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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.

  • Orthopaedic and musculoskeletal workshop

    This free teaching event is for GPs and practice nurses. It will be hosted by Dr Sameer Gidwani, consultant orthopaedic hand surgeon.

    • Date: Tuesday 5 March, 7-9pm
    • Venue: orthopaedic outpatient department, ground floor, Southwark Wing, Guy's Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT
    • Cost: free. Light supper and refreshments will be provided.

    This workshop will focus on the following:

    • management of osteoarthritis in the metacarpophalangeal thumb – update on surgical management by Dr Sameer Gidwani
    • examination of hand- practical workshop – hand therapy
    • differential diagnosis and musculoskeletal community assessment and treatment service (MCATS) pathways on how to manage common hand conditions.

    CPD points

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

    How to book

    Book your place for the orthopaedic and musculoskeletal workshop.

  • Common paediatric conditions not to miss in primary care

    This free teaching event is for GPs. It will be presented by Dr Kamal Ajanta, consultant general paediatrician.

    • Date: Thursday 14 March 2019, 7-9pm (talk starts at 7.15pm)
    • Venue: Education Centre, 75-79 York Road, London, SE1 7N
    • Cost: free. Light supper and refreshments will be provided.

    Topics include:

    • meningitis
    • dehydration
    • pneumonia
    • sepsis
    • malignancy

    CPD points

    This event carries two CPD points

    How to book

    Book your place in the workshop. If you have any problems registering, please email Lisa.Moore@rcgp.org.uk.

  • Free Skype lunchtime seminar - rheumatology

    This free interactive skype seminar is for GPs and primary care clinicians. It will be presented by Toby Garrood, clinical director for specialist ambulatory services.

    You will learn how to improve the diagnosis, patient referrals and the management of rheumatology in primary care. Questions will be taken at the end of the talk.

    • Date: Wednesday 27 March, 1.30-2.30pm

    Topics include:

    • management of Fibromyalgia
    • monitoring of DMARDs and abnormal results
    • inflammatory arthritis
    • steroid injections to knee and shoulder
    • psoriatic arthritis

    CPD points

    This event carries one CPD point

    How to book

    Book your place in the seminar. You will be sent an invitation link with all the instructions on how to join the Skype seminar. A certificate of attendance will be sent to you afterwards.

  • Gastroenterology and hepatology workshop

    This is a free teaching event for GPs and practice nurses. It will be hosted by Dr Giovanni Tritto,, consultant in gastroenterology and hepatology.

    • Date: Thursday 28 March, 7-9pm
    • Venue: Education Centre, 75-79 York Road, London, SE1 7NJ
    • Cost: free. Light supper and refreshments will be provided.

    Topics include:

    • abnormal LFTs - when to wait; when to investigate further
    • managing diarrhoeal diseases in General Practice
    • update on Hepatitis C management in Lambeth
    • the fatty liver - understanding its implications.

    CPD points

    This event carries two CPD points.

    How to book

    Book your place in the workshop.

Find out more

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