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Protected Learning Time, 5 October 2021

This October's Protected Learning Time event will focus on tackling Health Inequalities. Click here to register on Eventbrite.

On this page, you can find links to the workshop sessions. If you have any queries please email

PLT Oct 21

Timings of the event

2pm Keynote:  Jessica Allen, Project Director – Health Inequalities Review for England, UCL Institute of Health Equity.

This session will draws on the Marmot principles to look at how health inequalities and life expectancies vary across the English population, and how we can tackle these inequalities.

***Click here to join the keynote session via ZOOM at 2pm***

 (If needed Meeting ID: 958 1235 5473, Passcode: 653211)





Weight management

This session will give a brief overview of the new weight management pathway, and support to implement the weight management ES. There will be a specific focus on healthy weight conversations.

Peter Roderick and Nicola Corrigan


ICE ICE baby

An  interactive educational tour around the functionality of the ICE lab system with explanations as to how the DEMAND team can simplify your working practices. saving time and resources.

Please think of any suggestions for future development. that you wish us to explore in the future. 

Daniel Turnock, Consultant Clinical Biochemist, York and Scarborough Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Eoin Ó Cuinneagáin, IT Systems Manager, Laboratory Medicine, York and Scarborough Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Nick Wilson, GP,Helmsley GP Practice

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Refugee Action York

Refugee Action York (RAY) – small, independent charity supporting refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in the city of York.

John Williamson, Refugee Action York

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This workshop will cover common presentations of long COVID, advice on assessing patients with long COVID symptoms, overview of the current secondary care long COVID MDT pathway, sources of support/therapy input which can be accessed directly from primary care.

Caroline Everett (Respiratory Physician), Judith Norell (Lead Respiratory Nurse Specialist), Alison Coe (Respiratory Physiotherapist)

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Carers: The hidden army (unpaid carers)

Opportunity for professionals to: Learn more about the support available for unpaid carers; Increase understanding of carers, their role and its effect on their lives; have the opportunity to explore how we as professionals working in the health and social care field can help to: identify carers early; recognise them as ‘partners’ in care; help carers to maintain their own health and wellbeing.

York Carers Centre staff (Sharron Smith, Sam Ferguson, Carole Zagrovic and a carer), Craig Waugh, City of York Council

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Population Health Management – Our Voyage of Discovery

Selby Town Primary Care Network (PCN), which is made up of four GP practices serving an urban population of more than 50,000 patients, has been taking part in a 20-week Population Health Management project through national programme provider Optum UK. 

In this session PCN Clinical Director Dr Nick Jackson and members of the team, along with Angela Crossland from Selby District Council, will discuss the partnership approach to develop support for patients aged 50-64 with moderate hypertension and frailty, based on their needs. Click here for more info on the project:

Dr Nick Jackson, Clinical Director, Selby Town PCN and the PCN team plus Angela Crossland, Head of Community, Partnerships and Customers at Selby District Council


LeDeR: Health Inequalities: what we have found

The North Yorkshire and York Learning Disabilities Mortality Review Annual Report 2020-21 highlighted a number of health inequalities for people with learning disabilities where  Primary Care can make a real difference. The presentation discusses the findings and subsequent learning for Primary Care.

Allison Brown, Specialist Practitioner- LeDeR

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Nurses and HCA session – Diabetes

Nursing focused session providing an update on newer oral therapies for those with diabetes, as well as covering glucose monitoring guidelines and general insulin guidelines.

Tara Kadis. Team Leader - Diabetes Nurse Specialist. York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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Community Eating Disorders Service – Children and Young People in North Yorkshire and York.

This workshop will include short presentation providing information about our service what it offers, our current challenges, inequalities we see, and ample time for questions and answers

Alice Carter and Dr Cassandra McClintock

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