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PrEP and HIV Testing Seminar for GPs and Primary Care Staff

Oct. 22, 2018 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • HIV Prevention England
  • The St Pancras & Somers Town Living Centre London NW1 1DF
  • 0
  • This free event for GPs and other professionals working in primary care will provide an expert-led introduction of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and information on HIV testing, ahead of National HIV Testing Week, which this year begins Saturday 17 November 2018. Between 2015 and 2017 new HIV diagnoses in the UK declined by a staggering 28%. As we enter a new era in HIV prevention this event provides an opportunity for GPs and other professionals working in primary care to learn more about how you can play a pivotal role in protecting the nation's sexual health. Our expert panel includes: Dr Melissa Gardner - Director, Clinical Lead SHIP CIC (Sexual Health in Practice Community Interest Company) Dr Michael Brady - Medical Director, Terrence Higgins Trust Greg Owen - Co-founder, I Want PrEP Now Event Programme Networking and light dinner from 6pm Panel discussion from 6.30pm HIV in the UK and the impact combination prevention including PrEP is having on new diagnoses. The evidence and effectiveness of PrEP and clinical concerns. The patient perspective and access to PrEP in England. Identifying people who may benefit from PrEP and performing rapid sexual health risk assessments. The role of GPs and people working in primary care in HIV prevention. If you have any questions about this event please contact hpe@tht.org.uk
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Applied Lifestyle Medicine

Oct. 27, 2018 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • BSLM
  • RCGP London NW1 2FB
  • 130.0
  • How do we apply lifestyle medicine in our daily practice and how do we relay this information to our patients and wider society? Accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners, join us as we learn from the experts on how to apply nutrition, physical activity, mindfulness and sleep hygiene as methods to manage common medical complaints, to prevent and treat chronic conditions, all in realistic and achievable time frames. We have an incredible line up of speakers including Nick Littlehales, Dr Zoe Williams, Dr Nicola Guess, Jillian Lavendar, Darryl Edwards, Dr John Sykes, Dr Tim Anstiss and Alan Flanagan. We promise a day of evidence based talks, practical case based discussions, group workshops led by BSLM directors and much more, allowing you to take away practical tools to apply in your daily worplace.
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Identifying and managing allergic disease

Oct. 30, 2018 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • RCGP
  • RCGP London NW1 2FB
  • 0
  • This meeting is focused on how identifying and managing allergy can help you improve the management of your patients with asthma rhinitis food allergy and Coeliac Disease. The meeting which will be in an informal style which creates a lively discussion environment is a practical training day; GPs and clinical experts will discuss how they use allergy testing in everyday practice how allergy testing has changed how they manage their patients what you need to do to request testing and how to interpret results. Pricing This is a FREE event for members and non members. Please note any non attendance without cancelling 24hrs prior to the event, a £50.00 non attendance fee will apply.
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Respiratory Update 2018

Nov. 10, 2018 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • MediConf
  • Royal Society of Medicine London W1G 0AE
  • 30
  • Dr Steve Holmes Asthma – 2018 • New diagnosis guidelines (BTS / SIGN) and applying them • Treatment update (maintenance and acute) • Children and wheeze in the under 5 year group • Exercise and asthma (athletes and normal people!) COPD – 2018 • Early accurate diagnosis (microspirometry, spirometry and the clinical process) • Treatment update (maintenance and acute) • Applying lots of guidelines to an individual - how do other morbidities affect our medical management in COPD? New Inhalers • A run down on the latest products Hot Topics 2018 • This area will cover key updates on other respiratory conditions where major evidence and guidelines should influence our practice in primary care including: • Exercise benefits and the lung • Smoking and e-cigarette update • Antibiotics – when to use in potential infections • Latest tips for diagnosis and management of other respiratory diseases (cancer / ILD / bronchiectasis)
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Men's Health and Diabetes 2018

Nov. 24, 2018 8:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • MediConf
  • Royal Society of Medicine London W1G 0AE
  • 0
  • Dr Jonny Coxon and Paul Dromgoole An interactive, case study focused workshop applying evidence to clinical decisions in diabetes management. We are keen that the focus is on YOUR clinical dilemmas and that you leave this meeting with strategies that may help! At the end of the session, delegates will have gained: • A greater understanding of positioning of glucose lowering therapies within a ranges of patient ‘profiles’ • A broader understanding of complication risk factor management in diabetes • Awareness of the challenges and medico-legal issues around diabetes in those of childbearing age • Further strategies to help convey messages of risk and benefit of intervention in Type 2 Diabetes • An opportunity to discuss your diabetes related challenges and dilemmas and to take ‘home’ solutions!
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