Surviving and thriving: A tool kit for the modern primary care practice


Monday 16 April 2018


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
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General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section


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about this event

The day is designed to provide tips to assist the primary care practice workforce team in dealing with the pressures in today’s environment. How to stay focused and healthy, to understand new requirements placed on them, to work better as a team, and to invigorate and plan to provide a gold standard service.

This meeting will assist new entrants and career progression within the primary care sector. Speakers will provide delegates with helpful advice in practice management, topical tips, how to fully embrace new technology and diagnostic tools and keeping the medical team healthy.

Who should attend

The day is of interest to general practices with practice managers, all those working in primary care teams, physician assistants, nurses, prescribers, pharmacists, audiologist and optomertist. 


RSM members: £25 - £90

Non members: £35 - £150

Which rate should i pay?

Anyone working in the health industry that is not a student, trainee, GP or consultant should be paying the AHP rate (allied health professionals).

If you would like to speak to someone about this, call 020 7290 3945


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8.30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.00 am

Welcome address

Mr Robert Hutchinson, President, General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section, Retired Optometrist and CEO, Primary Health Net

9.10 pm

Self-awareness and professionalism in four not-so-easy questions

Dr Andrew Papanikitas, President Elect, General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section and General Practitioner, University of Oxford

9.40 am

How to work with GP physician associates, nurses and pharmacist prescribers to the best effect

Mrs Karen Roberts, Physician Associate and Course Director, St George's, University of London

10.05 am

Are you ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or willing to pay the consequences?

Ms Stacey Egerton, Senior Policy Officer, Policy and Engagement

10.40 am

Tea and coffee break

11.00 am

Workshop rotation 1

11.45 am

Workshop rotation 2

12.30 pm

Workshop rotation 3

1.10 pm


Workshop A

Interaction with health care and with doctors and their staff: A patient’s perspective

Mr John Norton, Council Member, General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section

Workshop B

Benefits of a team based approach to general practice

Ms Kathryn Yates, Primary Care Lead, Royal College of Nursing

Workshop C

Practical ways of utilising physician assistants in practice

Mrs Karen Roberts

2.00 pm

Better mental health in practice - keeping the team healthy and stress free

Professor Clare Gerada, Medical Director, Practitioner Health Programme and Former Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners

2.30 pm

Staying out of court - a medico-legal update

Mr Andrew Alonzi, Council Member, General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section, Royal Society of Medicine

3.00 pm

After the Fire: What does meaningful resilience look like?

Dr Paquita Zulueta, President, Open Section, Royal Society of Medicine and General Practitioner lead for the NHS Grenfell Outreach Team

3.30 pm

Tea and coffee break

3.50 pm

Pulling together as a team and providing an all-round gold standard service to the public

Dr John Ribchester, Executive and Senior Partner, Whitstable Medical Practice

4.30 pm

Panel discussion

5.00 pm

Close of meeting

5.05 pm

Drinks reception

6.00 pm


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organiser's details

For information on this event, contact Lucy Courtney-BennettTel: 020 7290 3945 Email: arrow