GP General Update

GP General Update

24 & 25 June 2019  |  Birmingham

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GP General Update

Details

Audience: GPs, GP trainees and practice nurses

  • Monday 24 & Tuesday 25 June 2019
  • 9.30am – 4.30pm
  • Novotel Birmingham Centre, 70 Broad St,
  • Birmingham, B1 2HT

Overview

Our GP General Update welcomes general practitioners of all grades to get the latest updates in 12 core clinical topics and earn 6 CPD credits per day (12 credits in total).

Join us for two days of clinical content delivered by subject-matter experts. Our interactive format incorporates real-life case studies, live polls, quizzes, practical demos and dedicated Q&A time 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 - 09:40Welcome and introduction by the chair
09:40 - 10:20Cardiology
- Management of stable angina - key takeaways from new SIGN guidance
- Heart Failure - diagnosis and managing effective diuresis
- ECG interpretation advice
10:20 - 10:30Questions to speaker
10:30 - 10:35Learning bites
10:35 - 11:15Care of the Older Person
- Preventing falls
- Managing frailty
11:15 - 11:25Questions to speaker
11:25 - 11:45Refreshments
11:45 - 11:50Learning bites
11:50 - 12:30Diabetes
- New drug treatments and the risk of euglycemic DKA (diabetic ketoacidosis)
- Pre-diabetes diagnosis and management
- Benefits of multifactorial intervention in diabetes care
- Care planning in diabetes care
12:30 - 12:40Questions to speaker
12:40 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 14:10Dermatology
- Recognising skin cancers
- Common rashes in children (including Eczema)
14:10 - 14:20Questions to speaker
14:20 - 14:25Learning bites
14:25 - 15:05Women's Health
- New contraception guidelines
15:05 - 15:15Questions to speaker
15:15 - 15:30Refreshments
15:30 - 16:10ENT Quiz
- Common ENT cases including allergic rhinitis, tonsillitis and more
16:10 - 16:20Questions to speaker
16:20 - 16:30Summary, quiz and closing remarks

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

 Dr Vinod Patel

Dr Vinod Patel

Consultant Physician Consultant Physician, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Associate Professor (Reader) in Clinical Skills

Diabetes
Dr Vinod Patel is Associate Professor in Clinical Skills at Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick. He is also Honorary Consultant Physician in Endocrinology and Diabetes, Acute Medicine and Medical Obstetrics at the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust in Nuneaton, Warwickshire.

He trained in Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Hammersmith and the Royal London hospitals. He obtained a Doctorate on Haemodynamic Factors in the Pathogenesis of Diabetic Retinopathy from the University of London and has multiple papers arising from the work. Whilst his specialist area of research is prevention of diabetic complications, he has a passion for clinical diabetes care. He is jointly qualified in Hospital Medicine and General Practice and has this has allowed him to work relatively seamlessly across the primary care/secondary care interface and improve effectiveness in delivery of diabetes care for the local Community. His commitment to Clinical Education is to help create world-class healthcare professionals that will be capable of dealing with the clinical, managerial and professional challenges of the future.

His Diabetes Care Team was instrumental in developing the “Alphabet Strategy” for patient-centred, evidence-based, multi-professional diabetes care. This preventative and treatment-orientated strategy has been taught in numerous courses and seminars across UK with multiple international presentations at conferences. The most recent venture is the delivery of two workshops in Bahrain sponsored by the UN Development Programme. His work is driven by the deep held belief that a patient-centred, outcome-based, team-working approach can lead to a reduction in all premature complications of diabetes and indeed complications of all long-term conditions by at least 50%, thereby significantly improving the quality of life of people in UK.

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 Paula Briggs

Dr Paula Briggs

CoNsultant in sexual and 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 Darren Pinder

Dr Darren Pinder

Consultant ENT surgeon

ENT
Mr Darren Pinder is a consultant ENT Surgeon at the Royal United Hospital in Bath. He trained in the South West and completed 12 months in a neuro-otology fellowship in Melbourne where he then spent 2 years as a consultant. Dr. Pinder’s sub-specialty interest is in otology and balance problems. His other area of interest is medical education – he completed an MSc in medical education as a registrar. He is Royal College of Surgeons Tutor and faculty on the Royal College of Surgeons ‘Training the Trainers’ course.

Day 2
Time Topics to be covered
08:30 - 09:30Registration and refreshments
09:30 - 09:40Welcome and introduction by the chair
09:40 - 10:20MSK
- Back, knee examinations - red flags and when to refer
- Fibromyalgia
10:20 - 10:30Questions to speaker
10:30 - 10:35Learning bites
10:35 - 11:15Respiratory Medicine
- Asthma update
- COPD update
11:15 - 11:25Questions to speaker
11:25 - 11:45Refreshments
11:45 - 11:50Learning bites
11:50 - 12:30Neurology
- Headaches/migraines - when to refer
- Epilepsy (NICE Epilepsies: diagnosis and management)
12:30 - 12:40Questions to speaker
12:40 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 14:10Mental Health
- Diagnosis and management of Depression
- Updates in managing Anxiety
- Advice for patients with Insomnia
14:10 - 14:20Questions to speaker
14:20 - 14:25Learning bites
14:25 - 15:05Paediatrics
- Common causes for referral including difficulty in breathing and diagnosis, fever, and sepsis
15:05 - 15:15Questions to speaker
15:15 - 15:30Refreshments
15:30 - 15:35Quiz - Key learnings from the day
15:35 - 16:15Ophthalmology
- Quiz
16:15 - 16:25Questions to speaker
16:25 - 16:30Summary, quiz and closing remarks

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

Dr Elspeth Wise

Dr Elspeth Wise

Salaried General Practitioner

MSK
Elspeth Wise is a salaried GP in Washington, Tyne and Wear and also works in both hospital and community rheumatology clinics. She has recently been awarded an MD for research focused on GP registrars’ musculoskeletal education.

Dr Hilary Pinnock

Dr Hilary Pinnock

Reader, Allergy and Respiratory Research Group and Principal in General Practice

Respiratory Medicine
Dr Pinnock is a Reader with the Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, University of Edinburgh, and a GP in Whitstable, Kent.

Her research interests focus on the delivery of respiratory care within the ‘real-life’ primary care setting including telephone reviews for asthma, telehealth for monitoring respiratory disease, supportive care for people with COPD and the role of GPs with a Special Interest

She is actively involved with the International Primary Care Respiratory Group and the Primary Care Respiratory Society UK. She chairs the self-management evidence review group of the BTS SIGN asthma guideline, and contributed to the COPD Outcome Strategy

Dr Julia Thomson

Dr Julia Thomson

Paediatric Consultant

Paediatrics
Dr Julia Thomson is a paediatric consultant at Homerton Hospital in London where she spends much of her clinical time in the children’s emergency department. She has been publishing monthly newsletters since 2009 to support the paediatric CPD of ED doctors and GPs. Despite a colleague telling her that she would be scraping the barrel for topics by the end of the first year, www.paediatricpearls.co.uk is still going strong a decade later! An enthusiastic medical teacher, Julia is a member of the Academy of Medical Educators and is a paediatric and neonatal life support instructor in the UK and Africa.

Ms Sarah J Maling

Ms Sarah J Maling

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Ophthalmology
I am a consultant ophthalmologist working in Buckinghamshire. I have been privaledged to be part of the BMJ masterclasses for 5 year. My sub specialty interest is paediatrics but I also completed post graduate qualifications in Education. I am part of the faculty of training the trainers at the Royal College of Ophthalmology and I appreciate the opportunity to learn from the audiences at the BMJ masterclasses.

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