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2017 Abstract Presentations

Name Organisation/Role Abstract Title
Dr Dana Sumilo

Public Health Research Fellow

University of Birmingham

How many tonsillectomies are necessary? An eleven year retrospective cohort study of indications and eligibility for childhood tonsillectomy in UK primary care

Ms Danniella Browne*

Mr Alex Clark*

Medical Students Warwick Medical School

An audit and questionnaire exploring the impact of the NICE 2006 Guidelines for maternal postnatal consultations in primary care

Ms Hannah Connolly

Mr Gregory Bacon

Medical Students, WMS

A Clinical Audit addressing the requirement of a holiday period for patients on Bisphosphonates for more than five years

Dr Harsha Gunasekara Visiting Researcher University of Worcester

Audit on assessment and management of patients with fragility fracture in General Practice

Dr Kate Owen

Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow, WMS

GP STARS: Factors determining the career plans of GP trainees

Dr Paul Garrud

Principal Research Fellow University of Nottingham

Work experience in General Practice and Widening Access to Medicine

Mr Shahavez Kiani Medical Student Warwick, WMS

General Practitioner Lead Comissioning: What are the enablers and barriers to engagement?

Dr Carol Bryce

Research Fellow, WMS

Bridging the gap between primary and secondary care: lessons from a post CCT fellowship in urgent and acute care

Dr Joshua Leech

Foundation Yr, Royal Stoke University Hospital

An Audit of 2-Week-Wait Referrals in Paediatric Oncology at Royal Stoke University Hospital

Dr Pradeep Gunawardhana

Dr KHD Milroy

Visiting Researchers, University of Worcester

Clinical Prescribing of Cephalosporins and Quinolones at a General Practice Centre in July 2016
Dr Samuel Finnikin* Research Fellow/GP, University of Birmingham

A THIN database investigation into cardiovascular risk scoring and the prescribing of statins in UK General Practice

Dr Faraz Mughal Visiting Academic, WMS

Attitudes and behaviours towards tobacco cessation among general practice doctors: a cross-sectional study

Miss Hina Shahid Medical Student, WMS Children on a Child Protection Plan: what do we do as a practice to decrease the impact of significant parental problems on the children?

Dr Sarah Mitchell

Mr Alex Baldock

Clinical Research Fellow, WMS

Sixth Form Student, B'ham

Why I did work experience at an Undertakers

Dr Andrew Askey

GP, St John's Medical Centre, Walsall

Improving diabetes care by increasing screening for microalbuminuria

Dr Amardeep Heer* GP and Director of Research and Innovation, Lakeside Healthcare

A new model for pre-hospital urgent care management

Miss Jessica Runacres

PhD Student Birmingham City University

Understanding Social Prescribing
Dr Emma Parry

GP Researcher, Keele University


The natural history of flare-ups in knee osteoarthritis: descriptive findings from a prospective daily diary study

Dr Emma Scott

Senior Research Fellow Warwick Medical School

The effect of a very low calorie diet on glycaemic control in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus – a systematic review
Mr Jed Jerwood

Clinical Academic Researcher

Coventry University and Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust


Improving End of Life Care for People with Long Term Mental Ill Health and Terminal Illness: An Exploratory Study of the Views and Experiences of End of Life and Mental Health Care Clinicians

Dr Cat Roberts  

Clinical Lead GP Acute Primary Care


“Transition of care” for frail older adults – Bridging the gap

Miss Rebecca Appleton

Research Associate, WMS


Partnership in prostate cancer (ICARE-P): using digital technology to enable primary and specialist care integration

Miss Jaskiran Gill Medical Student, WMS Quantitative analysis of online patient feedback left on NHS Choices about practices in the Coventry and Warwickshire area

Dr Stephanie Tierney

Mr Cameron-Tosh Ozer

Miss Sophie Perry

Senior Research Fellow, WMS

Medical Student, WMS

Medical Student, WMS


Compassion in healthcare: A circular phenomenon and a shared responsibility, but where does medical education fit in?

Dr Elizabeth Moss

Dr Simon Beatty

Senior Clinical Fellows in Acute Medicine, UHCW


Nursing home admissions – can we do better?

Dr Sarah Mitchell Clinical Research Fellow, WMS  

The experience of young people in patient and public involvement (PPI) for palliative care research

Prof Jeremy Dale Miss Joelle Loew

Prof of Primary Care, WMS

Research Associate, WMS


The Care Companion Project: Putting co-production into practice working with carers, NHS, local authority and third sector stakeholders to develop a digital resource to support informal carers

Dr Veronica Nanton

Senior Research Fellow, WMS


Empowering men with prostate cancer through online holistic needs assessment and care planning. (CHAT P)

Dr Andrew Askey


GP, St John's Medical Centre, Walsall


Improving Cholesterol targets in type 2 diabetes using quality improvement methodology

Dr Irene Hernandez GPST- 1, Birmingham City Hospital  

GP lead wards: simply another home

Miss Jaidev Kaur Postgraduate Researcher, University of Birmingham Primary care interventions to reduce secondhand smoke exposure: a mixed methods systematic review and synthesis
Miss Meriel Vaal* Medical Student, WMS Symptomatic referrals to the breast unit for <30yo: what do we find in this cohort?
Dr Rachel Potter Senior Research Fellow, WMS Clinical Trial Unit Chronic Headache and Self-management Study (CHESS)
Dr Sarah Mitchell Clinical Research Fellow,WMS  

BrumYODO – a Birmingham Dying Matters Initiative

Dr Sarah Mitchell Clinical Research Fellow,WMS  

Why develop a Primary Palliative Care Research Network?

Mr Stuart Bullock Medical Student, WMS Statin use in Type 2 Diabetics: an audit in general practice
Dr Rachel Spencer

Career Progression Fellow, University of Nottingham

Information flow in General Practice: investigating the processing of discharge summaries to improve patient safety – Quantitative results

* Denotes prize winner