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POGP Conference - 25th & 26th September 2015

POGP Conference 2015 is to be held at The Majestic Hotel, Harrogate on 25th and 26th September.


The Majestic Hotel

The Programme will include diverse topics such as anorectal dysfunction, male surgical techniques, trigger point treatment of prolapse, sexual dysfunction and embracing social media. Our speakers and their presentation titles are as below.

Registration - ***OPEN!!***

To register for POGP Conference 2015 please follow this link HERE or put into your web browser. Our Early Bird offer is open until 24th July 2015 - don's miss out and book today!

Keep up to date via this website or by following us on Twitter @thePOGP.

Our hashtag for conference 2015 topics is #POGP15 

Our Speakers and Topics

Highlights from Day 1 at POGP Conference 2015 include:

  • A welcome from our POGP Chair Doreen McClurg
  • Alison Baum, CEO of Best Beginnings
  • Angie Rantell discussing pessaries indications and trouble shooting
  • Honorary Consultant and President of the POGP Karen Nugent discussing advances in treatment of incontinence and constipation from a surgeons perspective
  • Social media talk from Graham Alkin
  • Professor Smith discussing mesh in gynaecological surgery
  • Professor Tim Watson on Electrotherapy – have we moved forward or back
  • Dr Slieker-ten Hove ‘The Relevance of a good Pelvic Floor in General Health’
  • Michelle Byrne the fantastic first day at conference with ‘When things go awry…in the vagina: What a physiotherapist should know’

 Day 1 also includes our wide range of interesting exhibitors who will be available at both morning and afternoon refreshment breaks and at lunchtime. Several of out exhibitors can be seen listed below.

Friday Programme 

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Highlights from Day 2 at POGP Conference 2015 include:

  • Charlotte Barton, ESP physiotherapist, discussing prescribing as a non-medical practitioner.
  • Our Abstract winners presenting their research in 15minute presentations
  • Julie Ellis discussing professional portfolios and evidencing best practice
  • Charlotte Burnell, ESP and Lucia Berry, Lead physiotherapist, ‘A Comparison of Women’s health Physiotherapy Services within Vulval Pain Specialist Clinics’
  • ‘Are you ready to have a healthy conversation’ Deborah Bancroft  - Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner
  • Mr Rahman, Consultant Urologist and Senior lecturer ‘ Managing Urinary Incontinence after Prostatectomy’

Day 2 also includes our POGP annual general meeting which you are welcome to attend if you are a member of POGP. 

Saturday Programme

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 Abstract Submission, Funding and Prizes

Don't Forget!

Research abstract submission is open with a prize for the best and an opportunity to discuss your project with your peers.

Be there! 


Bursaries and Funding 

We have 3 fantastic opportunities for bursaries and funding available:

  • Our new Jo Laycock Continence Research Bursary 
  • Our Continence Sub-Committee's research bursary 
  • Our well established Dame Josephine Barnes Application Form 

You can read more information and apply for any of these using the links below. 

Our Exhibitors

Our conferences wouldnt be able to run without input from our fabulous exhibitors. They are also a fantastic addition to the first day of conference when we can look at new products, ideas and speak with those directly involved. 

Here are some of our exciting exhibitors stalls for this year's conference.

Renew Medical

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Hunter Urology 

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de Smit Medical Systems 

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Elastolabo/ Gynomunal

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