GP Events

Educational Seminars and Events

We offer heart and lung seminars providing you with a chance to:

  • earn CPD points
  • update your knowledge on heart and lung conditions and treatments
  • meet with our consultants face-to-face

Upcoming Educational Event


Upcoming GP Events

 

Cough and unexplained breathing problems – GP update

Date: Tuesday 28th Nov 2017
Duration: 1 day
Start Time: 18:30
End Time: 21:00
Venue: Tom’s Kitchen, second floor dining room, 27 Cale Street, London SW3 3QP

RSVP: https://goo.gl/5HZxub

The Royal Brompton and Harefield Private Specialist Care is pleased to invite you to a GP educational event providing an update on coughing and breathing issues, some of the most common complaints and conditions in GP practices today.

Reviewing a variety of case studies, the evening promises to be highly relevant and informative. We welcome you to bring any difficult cases you may currently be dealing with and want to discuss with the speakers.

All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance.

Time Topic Speaker
18:30-18:45 Registration and refreshments
18:45-18:50 Introduction and Welcome
18:50-19:20 “Cough – everything you need to know to cure the most common symptom in primary care”

Dr James Hull, Consultant Respiratory Physician

19:20-19:30 Q&A
19:30-20:00 “Unexplained breathing problems – everything you need to know about the snap, crackle and pop”

Dr Peter George, Consultant Respiratory Physician

20:00-20:10 Q&A
20:10-20:45 Panel Discussion: Attendees may bring cases they wish to discuss
20:45

Close of the event

 

Cardio-respiratory assessments – GP update

Date: Thursday 30th Nov 2017
Duration: 1 day
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 21:00
Venue: The Bull Hotel, Oxford Road, Gerrards Cross, SL9 7PA

RSVP: goo.gl/kXmKp9

The Royal Brompton and Harefield Private Specialist Care is pleased to invite you to a GP educational event providing an update on coughing and breathing issues, some of the most common complaints and conditions in GP practices today.

Reviewing a variety of case studies, the evening promises to be highly relevant and informative. We welcome you to bring any difficult cases you may currently be dealing with and want to discuss with the speakers.

All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance.

Time Topic Speaker
19:00-19:15 Registration, refreshments and buffet
19:15-19:20 Introduction and Welcome
19:20-19:45 “ECG interpretation for Primary Care” Dr Wajid Hussain, Consultant Cardiologist
19:45-20:10 “Spirometry – The basics” Dr Jaymin Morjaria, Respiratory Consultant 
20:10-20:30 “Atrial fibrillation management” Dr David gareth Jones, Consultant Cardiologist
20:30-21:00 Panel Discussion: Attendees may bring cases they wish to discuss
21:00 Close of the event

 

Cardiology Update London 2017

Date: 18th – 19th December 2017
Duration: 2 Days
Venue: The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, Marylebone, London W1G 0AE

RSVP: Zurich Heart House

The Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust & Imperial College would like to announce our 1st Postgraduate Course, the Cardiology Update London.

The Cardiology Update London looks to summarize at the end of the year the most important new developments, innovations, but also failures that will all affect cardiovascular diagnosis and management in our everyday practice.

We have selected an international Faculty of high standing experts both from the Trust and worldwide covering the entire spectrum of cardiovascular medicine thus, the course will give an up-to-date overview about current diagnosis and management of the most important cardiovascular conditions during two days during the Christmas season in London.

Day 1

Time Topic Speaker
08:30-09:00 Welcome Address Kim Fox, Thomas F. Lüscher, Jeroen Bax
09:00-10:00 From Past to the Future Patrick W. Serruys, Thomas F. Lüscher
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-13:00 Risk Factors and Prevention David Wood, Sanjay Sharma, John E. Deanfield, Kausik Ray,
Thomas F. Lüscher
14:00-16:00 Angina and ACS Carlo Di Mario, Gabriel Steg, Thomas F. Lüscher
10:30-13:00 Risk Factors and Prevention David Wood, Sanjay Sharma, John E. Deanfield, Kausik Ray,
Thomas F. Lüscher
16:30-18:00 Atrial Fibrillation Vias Markides, A. John Camm, Sabine Ernst

 

Day 2

Time Topic Speaker
08:30-10:30 Valvular Heart Disease Erik Holy, Jeroen Bax, Simon Davies
11:00-12:30 Heart Failure 1 John Cleland, Simon Stämpfli, Martin Cowie, Karl Swedberg/td>
13:30-14:45 Heart Failure 2 Michael Gatzoulis
15:15-17:00 Heart Failure 3 Kalliopi Keramida, Magdi Yacoub, Ulf Landmesser, Milton Packer, Thomas F. Lüscher

 

Cardio respiratory GP Update (full day)

Date: postponed to 2018
Duration: 1 day
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 16:00
Venue: Concert Hall, Harefield Hospital, Hill End Road, Harefield, Middlesex, UB9 6JH

PLEASE NOTE: this programme is subject to change

Time Topic Speaker
10:00 Arrive for 10:15am start
10:15 Welcome
10:30 ECG interpretation for Primary Care
· Approach to ECG interpretation
· Management in primary care
· When to refer
· Case studies
Dr Wajid Hussain
11:00 COPD update and spirometry interpretation
· Making sense of spirometry graphs
· Interpretation of spirometry for the purpose of, the differential diagnosis of breathlessness, staging severity of COPD, the assessment of asthma
· Case studies
Dr Jaymin Morjaria
11:30 Break
12:00 Heart Failure diagnosis– what you should be doing
· Echo – what reports say and what do – they mean?
· Management in primary care
· When should GPs refer
· Case studies
Dr Aigul Baltabaeva
12:30 Lunch
13:15 Atrial fibrillation management
· Managing stroke risk
· Starting warfarin or NOACs
· When to refer to secondary care
· Case studies
Dr David Gareth Jones
13:45 Angina in primary care
· Management in primary care
· Red flags and when to refer
· Complex case studies
Dr Rebecca Lane
14:15 Break
14:45 Update on CT and PETCT scanning
· What heart and lung scans GPs can refer
· New diagnostics at Harefield
· Case studies
Dr Paras Dalal
15:15 Close

 

Paediatric Cardiology GP Update (full day)

Date: postponed to 2018
Duration: 1 day
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 16:45
Venue: To be Confirmed

PLEASE NOTE: this programme is subject to change

Time Topic Speaker
10:00 Arrive for 10:15am start
10:15 Welcome
10:30 During pregnancy – looking after mum’s heart
· What to look out for in the mother
· Managing existing conditions
Dr Sabine Ernst
11:00 The gestation period – fetal cardiac diagnosis
· Examination, tests and interpretation
· When to refer
· Management in primary care
Dr Beverly Tsai-Goodman
11:30 Break
12:00 Diagnostic work up for suspected cardiac conditions in children
· Review of standard tests and their indications
· Understanding MRI reports
· When to refer to secondary care
Dr Sylvia Krupickova
12:30 Quiz
13:00 Lunch
13:45 4 key cardiac red flags in newborns
· Murmur, cardiac failure, cyanosis and arrhythmia
· What to look for
· Examination technique and tips
· Diagnostic tests
· When to refer
Professor Alain Fraisse
14:15 Coronary Disease in the Young
· What GPs need to know
· Recommended diagnostics
· When should GPs refer
Dr Giovanni Di Salvo
14:45 Break
15:15 CHD and other diseases, management of the teenage years
· Understanding the hospital structure
· Engaging the teenage mind
· Support in primary care
· When should GPs refer
Lynda Davies Shaughnessy
15:45 CHD in adulthood
· What GPs need to know/case history
· Management in primary care/common issue
· When to refer to secondary care
Professor Michael Gatzoulis
16:15 Quiz
16:45 Close