Overview
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Programme

This event has multiple streams you can follow on the day. You are welcome to attend any session you like. Please aware some sessions simulatenously.

  • 9:15am Registration (teas, coffees and pastries will be available)
  • 9:30am Welcome and introduction to the course, Dr Suzy Lishman, Medical Examiners Committee, The Royal College of Pathologists

Quality assurance stream

  • 9:55am Update on ME implementation
  • 10:05am Working with the Coroner
  • 10:25am Small group session 1: unnatural deaths and MCCDs 3 per group (20 minutes each)
  • 11:10am Scenario discussion
  • 12:10pm The role of the Medical Examiner Officer
  • 12:30pm Lunch and networking
  • 1:00pm Video
  • 1:10pm Small group session 2: interactions with the bereaved 3 per group (15 minutes each)
  • 1:45pm Scenario discussion
  • 2:15pm Putting the bereaved at the heart of the service
  • 3:00pm Coffee Break
  • 3:20pm Small group session 3: disagreements with colleagues and late information 3 per table (15 minutes each)
  • 3:50pm Scenario discussion
  • 4:15pm Q&A
  • 4:20pm Video 2

Research and innovation stream

  • 9:55am Update on ME implementation
  • 10:05am Working with the Coroner
  • 10:25am Small group session 1: unnatural deaths and MCCDs 3 per group (20 minutes each)
  • 11:10am Scenario discussion
  • 12:10pm The role of the Medical Examiner Officer
  • 12:30pm Lunch and networking
  • 1:00pm Video
  • 1:10pm Small group session 2: interactions with the bereaved 3 per group (15 minutes each)
  • 1:45pm Scenario discussion
  • 2:15pm Putting the bereaved at the heart of the service
  • 3:00pm Coffee Break
  • 3:20pm Small group session 3: disagreements with colleagues and late information 3 per table (15 minutes each)
  • 3:50pm Scenario discussion
  • 4:15pm Q&A
  • 4:20pm Video 2

  • 4:25pm Closing remarks - Dr Suzy Lishman

Training will finish at 4.30pm

Programme

THURSDAY 26TH NOVEMBER 2020

  • 10.00     Welcome - President, Royal College of Pathologists

Foundation Lecture Chaired by RCPath President

  • 10:05     Human Blood Groups – Past, Present & Future - Professor Martin Olsson

Evidence based transfusion practice: Chairs – Dr Shubha Allard & Professor Beverley Hunt

  • 10:25     Traumatic Haemorrhage including role of whole blood – Dr Laura Green
  • 10:45     Major Obstetric Haemorrhage – developments and future challenges – Professor Peter Collins
  • 11:05    Sickle Cell Disease and potential impact of new therapies – Dr Banu Kaya
  • 11:25   Open discussion
  • 11:35   Break

Advances in transfusion science: Chaired by Professor Cheng–Hock Toh

  • 11:50     Update on 100 000 genome project – Professor Willem Ouwehand 
  • 12:10     Use of CAR T cells – an overview – Dr James Griffin 
  • 12:30     COVID-19 convalescent plasma – what’s the evidence? – Dr Lise Estcourt
  • 12:50    Open discussion
  • 13:00    Lunch

British Blood Transfusion Society (BBTS) section: Chairs – Dr Heidi Doughty & Jenny White

  • 13:30     Young investigator talk 1 (based on best abstract submission)
  • 13:45     Young investigator talk 2 (based on best abstract submission)
  • 14:00     Evidence based patient blood management (PBM) – Professor Simon Stanworth
  • 14:20    Percy Oliver Award
  • 14:30    Break

Transfusion Safety & clinical transfusion: Chairs - Dr Jon Cort & Dr Sharran Grey

  • 14:45     Patient blood management - the good, the bad and the ugly – Wendy McSporran
  • 15:05     SHOT – achievements and challenges - Dr Shruthi Narayan
  • 15:25     Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia and advances – Dr Quentin Hill TBC
  • 15:45    Open discussion
  • 16:00    Close