2017 Annual Conference

ON LINE REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN DECEMBER 2016
 

2015 Delegate comments

“A fantastic opportunity to network with other healthcare professionals”

“A consistent delivery of high value educational content for clinicians involved in lipid management”

“You get the most up-to-date evidence and research on lipids management from both a scientific and clinical perspective”

“With the roll out of FH cascade genetic testing in particular this is a really good forum for meeting people who have similar interests and issues”

“Its the only conference that has attendees that are specialist in all areas of hyperlipidaemia”

“Good practical conference and good opportunity for discussion with colleagues”

Conference Office

For any questions relating to the Annual Conference, please contact the conference office below:

Natasha Dougall

Wheldon Events & Conferences
93 Watling Street
, Bridgtown
,
Cannock
, Staffordshire WS11 0BG

T: +44 (0) 1543 503 322
F: +44 (0) 1543 466 890

E: wheldonevents@btconnect.com

Programme Summary

Read more details on the programme by clicking on the links below.
 

  Morning Mid morning Midday Afternoon Evening
Wed
Paediatrics and Hyperlipidaemia Education study day
    Committee Meetings



 

Symposia Session 1

Symposia Session 2

Welcome Drinks and Buffet Reception

Opening Address

Thurs Medical & Scientific Programme

Healthcare Programme

Clinical Lipidology Live!

redlaces Walk 

Myant Lecture

Attended poster session

HEART UK AGM

Conference Dinner and ceilidh
Fri Medical & Scientific Programme

Healthcare Programme
Oral abstract Sessions

 
Presentation of Abstract Prizes

Closing Debate
 


Opening address 2016 : Wednesday 6 September : 19:30 hrs

Dr Alan Rees
Medical Director, HEART UK
 

Myant Lecturer 2016: Thursday 7 September : 17:15-18:15 hrs
Understanding the cardinal role of LDL in atherosclerosis – a decade’s long journey for the lipidology community
Professor Chris PACKARD
Glasgow, UK

View the latest programme

SESSIONS:

Learning from the past

  • An historical overview and scene setting
  • The WOSCOP Study / Academics or clinical trials – a historical perspective
  • The evolution of primary care – a GP’s view
  • The evolution of primary care – a patients view


The here and now

  • Genetics / Latest technology
  • PCSK9
  • Apheresis
  • ​Systematic approach to identifying FH in primary care
  • Fat or sugar v cholesterol lowering and diet
  • Public health perspective on tackling obesity


Looking to the future

  • Therapeutics – what does the future hold?
  • Paediatrics
  • 100,000 genome project
  • Empowering patients from a pharmacy perspective 
  • The future of health checks


Interactive sessions:

  • Clinical Lipidology Live!
  • Closing interactive debate

 

Statement:
The conference is sponsored by various organisations.  These organisations have had no input into the development of the programme for the study day, Medical & Scientific and Healthcare programme’s, or influenced the choice of speakers. But excluding the sponsored symposia sessions where the programme is developed and speakers identified by the sponsor.
A full sponsors list can be found:

https://heartuk.org.uk/news-and-events/meetings-conferences/heart_uk_annual_conference/sponsors

HUK Conference: Directions

Edinburgh Conference Centre
Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS

Conference Office

For any questions relating to the Annual Conference, please contact the conference office below:

Natasha Dougall

Wheldon Events & Conferences
93 Watling Street
, Bridgtown
,
Cannock
, Staffordshire WS11 0BG

T: +44 (0) 1543 503 322
F: +44 (0) 1543 466 890

E: wheldonevents@btconnect.com

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