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Learning 2017

Download the learning and GP tips from recent Family Doctor Association events.

GP Hot Topics Liverpool

1st April 2017

Crohns, Coeliac & Colitis HERE

Contraception HERE

Mum's Worries HERE

Pharmacy HERE

Dementia HERE

GP Hot Topics Rochdale

25th February 2017

Musculoskeletal Update HERE

Women's Health  HERE

Demystifying the Benefits System: HERE

National Conference Liverpool

4th February 2017

Acute Kidney Injury HERE

Interpreting blood results HERE

Driving Update DVLA HERE

Sepsis in Primary Care Dr John Caldwell HERE

Sepsis in primary care Dr Emmanuel Nsutebu HERE

Telephone Consultation: Risk Managing HERE

Resillience HERE

Dermatology Puzzles - handouts only for this talk

Safeguarding Update HERE

Financial Top Tips for all GPs HERE


Dr Patricia Wilkie HERE

Dr Arvind Madan HERE

Common Musculoskeletal Problems in General Practice

Liverpool 30 November 2016

Dr Denis O'Brien HERE

How Can we Deliver Great Cancer Care in Primary Care

Cancer: NICE (symptom based) - what's new November 2016 - Dr Katy Gardner & Dr Cathy Hubbart HERE
Lung Cancer - Dr Martin Ledson HERE
Head & Neck - Miss Ann Dingle HERE
Genetics/genomics - Dr Lynn Greenhalgh HERE

Tranformation of cancer care in Merseyside & Cheshire

Dr Debbie Harvey - HERE
Dr Peter Kirkbride - HERE


What are the opportunities for nurses in early diagnosis/screening?  Julie Forshaw - HERE
Screening matters: Cervical, Breat & Bowel - Susan Spence -HERE

Leaflets & Handouts

2WW referral patient information letter example. Will be computerized for use in Lpool and Sefton HERE

Primary Care 10 Top Tips HERE

Acute Oncology GP advice via Email HERE

Referring those with a Family History of Cancer HERE

GP direct referral to CT HERE

NICE Cancer Referral Guidelines 2015 HERE

Ovarian Plan HERE

GP Hot Topics East Lancashire October 2016

Zika Virus HERE

Migrant Health HERE

Sepsis HERE

Appraisal top tips HERE

GP Hot Topics Bury October 2016

Paediatric Dermatology only available on request at

Blood test interpretation & other Haematological challenges HERE

Women's Health HERE

Acute Kidney Injury HERE

GP Study Morning Nottingham September 2016

Vitamin D Update HERE

GMC & GP Appraisal HERE

Sepsis Update HERE

GPs & Telephone Consultations HERE

Paediatric Update Liverpool 20 July 2016

Mum's worries HERE

Fabricated or induced illness HERE

GP Safeguarding Session HERE

GP Study Morning Accrington July 2016

Problem feeding in children HERE

Red Flags in Gastroenterology HERE

Weight Loss Surgery update HERE

GP Study Morning Rochdale May 2016

Sepsis Update for GPs HERE

Telephone Consultations: Skills and Risk HERE

Eating disorders: what do GPs need to know?  HERE

Vitamin D Update HERE

GP Study Morning Liverpool April 2016

HRT Menopause: a brief look at how to manage HRT and menopause in primary care with a look
at relevant case studies.   HERE

Atrial Fibrillation: AF, NOACs and talking topatients about risk.   HERE

An Update on COPD    HERE

Chronic Kidney Disease Update for GPs    HERE

Skin Cancer and 2 Week Rule Referrals    HERE

GP Study Morning Accrington April 2016

Coping with Coroners: Death Certification, inquests and the Coroner HERE

Certifying death: what do GPs need to know? HERE

Bereavement.  What do you say?  What don't you say?  Communication skills update HERE

PULSE London March 2016

The end of the road: 5 key tips for struggling practices  HERE

Portfolio careers: Assessing the pros and cons of a career beyond partnerships  HERE


GP Hot Topics London February 2016

Coping with Coroners: Death certification, inquests and the Coroner HERE

General Practice 2016 and beyond: update for savvy GPs……     HERE

Holiday Souvenirs and Other Infectious Diseases: GP Update     HERE

Telephone consultations, Skyping patients, top tips on getting it right     HERE

Making the most of your Practice Manager     HERE

What the NHS Pensions Agency doesn’t tell you & more. Or when can you retire?     HERE


Hot Topics Bury January 2016

The eyes have it? Ophthalmology Case Discussion    HERE

Chronic Kidney Disease Update for GPs   HERE

Autism Spectrum Disorder: What Do GPs Need To Know?   HERE

Medically Unexplained Symptoms: Top Tips For GPs   HERE

Medically Unexplained Symptoms Guidance for health professionals  HERE

Learning 2015

Hot Topics Liverpool November 2015

Keynote address Where is Primary Care going?


Quick facts for GPs Domestic Violence


Signposting to domestic & sexual violence services. How can you best help your patients?


Small Group Work    view HERE


Hot Topics Manchester October 2015

Annual Conference Programme  Here                             Speaker biographies  here


Discussing death: decisions, disagreements & DNACPR. The GMC view


Dealing with death: how to avoid the Coroner


Cases from Coroner talk   Notes on Montgomery

 Montgomery case        David Tracey case

Recognising illnesses in the terminal stage


Vanguards: what have we learned about the future for general practice?


Super partnerships: solution or problem? What it feels like as a GP?


Avoiding the death of your practice - ££ matters


Liberation For Practice Managers?


Image in business: it’s personal!


 Nottingham Family Doctor Association August 2015

Cancer Guidelines - Arun Tangri GP Executive and Cancer Lead, NHS Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group view here

Hot Topics Bury Sept 2015

AF, NOACs and talking to patients about risk - Dr Mammen Ninan VIEW HERE

Your Appraisal: getting clarity to work for you, and tips applying your learning - Dr Claire Rushton VIEW HERE

DOLS and Capacity Act issue: update for GPs - Dr Sarah Jarvis MDU - please note MDU does not allow us to share presentations

What's new in Contraception? - Dr Wendy Higson VIEW HERE

Merseyside Family Doctor Association Nov 2014

Federations a reality check - Dr Steve Cox                                               View here

Hot Topics Nottingham Sept 2014

Dr Chaand Nagpaul Keynote Address                                                      View here

Sorting out your headache patients                                                        View here

Finance & Banking Issues for GPs                                                          View here

DVLA update for GPs                                                                             View here

Atrial Fibrilation & NOACs                                                                       View here

Partnerships Update                                                                               View here

Sex and ethics case study                                                                      View here

Federations been there, done that                                                          View here

Patient engagement                                                                              View here

Practice Finance Update                                                                          View here

Unplanned Admissions & QOF                                                                 View here


Gout Update for GPs - Bury

Since when did Gout require admission to hospital?  Dr A Hussain              View here

Alcohol Update for GPs - Liverpool

New care pathways for managing dependent drinkers Dr M Faizal              View here

Liverpool Community Alcohol Services Dr M Faizal                                          View here   

Alcohol: its impact and address Ian Canning Public Health Liverpool          View here

Case studies & alcohol facts Dr Sandra Oelbaum GPWSI                             View here

Liver Disease on the National Agenda Prof Martin Lombard                         View here

Spring Study Day - London              

Surviving CQC & Revalidation                                                                 View here

Ankle and foot conditions Mr Goldberg                                                    View here

Gout update for GPs Mr Richard Stratton                                                View here 

GP future: the way I see it Dr Michelle Drage                                        View here

Social Media for General Practice Prof Azeem Majeed                          View here

GP Federations - how to go about it Scott Mckenzie                               View here


GP update on alcoholic liver disease                  View here

Patients, alcohol and harm minimisation            View here

Spinal pain update for GPs                                  View here

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