The SCPN are celebrating World Cancer Day on February 4th 2019 by holding their annual conference. The venue for this year’s conference is The National Museum on Scotland in Edinburgh, a beautiful and inspiring building which they hope will be a fitting venue for the messages you will hear throughout the day. The draft programme is detailed below but please be aware this may change.
Booking is open now – please click here to reserve your place. They look forward to welcoming you to the event.
Tea and coffee will be provided
Morning Session (Chair: Dr Hilary Dobson OBE)
9:30 Introduction & Presentation of the 2018 Evans Forrest Medal – Prof Bob Steele CBE
9:40 Akrasia and all that – Sir Kenneth Calman
9:55 Scottish Cancer Taskforce and the Cancer Strategy – Prof Aileen Keel CBE
10:05 Ministerial address – Joe Fitzpatrick MSP, Minister for Public Health and Sport
10:20 The latest report from the WCRF – Prof Martin Wiseman, WCRF
10:50 How can screening programmes prevent cancer? – Prof Bob Steele
Movement and Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 Case studies in physical activity and cancer
Prevention Dr Paul Kelly
Prehabilitation Miss Susan Moug
Rehabilitation Dr Anna Campbell OBE
Afternoon Session (Chair: Prof Nanette Mutrie MBE)
13:30 TBC – Prof Fiona McQueen, Chief Nurse Office, Scottish Govt.
13:50 – 14:50 Be active against cancer in the workplace
Preparation for preventing cancer in practice Dr Maureen Macleod
Promoting the Daily Mile in NHS sites TBC
Health inequalities and healthy living programmes Andrew Fraser
14:50 The expert’s guide to ‘con’ diets
Chair: Prof Annie S. Anderson
Experts: Joyce Thompson TBC, Robert O’Connor, Prof Martin Wiseman