About this event

  • Date and time Thu 20 Oct 2022 from 8:50am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by General Practice with Primary Healthcare

This practical face-to-face training is delivered by specialists in the field and allows practising Basic Life Support (BLS) on mannequins, updating your knowledge around anaphylaxis, the use of the AED and more. This mandatory training for health and social care is fundamental for all healthcare professionals and staff working with patients requiring yearly updates. 

This session includes discussions of the mental capacity act, human rights and conflict management. At the end of the course, participants will receive CPR and BLS certificates, valid for a year.

The course will update your knowledge of: 

  • National policies and guidelines related to professional accountability and the codes of practice for health and social care workers 
  • The fundamentals of Information Governance, data protection, confidentiality and ‘Caldicott’ principle and recent legislative changes 
  • The importance of person-centred care in the context of equality and diversity legislation 
  • The Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Level 1 and Level 2 
  • What to do in cases of child abuse, and recognise the importance of Safeguarding Vulnerable Children 
  • The latest resuscitation council (UK) guidelines for effective Basic Life Support, including management of airways, CPR, choking, and the lateral/recovery position 
  • Safe operation of automated external defibrillator (AED)

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Ian Charles Brooman, Vice President, General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Conflict resolution

Dr Jeya Balakrishna, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Defence Primary Healthcare, Ministry of Defence

Equality, diversity and human rights consent and mental capacity act

Dr Nora Vyas

Information governance

Mr John Eyre Norton, Council Member, General Practice and Primary Care Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Tea and coffee break
Safeguarding adults and children: Level 1 and 2

Mrs Fadzai Mashingaidze, Lead Named Nurse, Safeguarding Children, Buckinghamshire NHS

Safeguarding adults and children: Level 3

Mrs Fadzai Mashingaidze

Basic Life Support (BLS), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and recovery position

Dr Shemin Vyas 


Dr Nora Vyas

Close of meeting


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

Registration for this event will close on 19 October 2022 at 1:00am (BST). Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time.

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.

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This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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