Spire Murrayfield Wirral is delighted to offer practice based education sessions delivered by local consultants on topics of your choice at breakfast or lunch time seminars at your practice. Why hold educational events at your practice?

  • To discuss updates within specialty, focused on primary care
  • An opportunity to meet local consultants
  • Review any issues you may be experiencing due to the ever changing healthcare environment
  • Breakfast / lunch provided
  • Certificate of attendance for your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Courtesy of Spire Murrayfield Wirral

We would love to hear from you if you have any points of particular interest which you would like us to highlight so that we can tailor the sessions to your requirements.

To book an educational talk at Spire Murrayfield Wirral or at your GP practice on a subject of your choice, free of charge, please contact GP Liaison Officer, Jen Ellison on 07894 002970 or alternatively by email at

Ear, nose and throat surgery

Miss Bethan Fon Jones Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon

  • A journey through the ear, nose and throat and what not to miss!!

General surgery

Mr Stephen Blair Consultant General Surgeon

  • Evidence that private early treatment of varicose veins saves long term NHS cost

Mr Javed Consultant Upper GI and Laparoscopic Surgeon

  • Knife or pill for line - Reflux and Hiatus Hernia Surgery
  • Through the keyhole.. what’s new? An update on laparoscopic surgery
  • Beyond Bariatrics - Current developments in metabolic surgery
  • To mesh or not to mesh, that is the question – An update on hernia surgery and current controversy regarding mesh use

Mr Conor Magee Consultant General Surgeon

  • Adrift on a sea of bile - An up to date overview of modern biliary disease management
  • Management of groin pain and groin hernias – who to scan, when to believe the scan and who to refer
  • Modern management of dyspepsia – who to refer and how to investigate
  • Through the keyhole - Metabolic surgery for type 2 diabetes and obesity

General/colorectal surgery

Mr Mike Chadwick Consultant General Surgeon and Coloproctologist

  • The other battle of the bulge - A tailored approach to abdominal wall hernia
  • The bottom line - Tailored approaches to haemorrhoids and anorectal prolapse disorders
  • Novel laparoscopic treatment for parastomal hernia

General and vascular surgery

Mr Colin Chan Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon

  • Modern treatment of varicose veins
  • Best foot forward - Managing feet in diabetics
  • Of ribs, muscles and tendons - What is a thoracic outlet syndrome and how can it be treated?


Mr Ruben Trochez Consultant Gynaecologist/Subspecialist in Urogynaecology

  • Advising you on the latest Urogynaecology updates


Mr Austin McCormick Consultant Ophthalmic and oculoplastic surgeon

  • Treatment of both wet and dry eyes
  • Diagnosing benign and malignant eyelid lesions

Miss Alison Rowlands Consultant Ophthalmologist

  • More than meets the eye - Updates on Cataract/Glaucoma surgery and treatment

Orthopaedic sugery

Mr Alan Highcock Consultant Hip & Knee Surgeon

  • Pioneering the Patella - Discussing the innovation in total knee replacement including early rehabilitation 
  • Arthroplasty for the General Practitioner - what a GP may see and how to deal with it
  • Hips don’t lie - Discussing innovations in joint preservation in early arthritis, revision and total hip replacement

Mr Robert Harvey Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • The latest information on knee Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty

Mr Nicholas Geary Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • Getting off on the right foot - Orthotics, plantar fasciitis, Mortons neuroma, toe deformity, ankle ligament injury and ankle loose body.


Mrs Emma Mathews Psychosexual, Relationship and Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

  • Sexual problems: how therapy can help – an overview of psychosexual problems in men and women
  • PTSD after childbirth – Recognition of the problem, how to assess and what interventions can help


Dr Claire Dubois Consultant Rheumatologist

  • Back for good!! The latest on back pain, connective tissue disorders, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis and soft tissue rheumatism