Conference Programmes - all 3 days

Integrative & Personalised Medicine

Conference Programmes - all 3 days

Whole-person Health Conference - Thursday 16 June 2022

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This much needed conference will aim to highlight evidence based, clinical experience and examples of the benefits of an integrative approach to healthcare that focuses on the whole person and combines conventional medicine with safe and effective evidence-informed, lifestyle, complementary and traditional methods of treatment. 

Click Here to Register - starting at £175 with members discount code

09:00
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    Dr Elizabeth ThompsonDr Elizabeth Thompson looks forward to welcoming you to the long awaited In-Person Integrative & Personalised Medicine congress in London.  Be prepared for an inspiring, busy three days that will celebrate a better more, sustainable, hopeful approach to medicine and health that recognises that the best patient outcomes are achieved by combining a range of modalities, be that conventional, integrative, functional, lifestyle, environmental, complementary or holistic medicine.

09:10
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09:50
10:30
11:10
11:40
12:10
  1. Microbiome & Gut Health

    Session Chair:  Dr Elizabeth Thompson

    CEO and Holistic Doctor, National Centre for Integrative Medicine (NCIM), UK

    The Whittle

    Dr Victoria SampsonDr Victoria Sampson has been at the forefront of change in dentistry, by undertaking research projects in multiple fields of dentistry and taking a special interest in the relationship between the mouth and the body. This session will highlight how the mouth is a mirror to the rest of the body; how oral microbiome dysbiosis is linked to various systemic conditions; what changes the environment of the mouth and how to keep pathogens at bay.

  2. Womans Health

    Session Chair: Michael Dooley

    NHS Consultant Gynaecologist and a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, UK

    Westminster

    Dr HendersonThere has been significant advances in the treatment of menopause nad pre-menstrual issues in recent years.  Dr Anne Henderson, Consultant Gynaecologist & British Menopause Society Accredited Menopause Specialist, will highlight the benefits of a fully integrated approach that looks at the use of HRT, body-identical hormones and the use of herbal medicine and nutrition. 

12:40
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    Debbie CottonMetabolic endotoxemia is a term use to describe a process of how the multiple microbiomes can have an impact on disease triggering, mediation and progression. It is a phenomenon that can occur alongside diabetes, obesity, chronic fatigues syndromes, mental health, autoimmune conditions and other chronic inflammatory disease processes.   In this webinar, Debbie will discuss what metabolic endotoxemia is, how to look for it in stool and serum testing, and how to deal with it in clinical practice.

  2. Westminster
    Dr Sally Moorcroft

    With more than 20 years of clinical experience, Dr Sally Moorcroft will highlight her integrative approach that includes functional medicine and nutrition, medical homeopathy, herbal medicine, acupuncture and mind and body practices.

13:05
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    Jo GambleThe delicate balance between the microbiota throughout the whole body - gut, oral cavity, nasal cavity, skin and vagina are all areas that Jo Gamble will address in her role as a functional medicine practitioner, to restore health and prevent disease.  

  2. Westminster

    Dr Amy ShacalugaPolycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine , inflammatory and metabolic disorder and a major reason for female infertility around the world. In this session Dr Amy Shacaluga, Consultant Obstetrician, Gynaecologist & Lifestyle Medicine Physician, will explore the latest evidence and practical approaches in applying personalised lifestyle and integrative medicine interventions in PCOS management.

13:30
14:30
15:00
  1. Pain Management

    Session Chair:  Dr Elizabeth Thompson

    CEO and Holistic Doctor, National Centre for Integrative Medicine (NCIM), UK

    The Whittle
    Dr Deepak RavindranThere is no easy fix when it comes to chronic pain. Opioids are often the first, addictive resort and surgery rarely achieves the pain free outcome promised. Dr Deepak Ravindran, Clinical Lead in pain medicine at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, brings his 20 years of experience to offer you an effective set of techniques that will help patients to take back control and overcome their pain.
  2. Autoimmune Disease

    Session Chair: Meleni Aldridge

    Executive Coordinator, Alliance for Natural Health International

    Westminster
    Dr Nina Fuller Shavel

    Find out more about comprehensive systems-based assessment and management of autoimmune thyroid disease. This session will focus on Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and touch on the impact of the gut-immune axis in multi-system autoimmunity, including cases from Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel, an award-winning Oxbridge-trained medical doctor, scientist and educator specialising in complex multi-system cases and integrative oncology. 

15:30
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    Bobby SiraBringing 25 years of expertise in Pharmacy and Healthcare Development along with his experience of Ayurveda, Yoga Therapy, Mindfulness & Life-coaching, Bobby Sira will share his unique insight into what he calls the “intangible landscape”, where he integrates the body’s ability to respond to pain medications, in rhythm with the minds perceptions and the spirits power to direct healing.

     

  2. Westminster
    Dr Lucy WilkSince starting her medical training more than 25 years ago, Dr Lucie Wilk, has been searching for a more sustainable care model that helps liberate people from a state of chronic illness and empowers them to make postive changes.  As a Rheumatologist within the NHS & a Functional Medicine doctor, she will share her wealth of experience in autoimmune diseases, including lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and vasculitis.
15:55
16:25
16:50

Integrative Mental Health - Friday 17 June 2022

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This much needed conference will explore the evidence and impact of integrative medicine for mental health.  

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09:00
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    Welcome from the conference Chairs to this much needed conference that will explore the evidence and impact of integrative medicine for mental health.  

    Kirkland Newman

    Dr Lucy Loveday

09:10
09:15
10:15
10:45
  1. Time to visit the exhibition
11:15
  1. The Whittle

    Dr SinghThe Brain-Gut Connection shows how gut health starts in the brain and delves into the connection between the brain / mind, the gut microbiota and this bidirectional relationship. 

11:45
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    Dr Richard FryUnderstanding the signs and symptoms associated with neurotransmitters and what you can do to address them. Dr Richard Fry is a Consultant Child and Family Psychiatrist who understands the role of neurotransmitters and the role of nutrition and food to support illness and wellbeing.

     

12:10
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    Dr Rachel GowHighlighting the crucial link between nutrition and ADHD and brain health. Dr Rachel Gow, Ph.D is a Neuropsychologist and registered nutritionist specialising in child and adult mental health with specific expertise in ADHD, Autism and depression. She is also author of Smart Foods for ADHD and Brain Health.

     

12:40
13:40
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    Dr Roberta MurphyPsilocybin, the active compound in magic mushrooms, may be at least as effective as a leading antidepressant medication in a therapeutic setting.  Dr Roberta Murphy, a psychiatrist and was involved as a study doctor and guide on a research trial investigating the use of Psilocybin for moderate to severe depression, PSILODEP 2 at the Centre for Psychedelic Research at Imperial College London. In her presentation she will discuss her experiences on this trial and also her recent publication on the role of the therapeutic alliance in psychedelic therapy, emphasising the complexity of healing and the importance of relationships and care in the process. 

14:10
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    Dani GordonIncreasing evidence suggests an essential role of the endocannabinoid system in modulating cognitive abilities, mood, stress, and sleep.' Dr Dani Gordon is a double board-certified medical doctor, integrative medicine physician and expert in CBD, cannabis medicine, brain wellness & stress resilience and author of the CBD Bible.

     

14:35
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    Jenny GoodmanAs a medical doctor with a special interest in environmental medicine and author of “Staying Alive in Toxic Times: A Seasonal Guide to Lifelong Health”, Dr Jenny Goodman is well positioned to highlight the role that environmental toxins play in mental health problems.

15:05
  1. Time to visit the exhibition
15:35
16:10
  1. As a psychiatrist Federico is experienced in integrating acupuncture into orthodox psychiatric care. He will look at the role of acupuncture in the treatment of mental health conditions, including its use in anxiety and depression, mood disorders, and in schizophrenia and other severe conditions. Federico will also cover the treatment of addictions with acupuncture.

    Dr Campos

16:30
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    Abbi LulseggedLiving with an endocrine disorder means dealing with physical issues as well as possible cognitive and mental health issues. Dr Abbi Lulsegged is an experienced Endocrinologist and Consultant Physician with an interest in psychiatric disorders who provides a holistic approach to care that looks at getting to the root cause of why a patient is unwell.
16:55

Food on Prescription - Saturday 18 June 2022

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We are delighted to host the College of Medicine's fourth annual food conference under the umbrella of the Integrative & Personalised Medicine Congress.

Click Here to Register - starting at £175 with members discount code

09:00
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    Welcome from the Co-Chairs Dr Rupy Aujla, NHS GP and Founder of ‘The Doctor’s Kitchen’ and Dr Catherine Zollman, GP & Medical Director of Penny Brohn UK cancer charity.  This is the Fourth College of Medicine annual food conference. Healthy Food: For Everyone, is a key chapter in the College manifesto and part of The College of Medicine's vision for a better healthcare in the next decade, which underlines the importance of good nutrition at both a local and national level.  

    Dr Rupy Dr Zollman

09:10
09:15
09:40
10:25
11:05
  1. Time to visit the exhibition
11:35
12:05
12:35
13:35
14:15
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    Harriet100x100When it comes to fertility, healthy eating can affect reproduction health.  More than just folic acid, learn about key vitamins and nutrients that need to be in the diet for both men and woman looking to get pregnant.

14:35
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    drindra100x100 Dr Indra Barathan will highlight the importance of getting to the root cause of digestive issues and how nutrition plays an important part. Find out what to look for and what to recommend for your patients.  
14:55
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    sarahdavies100x100Having experience autoimmune diseases first-hand, Dr Sarah Davies is passionate about help helping her patients to make the simple and life-changing interventions that have helped her to live a pain-free, healthy and active life.

15:15
15:40
  1. An opportunity to visit the Exhibition hall
16:05
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    Marie Polley

    This presentation will explain what social prescribing is and how social prescribing link workers are being trained to support a range of food related issues that their clients are reporting. These issues include the need to manage excess weight and improve their lifestyle, issues with malnutrition and starvation from poverty. You will hear what a short CPD on supporting food-related issues is covering and how Chloe, a social prescribing link worker has benefitted from this course.

16:25
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    Ben BrownWith immune health at the forefront of everyone's minds, nutrition plays a key role. Learn about the vitamins and minerals that play a key role in supporting immune health as well as the deficiencies that can lead to a weakened immune system and greater susceptibility to infection.  Ben Brown is a science writer and speaker. He teaches nutritional medicine, speaks internationally, and contributes regularly to magazines and scientific journals. Ben also works in the research and development of herbs and natural supplements. He is author of The Digestive Health Solution.

16:50

 

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Organised in partnership with The College of Medicine and in collaboration with The National Centre for Integrative Medicine:

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With thanks to our gold sponsor:

 

   Weleda

 

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