Continuing Professional Development for GPs and Primary Care Clinicians

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Lewisham Events

· Dermatology Essentials for Primary Care

Hosted by Lewisham CEPN

Monday 2nd March 13:00 – 16:00

St Johns Medical Centre

Session delivered by Lewisham GP and Executive Chair of Primary Care Dermatology Society, the Dr Angelika Razzaque.

For more information and to book click here

 

· Managing Frailty within the Primary Care Community

Tuesday 3rd March, Lessof Theatre, Education Centre, Lewisham Hospital
2pm – 5pm
20 places available
A joint Lewisham VTS and OHL half day multi-disciplinary case based workshop on
– managing the frail elderly in the community to prevent a medical crisis
– identify how to provide safe care for frail patients at home
– de-prescribing issues
Open to First5 GPs, GP pharmacists, Social prescribing link workers and Care Co-ordinators.
For booking contact : Dr Niro Amin, niro.amin1@nhs.net

· Child Sexual Exploitation Half Day Training

Wednesday 25th March
12noon to 4pm
For practitioners working with girls and young woman in Lewisham
For more information and to book click here

· Half Day Travel Immunisations Update

Wednesday 15th April – either morning or afternoon session – Committee Room 3, Civic Centre, Lewisham
2 x ½ day Travel Immunisations updates.
Hosted by Lewisham CEPN
Will include risk areas for men over 50. HIV Anti-RetroVirals. Polio update /new changes
For more information and to book on your required session, click on the link below

· Maternity and Parental Leave Coaching Workshop

Wednesday 29th April, Owen Centre, Lewisham Hospital, Lewsham High Street, London, SE13 6LH
Session 9.30am – 4.30pm
One day workshop aimed at GPs and primary care clinicians due to go on maternity/parental leave, or currently on maternity/parental leave and planning to return to work.
OHL monthly CPD event
For more information and to book click here

 

· Contraception – new ways to manage consultations. To include input on menopause.

Wednesday 13th May, Committee room 3, Civic Centre

Session 9.30am – 4.30pm

Hosted by Lewisham CEPN

For more information and to book click here

 

· Whole day clinical update – CVD, Hypertension, Renal, Atrial Fibrillation

Tuesday 14 July 9.30 – 5pm, Hilly Fields Medical Centre

Hosted by Lewisham CEPN

This session is aimed at primarily Nurses, Pharmacists, Paramedics, or Physician Associates. Those on VTS ( GP training) placements are welcome to attend


If you have any questions or suggestions about GP educational events in Lewisham please contact Dr Alex Kitching, GP fellow for CPD, alex.kitching@onehealthlewisham.co.uk

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Events of Interest Outside of Lewisham

· Palliative Care update for GPs

Thursday 19 March –  7pm to 9pm (talk starts at 7.15) – Education Centre, 75-79 York Road, London, SE1 7NJ

GSTT Training Event

A free evening event for GPs organised by Guy’s and St Thomas’ and the Royal College of General Practitioners. Dr Shaheen Khan, Joint Clinical Director of Integrated Local Services at Guy’s and St Thomas’ will present with colleagues on:

• Update on pain management and symptom control

• Advance care planning

• Case-based discussions

Cost: Free

Light supper and refreshments will be provided.

Book your place here:

Or email Lisa.Moore@rcgp.org.uk if you find problems in registering

· Free Skype lunchtime seminar – Liver for GPs and primary care clinicians

Friday 20 March  – 1pm to 2pm

GSTT Training Event

Dr Eleni Theocharidou, Consultant Hepatologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ would like to invite you to a one hour interactive Skype seminar where you will learn how to improve the diagnosis, patient referrals and the management of liver conditions in primary care. The talk will cover Management of decompensated liver disease. – Questions will be taken at the end of the talk.

After you register you will be sent an invitation link to join the Skype seminar with all the instructions. This talk counts for one CPD point and a certificate of attendance will be sent to you.

Register here:

 

· Tropical Medicine Update for Primary Care

Tuesday 14th April – 6.30pm – 8.30pm – Education Centre, University College Hospital, London
UK Chagas Hub and Hospital for Tropical Disease joint event
An evening update of common tropical medical complaints directly relevant to primary care. Including talks on Zika, Chagas, COVID19, investigating eosinophilia and tropical dermatology.

· Persistent physical symptoms – managing complex patients in primary care

Tuesday 21 April, 7pm to 9pm (talk starts at 7.15) –  Education Centre, 75-79 York Road, London, SE1 7NJ

GSTT Training Event

Consultants from Guy’s and St Thomas’ and South London and Maudsley would like to invite you to a free evening event for GPs. The aim of this workshop is to focus on complex patients that GPs find difficult to manage from a diagnostic and therapeutic perspective. The agenda will cover:

Diagnosis and management persistent physical symptoms in primary care:

· Case scenarios of persistent physical symptoms in the rapid access clinic

· Background to persistent physical symptoms and differential diagnosis

· Practical management skills and resources for primary care

· Opportunity for Q&A and networking

Cost: Free This GP events carries two CPD points Light supper and refreshments will be provided.

Book here: