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Spire Cheshire Hospital holds a calendar of consultant-led educational events and seminars for GPs. These count towards your annual Continued Professional Development (CPD) training. 

To book your place, get added to our mailing list, or for any questions, please contact Colette Smith on:

All of our GP educational events are free to attend and we aim to make talks informative and useful to you in your practice. Specialist consultants present on new evidence or treatments, indicators for referral and the management of patients in primary care. We actively plan a full calendar of educational events throughout the year and contact practices with event updates via email. 

Forthcoming events

Wednesday 27 February 2019 - Paediatric GP meeting

Agenda
6.30pm - Hot supper   
7pm - Presentations commence

Mr Ashutosh Acharya, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Lower limb pain: when to investigate 

  • What are growing pains?
  • Common knee problems in children
  • What can be managed in primary care?

Mr Martin Brett, Consultant General and Gastro-Intestinal Surgeon - Abdominal pain in teenagers - Young adults or older children?

  • Surgical conditions usually associated with adults are increasingly recognised in teenagers
  • Childhood surgical conditions can persist into the teenage years (and adulthood)
  • Individualisation of care is important

Mr Ravi Sharma, Consultant Paediatric Otolaryngologist - Otitis media with effusion

  • Presentation - features and appearance
  • Hearing tactics
  • Managing OME - literature evidence

This event will earn two hours CPD.

Venue - Spire Cheshire Hospital, Fir Tree Close, Stretton, Warrington, WA4 4LU


Thursday 11 April 2019

Agenda
6.30pm - Hot supper   
7pm - Presentations commence

Dr Salmin Aseri, Consultant in Pain Medicine - Optimisation of chronic pain medication

  • Medications for chronic pain as one aspect of multimodal management
  • How to wean opiod and anti-neuropathic pain medication
  • Referral to specialist services if medication not effective

Mr Krishna Reddy, Consultant ENT Surgeon - Management of ENT in primary care

  • Medical management of rhino-sinusitis
  • Feeling of lump in the throat / catarrh 
  • Red flags in ENT
  • Case study - Managing a patient with dizziness / vertigo

Mr Nee Beng Teo, Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon - Leg ulcers and management

  • Appreciate the prevalence and epidemiology of leg ulcers
  • Understand the pathophysiology of leg ulcers
  • Learn how to manage leg ulcers in the community
  • When to refer patients to vascular specialists

This event will earn two hours CPD.

Venue - Spire Cheshire Hospital, Fir Tree Close, Stretton, Warrington, WA4 4LU

 

To register for an event please email Colette Smith - colette.smith@spirehealthcare.com or call 01925 215 096


Lunch and learn

 GP educational lunch and learn events

We also offer a lunch and learn service for our local GP practices. One of our consultants will come to your practice to provide an educational talk on a specialty or treatment of your choice. CPD points are available from these education sessions. To book a lunch and learn session please call Suzanne Jones on 07548 217 424.