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.

  • 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.

  • Adult emergency care for GP and nurse practitioners

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

    This event will be hosted by Dr Katherine Henderson, A&E clinical lead. It will focus on practical aspects of emergency care and A&E avoidance in adults including:

    • sepsis

    • suspected meningitis

    • chest pain.

    CPD points

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

    How to book

    Book your place for the adult emergency care teaching event.

  • Hand injuries workshop for GPs and nurse practitioners

    • Date: Monday 12 November, 7-8.50pm
    • Location: Education Centre, 75-79 York Road, London SE1 7NJ
    • Cost: free. A light supper will be provided.

    This teaching event for GPs and nurse practitioners will include:

    • management of common hand conditions, recognising easily missed injuries (tendon ruptures, UCL tear), when and how to refer to a surgeon and postoperative pain management
    • managing hand conditions in primary care (carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel, arthritis, trigger finger etc) and how to splint them
    • how to manage wounds postoperatively (suture removal, which dressings to use etc).

    CPD points

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

    How to book

    Book your place on the hand injuries workshop. Places are limited. Please cancel your booking if you are unable to attend so we can allocate your place to someone else.

  • 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.

Find out more

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