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Desmopressin patient safety alert

Posted by Safwaan Adam on 16 March, 2016

Please note patient safety alert released by NHS England with regards to the importance of desmopressin in patients suffering with cranial diabetes insipidus (file attached).

NHSPSAW2016001 desmopression risk of omission

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Study busts myth of “metabolically healthy” obesity

Posted by Safwaan Adam on 13 December, 2013

This review shows that even in the absence of metabolic complications, obese people are at risk of long-term adverse outcomes.

Published in BMJ 2013;347:f7324 

 

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Diabetes on the rise

Posted by Akheel Syed on 25 October, 2010

The number of people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK has increased by more than 150,000 to 2.8 million in the past year, warns Diabetes UK.

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North West Endocrine Society meeting

Posted by Angela Paisley on 23 February, 2010

NWES: FRIDAY 14TH MAY 2010, Humphrey Booth Lecture Theatre 1 & 2, Level 1, Mayo Building, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD

12:30 – 13:30 BUFFET LUNCH
13:30 – 14:00 Endocrine hypertension Dr Philip Lewis
14:00 – 14:30 Biochemical investigation of adrenal lumps Mr John Kane
14:30 – 15:00 Surgical aspects of adrenal lumps Miss Helen Doran
15:00 – 15:30 COFFEE AND POSTERS
15:30 – 16:15

Interactive case-based/research presentations

3 abstracts will be selected for oral presentation

Chair: Dr Adam Robinson
Panel members: Miss Alison  Waghorn, Others TBC
16:15 – 17:00 Service delivery and regional MDTs TBC
17:00 – 17:15 Prizes and close of meeting

Confirm attendance by email: Dr Kalpana Kaushal.

SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS: Delegates are asked to submit abstracts electronically (maximum 300 words, excluding title, authors and institutions) to Dr Adam Robinson. Abstracts may describe clinical endocrinology cases, particularly where there were diagnostic or management issues lending themselves to discussion during the meeting, or basic science or clinical research. We are happy to receive abstracts that have been submitted to other meetings. Delegates should indicate at the bottom of the abstract whether they wish their submission to be considered for poster only, oral presentation only, or both. Prizes will be awarded for the best oral presentation and the 2 best posters. The deadline for abstract submission is 5pm on Friday April 16th 2010.

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Northwest endocrine society meeting: 15 May 2009

Posted by Akheel Syed on 17 March, 2009

Dear colleagues

Just to remind you that the North West Endocrine Society meeting is taking place on 15th May 2009. We would encourage you to attend and also to submit abstracts. A flyer is enclosed giving details of the meeting. Please email abstracts to Mr Kanna Gnanalingham and confirmation of attendance to Dr Kalpana Kaushal (see flyer).

Also attached are a registration form for the meeting and a membership form for those who wish to become members of the NWES. Please complete these and hand them in at the meeting.

Sent on behalf of the NWES

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THE NORTHWEST ENDOCRINE SOCIETY

Announces its next meeting on

FRIDAY 15TH MAY 2009

VENUE: Aspen and Anton Suites, Chill Factore, 7 Trafford Way, Urmston, Manchester, M41 7JA

FINAL PROGRAM

TIME

TOPIC SPEAKER
12:30 – 13:15

BUFFET LUNCH
13:15 – 15:00

OBESITY SYMPOSIUM Chair:  John Wilding
13:15

Adipose tissue and insulin resistance: Basic science for the clinician Paul Trayhurn
13:40

Medical management of obesity John Wilding
14:05

Surgical management of obesity Basil Ammori
14:30

Medical management of patients following bariatric surgery Sumer Aditya
15:00 – 15:30

COFFEE BREAK
15:30 – 16:30

INTERACTIVE CASE/RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS Chair: Stephen Shalet
Three cases will be selected for presentation
Panel Members:Julian Davis, Helen Doran, Ian MacFarlane, Kanna Gnanalingham
16:30 – 16.45 A whimsical history of endocrinology Stephen Shalet
16:45 – 17:00 Prizes and close of meeting

  • Submission of abstracts:
  • Delegates are asked to submit abstracts electronically (maximum 300 words,excluding title, authors and institutions) to Mr Kanna Gnanalingham. Abstracts may describe clinical endocrinology cases, particularly where there were diagnostic or management issues lending themselves to discussion during the meeting, or basic science or clinical research. We are happy to receive abstracts that have been submitted to other meetings. Delegates should indicate at the bottom of the abstract whether they wish their submission to be considered for poster only, oral presentation only, or both. Prizes will be awarded for the best oral presentation and the 2 best posters. The deadline for abstract submission is 5pm on Tuesday 14th April 2009.

    CONFIRMATION OF ATTENDANCE: If you would like to attend the meeting please email confirmation of attendance to Dr Kalpana Kaushal. Please indicate in the email whether or not you require lunch, and if so, whether you have any specific dietary requirements. The deadline for confirming attendance is 5pm on Friday May 1st 2009.

    We look forward to seeing you at the meeting

    NWES Committee

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    Northwest Endocrine Society

    Registration form for meeting on 15th May 2009

    All delegates must complete this form and hand it in on the day of the meeting along with payment as appropriate

    Full name
    Job title
    Place of work
    Contact telephone number
    Preferred email address
    Lunch required Yes/No (delete as appropriate)

    Registration fee

    Attendance at this meeting is free for delegates who are NWES members (including those who have handed in a completed membership form and annual membership fee of £20) and also for those on an annual salary < £40 000

    All other delegates must pay a registration fee of £10 for attendance (Payable by cheque to the North West Endocrine Society on the day of the meeting)

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    Northwest Endocrine Society

    Membership application form

    Full name including title
    Job title
    Contact address
    Contact telephone number
    Preferred email address
    Annual income > £40 000 YES/NO (delete as appropriate)

    NWES Membership fees
    Membership fees have been based on annual income:
    Annual income < £40 000 – membership of NWES is free
    Annual income > £40 000 – annual membership fee £20

    Those who wish to attend the meeting but do not wish to become members of the NWES must pay a registration fee of £10 for attendance. This only applies to delegates with an annual income > £40 000. This fee is payable by cheque on the day of the meeting.
    Membership forms can be handed in at the NWES meeting on 15th May. Payments can be made by cheque (made payable to the North West Endocrine Society) or by standing order (attached). The completed standing order authority should be returned to your bank/building society.
    If you have already completed a membership form and standing order authority in 2008 you do not need to do this again.

    NWES Committee
    Dr Tara Kearney (Chair) Miss Helen Doran
    Dr Adam Robinson (Secretary) Mr Kanna Gnanalingham
    Dr Annice Mukherjee (Treasurer) Dr Kalpana Kaushal
    Mr Iain Anderson Sister Shashana Shalet
    Dr Dan Cuthbertson Dr Andrew Whatmore


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