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P-CNS Events

Neurology Red Flags: What to do next?

This Primary Care Neurology Society morning workshop will be lead by consultant neurologists - Dr Martin Turner in October and Dr Gerard Saldhana in November, with input into the topics provided by GPwSI and P-CNS Chair Dr Nassif Mansour.

It is an ideal opportunity for GPs and the wider primary care team to refresh their knowledge and skills in identifying and taking appropriate action when patients present with key neurology ‘red flags' symptoms.

The workshop is divided in to a number of sessions, each tackling a different symptom (e.g. headache, weakness, tingling, dizziness incl. LOC, tremor, memory). There will be ample opportunity for you to discuss issues currently challenging you.

To book a place at either workshop please click on the relevant link below. The charge for this workshop - 45 - also covers the one-off joining fee for the P-CNS, giving you free access to Europes largest online learning resource for neurosciences - E-BRAIN.

Saturday (am) 14th October 2017, Bletchley, - click here

Saturday (am) 4th November 2017, Banstead, Surrey - click here

One Day Essentials: Neurology, January 2018

This one day conference developed by thre P-CNS but being run by the RCGP, provides expert specialist clinical training and essential information on Neurology for GPs and their practice colleagues. This event will be chaired by P-CNS Chairman, Dr Nassif Mansour.

The ODE will be a mix of plenary lectures and workshop sessions covering the following topics

Workshop:

  • Update on Dementia
  • Chronic neurological problems
  • Parkinson's - making the diagnosis and how to manage latter stages (advanced patients)

Plenary Lectures

  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Transient loss of consciousness
  • Identifying and managing MS Relapse Flare up

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Previous events

Neurology in Primary Care - Joint Study day with the RCGP SE and SW Thames Faculties,
Thurs 8th Dec 2016, Holiday Inn Hotel, Gatwick Airport

The programme included:

  • Parkinson’s - Focus on the non motor symptoms
  • Neurological examination in General Practice
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment and dementia
  • Epilepsy - Frequently asked questions

To view the slides from the study day click here

Neurology Red Flags: What to do next? Wed 8th June 2016, BMA House, London

This half day Primary Care Neurology Society workshop has been developed in response to a number of requested received in the feedback after the last two P-CNS Neurology Study Days with the RCGP. We atre delighted that consultant neurologists Dr Martin Turner has agreed to lead this workshop.

If you would like us to arrange this workshop in your area please email info@p-cns.org.uk/p>

Neurology in Primary Care - Joint Study day with the RCGP SE and SW Thames Faculties,
Thurs 2nd July 2015, Holiday Inn Hotel, Gatwick Airport

The programme included:

  • Neurology red flags in General Practice
  • Parkinson’s in General Practice—an essential up-date
  • Balance and mobility problems—does it warrant an early referral?
  • Deciphering Seizures— a primary care guide
  • When is a headache more than just a headache?

To download and view the slides from this meeting please login and go to the resources section of the website

Pain Education Surgery for General Practice

The Pain Education Surgery is a new initiative from the Primary Care Neurology Society, providing a highly interactive and practical approach to GP education. The focus of the first Surgery offered an opportunity to hear and learn from leading specialists who have expertise in three key areas:

  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • General Pain

Look out for the next education surgery.

 

Previous events:

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