POST POLIO CONFERENCE 2011
in New Plymouth, August 12 - 14, 2011
"Living Well With Polio"
Medical Panel: Dr Liz Falkner, Dr Lorna Fox, Jeremy Morris, Carleen Gibbons
Rotary Speakers: Pat & Melva Waite, and Barbara Williams

Dr Liz Falkner
Dr Liz is a GP who also had Polio, so she is in a unique position to understand the needs of someone with PPS. She is also a Life Member of the Society and its Medical Advisor.

Peter Sharplin
Peter Sharplin is the General Manager of QE Health in Rotorua. QEH has the potential to become a Centre of Excellence in the treatment of people with Post Polio Syndrome.

Dr Lorna Fox
Dr Lorna Fox - from Taranaki Base Hospital Pain Clinic gave a detailed presentation on kinds of pain, the reasons for pain, and some points on how we can manage it ourselves.

Jeremy Morris
Jeremy Morris from Sleeptech spoke on Sleep Apnoea and so much more.  He talked about our need for sleep, and gave some practical tips on how to understand our sleep requirements.
Carleen Gibbons
Carleen from Taranaki Podiatry spoke about foot care in general. She showed some of the problems people have with their feet, some of the treatment options, and some self-care tips.
Friday 12th SESSION TITLE DVD-R VIDEO
Disk 1
Evening
1a. Official Opening  8m
    Hon Harry Duynhoven, Mayor of New Plymouth

1b. “Polio, Rotary, and My Story”  11m   JB Munro

1c. “National Immunisation Day, India, January 2011”  54m
    Pat & Melva Waite
PPS11-D1
Saturday 13th SESSION TITLE
.DVD-R VIDEO
Disk2
Morning
2a. “Board and Branch Reports”   43m

2b. “QE Health & Post Polio Syndrome”  57m  Peter Sharplin

PPS11-D2
Disk 3
Afternoon
3a. “Maximising Visits To Your GP”   24m   Dr Liz Falkner

3b. “Persistent Pain”   46m   Dr Lorna Fox

3c. “Sleep Apnoea”   30m   Jeremy Morris

3d. “Foot Care”   18m   Carleen Gibbons

PPS11-D3
Sunday 14th SESSION TITLE
.DVD-R VIDEO
Disk 4 4. “Telling Our Stories  #1”   54m   (Saturday afternoon)

4b. “Telling Our Stories  #2”   39m   (Sunday morning)

4c. “End Polio Now”   20m   Barbara Williams
PPS11-D4
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DVD sets supplied 4 disks in one folder

Comes with CD containing Powerpoint presentations

Set of 4 DVDs

DVDs are now available from
:
Polio NZ, PO Box 791 New Plymouth 4340
or email to secretarypolio.org.nz

see also recordings from the Post Polio Conferences in: 2007 , 2008 , 2009 , 2010 , 2011 , 2012 , 2013

Videos are provided in PAL standard (for NZ, Australia, UK etc)
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