GP Symposium

Wednesday 21st May 2014        


Invitation to a North West GP Symposium

This GP Symposium will be hosted by Spire Healthcare’s hospitals in north-west England. Spire Cheshire Hospital, Spire Manchester Hospital and Spire Regency Hospital look forward to welcoming you to the event.

9.00am–4.30pm at Manchester Airport Marriott Hotel

*****You will need to indicate on the registration form your preferences for both the morning and afternoon lectures by ranking them 1-6 for the morning and 1-6 for the afternoon. You will attend 3 sessions in the morning and 3 in the afternoon. There could be occasions where you do not receive your choice due to over-subscription.*****

Sessions 1,2,3 – Morning 9.45am–12.30pm 

Sports Medicine - MDT approach to treating your weekend warrior                                                     
Prof Max Fehily, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Harris and Ross Physiotherapy  - RANK____

Paediatric endocrinology and diabetes:  What to look for and when to refer
Dr Deborah Kendall, Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist - RANK____          

The management of soft tissue knee injuries
Mr Tahir Mahmud, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - RANK____      

ENT in 40 minutes:  Management of common ENT disorders in primary care
Mr Krishna Reddy, Consultant ENT Surgeon - RANK____        

Two short cardiology updates on: The patient with palpitations - top tips and clues from ECG’s
AF - the new NICE guidance for stroke prevention
Dr Derick Todd, Consultant Cardiologist - RANK____

What to do with the wet women in general practice!
Miss Bim Williams, Consultant Gynaecologist - RANK____     

Sessions 4,5 ,6 – Afternoon 1.30pm–4.15pm

Opioids in chronic non-malignant pain
Dr Joshua Adedokun, Consultant in Pain Medicine - RANK____          

Back pain and other spinal mysteries
Mr Hassan Dashti, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Harris & Ross Physiotherapy - RANK____     

The evolution of hernia repair
Mr Usman Khan, Consultant General Surgeon - RANK____  

Deciphering diarrhoea– a step by step guide for GP’s
Dr Subramaniam Ramakrishnan, Consultant Gastroenterologist - RANK____

Elbows and shoulders: how to examine and when to inject (with hands on injection workshop)
Mr Nasir Shah, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - RANK____              

A guide to using urological medications in primary care. There are more than you think there are!
Mr Andrew Sinclair, Consultant Urologist

**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 GP’s with advice on when to refer, as well as other benefits, which they will be able to take back and apply within their practices**

How to register

To confirm your place at the Spire Healthcare North West GP symposium on Wednesday 21 May 2014, 9.00am-4.30pm at The Manchester Airport Marriott Hotel, simply complete this registration form and send it, together with a deposit cheque for £50 made payable to Spire Healthcare, by Monday 12 May. Your cheque will be returned to you on the day if you attend.


Practice name and postcode______________________________________________________________________

Telephone number__________________________________________________________________________

Email address_________________________________________________________________________

Special dietary requirements_________________________________________________________________

Places are limited so please ensure you register as soon as possible. For further information call Colette Smith on 01925 215096 or email click here to reserve your place

 There is no charge for the symposium and your cheque will be returned on the day.

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