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SHA Conference, Liverpool 2018

The 70th Annual Conference will be held in Liverpool between the 1st and the 4th of July 2018.  Please contact us for further details or booking your place on our upcoming conference by clicking on the buttons below.

Conference programme

16.00Registration opens at Vine Court reception – Delegates can use luggage store at Vine Court in advance of this

Afternoon social activity – Sport Liverpool – Sports centre close to Vine Court – cost £5 and can be re-used during rest of stay
17.45Drinks reception – Vine Court – upstairs dining room
Featuring Yasmin Deplidge
18.30St Julies School – “The Best of Liverpool “
19.00Opening address – Dr Diane Exley
19.15The Nick Malleson Memorial lecture – Dr Nihara Krause
“Preventing a perfect storm”
20.15Opening buffet style meal
21.15After dinner speaker – Martin Davies – “Bend don’t break”
7.30Keep fit activity – Sport Liverpool link
7.30-8.30 Breakfast
8.00-9.00 Registration – Rendall Building
9.00Welcome – Executive PVC Professor Fiona Beveridge and Dr Diane Exley – lecture theatre 8
9.15Presidents morning
Installation of new President – Gregor Murdoch

Presidents Speaker – Professor Michael Esson “ The Art in Medicine”
11.00-11.30Refreshments and exhibition stands
ADHD in Primary CareTeenagers and young adults with cancerManaging common Student Sports Injuries and The Secrets of how to Run Couch to 400kTeam building
Dr Peter MasonLaura Elder and Julie ForshawOliver LutteMatt Joyce
Understanding obesityThe overlooked Eating disordersCoppafeel – Lets talk boobs. Why knowing them could save your lifeConflict Resolution
Anna Cowell and James O’ConnellDr Nihara KrauseSophia Dopierala Matt Joyce
Suicide in the Teenage populationPrecision Medicine in Diabetes What does this mean for Student Health and Primary Care practice ?Working at scale
The benefits of and how to do collaboratively
Emergency First Aid
Dr Adam ConnorPeta NaveinTina Atkins Margaret Haywood
15.30-16.00Refreshments and exhibition stands
Sex and Drugs and Rock n RollStudent Support worker study requirementsSchwartz rounds in General PracticeLiving with Autism
Tim Blackstone Louise Murphy Donna Evans and Mark GabbayMargaret Haywood
7.30-8.30 Breakfast
8.00-9.00 Registration – Rendall Building
9.00Annual General Meeting – Lecture theatre 8, Rendall Building
11.00-11.30Refreshments and exhibition stands
GP Health Service – Do you need us?Post Traumatic Stress DisorderTips and challenges for CQCActive signposting
Dr Jenny HolmesEmma MathewsNicki MazeySean Liddell
REACT: A third level sector wide approach to tackling alcohol related harmCommon sexual problems in studentsEffective CommunicationRegistering students in bulk
Dr Michael ByrneEmma Matthews Sean LiddellJo Galvin
The importance of good sleepSexual assault - legalitiesManagement of abnormal vaginal bleeding in young womenPatient Confidentiality
Dr Paul ReadingDr Michelle CarolAsh AlamJo Galvin
15.30-16.00Refreshments and exhibition stands
16.00-17.00Inspirational lecture– Richard Lawrence – “Being Battle Ready”
8.00-9.00 Breakfast
9.30Rooms to be vacated for 09.30am

Conference venue

Rendall Building
Bedford Street South
L69 2ZQ


Vine Court
35, Myrtle Street
L7 7AJ

Important information for conference attendees

The conference is being held at the Rendall Building, Bedford Street South L69 2ZQ. The accommodation is at Vine Court, a short distance from the Rendall Building the address is 35, Myrtle Street, L7 7AJ (see maps above). 

Parking in the area of the University is very difficult and as recommended by the Liverpool team, you are probably best to come to Liverpool by train if at all possible. Saying that, you need to be aware that Liverpool Lime Street station is currently closed passengers are being advised to get off at Liverpool South Parkway and there are buses into the city from there.
All the venues for this years conference are within a short walking distance from Rendall building and Vine Court. A map of the University campus can be found here.
Registration opens at 16.00 on Sunday 1st July in Vine Court reception. If you are arriving before this time, you will be able to leave your bags at the Vine Court reception. Registration on Monday and Tuesday will open at 08.00 in the reception of the Rendall building. Check out on your last day at conference is 09.30am – if you are attending lectures that day you can either leave your luggage at Vine Court reception or bring it to Rendall building with you.

If you have any specific dietary requirements please let us know as soon as possible so we can ensure you are catered for. Click here to contact us.

We hope you will enjoy your stay in Liverpool!
The SHA team.