Always plenty to suit all GPs. I picked up a number of useful tips.”

The first Pulse LIVE conference of the year took place last week at London Olympia and we welcomed over 800 GPs for two fantastic days of learning and networking.

With four streams of presentations to choose from, plus four Simulation Training Workshops on offer, there was a huge variety of content covered:

  • The Big Debate: Do we need to legislate for health?
  • HRT & Menopause: The progestogen matters
  • Assessing a feverish unwell baby in primary care
  • Assessing an acute allergic reaction (anaphylaxis)
  • Tropical Medicine in General Practice: An interactive, case-based session
  • The Big Discussion: Medical cannabis – the current landscape and how to handle patient requests
  • How much should GPs reflect in their appraisal in light of the Dr Bawa-Garba case?
  • Managing lipids and CV risk in 2019; an update for GPs
  • Assessing suspected sepsis in primary care
  • Perinatal mental health: Identifying and managing in primary care
  • Diabetes in 2019: What’s changed?
  • The Big GP Issue: The new GP Contract

Our speaker panel included:

  • Dr Campbell Murdoch, GP and health and wellbeing lead, NHS Somerset CCG
  • Dr Surina Chibber, portfolio GP in London and regular blogger, Pulse
  • Dr Anne Holdoway, consultant dietician and chair of the Managing Adult Malnutrition in the Community expert panel
  • Dr Faiz Ismail, and Dr Majid Akram, both GP partners and trainers, GPsimulation
  • Dr Amir Khan, GP Trainer in Bradford
  • Dr Emily Symington, GP and governing body member, Croydon CCG
  • Dr Waqaar Shah, clinical director, Wandsworth CCG and chairman of the 2018 NICE GDG for Macular degeneration
  • Dr Nikita Kanani, acting director of primary care, NHS England
  • Dr Richard Vautrey, chair of the BMA GPs committee

Plus, proving incredibly popular as ever, Dr Toni Hazell ran Pulse Learning LIVE sessions on the exhibition floor covering hyperlipidaemia, non-visible haematuria, atrial fibrillation, hair loss, endometriosis, and LUTS in men.

“Very useful presentations. interesting ideas and concepts. very good stalls.”
“Informative and rich with subjects that all related directly to Primary Care”
“very good presentations which will change my clinical practice.”

Don’t miss our next events:

  • Liverpool – 9th May
  • Birmingham – 18th June
  • Newcastle – 1st October
  • Glasgow – 6th November