Source: Eventbrite Date: August 2018 URL: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mana...ediatric-first-do-no-harm-tickets-46131336068 Management of ME/CFS: Adult & Paediatric - 'First Do No Harm.' ---------------------------------------------------------- Mon 17 September 2018, 18:00 - 21:30 BST Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3ST, United Kingdom Management of ME/CFS: Adult & Paediatric- 'First Do No Harm.' has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 3 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s. We are delighted to announce, Dr. Michael McBride, Chief Medical Officer for Northern Ireland will open this event. A new era for Northern Ireland, as recruitment for a new ME-CFS Clinical Lead (Consultant) gets underway in April 2018 This timely workshop is designed for all NHS healthcare providers, decision makers, university lecturers, medical students, teaching staff and benefits agency representatives, to coincide with the establishment of new NHS services for ME/CFS patients. World leading clinicians and researchers in this field, from Stanford University, ME/CFS Initiative and John Hopkins Children's Center, will provide a better understanding towards accurate diagnosis, management and treatment of the disease. NICE Guidelines for ME/CFS is now under review, due to global scientific breakthroughs and reports of the ineffectiveness and harms caused by current recommendations of graded exercise therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy, the review report will not be published until October 2020. During this transition period, this unmissable event will provide all primary care staff with a greater knowledge on how best to serve and protect this large patient population in Northern Ireland. (...) 6.00pm Registration and finger buffet 6.55pm -7.00pm WELCOME from Robbie Bulter 7.05pm - 7.10pm Hope 4 ME & Fibro Northern Ireland 7.10pm - 7.20pm Dr. Michael McBride, Chief Medical Officer for Northern Ireland 7.20pm - 7.30pm Louise Skelly, Head of Operations Patient & Client Council for Northern Ireland 'The Importance of The Patient Voice' 7.30pm - 7.50pm Dr. W.R.C. Weir. NHS Infectious Disease Consultant with a special interest in M.E. and fibromyalgia. 'The Diagnostic Dilemma' 7.50pm - 8.50pm Keynote speaker: Jose Montoya MD Stanford University, 'Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: An Unfolding Story of Scientific Discoveries and Future Targeted Treatment' 8.50pm - 9.20pm Natalie Boulton, Producer of the award winning educational documentary 'Voices from the Shadows' premier screening Part 1. ME/CFS: Children & Young People - Diagnosis, Symptoms and Controversies Part 2. ME/CFS: Children & Young People - Management Featuring Dr. Peter Rowe MD and Dr. Nigel Speight, 9.20pm - 9.30pm A Public Health Agency speaker 9.30pm - 10.00pm Question and Answer session will be facilitated. Please contact the charity for further details and prices: firstname.lastname@example.org Hope 4 ME & Fibro Northern Ireland Organiser of Management of ME/CFS: Adult & Paediatric - 'First Do No Harm.'