PCRMM Online Conference
Hips, Menopause, Osteoporosis, Joint Preservation & Much More.
16 November 2024
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Tuesday 10th September 2024
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Dr Louise Warburton
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Who’s who

Louise Warburton - PCRMM Co-president

Dr. Louise Warburton is co-president of the Primary Care Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Medicine Society (PCRMM). Graduating from Manchester University in 1985, Dr. Warburton obtained the Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine in 2009 and is a Fellow of both the Royal College of General Practitioners and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
Currently serving as a GPwER in Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Medicine for Shropshire Community NHS Trust, Dr. Warburton is also the Medical Lead for Telford MKS service. In addition to her clinical roles, she holds the position of Associate Medical Director for Shropshire Community NHS Trust with a focus on research. Dr. Warburton is a Joint Specialty Lead for Research in the Community for the Clinical Research Network in the West Midlands.
Actively engaged in research at Keele University, she holds the title of Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer. Dr. Warburton is a Primary Care Adviser for Versus Arthritis and was recently a trustee of ARMA. Notably, she was part of the Guidelines Development Group who prepared the NICE Guidelines for the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Adults and Guidelines for Spondyloarthropathy, and has recently been awarded the “Gold Changemaker” award from the NASS for her work improving the lives of those affected by axial SpAAs. As co-president of PCRMM, Dr. Warburton now serves as the Education Lead for the society and has edited a textbook of musculoskeletal disorders for Primary Care as part of the Royal College of General Practitioners' curriculum series.
Dr. Warburton has organized MSK conferences for the RCGP and Keele University, as well as being a speaker at PULSE LIVE and Best Practice conferences. Previously, Dr. Warburton served as the Medical Editor of Hands On for ARUK.

Chris Ellis - PCRMM Co-president

I am a long time member of PCRMM and have also been an active exec member. I am a GP Partner and a GP Registrar Trainer based in Northamptonshire, as well as a Versus Arthritis Core Skills Trainer. My previous experience includes being a GPwSI in Persistent Back Pain, working for a CCG Governing Body and the Local Medical Committee. and supervising FCPs to attain their prescribing qualifications. I hope to bring lots of relevant primary care coal-face experience and teaching to my role of PCRMM co-president.

Philip Conaghan

Professor Philip Conaghan MBBS PhD FRACP FRCP is Director of the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine (a EULAR Centre of Excellence), Professor of Musculoskeletal Medicine at the University of Leeds, and a PCRMM trustee.
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 head of trustees for PCRMM 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.

Lucy Douglas

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

Gui Tran

Dr Tran is on the PCRMM executive committee. He is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Harrogate and District Foundation Trust and the Duchy Hospital, Harrogate. 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.

Andrew Emms

Andrew is on the PCRMM Executive committee. He is a Consultant Physiotherapist at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham. He leads a team of Advanced Practitioners. His clinical work is focused on complex spinal patients and primary care first contact practitioner clinics. He is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Birmingham, where he lectures at both the medical and physiotherapy schools. He taught for several years as a tutor for Orthopaedic Medicine Seminars. He is regularly involved in research collaborations and has published widely within the fields of spinal musculoskeletal medicine.

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Join us at the 2024 PCRMM Online Conference:
Hips, Menopause, Osteoporosis, Joint Preservation & Much More.
16th November 2024

Look forward to speaking @TherapyExpo

Breakout room 2 representing @pcrsociety @tobeswall

Session - “Mind the gap there’s Rheum to improve”

27/11/2024 1030-1200

@msk_partnership @AmandaHensman @sharonchanb @loobicia @chrisellis001

#ultrasound workshop

At PCRMM conference last Friday in Liverpool

Facilitated by
Jonathon Dewell and @DrLucyDouglas

#conference #workshop #primarycare

@loobicia @chrisellis001

#ultrasound workshop

At PCRMM conference last Friday in Liverpool

Facilitated by
Jonathon Dewell and @DrLucyDouglas

#conference #workshop #primarycare

@loobicia @chrisellis001


📢Our first #facetoface #conference in #liverpool
On 28/06/2024

🙏Thank you for all the brilliant speakers and attendees

🙏And to Carol and Siobhan who organised this event

#primarycare #MSCC #axspa #PsA #metastaticbonedisease #ultrasoundworkshop @OrcaMedical
Thank you


@pcrsociety update on metastatic bone disease from Mr Birender Kapoor . Last talk of the day and recording of the day available form @pcrmm @CCCNHS @Physiozensam

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