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.

  • Free update on diabetes for GPs at St Thomas’

    • Date: Wednesday 5 September, 7-9pm
    • Venue: Guy's and St Thomas' Education Centre
    • Cost: free. Food and refreshments will be provided.

    An evening event for GPs organised by Guy’s and St Thomas’ and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). 

    Stephen Thomas – diabetes and endocrinology consultant will present on:

    • how to approach HbA1c, blood pressure & cholesterol
    • new treatments
    • practical tips
    • management of patients with complications including kidney disease.

    Samantha Mann, consultant ophthalmologist and clinical lead for south east London Diabetic Eye Screening Programme, will present on:

    • what diabetic eye screening involves
    • important information to help us support patients to attend for screening - eg whether patient is anxious about eye drops, requires transport, requires interpreters, spends time abroad each year
    • how to interpret the eye screening report
    • what happens next doctor? What if my screening is positive?
    • what treatments will I have to have in the eye clinic?
    • who is not suitable for screening?
    • what happens if screening doesn’t occur/ pregnancy/ Danny’s story.

    How to book

    Book your place on the free update on diabetes for GPs at St Thomas’.

  • King's Health Partners Haematology GP event

    • Date: Thursday 13 September, 7-9.15pm
    • Venue: Fetal medicine institute at Windsor Walk

    GPs are invited to attend the King’s Health Partners Haematology GP event.

    A buffet dinner will be available from 6.30–7pm. Talks will start at 7pm until 9.15pm.

    How to book

    Earlybird registration is now open. The programme, based on the new KHP Joint Adult Haematology GP Referral Guide, is still being finalised but you can register here for an early bird space. We will email you with the programme details as soon as they are available.

  • Radiology update for primary care

    • Date: Wednesday 19 September, 7-9pm
    • Location:  29th floor, Tower wing, Roben's suite, Guy's hospital

    The agenda includes:

    • headachepathway
    • lower dose CT scanners
    • common referral errors
    • what we need from a referral
    • updates to patient preparation.

    How to book

    To book your place please email lucy.sayer@gstt.nhs.uk.

  • Ophthalmology workshop for GPs

    • Date: Wednesday 10 October, 2.15-4.30pm
    • Location: ophthalmology department, ground floor, South Wing, St Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH
    • Cost: free

    There will be practical demonstrations, clinical cases and a discussion at the end of the workshop.

    Topics include:

    • cataracts management
    • glaucoma
    • dry eyes
    • oculoplastic
    • eye allergies
    • eye emergencies
    • paediatric strabismus
    • minor eye conditions.

    Please note this event is open only to those GPs working in Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham, Greenwich, Westminster and Wandsworth.

    CPD points

    This workshop carries three CPD points and a certificate of attendance will be given.

    How to book

    Book your place for the ophthalmology workshop. Places are limited to 60, so please book early.

  • Women’s health workshop for GPs and practice nurses

    • Date: Tuesday 16 October, 7-9pm
    • Location: McNair Centre, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT
    • Cost: free. A light supper will be provided.

    Topics include:

    • the cervical screening programme
    • the abnormal cervix
    • questions and answers
    • contraception update
    • close and evaluation.

    CPD points

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

    How to book

    Book your place for the women’s health workshop.

Find out more

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