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Upcoming courses

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.

  • Rheumatology and musculoskeletal workshop

    This free workshop will be hosted by the orthopaedic team at Guy's and St Thomas' and is for GPs and practice nurses.

    • Date: Tuesday 11 February, 7-9pm
    • Venue: orthopaedic outpatient department, ground floor, Southwark Wing, Guy's Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT
    • Cost: free, a light supper will be provided

    Topics and speakers include:

    • early inflammatory arthritis – how to diagnose and when to refer (Dr Bina Menon, consultant rheumatologist)
    • monitoring of disease modifying drugs (Dr Sujith Subesinghe, consultant rheumatologist)
    • rheumatology cases in primary care (Dr Rachel Byng-Maddick, consultant rheumatologist)
    • fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome – debunking some myths (Tess Golding, advanced physiotherapy practitioner).

    How to book

    Visit Eventbrite to book your place on the rheumatology and musculoskeletal workshop.

  • Liver update for primary care clinicians

    A free evening event for GPs organised by Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

    • Date: Tuesday 25 February, 7-9pm
    • Venue: Education Centre, 75-79 York Road, London SE1 7NJ
    • Cost: free, a light supper will be provided

    Agenda of the day include:

    • interpretation and management of abnormal liver function tests
    • management of a jaundiced patient
    • investigation and management of a patient with fatty liver.

    CPD points

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

    How to book

    Visit Eventbrite to book a place on the liver update event.

  • Palliative care update for GPs

    This event is organised by Guy's and St Thomas' and the Royal College of General Practitioners.

    • Date: Thursday 19 March, 7-9pm (talk starts at 7.15pm)
    • Venue: Education Centre, 75-79 York Road, London SE1 7NJ
    • Cost: free, a light supper will be provided

    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.

    How to book

    Visit the Royal College of General Practitioners website to book your place on the palliative care update event.

    Please email lisa.moore@rcgp.org.uk if you have problems registering.

  • Skype lunchtime seminar – liver for GPs and primary care clinicians

    Dr Eleni Theocharidou, consultant hepatologist at Guy's and St Thomas', invites you to a free, 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.

    • Date: Friday 20 March, 1-2pm

    CPD points

    This talk carries one CPD point and a certificate of attendance will be sent to you.

    How to book

    Visit Eventbrite to register for the management of decompensated liver disease Skype lunchtime seminar.

    After you register you will be sent an invitation link to join the Skype seminar with all the instructions.

  • Managing complex patients in primary care

    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.

    • Date: Tuesday 21 April, 7-9pm (talk starts at 7.15pm)
    • Venue: Education Centre, 75-79 York Road, London SE1 7NJ
    • Cost: free, a light supper will be provided

    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.

    CPD points

    This talk carries two CPD points.

    How to book

    Visit Eventbrite to book your place on the managing complex patients in primary care workshop.

Find out more

Please email cppe-gpcourses@gstt.nhs.uk to find out more about our GP courses.