Spire Cheshire Hospital GP Symposium at Cottons Hotel, Knutsford

Tuesday 14th May 2013 from 9.00am – 4.30pm

The full conference will count as 6 hours of CPD

Session 1,2
Morning 9.45am – 12.00pm


Knee examination – 4 quick tests, hands on demonstration and ‘top tips session’

Professor Mike McNicholas, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Their headache or yours – a practical approach to managing headache in primary care

Dr Nick Silver, Consultant Neurologist

Jaundice and iron deficiency anaemia – To the medics or to the surgeons? – that is the question

Dr Subramanian Ramakrishnan, Consultant Gastroenterologist

The national bowel screening programme- positives and negatives

Mr Barry Taylor, Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon


Session 3,4,5
Afternoon 1.00pm – 4.15pm


Common eye problems in primary care – when and how urgent to refer

Mr Clive Peckar, Consultant Ophthalmologist

The last gynaecological cancer I missed – how to avoid pitfalls in cervical and endometrial cancer diagnosis

Mr Brett Winter Roach, Consultant Gynaecologist

New dimensions in chest pain assessment: the role of cardiac CT

Dr Balazs Ruzsics, Consultant Cardiologist

The elbow: examination and treatment of common conditions seen in primary care including an injection workshop for tennis elbow and arthritis

Mr Harry Casserly, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Treatment pathways for sudden hearing loss

Mr Jonathan Hobson, Consultant ENT Surgeon

The full conference will count as 6 hours of CPD and all attendees will be provided with a certificate of attendance.

The lectures and workshops have been designed to provide education to GPs with advice on when to refer as well as other benefits which they will be able to take back and apply within their practices. Spire Cheshire Hospital look forward to welcoming you to the event.

Further Information

Call Colette Smith on 01925 215 096 or email colette.smith@spirehealthcare.com

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