-  An Occupational Medicine perspective - Dr Tony Williams 

-  Rehabilitation perspectives - Dr John Etherington

-  Physiotherapy perspectives - Colette Owen

-  VR perspectives on early intervention - Deborah Edwards 

4.25pm What are the research gap and next steps?

Panel discussion with Prof Ewan Macdonald, Prof Anne Harriss, Dame Clare Gerada, Dame Carol Black.

4.45pm Close

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

Download our COVID-19 return to work guide: For recovering workers here

March 29th, 2021 2:00 PM   to   4:45 PM
Event Fee £ 25.00