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.

  • The Children & Young People’s practitioners skills course

    • Date: Thursday 29 November, 10am-5pm
    • Location: Burfoot Court room, ground floor, Counting House, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT
    • Cost: free to Lambeth and Southwark practitioners working in health, social care, and education. Lunch and refreshments provided.

    King’s Health Partners mind and body programme and the Children & Young People’s Health Partnership present the Children & Young People’s practitioners skills course.

    It aims to give staff working with children, young people, and their families the skills to help manage both the overlap of physical and psychological needs of patients, as well as develop a better understanding of the wider social factors that affect health outcomes.

    How to book

    Find out more and book your place on the Children & Young People’s practitioners skills course.

  • Children's emergency care for GP and nurse practitioners

    • Date: Tuesday 4 December, 7-9pm
    • Location: Education Centre, 75-79 York Road, London SE1 7NJ
    • Cost: free. A light supper will be provided.

    This workshop will be hosted by Dr John Criddle, children's A&E consultant. It will focus on practical aspects of emergency care and A&E avoidance in children including:

    • febrile child – how to assess and treat
    • common rashes in febrile child
    • hip pain in children.

    CPD points

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

    How to book

    Book your place for the children's emergency care teaching event.

  • Children’s workshop for GPs and practice nurses

    The Children & Young People’s Health Partnership (CYPHP) invite you to a free evening teaching event.

    • Date: Wednesday 5 December, 6.30-8.30pm
    • Location: Fetal Medicine Research Institute, 16-20 Windsor Walk, London SE5 8BB
    • Cost: free. A light supper will be provided.

    This workshop will focus on service improvement initiatives that aim to improve clinical practice, including:

    • revised and new primary care guidelines – to support GPs in making decisions about children’s health concerns
    • Teen Health Talk – communication tool designed to aid conversations with adolescents about their broader health needs
    • mental health case study – to illustrate the CYPHP approach to integrated physical and mental health work.

    CPD points

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

    How to book

    Book your place for the children's workshop.

  • Cancer care in the elderly for GPs and nurse practitioners

    Guy’s and St Thomas’ would like to invite you to a free evening teaching event on Thursday 24 January 2019. This event will be hosted by Dr Danielle Harari, consultant physician in geriatric and acute medicine, and Dr Luigi Michele, consultant in elderly care.

    • Date: Thursday 24 January 2019, 7-9pm.
    • Location: Education Centre, 75-79 York Road, London, SE1 7NJ.
    • Cost: free. Light supper and refreshments will be provided.

    This multi-disciplinary workshop will focus on the early detection of cancer in the elderly and management of geriatric problems after diagnosis and treatment including:

    • early diagnosis of cancer: symptoms and sign, evidence, differential diagnosis.
    • geriatric assessment for patients on cancer treatment: evidence, useful advices, clinical cases.

    CPD points

    This workshop carries 2 CPD points and a certificate of attendance will be given.

    How to book

    Book your place for this event.

  • Women’s health workshop for GPs and practice nurses

    Guy’s and St Thomas’ would like to invite you to a teaching event for GPs and practice nurses on Tuesday 5 February in the McNair Centre at Guy’s Hospital.

    • Date: Tuesday, 5 February 2019 from 7-9pm.
    • Venue: McNair Centre, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT
    • Cost: Free. Light supper will be provided.

    Topics include:

    • contraception update
    • cervical screening - hints and tips for referral
    • the management of acute abdominal pain (ovarian cyst accidents/ endometriosis pain)
    • early pregnancies and acute gynaecology referrals

    CPD points

    This event carries 2 CPD points and a certificate of attendance will be given.

    How to book

    Book your place for this event.

Find out more

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