Minor Illness Update 24 August 2021
CPD Hours : 4
Session Type: Live zoom webinar
Date: 24 August 2021
Time : 09h00 – 13h00
This course is for independent non medical prescribers and clinicians working in advanced roles seeing and treating adults with minor ailments in primary care.
Who should attend
- General Practitioners
- Nurse Practitioners
- Independent prescribers
- Allied health professionals
- Overseas doctors
- Physician Assistants
This session aims to explore the latest guidance on managing common minor illnesses in general practice, the community, walk in centre’s and urgent care.
Update knowledge of changes in practice and current guidelines in managing common minor ailments.
Develop a systematic approach during clinical decision making.
Improve skills in identifying red flags.
10h00 Differentials in Headaches and Back Pain, Dr Parmy Deol, A&E Consultant
11h00 ENT Disorders: Dr Rakesh Chopra, General Practitioner
12h00 Managing Mental Health conditions in adolescents, Dr Lead Brennan, Psychologist
13h00: Mental Health disorders in General Practice, Dr Balu Pitchiah, Psychiatrist
Close and Evaluations
Dr Parmy Deol
Dr Parmy Deol, A&E consultant at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and dual trained GP. Dr Deol leads the urgent care centre at Chelsea and teaches extensively on innovative methods of practice. Dr Deol provides training on blood results interpretation and teaches on the minor illness modules. His othe teachings include training on point of care ultrasound to support diagnosis in primary care.
Dr Hayley Jenkins
Dr Hayley Jenkins FSRH has an extensive history in Family planning and women’s health. She spent her GP reg year was with a
doctor who specialised in family planning ( FP) and women’s
health too. During that time, she achieved her DFSRH and LOC for coils and implants and has since become a FP trainer. As a partner in a larger t raining practice, she developed a weekly FP
clinic and t rained other doctors. Dr Jenkins worked with the local sexual health clinic in addition to her GP role and has since hadroles as a lecturer in family planning, sexual health and contraception.