GP General Update

GP General Update

29 & 30 November 2018  |  London

Early Bird ends 17 Oct 2018

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BMA House London

Details

Audience: GPs, GP trainees and practice nurses

  • Thursday 29 & Friday 30 November 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
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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 Claire Kaye

Dr Claire Kaye

General Practitioner

Chair
Dr Claire Kaye is GP in Hertfordshire. She have been involved in medical education for over 10 years mainly for UCL and BMJ Masterclass. She has won 5 awards in medical education from UCL. Claire has recently been appointed as a CQC inspector. She has 3 young children which keep her busy when she is not at work.

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 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.

Dr Abha Gulati

Dr Abha Gulati

Consultant Dermatologist

Dermatology
Dr Abha Gulati is the lead clinician for skin cancer services and education at Homerton University Hospital. She studied medicine at University College London where she was also awarded a first class honours degree in Physiology and Pharmacology. She has trained at a number of London’s teaching hospitals including Bart’s Health, Hammersmith & Ealing, Chelsea & Westminster and University College Hospitals.

Her dermatology training included a PhD study exploring the early changes in skin carcinogenesis and an Academic Clinical Lectureship at QMUL during which she explored ways of improving education and early recognition of skin cancers

Dr Giles Elrington

Dr Giles Elrington

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 Rob Schafer

Dr Rob Schafer

GP & Education Lead

Mental Health
Rob has worked since 2007 as a GP at Luther Street Medical Centre – a primary care centre set up in 1985 to serve the health needs of the homeless, hostel dwelling and vulnerably housed population of Oxford.

His key interest is improving the confidence and skills of all doctors when seeing chaotic and complex patients. ​He runs the ‘homelessness and health’ component of the University of Oxford undergraduate medical programme, and is a visiting educator at the University of Buckingham as well as training GPs across the South of England on applied motivational interviewing.

Dr Steve Pearce

Dr Steve Pearce

Consultant Psychiatrist

Mental Health
Steve Pearce is a consultant psychiatrist in Oxford, UK, where he runs the Complex Needs Service, a specialist service for people with personality disorders and related conditions. He chairs the specialised mental health clinical reference group for NHS England, and the Medical psychotherapy faculty of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He is past President of the British and Irish Group for the Study of Personality Disorder.

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

Professor Adam Timmis

Professor Adam Timmis

Professor of Clinical Cardiology

Cardiology
Adam Timmis is professor of clinical cardiology at the London Chest Hospital. He qualified at the University of Cambridge and St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College in 1973. His cardiology training was at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, and at Guy’s Hospital, London, where he was senior registrar before taking up his current post. Professor Timmis has published extensively in the cardiovascular literature, his major interests being cardiovascular outcomes in angina and acute coronary syndromes. He chaired NICE guideline groups on investigation of stable chest pain and management of angina, was editor of Heart and now edits European Heart Journal – Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes.

Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones

Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones

General Practitioner

Respiratory
Kevin is a GP principal in Box Wiltshire. He is respiartory lead of the RCGP and joint policy lead of the Primary Care Respiratory Society(UK). He has been a member of NICE Asthma and COPD Guidelines and Quality Standards Committees and is current steering committee member of the National COPD Audit and british Thoracic Society Bronchiectasis Guidelines Committee. He is a GpwSI in Sports Medicine and a former medical officer at Bath Rugby Club/ British Army rugby team.

Dr Drew Provan

Dr Drew Provan

Reader in Haematology, Editor, ABC of Clinical Haematology

Abnormal Blood Results
Dr Provan is currently Reader In Haematology at Bart’s & The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. He studied molecular genetics at Leicester University before studying medicine. After junior medical posts in Scotland, Nottingham and Yorkshire, in 1993 he went to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute In Boston, on an American travelling fellowship awarded by the Medical Research Council. He took up the post of consultant haematologist in Southampton in 1995, and moved to Barts & The London in 2000.

His main clinical and research interests are autoimmune haematology, and in particular ITP. He was the lead writer for the recently published International consensus report on the investigation and management of primary immune thrombocytopenia. Dr Provan is a general haematologist with a specific interest in immunohaematology. His main clinical and laboratory research focus is ITP. He enjoys writing and editing and has been involved in the production of a number of books, including MRCP and MRCPath examination books, in addition to Molecular Haematology (Blackwell Science), Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology and Oxford Handbook of Clinical & Laboratory Investigation, and the ABC of Clinical Haematology (BMJ books).

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