Conference October 2010

Conference Programme, Friday, 1st October 2010

‘Addressing Health Inequalities in Breast Cancer Screening- A Partnership Approach’

 Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Education and Research Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester

 Programme (click here to download)

9.00                   Registration and Coffee

9.20                   Welcome to the Conference – Felicity Goodey CBE                                                                5min

9.25 Opening Remarks- Paul Goggins MP                                                                                           5min

9.30 Introduction to the Programme for the day – Anil Jain                                                           5min

9.35 Short video presentation- Julian Hartley


FIRST SESSION:                     Chairs: James Nazroo and Shahnaz Ali


9.40 Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention Appeal Perspective – Lester Barr              5min

9.45 Situation in the North West – Elaine Whitby (download powerpoint)                                                                             10min

10.00 Research work undertaken at the Nightingale Centre so far – Necla Acik-Toprak, Anil Jain and James Nazroo                                                                    15min

10.20 Community Health Educator Model – Lai Fong Chiu      (download powerpoint)                                      15min


Tea/Coffee, Posters and stall viewing & networking:                      10.40-11.10                                                                  All


SECOND SESSION:                Chairs: Rajan Madhok and Ashu Gandhi


11.20                         Inequality in Ethnic Minority Participation in NIHR Trial- Paula Stavrinos                       8min

11.10 A South Asian Breast Cancer Patient Perspective – Nabila Farooq                                    8min

11.30 Work undertaken in Bristol – Suma Chakrabarthi        (download powerpoint)                                          10min

11.45 Pictorial Leaflets and work undertaken in Midlands – Rosemary Isaacs     (download powerpoint)                     10min

12.00 North West SHA Strategic Perspective – Shelagh Garnett (download powerpoint)                                                   15min

12.20 Short Video Presentation- Ruth Hussey


GRAND ROUND:                    Chair: Anil Jain

12.30 Health Inequalities in Breast Screening: How big is the problem Nationally

& what are the key concerns? – Ala Szczepura        (download powerpoint)                                                           20min


Lunch, Posters & stall viewing and networking:                                 1-2pm                                                                             All


Friday 1ST October 2010- Afternoon Programme

‘Improving Breast Screening Uptake by South Asian Women’


Venue: Lecture Theatre, Nightingale Centre & Genesis Prevention Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester M23 9LT

LUNCH                                                                                                                                                                                                          1.00pm

Welcome                   2.00pm

Introduction to afternoon ‘Workshops’Lester Barr                                                                                           2.05pm

A personal story – Nabila Farooq                                                                                                                               2.10pm

Influence of life style on Breast Cancer Risk in SA Women in the UK- Michelle Harvie                   2.15pm

Workshop Session (download powerpoint):                                                                                                                                                 2.30pm                                                         You will be asked to consider 2 questions:-

  • Can you identify barriers to breast cancer screening amongst ethnic minorities?
  • Can you suggest solutions to improve breast awareness and uptake of screening amongst ethnic minorities?

Tea/Coffee:                                                                                                    3.30pm                                                                           All            


Chairs:                      Shahnaz Ali, Shelagh Garnett, Chris Gillespie                                                        (TBC)


Feedback                                     3.45pm

Q/A, Summary and Conclusions                                                                                           4.30pm

Next Steps, Thanks and Evaluation – Anil Jain




Dr Necla Acik-Toprak                               Research Associate, Cathy Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research

University of Manchester


Shahnaz Ali                                                 Associate Director for Equality, Diversity and Human Rights, NHS North West


Mr Lester Barr                                            Consultant Surgeon and Chairman, Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention Appeal

The Nightingale Centre and Genesis Prevention Centre


Dr Suma Chakrabarthi                             Consultant Radiologist, Avon Breast Screening Service, Bristol


Dr Lai Fong Chiu                                         Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Health Sciences,     University of Leeds


Mrs Nabila Farooq                                    South Asian Patient


Mr Ashu Gandhi                                        Consultant Surgeon, The Nightingale Centre and Genesis Prevention Centre


Dr Shelagh Garnett                                   North West Screening and Quality Assurance Lead, North West SHA


Dr Chris Gillespie                                        Consultant Psychologist, Royal Derby Hospital


Paul Goggins MP                                       Member of Parliament for Wythenshawe and Sale East


Felicity Goodey, CBE                                Chair, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust


Julian Hartley                                              CEO, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust


Dr Michelle Harvie                                    Research Dietician, The Nightingale Centre and Genesis Prevention Centre


Dr Ruth Hussey, OBE                               Regional Director of Public Health/ Medical Director, DH North West/ NHS North West


Rosemary Isaacs                                       Breast Screening Radiographer and Health Promotion Specialist, Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals


Prof Anil Jain                                               Consultant Radiologist and Honorary Professor, The Nightingale Centre and Genesis Prevention Centre


Prof Rajan Madhok                                  Medical Director, Manchester PCT


Prof James Nazroo                                    Chair in Sociology and Director, Cathy Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research

University of Manchester


Paula Stavrinos                                          Co-ordinator PROCAS Trial, The Nightingale Centre and Genesis Prevention Centre


Prof Ala Szezpura                                      Professor of Health Services Research, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick

Elaine Whitby                                             Associate Director: Greater Manchester Screening Programme, GM Public Health Network Association of GM PCTs




The Royal College of Radiologists has awarded 4 Category I CPD/ CME Credits for attending the Conference

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