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Free webinar to discuss how COVID-19 has changed service delivery

By Editor
26th May 2020
Coronavirus, Good practice

A free webinar for healthcare professionals will discuss how the UK has adapted to new forms of service delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic and how this may help improve future care.

Entitled ‘Cross-specialty service delivery – lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic‘, the online workshop will take place on Tuesday, June 2 at 6pm.

A panel of experts have been invited to participate and the session will be moderated by Professor Philip Kalra, a Consultant Nephrologist at Salford Royal NHS Hospital Trust, and Professor of Renal Medicine at the University of Manchester.

Novo Nordisk has provided sponsorship to the BJC and Medinews (Cardiology) Limited to support the costs of running the Webinar and its publication. Novo Nordisk has had no input into the Webinar content or the selection of speakers.

Professor Simon Ray, Consultant Cardiologist at the University Hospitals of South Manchester and President of the British Cardiovascular Society will discuss whether lessons from service delivery during COVID-19 will help improve long-term care and Dr Barbara McGowan, Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, will look at what the headline messages are for diabetes practice during this time.

Dr Lara Mitchell, a Consultant in Medicine for the Elderly at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, and Chair of the British Geriatrics Society Cardiovascular Special Interest Group will discuss what implications COVID-19 has for elderly care and Professor Indranil Dasgupta, Consultant Nephrologist at the Renal Unit Heartlands Hospital,Honorary Secretary of the Renal Association UK and co-lead for ABCD Renal Association Committee will talk about what the implications for the cardiorenal patient is.

There will also be a discussion afterwards and a chance to ask questions. Registration is required beforehand.

To register for the webinar, click here.

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