GP Clinical Meetings

GP Surgery-based Consultant Presentations

We are pleased to be able to offer a series of presentations, talks and workshops by our consultants at no cost to your surgery. These presentations take place in your own surgery at a time to suit your practice-training schedule, and at the convenience of your practice staff. All those attending will receive a certificate for inclusion in their continuing educational development records.

All talks are aimed at primary care management and referral only when necessary to secondary care. Sessions currently available are:

Cardiology
Dr Nik Sabhawal – All aspects of Cardiology, ECGs in Primary care
Dr Joanna D’Arcy – “Palpitations: Who, when and how to refer”, “Heart murmurs: A practical approach”, “Chest pain: When should I worry”, “Heart Failure: Managing medications”

Dermatology
Dr Jonathan Bowling – All skin conditions, scalp and hair loss problems.

Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
Mr Oliver Cassell – scars: management and treatment, handy hints how to manage a suspicious mole minor surgery – tips and hints / breast reconstruction cosmetic procedures and NHS rationing / what is in an implant.

Rheumatology

Professor Nigel Arden – most rheumatological topics, but mainly osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis – diagnosis and treatments.

Gynaecology
Mr Jonathan Nicholls – improving outcomes in female incontinence / menorrhagia: too much choice? How should we give patient advice / HRT: time to revisit?
Miss Uloma Okwuosa – Abnormal Uterine bleeding in pre-menopausal women/ Ovarian cysts management and referral

Orthopaedics
Mr James Owen – Lower limb orthopaedics / Assessment of the knee
Mr Geza Kordas – Upper and Lower orthopaedics

General Surgery
Mr Oliver Jones “Proctology problems in primary care”, “Investigation of patients with rectal bleeding and change in bowel habit”, “Treatment of faecal incontinence.
Mr Bob Marshall – Management of Hernia, locality guidelines
Mr Jeremy Perkins – Vascular disease – Management and treatment
Mr Chris Lewis – Upper gastro-intestinal disease, GORD, Dysphagia, Dyspepsia, Gallstone disease, Benign biliary disease

Gastroenterology

Dr Jonathan Marshall – Gastroenterology
Dr Tony Ellis – Anaemia diagnosis and treatment

Radiology
Mr Rajat Chowdhury – MSK Radiology uses in diagnosis and treatment. Image guided joint injections.
Dr Rowena Johnson – MSK Radiology: When to refer and ultrasound guided Muskoskeletal intervention

If you would like to arrange one or more of these sessions at your surgery please contact Deborah Watson on 01295 252281 or email deborah.watson@thefoscotehospital.co.uk