Managing post-transplant complications and improving patient quality of life symposium

All healthcare professionals involved in HCT patient care, patient groups, carers, families, policy makers and managers.

  • Rehabilitation guidelines 
  • Role of multidisciplinary team 
  • QoL post-HCT
  • Impact of drugs / interactions and patient recovery post-HCT
  • Importance of nutrition 
  • Why exercises are important and what are the guidelines 

Time  Title of talk  Speaker  Title  Organisation 
08:45 Registration      
09:00 Quality of life issues post haemopoietic cell transplant (HCT)      
09:30 Importance of multidisciplinary team approach, post-transplant Mrs Cliodhna Craig Patient and carer lead Rehabilitation Association for HCT 
10:00 Role of nutrition in infection risk during haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) Mrs Laura Miller Macmillan Project Lead Dietitian, Oncology and Hematology Nottingham University Hospitals 

10:30 - coffee break

Time  Title of talk  Speaker  Title  Organisation 
10:45 Using the holistic needs assessment to identify rehabilitation needs in HCT patients      
11:15 Photopheresis – Its role and benefits for patient’s post-transplant  Dr Arun Alfred Consultant hematologist  The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust 
11:45 'Just Keep Moving’ Why exercises are important post HCT      

12:15 - lunch

Time  Title of talk  Speaker  Title  Organisation 
13:00 Drug-drug interactions and rehabilitation implications Miss Tamadhor Mahmoud Aburiash Clinical pharmacist King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh
13:30 Physiotherapy management of corticosteroid induced avascular necrosis  Jayanti Rai Chair Scientific Committee for European Shoulder and Elbow Society and Advanced Practice  Maidstone an Tunbridge Wells NHS, Trust, Kent
14:00 Role of physical therapy pre and post HCT  Jaleel Mohammed Rehabilitation Association for HCT Gloucestershire NHS

14:30 - coffee break

Time  Title of talk  Speaker  Title  Organisation 
14:45 Role of occupational therapy in chronic graft versus host disease      
15:15 Questions and answer session and end of day summary      

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Last updated: September 2022