Program Details

DAY 1: 27th Nov
Session 1 Chairs
Phil Bryson
UKDMC
Mark Turner
UKDMC
Session 2 Chairs
Mark Glover
Organisation
Katharine Robinson
Organisation
Session 3 Chairs
Matt Waterman
UKDMC
David Wilmot
UKDMC
Session 4 Chairs
Chris Edge
UKDMC
Peter Wilmshurst
UKDMC
Time Talk Title Speaker Duration
8:30Welcome coffee and Registration00:30:00
09:00 Introduction to conference Mark Turner UKDMC and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust 00:15:00
09:15 Smoking and Other Pulmonary Risk Factors in Diving Peter Wilmshurst UKDMC and University Hospitals of North Midlands 00:30:00
09:45 Exercise demands of diving Gavin Anthony Independent Consultant for Diving and Life Support 00:45:00
10:30 Questions 00:15:00
10:45Coffee00:30:00
11:15 Do we need cardiovascular screening for divers? Mark Turner, UKDMC and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust 00:45:00
12:00 Rebreathers - function and testing Gavin Anthony Independent Consultant for Diving and Life Support 00:45:00
12:45Lunch01:00:00
13:45 Update from HSE Chief Inspector of Diving Judith Tetlow UK Health and Safety Executive 00:30:00
14:15 Update from HSE Principal Medical Adviser Steve Forman UK Health and Safety Executive 00:30:00
14:45 Question and Panel & Audience Discussion Panel to join speakers on stage to lead discussion. Judith Tetlow, Steve Forman, Phil Bryson 00:30:00
15:15Coffee00:30:00
15:45 New Procedures for Diver Fitness Certification (including Enhanced Diving Medicals) Phil Bryson UKDMC and Medical Director of Diving Services, ISOS / Iqarus Joint venture 00:45:00
16:30 Case Discussion Supported by Multidisciplinary Panel Panel to join speakers on stage to lead discussion. Peter Wilmshurst, Chris Edge, Mark Turner, Roger Beer, Phil Bryson 00:45:00
17:15 Committee Q&A UKDMC Committee 00:30:00
DAY 2: 28th Nov
AM Chairs
Dr Mark Turner. Chair UKDMC
Consultant Cardiologist Bristol
Dr Ananth Ananthasayanam. Hull Hyperbaric Unit
Consultant Anaesthetist & Intensivist
PM Chairs
Pieter Bothma. Chair BHA
Consultant Anaesthetist & Intensivist
Bruce Mathew. Medical Director Hull Hyperbaric Unit
Consultant Neuro Surgeon
Time Talk Title Speaker Duration
8:30Welcome coffee and Registration00:30:00
9:00 Decompressions: it’s a Gas. Biochemical Decompression from ultra deep Hydrogen Diving. Dr. Susan Kayar Formerly of the Naval Medical Research Institute Bethesda Maryland USA 0:50:00
9:50 Deep Trimix Diving. The Physiological Challenge to the Diver Dr Vincent Hong Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine. Hull University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust 0:20:00
10:10 Questions & Panel & Audience Discussion Questions Discussion 0:20:00
10:30Coffee00:30:00
11:00 Case History. Neurological DCI in sport diver Advice on return to diving Advice on return to diving Mr Bruce Matthew Medical Director Hull Hyperbaric Unit. UK 0:20:00
11:20 Neuro Imaging Patient to Picture Correlation where is the evidence ? Dr Paul Maliakal Consultant Radiologist. Specialisation Interventional Neuroradiology Hull University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust 0:15:00
11:35 The future and Diving for a Cancer Survivor Dr Mohan Hingorani Consultant Oncologist at St James University Hospital Leeds 0:25:00
12:00 Questions & Panel & Audience Discussion Panel to join speakers on stage to lead discussion. Dr James Francis, 0:30:00
12:30Lunch01:00:00
13:30 Management of Spontaneous Pneumothorax Mr Vasileios Tentzeris Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Hull University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust 0:25:00
13:55 Modern assessment of pulmonary function in divers cannot rely on old reference values Dr Wingelaar TT Department of Anaesthesiology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands 0:25:00
14:20 Recreational scuba diving in patients with congenital heart disease: Time for new guidelines. Dr JM Schleich Rennes University Health Centre, Cardiology and Vascular Diseases Division, Rennes, France; 0:25:00
14:45 Global review of medical screening standards for occupational scientific and archaeological diving Dr Martin DJ Sayer 0:20:00
15:05 Question and Panel & Audience Discussion Panel to join speakers on stage to lead discussion. Dr Chris Edge. Dr Mark Turner. Dr Ananth Ananthasayanam 0:35:00
15:40Joint Meeting Closing Remarks 0:10:00
15:50BHA Business Meeting 01:00:00
16:50BHA Meeting Close