Home Mechanical Ventilation (HMV) UK Meeting 2024

Guy’s and St Thomas’ HMV UK Meeting provides a multi-disciplinary network for established clinicians and healthcare professionals that are either caring for patients dependent on home mechanical ventilation, or that have an interest in continual care using highly advanced specialist technologies

Programme overview

The HMV UK Meeting provides a multi-disciplinary network for established clinicians and healthcare professionals that are either caring for patients dependent on home mechanical ventilation, or that have an interest in continual care using highly advanced specialist technologies.

This meeting offers an invaluable opportunity to learn more about the latest advances in the management of children and adults with chronic respiratory failure. The HMV UK Meeting is also renowned for providing respiratory professionals and experts from around the country with the opportunity to network and knowledge share.

Who should attend

This one day meeting is ideal for those working with patients with chronic respiratory failure. This includes, but is not limited to, consultants in respiratory and critical care, rehabilitation medicine, sleep medicine and neurology, specialist registrars, therapists and clinical nurse specialists.

Format

The meeting brings experts from around the UK to present lectures, clinical trial updates, case studies, and interactive Q&A sessions. HMV UK has been designed to provide many opportunities for open discussions between healthcare professionals.

Draft agenda 2024

08.30 – 09.00

Coffee and Exhibitor Viewing, Robens Suite

09.00 – 09.15

Welcome and introduction

09.15 – 09.45

A year in review

09.45 – 10.30

Continuous NIV in patients with NMD: experience and practice

10.30 – 11.00

Refreshment Break, Robens Suite

11.00 – 11.40

SCI in UK: experience from a UK centre – Southport

11:40 – 12:20

Non-respiratory management of patients with SCI: what you need to know

12:20 – 13:00

Decannulating/extubating high SCI patients to NIV with MIE: experience & practice

13.00 – 13.45

Lunch, Exhibition and Networking, Robens Suite

13.45 – 14.15

New development in drug therapies in MND

14.15 – 14.45

Palliative Care

14.45 – 15.15

Patient Speaker

15.15 – 16.00

Refreshment Break, Robens Suite

16:00 – 16:30

Managing patients with PHBs

16:30 – 17:00

Care agencies: supporting patients with complex needs

17:00 – 17:30

Summation and close

17.30 – 18.00

Networking, Robens Suite

How to book

Book here via Eventbrite

2023 Meeting highlights

GSTT Event Photography Oncology at the on the 25/06/2018. Photo: David Tett

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