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

Diagnostics Series: Non-invasive imaging in cardiac diagnosis

Date: Monday 9th Oct 2017
Start Time: 18:30
End Time: 21:00
Venue: Concert Hall, Harefield Hospital, Hill End Road, Harefield, Middlesex, UB9 6JHRoyal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care Outpatients & Diagnostics, 77 Wimpole Street, London W1G 9RU

Time Topic Speaker
18:30-19:00 Registration, refreshments and buffet
19:00-19:05 Introduction and Welcome
19:05-19:35 “The role of MRI and other non-invasive imaging in cardiac diagnosis” Dr Julian Jarman
19:35-19:45 Q&A
19:45-20:15 “Non-invasive testing for coronary artery disease” Dr Simon Davies
20:15-20:25 Q&A
20:25-20:45 Panel Discussion: Attendees may bring cases they wish to discuss
20:45 Tour of the facility and close of the event

There are a limited number of places available for this event, so please register early. Places will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

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

RCGP Member price: £50.00
Non-RCGP member price: £80.00

Book herehttp://bit.ly/2hPIqRx

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

RCGP Member price: £50.00
Non-RCGP member price: £80.00

Book herehttp://bit.ly/2vrFe58

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