Cover a large proportion of your annual mandatory training requirements in just one day. This course provides an update on recent legislation and evidence related to safe and efficient functioning of health care organisations, and the safety of patients and staff.
About this section
General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section provides a national independent forum to promote high-quality education, networking and an exchange of ideas on topical and emerging issues in primary care by learning with, from and about other professions.
This year we are celebrating the 40th Primary care update, join us and further your knowledge and understanding of a wide range of topics relevant to general practice. The annual John Horder award will be presented at this event, application for this prize close 1st May, 2020.
Medical ethics is part of both the formal (MRCGP/GMC) curriculum and the informal (what clinicians should know) curriculum. The course is intended to be interactive and will be taught and facilitated by Dr Papanikitas and Dr Spicer who have been teaching ethics to GPs and other healthcare professionals for over 10 years.
- First prize: £300
Sunday 14th June 2020 at midnight
GP registrars, postgraduate students based in primary care, medical students and other undergraduates from professional groups involved in primary care and patients with experiences from primary care.
Submit an essay of up to 3,000 words on the following topic:
- An account of an audit or quality improvement project carried out by yourself in primary care
- First prize: £100
- Second prize: £50
Friday 1 May 2020
Medical students and trainees.
Submit a 250-word abstract describing the nature and purpose of your poster presentation, which should be relevant to a topic to be discussed at the 40th Primary Care Update. The abstract should be clearly structured and describe original research, a literature review or case studies.
Please include the title of the poster, the names of presenting and other authors and their professional role and affiliation.
Shortlisted applicants will be given a free place to the meeting. Posters should be printed on A1 size for presentation.
- First prize: £150
Friday 1 May 2020
Pre-qualifying students from all health care professions
This annual essay award will be offered to a student who has been involved with interprofessional learning or working, within the community. The essay will reflect the experience and learning achieved.
The award is being offered jointly by the General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section, RSM and the Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education.
Applicants are asked to comply with the following
- Submit an essay of no more than 1,500 words
- Essays should follow the set title Describe and discuss an example of inter-professional working or learning with which you have been involved
- Essays should include:
- Description of the student's experience of interprofessional learning and collaborative working
- Application of academic learning to the case described. References to the literature must be included
- Degree of reflection on the student's experience
- Only one author per submission
- The winner must be available to present at the event on Wednesday 02 September 2020 at the 40th Primary Care Update
This award is being offered jointly by the General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section, RSM and the Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE).
- First prize: £600
Friday 1 May 2020
An interprofessional team working within the primary health care community.
Applicants are asked to produce one documents consisting of:
- A factual and descriptive report on all or part of their interprofessional team working being presented for consideration.
- Evidence demonstrating how the work presented fulfils the principles of interprofessional team working. (For further details see below).
- The preparation and presentation of each submission should anticipate further collaborative working with definite outcomes designed to improve patient care.
The above three areas form the basis for the assessment criteria to award the prize.
For more details on the application guidelines please click the 'Apply here' button below.
Dr Andrew Papanikitas