The Conference

Welcome to the 3rd Kernow British Society of Lifestyle Medicine Conference. We hope you enjoy these presentations and look forward to meeting you all at our live virtual event on December 7th when we will have the opportunity to ask questions of some of our speakers, hear about the benefits of Tai Chi for people with fibromyalgia, network with each other and nourish ourselves with mindfulness and movement.

Conference Chat

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Rob Lawson

Dr Rob Lawson, BSLM chair, who shares his views on why Lifestyle Medicine is needed now more than ever.

Accompanying slides

Anthony Woolf

Professor Anthony Woolf, Bone and Joint research Group, Royal Cornwall Hospital, “Musculoskeletal health in the workplace”.

Jane Angell

Jane Angell, Health Solutions, “National Diabetes Prevention Programme in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly”.

Joe Taylor

Joe Taylor, founder and Chief Executive, The Wave project “Surf therapy – a journey of discovery”.

Alan Desmond

Dr Alan Desmond, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Torbay and S Devon NHS Trust.

Katie Maggs

Katie Maggs, writer, Health Science lecturer, photographer and all year-round open water swimmer shares her inspiring short-film.

Emma Rowse and Marianne Wright

Emma Rowse and Marianne Wright, Volunteer Cornwall, “The HOPE project in Cornwall”.

Darryl Edwards

Why Working Out Isn’t Working Out – TEDxRoyalTunbridgeWells.