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Members Day 2021 Programme

 

11:30
Registration, seating and Login 

 

12:00
AGM

Raj Mahapatra, NASS Chair, and Dr Dale Webb, NASS CEO, will run through the formal business of the AGM, including the annual report and accounts, taking any questions from members

 

12:30
The role of gut microbiome in axial SpA (AS) 

Professor Matthew Brown, Professor of Medicine, King’s College London

Director of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London NIHR Biomedical Research Centre

Professor Brown will talk about the research he is conducting into the role of gut microbiome

A question and answer session will follow the presentation

 

 13:15
 Lunch

 

13:45
NASS Update 

Dr Dale Webb,  CEO, NASS, gives a round-up of our work and what is coming up in the remainder of 2021

 

14:05
Find our voice

Liz Marshall, Head of Marketing, Communications and Fundraising at NASS explains how the communications team are working towards raising the profile of axial SpA and NASS

 

14:20
Stretch

Led by Kristi Hutton, Highly Specialist Rheumatology Physiotherapist,  Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals  NHS Trust

 

14:25
Building a Tool kit

Claire Jeffries will chair a panel of experts who will look at the different elements of managing pain, helping you to build a tool kit as you go.

 Medical management

Dr Antoni Chan, Consultant Rheumatologist and Associate Medical Director, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Stretch – neck pain

Led by Kristi Hutton, Highly Specialist Rheumatology Physiotherapist,  Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals  NHS Trust

 Managing beyond medication

Colin Beevor,  Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist for Rheumatology Services and Matron/Service Manager for Musculoskeletal Services, Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust

A chance to review tools and strategies that might help beyond medication

Stretch – shoulder pain

Led by Kristi Hutton, Highly Specialist Rheumatology Physiotherapist,  Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals  NHS Trust

Dealing with night time pain

Emily Clarke,  Physiotherapist specialised in Spondyloarthritis, will talk about different ways to help with night time pain

Stretch – wrist pain

Led by Kristi Hutton,  Highly Specialist Rheumatology Physiotherapist,  Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals  NHS Trust

Research into Pain

Rosie Barnett PhD student & Researcher, University of Bath and Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases

Rosie will discuss what Project Nightingale’s survey responses say about pain

 

15:30
Stretch & Comfort Break 

 

15:40
Panel Question & Answer Session 

Your opportunity to ask any questions about coping with pain and putting together your tool kit

 

16:10
Closing Message 

Dr Dale Webb, CEO, NASS, to deliver the closing message.