GP clinical workshop: "Gastrointestinal surgery: End to End" in Brentwood, Essex

Saturday 25 June 2011, 9am

This free educational event is open to GPs, GP registrars, locums and nurse practitioners/practice nurses and can count towards continuing professional development (CPD).

Our four consultants Mr David Johnston, Mr Farrukh Khan along with specialist bariatric dietitian Mrs Alina Yasin, Mr Dip Mukherjee and Mr Mrinal Saharay will run small group workshops presenting the different approaches for dealing with patients who need care.  Delegates will have the opportunity to present cases for discussion and the consultants will give their opinion regarding treatment.

Topics discussed will be:

  • “Benign bowel disorders" - referral guidelines, investigations and management of patients with acute and chronic bowel problems.
  • “Surgery as an aid to weight loss for the morbidly obese patient” - the importance of patient selection and ongoing support.
  • “Fire in the Belly” - top tips on how to handle a patient with heartburn and indigestion.
  • “Solutions for haemorrhoids” - an outline  of the range of treatments available - from injection/banding to ‘minimal pain’ surgery for advanced cases

Saturday 25 June 2011. Registration and coffee at 09.00 for 09.20 start and lunch at 12.45.

Holiday Inn, Brook Street, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5NF (at M25 Junction 28, direction Brentwood A1023)

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The event is free but numbers are limited. To book your place, or for more information please e-mail, please write 'GP' in the subject line and include your name, the name of your practice, telephone number and email address.

Please note: We will send confirmation of your place by email along with your Spire Event Pass. Please print and bring this pass with you on the day to gain admittance to the event. Anyone arriving at the event without a Spire Event Pass may not be admitted.

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