April 2015 symposium

Symposium on Stigmas and Taboos in Breast Cancer Care

Friday 17th April 2015, The Nightingale Centre and Genesis Prevention Centre

Programme (download)

1.00 pm         Tea, coffee and light refreshments, meet/greet and networking

1.45 pm         Welcome and Introduction: Dr Atilla Vegh, CEO UHSM

1.55 pm       Stakeholder’s Perspective: Dr Kailash Chand OBE, Chair Healthwatch Tameside

2.00 pm       Patients/Carers Presentation

2.20 pm       Theme 1: Breast Cancer Awareness; Prevention & Early Detection


Introduction by Dr Abdul Razzaq, Chair of North West Director of Public Health followed by group work (download presentation)

2.50 pm         Feedback and discussion

3.00 pm       Theme 2: Arranging appointment with GP/ attending for breast screening

Introduction by Dr Anneela Saleem, GP/ Dr Amir Hannan GP followed by group work

3.30 pm       Feedback and discussion

3.40 pm         Theme 3: Attendance at Breast clinic/ mammography/ breast assessment

Introduction by Professor Anil Jain, Consultant Radiologist / Shaheeda Shaikh, Senior Mammographer followed by group work

4.10 pm       Feedback and discussion

  1. 20 pm Theme 4: Treatment of Breast cancer/ survivorship/ recurrence

Introduction by Mr Lester Barr, Consultant Breast Surgeon followed by group work

4.50 pm         Feedback and discussion

5.00 pm         Evaluation; Vote of Thanks:      Anil Jain & Lester Barr

Eligible for 3 Category 1 RCR CPD Credits

In partnership with: University Hospital of South Manchester, Genesis Prevention Centre, University of Manchester