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The Endocrine Nurses' Skills series will be taking place monthly, available free to Society members who register and attend the live webinar, or by streaming the session on demand within the Members' Area.

If you are not a member of the Society and wish to access the webinar series, you can apply for membership here.

For information on how to access the webinars please visit the registration page.

The topics to be covered are:

Ms Lisa Shepherd (Birmingham)

Lisa Shepherd Endocrinology Advanced Nurse Practitioner/NIHR Clinical Doctoral Research Fellow (University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, UK)

Lisa has worked in Endocrinology for 21 years, creating the first Endocrinology clinical nurse specialist role and leading the endocrine nursing service at Heartland of England Foundation Trust, (now part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust). 

Currently co-opted to the SfE Nurse Committee and past previous Chair, she has been involved with a number of projects that have advanced and standardised the education, knowledge and skills required as an endocrine specialist nurse.

An inaugural member of the Federation of International Nurses in Endocrinology (F.I.N.E) founded in 2014, she has collaborated globally with nurses and endocrine nursing associations to improve the education and equity and optimisation of patient care. 

She is actively involved with patient support groups and is a current Trustee of the Addison’s Disease Self Help Group. Lisa also has a number of external appointments including visiting specialist University lecturer.

She is undertaking a PhD looking at management and prevention of adrenal crisis in patients with Primary Adrenal Insufficiency.

 

Speaker: Dr Andrew Dwyer (Boston, Lincolnshire)

Dr Dwyer is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with 20+ years of experience in endocrinology and translational research at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston and the University Hospital of Lausanne in Switzerland. He is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Boston College, an external Faculty Nurse Scientist in the Yvonne L. Munn Center for Nursing Researcher at the MGH, and an investigator in the MGH-Harvard Center for Reproductive Medicine. His clinical focus is male reproductive endocrinology, disorders of growth/puberty and transitional care. He has worked in interprofessional research teams, has authored/co-authored >100 articles and presents internationally. He holds leadership positions in several professional organizations and has been inducted into the National Academies of Practice and the American Academy of Nursing. Dr Dwyer is an NIH-funded researcher who utilizes patient engagement and digital solutions to develop person-centred approaches to care and overcome genomic health disparities.

Further dates and topics, will be added to this page in due course.


Webinars that are now available to stream within the Members' Area 

Host: Helen Loo, (Oxford, UK)

Speaker: Phillip Yeoh (London, UK)

Stream-on-demand the first webinar within the Members' Area.

                                                    

Phillip Yeoh (London, UK)

I have been an endocrine nurse for over 20 years. Initially working in Neurology and Neurosurgery then moved to endocrinology. My first endocrine post was researched charge nurse at Barts Hospital endocrine unit then I move to set up a new endocrine and diabetes service at The London Clinic.

I am a member of the Nurse Committee at the Society for Endocrinology, previously I was the Nurse Committee member at the European Society for Endocrinology. My interests are adrenal conditions, pituitary disease and lately endocrine cancers.

Helen Loo (Oxford, UK)

I have been a nurse for 18 years working both nationally and internationally and in endocrinology for 4 years. I won the Annette Louis seal award in 2019 and completed the masters level for endocrine nursing in summer 2020.

Host: Helen Loo (Oxford, UK)

Speaker: Mr Sherwin Criseno (Birmingham, UK)

Sherwin is a Consultant Nurse in Endocrinology at the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. He leads the largest team of Specialist Nurses in Endocrinology in Europe. He is currently the Chair of the European Society of Endocrinology Nurse Committee and is the recipient of the 2020 Society for Endocrinology Endocrine Nurse Award. He specialises in pituitary tumours, adrenal tumours, adrenal insufficiency, andrology, metabolic bone and calcium disorders, late effects of cancer treatment and growth hormone disorder in adults.

Helen has been a nurse for 18 years working both nationally and internationally and in endocrinology for four years. Helen won the Annette Louise Seal Award in 2019 and is the first nurse to successfully complete the new Society for Endocrinology- Oxford Brookes University Masters Module in Endocrine Nursing in 2020.

Speaker Miriam Asia (Birmingham) and host Sonia Joseph (Birmingham)

Miriam Asia is a Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist working at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and one of the senior members of the biggest endocrine nursing team in the UK. She is a Member of the Society for Endocrinology Nurse Committee. She currently runs the weekly Nurse-led Adrenal and Thyroid Clinics. She’s the nursing Clinical Governance Lead of the Endocrine Department. She graduated with a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing in 1992 and a Master’s Degree in Nursing (Major in Adult Nursing) in 1996 at St. Paul University (Philippines).  She’s a non-medical prescriber and recently completed her Master’s Module in Endocrinology at Oxford Brookes University.

Sonia Joseph is a Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist working at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and one of the senior members of the biggest endocrine nursing team in the UK. I have been a nurse for 24 years working Nationally and Internationally and in Endocrinology for two years. Initially working in ITU, Renal medicine, Community matron then moved to Endocrinology. She currently runs the weekly Nurse-led Pituitary and Thyroid Clinics. She’s a non-medical prescriber.
My interests are in pituitary tumours, adrenal tumours, adrenal insufficiency, andrology, metabolic bone and calcium disorders, growth hormone disorder in adults