Free GP workshop in Brentwood, Essex Men's Health Update

Saturday 10 May 2014, 9.00am
at Holiday Inn, Brentwood

Click here to register for this FREE event

We have brought together four consultant specialists to give GPs and other primary care professionals an update on common men’s health problems.

All sessions will focus on recognising the symptoms, when to treat and when to refer.

The event is open to GPs, GP registrars, locums and nurse practitioners/practice nurses.

Mr Shiv Bhanot MB BS, MS, FRCS
Consultant urological surgeon

Problems related to men’s urogenital tract are commonly a quality of life matter for the patient and his partner, but at times these problems can be life threatening. A man presenting a urogenital problem, often hides a multi system metabolic syndrome beneath his urological presentation. In this session Mr Bhanot will discuss the common problems of these patients in primary care.  

Consultant cardiologist

Cardiovascular disease is a big health problem and the leading cause of death, both in the UK and worldwide. In this session Dr Koh will discuss current strategies for cardiovascular risk assessment, including the use of advanced cardiac imaging and management of hypercholesterolaemia.

Dr Eltayeb Marouf LRCP (London), MRCS (Eng), MSc (University of London), FRCPE, FRCP
Consultant endocrinologist

Diabetes is a common condition which affects a large number of men in the UK. In this session Dr Marouf will give an update on current and new therapies for type 2 diabetes, including management of hyper and hypo thyroidism.

Dr Gary Jackson MBBCh, FRCPsych 
Consultant psychiatrist (The Priory Hospital)

Depression affects men in different ways and can cause a wide variety of symptoms. In this session Dr Jackson will talk about the identification and management of male depression, with particular focus on drug treatment protocols appropriate to primary care.

This free educational event will count towards your continuing professional development.

  • Deadline for responses: Friday 2 May 2014

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