"MSK across multi-disciplinary First Contact care"
11th and 12th November
PCRMM Webinar - Pain Mechanisms and Treatment Choices in Hypermobility Disorders
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27th September 2022, 7 - 8.30
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PCRMM Webinar - Diagnosing and Management of Ankle and Foot Problems

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PCRMM Webinar:
All about PMR

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PCRMM Webinar - Defining and Advancing Capabilities in the Assessment and Treatment of Pain and Fatigue in Inflammatory MSK Conditions
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PCRMM Webinar - Lower Back Pain and Sciatica

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Who’s who

Lucy Douglas

Dr. Lucy Douglas MBChB BSc Hons MCRP MSc MSK Ultrasound JCPTGP DCH DTM&H is President of the PCRMM and a Trustee of the Society.
She is a salaried GP and GP Locum in Huddersfield and a musculoskeletal specialist doctor in Huddersfield and East Lancashire. In her spare time she is a keen tennis player and enjoys cycling in the Yorkshire countryside.

Philip Conaghan

Professor Philip Conaghan MBBS PhD FRACP FRCP is the Chair of Trustees at PCRMM. He is Director of the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine (a EULAR Centre of Excellence) and Professor of Musculoskeletal Medicine at the University of Leeds.
He is a Rheumatologist and Deputy Director of the NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre for the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, and is a NIHR Senior Investigator Emeritus.
His research spans early translational studies through large late-phase clinical trials, with major interests in understanding pathogenesis and developing effective therapies for common arthritis and joint problems. He is an executive member of the international outcomes group OMERACT, also serves on the executive of the European arthritis charity FOREUM.
He has previously chaired NICE osteoarthritis clinical guidance. He is on a number of editorial boards, is co-editor of the most recent Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology and has authored/co-authored over 550 publications as original research, reviews and book chapters.

Arthur Mone

Dr Arthur Mone is an Honorary PCRMM executive member and a previous PCRMM president; MRCGP Retired GP and retired clinical lead on Wakefield MSK service; Foundation Fellow of FSEM in both Edinburgh and Dublin; 24 years’ experience in elite rugby, both league and union; and was a foundation faculty member of the Immediate Medical Management on the Field of Play course and Emergency Medical Management in Team Sports.

Matt Harvey

Matthew is the CEO of a small charity based in Delft, the Netherlands. He is interested in good governance and creating positive connections and networks. Before moving to the Netherlands in 2016, Matthew lived in Kent, and worked in administration at several UK universities. He was diagnosed with Axial Spondyloarthritis in 2015 and has been a member of NASS since then. He has just helped to organise an online conference and looking forward to bringing his experience in this area to the PCRMM. He also drafted a new strategic plan for his charity and is keen to help PCRMM to plan and prepare for the future. Outside work, he is a keen runner, often wearing the NASS running vest to demonstrate what is possible despite arthritis.

Stephanie Dicks

Stephanie has worked in a variety of industrial and service sectors within organisations of different sizes and cultures. She has extensive experience of working in HR start-up and project-based situations where the necessity to understand quickly the business needs, create relationships with new colleagues at all levels and deliver effective HR solutions has been paramount.

Louise Warburton

Dr. Louise Warburton is the PCRMM Executive education lead and a previous PCRMM president; FRCGP sessional GP at Stirchley Medical Practice; GPSI rheumatology Telford and Wrekin; ARMA advisor and former ARMA Trustee; Honorary Senior Lecturer at Keele University in the Primary Care Health Sciences faculty; Associate Medical Director of Shropshire Community NHS Trust; and Primary Care Adviser to Versus Arthritis.

David Wilson

David Wilson is a PCRMM executive member.
He is an FCP Bridlington non-medical prescriber, injection therapist and master in advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy.

Krystian Dawiec

Krystian Dawiec is an Advanced Clinical Practitioner in Primary Care and Primary Care Network MSK Lead. He achieved MSc in Physiotherapy and MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice. In the past he has worked as First Contact Practitioner (FCP) and Consultant MSK Physiotherapist. He was awarded Saunders’ Prize and Kesson’s Prize in 2015 for his achievements as MSK Practitioner. He has 11 years of clinical experience and was one of pioneers developing FCP role in England. Initially he started working as MSK Physiotherapist and thanks to Advanced Clinical Practice Framework he transitioned to work across Primary Care Medicine specialty alongside of General Practitioners. He established and manages MSK FCP service in Wolverhampton. He is a visiting lecturer at University of Wolverhampton, he delivers MSK clinical workshops for A4Medicine and Versus Arthritis. He helped establishing first primary care student placement for physiotherapy students and currently acts as Primary Care Student Placement Educator and FCP Clinical Trainer.

Gui Tran

Dr Tran is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Harrogate Hospital. He qualified in 2009 from the University of Leeds, and completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine in 2013. He completed his PhD in 2019 with his thesis on the role of ultrasound scan and shoulder pain. He has also attained an Advanced Level ultrasound qualification in 2019. One of his biggest passions is education, and he has taught at both undergraduate and postgraduate level across different specialties including General Practitioners, First Contact Practitioners, Osteopaths and Podiatrists. Dr Tran really values the role of Primary and Community Care in managing rheumatological conditions, and is keen to contribute and collaborate as much as he can.

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