GP training

Clinical experts from our teaching hospitals run courses for general practitioners (and practice staff) who need a comprehensive update on how to manage common conditions or training for their continuing professional development.

  • Common respiratory diseases in primary care

    This free event for GPs will be presented by Dr Amy Dewar, consultant in respiratory medicine at Guy's and St Thomas'.

    • Date: Thursday 13 June, 7-9pm (talk starts at 7.15pm)
    • Location: Education Centre, 75-79 York Road, London, SE1 7NJ
    • Cost: free, light supper and refreshments will be provided

    Topics include:

    • asthma and the management of acute asthma in primary care
    • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and exacerbation of COPD in primary care
    • emphysema
    • bronchiectasis
    • pulmonary and cystic fibrosis
    • lung cancer
    • chronic cough.

    How to book

    Book your place at the common respiratory diseases in primary care event.

  • Allergy in adults

    This free teaching event for GPs and nurse practitioners will be hosted by Dr Chris Rutkowski, consultant allergist and clinical lead for adult allergy at Guy's and St Thomas', and Dr Olympia Tsilochristou, allergist and clinical research fellow.

    • Date: Tuesday 18 June, 9-5pm
    • Venue: Robens suite, floor 29, Tower Wing, Guy's Hospital, SE1 9RT
    • Cost: free, lunch and refreshments will be provided

    Topics include:

    • the most common allergic diseases in primary care
    • adult allergy knowledge, diagnostic skills and disease management
    • co-operation between primary care and Guy's Hospital adult allergy service, for example referrals and e-advice
    • high prevalence and significant burden of allergic diseases in primary care.

    CPD points

    This event carries seven CPD points and a certificate of attendance will be given.

    How to book

    Book your place at the allergy in adults event.

  • Minimising the risks of surgery for older people

    This free teaching event for GPs will be hosted by our perioperative medicine for older people having surgery department (POPS).

    • Date: Thursday 27 June, 7-9pm
    • Venue: Education Centre, 75-79 York Road, London, SE1 7NJ
    • Cost: free

    Topics include:

    • managing dementia, multi-morbidity and frailty early in the surgical pathway
    • panel discussion of questions such as: what do you do when the 84-year-old diabetic with dementia needs a knee replacement for debilitating pain? Or when a heavy smoker with COPD develops prostatic symptoms that could be treated with transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)?

    CPD points

    This event carries two CPD points and a certificate of attendance will be given.

    How to book

    Book your place at the minimising the risks of surgery for older people event.

  • Chronic kidney disease

    This free teaching event for GPs will be hosted by Guy's and St Thomas' and King's College Hospital's renal departments. Dr Elham Asgari, consultant in nephrology and general medicine, Dr Catriona Shaw, consultant nephrologist, and Dr Katie Vinen, consultant nephrologist, will present.

    • Date: Wednesday 17 July, 7-9pm
    • Venue: Education Centre, 75-79 York Road, London, SE1 7NJ
    • Cost: free, light supper will be provided

    Topics include:

    • an overview of chronic kidney disease (CKD)
    • most common causes and complications
    • referral criteria
    • how to best manage in primary care with reference to NICE guidelines.

    CPD points

    This event carries two CPD points and a certificate of attendance will be given.

    How to book

    Book your place at the chronic kidney disease event.

Find out more

Please email us to find out more about our GP courses.