MCA Symposium on 'Risky Drinking'


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9.45-10.10         Registration & Refreshments, Exhibitor Stands (Reception Hall)

10.10-10.15       Welcome (Nuffield Hall), Dr Iain Smith, Chair (morning session)

10.15-10.40       Drinking guidelines, risk and public awareness, Mr Colin Angus, Sheffield Alcohol Research Group, University of Sheffield

10.40-11.05       How alcohol damages the blueprint of life, Professor Ketan Patel, Programme Leader at the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Fellow of Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge

11.05-11.15       Q&A

11.15-12.00        Mid-Morning Refreshment Break and visit Exhibitor Stands (Reception Hall)  

Events during Mid-Morning break:

  • Nuffield Hall: 11.30-12.00 MCA AGM & Prize-giving *MCA members only

12.00-13.00       Max Glatt Memorial Lecture (Nuffield Hall):

Through a glass darkly: Treating doctors with alcohol and drug problems, Dr Jane Marshall, Consultant Psychiatrist in the Addictions, South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

13.00-14.10       Lunch (Reception Hall)

Events during lunch:

  • Conference Room: 13.40-14.10 MCA Regional Advisors Meeting                               

14.10-14.15       Welcome (Nuffield Hall), Dr Peter Rice, Chair (afternoon session)

14.15-14.40       Ongoing work of the Lancet Commission, Professor Roger Williams, Director of the Institute of Hepatology, London

14.40-15.05       Alcohol treatment as prevention: the value of specialist alcohol treatment in the overall public health response, Professor Colin Drummond, Professor of Addiction Psychiatry, King’s College London

15.05-15.30       Public Health: Evidence and opportunities, Mr Clive Henn, (PHE CQUIN Programme) Senior Alcohol Advisor, Public Health England

15.30-15.40       Q&A 

15.40-16.00       Close and Tea & Coffee - last chance to see exhibitors (Reception Hall)


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