About this event

  • Date and time Tue 10 Sep 2019 from 8:30am to 12 Sep 2019 at 6:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by General Practice with Primary Healthcare

Update your knowledge and understanding of a wide range of topics relevant to general practice.  

Delegates will get the opportunity to discuss topical general practice issues with colleagues.   

Topics cover:

  • Tuesday
    • AM: Allergy and Itch
    • PM: Pharmacology 
  • Wednesday
    • AM: Vulnerable people
    • PM: John Fry Presentation and Workshops 
  • Thursday
    • AM: Common problems and progress in Orthopaedics
    • PM: Innovation in Primary Care   

Save 10% when you book to attend 2 days and 20% when you book to attend all 3 days! These discounts will be automatically applied at the checkout. 

There will be the Primary care update annual dinner on the evening of the second day day of this event, all are welcome.

If you are attending all 3 days of the 39th Primary care update you are entitled to a discounted price of £30. To get this discount you will need to book the dinner on this event page. For all other bookings, please visit the Primary care update annual dinner webpage to pre-book your place. 

The John Fry Prize is still open for submissions and will be presented on the second day of this event. First prize is £300 and the submission deadline is Friday 31st May 2019.
To enter please submit an essay of up to 3,000 words on one of the following topics: 

  • An account of an audit of research project carried out in primary care
  • A reflective account of a health consultation in your primary care practice
  • A reflective account of an example of a team working in primary care 

Please submit your essay to this email address: gp@rsm.ac.uk

Tickets

Standard Rates pricing available until 09 September 2019.

Member

RSM Fellow
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£165.00 Day 1
£165.00 Day 2
£30.00 Annual Dinner
(optional)
£165.00 Day 3
RSM Associate
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£105.00 Day 1
£105.00 Day 2
£30.00 Annual Dinner
(optional)
£105.00 Day 3
RSM Retired Fellow
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£105.00 Day 1
£105.00 Day 2
£30.00 Annual Dinner
(optional)
£105.00 Day 3
RSM Trainee
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£105.00 Day 1
£105.00 Day 2
£30.00 Annual Dinner
(optional)
£105.00 Day 3
RSM Student
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£30.00 Day 1
£30.00 Day 2
£30.00 Annual Dinner
(optional)
£30.00 Day 3

Non - Member

Consultant / GP
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£215.00 Day 1
£215.00 Day 2
£30.00 Annual Dinner
(optional)
£215.00 Day 3
AHP / Nurse / Midwife
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£150.00 Day 1
£150.00 Day 2
£30.00 Annual Dinner
(optional)
£150.00 Day 3
Trainee
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£150.00 Day 1
£150.00 Day 2
£30.00 Annual Dinner
(optional)
£150.00 Day 3
Student
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£50.00 Day 1
£50.00 Day 2
£30.00 Annual Dinner
(optional)
£50.00 Day 3

Agenda

Day one 10 September 2019

Allergy and itch

Introduction

Dr Edin Lakasing, Past President, General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Astma, diagnosis and treatment

Dr Julius Cairn, Consultant Respiratory Physician, West Herts NHS Trust and The Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital Trust  

The wheezy child

Dr Ashley Reece, Consultant Paediatrician and Undergraduate Tutor, Watford General Hospital, Officer for Assessment, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

The itchy skin with no rash

Dr George Moncrieff, GPwSI in Dermatology, Bicester Health Centre, Bicester, Oxfordshire

Testing for allergies

Dr George Moncrieff

Panel discussion
Lunch

Pharmacology

Introduction

Mr Robert Hutchinson, President, General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Dr Edin Lakasing

Rheumatology: A pharmacist’s insight

Dr Kalveer Flora, Lead Rheumatology and Biosimilars Specialist Pharmacist, London North West Healthcare

IMABs and DMARDS

Dr Kalveer Flora

Tea and coffee break
Diabetes an update

Mr Charles Odiase, Consultant Pharmacist in Primary Care and Diabetes Dacorum GP Federation (Lead Clinical Pharmacist) DUK Clinical Champion DUK Primary Care Course Co-chair DUK Professional Conference Organising Committee member

Panel discussion
The Albert Wander Lecture: The pharmaceutical industry – The good, the bad and the ugly

Dr Martin Lunnon, Clinical Pharmacologist and Specialist in Early Clinical Development

Questions and answer session
Completion of survey and close of meeting
Drinks reception

All welcome

Day two 11 September 2019

Vulnerable people

Introduction

Dr Angela Chung, Council Member, General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Infectious diseases and other common health issues among migrants

Dr Jessica Carter, GP, University College London 

Safe surgeries: Your role in tackling barriers to healthcare for migrants in vulnerable circumstances

Dr Jennie Corbett, UK Policy and Advocacy Officer, Doctors of the World UK, part of the Médecins du Monde Network

Tea and coffee break

Chance to view posters

An overview of the sex industry, men, women and trans sex workers

Dr Mary Brown, Nurse Practitioner, John Hunter Clinic, Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Gender Dysphoria - what at GP might reasonably know

Dr James Barrett, Director, Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, Charing Cross Gender Identity Clinic

Panel discussion
Lunch

Chance to view posters

Prize presentations

Chair: Mr Robert Hutchinson

Student and trainee prize presentation
The John Fry presentation
Walk to Chandos house for afternoon session
Tea and coffee break

Workshops

Workshop 1 – Management of spinal pain
Dr Neal Evans, Consultant in Pain Management, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Workshop 2 – Grey cases in acute medicine
Dr Zul Mirza, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, West Middlesex University NHS Trust, London

Workshop 3 – Practice Mergers 
Dr Hannah Cowling, GP Partner, Bridgewater House Surgeries, Watford 

Workshop rotation 1
Workshop rotation 2
Workshop rotation 3
Close of day
AGM

All members invited

Drinks reception

Followed by the Section’s Annual Dinner – Pre bookings only

Day three 12 September 2019

Common problems and progress in orthopaedics

Introduction

Dr Edin Lakasing

Lower limb problems in children

Mr Aresh Hashemi-Nejad, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, London

Common conditions of the hand and wrist

Mr Neil Toft, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London

Tea and coffee break
What’s new in the management of knee problems?

Mr Vikas Vedi, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Trust

Common conditions of the foot and ankle

Mr Pinak Ray, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Lunch

Innovation in primary care

Introduction

Dr Angela Chung

GP10 and GPFYFV, Primary care networks

Ms Karen Storey, Primary Care Nursing Lead, Nursing Directorate, NHS England

New health professionals in general practice: Practice pharmacist, super administrator

Mrs Mrs Jeshni Amblum-Almer, Course Director, Belmatt Healthcare Training Ltd, Dr Mohammed Harb, Clinical Pharmacist and Mr Thomas Jefferies, Lead Super Administrator, Islington Federation and Clerkenwell Medical Practice

Tea and coffee break
Pitfalls of new ways of consulting

Ms Vanessa Jack, MDU

What can be achieved to help practices within it for the good of the patients

Dr Benedict Smith, GP Partner and Chair, Islington Federation

Panel discussion
Completion of survey and close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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