Primary Care 201125-26th May, NEC, Birmingham

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Article publication date: 13 September 2011



(2011), "Primary Care 201125-26th May, NEC, Birmingham", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 41 No. 5.



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Primary Care 201125-26th May, NEC, Birmingham

Article Type: Conference reports From: Nutrition & Food Science, Volume 41, Issue 5

This is a leading event for anyone involved in primary care and caters for dietitians, nurses, physiotherapists, GPs, practice managers, speech therapists and podiatrists.

There is a wealth of speakers who offer practical guidance on all aspects of care. These included:

  • Specialist GP programme.

  • Commissioning.

  • Management.

  • Mother and baby.

  • Child health.

  • Obesity.

  • Care of older people.

  • Nutrition.

Presentations were practical and provided up to date information plus opportunity for questions and discussion.

There is also a large exhibition with various organisations showcasing products and services from those provided by:

  • Self help groups such as the MS Society.

  • Universities such as Chester who now run and MSc in Diabetes management.

  • Professional organisations such as the British Dietetic Association.

  • National bodies such as NICE.

  • Numerous organisations showing their products such as supplements, baby milks and gluten free products.

This event provides an excellent update and is well worth looking out for in 2012 and also it is free to attend.

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