GP General Update

GP General Update

22 & 23 February 2018  |  London

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Early Bird ends 10 Jan 2018

BMA House London

Details

Audience: GPs, GP trainees and practice nurses

  • Thursday 22 & Friday 23 February 2018
  • 9.30am – 4.40pm
  • BMA House, Tavistock Square,
    London, WC1H 9JP

Overview

Our GP General Update event features a programme of expert speakers who will keep you up to date in 12 core clinical topics and earn you 12 CPD credits for your appraisal (6 points per day).

Taking place across two days, each clinical session incorporates real-life case studies, interactive polls and practical demos to bring you the latest evidence, new developments and guidelines in primary care.

You’ll leave the day with a wealth of knowledge, ready to change your practice.

Benefits

Expert speakers who give you practical tips on how to interpret the latest guidelines and evidence in your practice

GP workbook of top tips from our expert speakers

Interactive voting – make decisions on cases as you would in your practice and see if your peers and our speakers agree

Dedicated question time with the experts – quiz them on a tricky condition, or get advice on how to manage a specific patient

The opportunity to discuss key topics with other GP’s

6 month subscription to BMJ Best Practice & BMJ Learning

 |  12 CPD HOURS

Delegate Fees

Fee (Incl. of VAT)Early bird (One Day)Full Fee (One Day)Early bird (Both Days)Full fee (Both Days)
BMA member: Doctor£185£215£370£430
Doctor (standard)£225£255£450£510
BMA Member: GP trainee / Recently qualified £150£180£300£360
GP trainee / Recently qualified / Nurses £150£180£300£360

Prices are per delegate, per day.
If you are having difficulty booking online, you can also register by:
Phone | 0207 111 1105     Post | Download a postal booking form and return it to
BMJ Contact Centre, 12th Floor, Southgate House, Wood Street, Cardiff, CF10 1GR.

Programme

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
Day 1
Time Topics to be covered
08:30 - 09:30Registration and refreshments
09:30 - 09:45Welcome and introduction by the chair
09:45 - 10:25Dermatology
Picture Quiz featuring common dermatological conditions you will come across in your practice, how to manage these and when to refer
10:25 - 10:35Questions to speaker
10:35 - 11:15Women's Health
- Contraception
- Menopause (including HRT)
- Endometriosis
11:15 - 11:25Questions to speaker
11:25 - 11:45Refreshments
11:45 - 12:35Neurology
- Parkinson's Disease
- Parasthesia
- MS
12:35 - 12:45Questions to speaker
12:45 - 13:45Lunch
13:45 - 14:25The Frail Patient
A story following an elderly patient or couple, covering issues such as falls, frailty, polypharmacy and social issues
14:25 - 14:35Questions to speaker
14:35 - 15:15End of Life Care
Following on from the Frail Patient, how you can support your patients approaching end of life covering pain relief, DNAR and more
15:15 - 15:25Questions to speaker
15:25 - 15:45Refreshments
15:45 - 16:25Mental Health
- Personality disorder
- Depression
16:25 - 16:35Questions to speaker
16:35 - 16:40Summary and closing remarks

Programme subject to change. Further speaker details to be announced in due course

Dr Ann Robinson

Dr Ann Robinson

GP, Mountfield Surgery

Chair
Ann Robinson has been a GP principal for nearly 30 years. In her spare time she is a medical journalist and has written books on women’s health and embarrassing health problems. Dr Robinson wrote a “Dear Doctor” column for the Guardian for five years and still contributes to the paper and website, Comment Is Free. She is a GP appraiser, GP tutor, member of Individual Funding Request panel and a trustee of the Anthony Nolan charity. She loves cycling and trying to run.

Dr Giles Erlington

Dr Giles Erlington

Consultant Neurologist

Neurology
Giles Elrington qualified at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1980 and has been consultant neurologist at Barts Health NHS Trust since 1993. From 1993 to 2001 he was also consultant neurologist in Colchester. Since 2001 he has had a portfolio career. From 2015 he has enjoyed a long part time NHS locum in York Regular NHS sessions previously included clinical research mainly in MS, general and botulinum toxin clinics at Southend General Hospital, a primary care based clinic for Mid-Essex PCT and until 2011 a headache clinic at the London Hospital. He has a private practice in Colchester and London. Dr Elrington is a general neurologist with particular interest in headache, multiple sclerosis, rehabilitation and neuropsychiatry.

Dr Juber Hafiji

Dr Juber Hafiji

Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatological Surgeon

Dermatology
Dr Juber Hafiji completed his dermatology training in Cambridge, UK where he developed his interest in skin cancer and dermatological surgery. He then went onto complete the prestigious American College of Mohs Surgery Fellowship in New Zealand, making him the only American College of Mohs surgery accredited surgeon in Kent.
As Surgical Lead at East Kent University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Dr Hafiji has driven change in enhancing the skin cancer service to improve the overall patient experience. Dr Hafiji works full time in the private sector in Kent at the BMI Chaucer Hospital, Spencer Private Hospitals and The One Ashford Hospital. He has also set up a new Community Dermatology Services in East Kent including Teledermatology bringing care closer to home. He is an active member of the British Association of Dermatologists and British Society for Dermatological Surgery and is regularly invited to speak nationally and internationally. His main clinical interests are in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. His main research interests are in highlighting surgical techniques that provide patients with the best results. Dr Hafiji is a leading expert in Mohs micrographic surgery – the Gold Standard treatment for treating many skin cancers.

Dr Paula Briggs

Dr Paula Briggs

Consultant in Community Sexual & Reproductive Health

Women’s Health
Paula worked as a GP for more than twenty years before choosing to specialise in sexual and reproductive health. She is the clinical lead for an integrated community sexual health service, provides a community gynaecology service and leads the pregnancy advisory service for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. She is involved in developing the out patient hysteroscopy services for the Trust and recently started a menopause clinic. She is an honorary senior lecturer for the University of Liverpool. She has co-edited books on contraception, menopause and ultrasound for Cambridge University Press and co-written an undergraduate text book on obstetrics, gynaecology and women’s health published by Springer.

Dr Sanjay Suman

Dr Sanjay Suman

Consultant Physician and Clinical Lead, Elderly Care

The Frail Patient
Sanjay Suman received higher specialist training in General Medicine and Geriatrics in East Anglia Deanery and was appointed as a Consultant Physician in 2007. He has special interest in Falls and syncope, management of acute frailty, Polypharmacy reduction and Community Geriatrics. He has established a Falls and Syncope service at Medway and more recently an Acute Frailty Pathway at Medway NHS Foundation Trust. He has been working in the community with a Pharmacist in care homes to successfully reduce the prevalence of Polypharmacy in this setting.

Dr Philip Lodge

Dr Philip Lodge

Consultant in Palliative Medicine

End of Life Care
Philip Lodge has been a consultant in palliative medicine for 12 years, working in a teaching hospital, the community and a hospice. He trained as a GP before entering specialty training in palliative medicine and is married to a GP who reminds him, often, how things are in the real world. Dr Lodge has an interest in chronic pain management and the long term use of opioids. He also greatly enjoys teaching and training both undergraduate students and junior doctors and is a Foundation Training Programme Director at the Royal Free Hospital.

Day 2
Time Topics to be covered
08:30 - 09:30Registration and refreshments
09:30 - 09:45Welcome and introduction by the chair
09:45 - 10:25Cardiology
How to approach the patient that presents with chest pain and breathlessness covering areas such as Heart failure and use of DOACs
10:25 - 10:35Questions to speaker
10:35 - 11:15Respiratory
How to approach the patient that presents with chest pain and breathlessness but with respiratory outcomes, covering new guidelines in COPD and Asthma
11:15 - 11:25Questions to speaker
11:25 - 11:45Refreshments
11:45 - 12:35Diabetes
- Type 1, 2 and 3 diabetes treatment and identification
- New type 2 guidelines
- New evidence on reversing diabetes
12:35 - 12:45Questions to speaker
12:45 - 13:45Lunch
13:45 - 14:25Paediatrics
- Emergencies in infants such as fever and children who present with bruising
- Update on CMPA (Cows’ Milk Protein Allergy)
14:25 - 14:35Questions to speaker
14:35 - 15:15Abnormal Blood Results
Interactive quiz on blood results you are likely to come across in your practice and how to manage them - featuring inflammatory markers, microcytic anaemias, TFTs (Thyroid Function Tests)
15:15 - 15:25Questions to speaker
15:25 - 15:45Refreshments
15:45 - 16:25Gastroenterology
- IBD
- Coeliac Disease
16:25 - 16:35Questions to speaker
16:35 - 16:40Summary and closing remarks

Programme subject to change. Further speaker details to be announced in due course

Dr Claire Kaye

Dr Claire Kaye

GP

Chair
Claire
 Kaye is a GP in Hertfordshire. She has been involved in medical education for over 10 years mainly for UCL and BMJ Masterclasses. She has won 5 awards in medical education from UCL and has a particular interested in Falls and Frailty in the elderly population. As a result she has set up and runs a service for housebound patients at her surgery. Claire is also a CQC inspector

Dr Noel Baxter

Dr Noel Baxter

GP

Respiratory
Noel is an NHS GP in Southwark, London. He is the respiratory champion there, providing peer support to GP and primary care nurse colleagues and working with specialist respiratory colleagues within a population based integrated respiratory service. He is a clinical commissioner for NHS Southwark CCG holding the portfolio for Quality and Safeguarding. He is the current Chair of the Primary Care Respiratory Society (PCRS-UK), leads the primary care workstream of the RCP national chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) audit for England and Wales and is currently a member of the NICE clinical guideline group for asthma management. Dr Baxter is a clinical advisor to the British Lung Foundation. He was co-lead of the London respiratory strategic clinical network from 2010 until its end in September 2016 and the London Clinical Senate ‘Helping smokers quit’ delivery team programme that completed in August 2016.

Dr Andrew Day

Dr Andrew Day

Consultant Chemical Pathologist

Abnormal Blood Results
Andrew Day is consultant clinical biochemist to University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and honorary clinical senior lecturer in pathology at the University of Bristol. In addition to laboratory responsibilities, he runs lipids and diabetes clinics and has an interest in clinical nutrition. Dr Day has a strong interest in medical education. He is Head of the School of Pathology at Severn Deanery and an examiner for the Royal College of Pathologists. Clinical biochemistry investigations play a significant role in patient management. Dr Day views ongoing training and updates for clinicians as vitally important to high quality patient care.

Dr Angus Nightingale

Dr Angus Nightingale

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology
Angus Nightingale is a Consultant Cardiologist at the Bristol Heart Institute where he leads the Heart Failure and Hypertension Service. 
After completing his training in Cambridge, Bristol, Cardiff and Oxford in 2003 he left the UK for a Consultant post in Adelaide, Australia; hurriedly returning to Bristol when his children wanted to play cricket for Australia! He is involved in research in hypertension and heart failure looking at novel ways to reduce sympathetic activation. He is passionate about teaching and is most proud of innovative illustrations (such as using washing up gloves to understanding the pathophysiology of heart failure)!

Dr Giles Armstrong

Dr Giles Armstrong

Consultant Paediatrician

Paediatrics
Dr Giles Armstrong qualified in 1997 after training at the University of Cambridge and the Royal London Hospital. He trained in paediatrics in the North-East of England and then the North Thames region. He specialised in paediatric emergency medicine, including a year working at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead in Sydney, Australia.
He has been working at The Whittington Hospital since 2010 and is the clinical lead for the Paediatric Emergency department and the Children’s Ambulatory Unit. From 2011 to 2015, he was the named doctor for child protection and children’s safeguarding at The Whittington Hospital.

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