We attend endocrinology conferences whenever possible to raise awareness about hypoparathyroidism and the work we do to support patients. We meet doctors and others interested in working with us to bring about new research.
Programme of attendances 2015
November 2nd - 4th Edinburgh: Society for Endocrinology BES 2015
The first BES to be held in Edinburgh so our Scottish crew, Mandy Mainland, Gillian Adams and Erika Glenday, were out in force. Here are are Erika and Gillian with Christine Kirk our new organiser from Hull. As there was a real focus on hypopara for the first time, this was a very good and busy conference for us.
October 7th-9th Henley: British Association of Endocrine & Thyroid Surgeons annual conference
We were invited for the first time to the endocrine surgeon's annual meeting. There was much interest in our stand, requests for information and news of exciting research. Liz & Bill Genister attended
May 16 -20th Dublin: European Congress of Endocrinology
Here is Blaithin O'Donnell, our Ireland co-ordinator with Ray Finlay, our Science Advisor. This is our first meeting in Ireland where we are opening a new branch.
And Blaithin again, with Conor McCallion, volunteer, and Dr Winer.
May 7-9th Florence: First International Hypoparathyroidism Conference
World leaders in hypopara met to discuss challenges that health care providers face as well as to recommend a blueprint for future research. A set of guidelines is being developed from this conference. Prof Raj Thakker was a speaker and Prof Bill Fraser attended.
Liz with Prof Bill Fraser(UK), James Sanders (USA), Helen Dahl Hansen (Norway), Halla Gudrunardottir, Silja Bjorg & Gudrun Ruth Viddarsdottir (Iceland).
March 16 -18th Birmingham: Clinical Update & Endocrine Nurses
Feb 26th London : National Clinical Cases