The City Health Conference, held at the RCGP’s Euston headquarters on 1-2 May 2015, will tackle the challenges confronting the health service in London and discuss what can be done to help GPs and their teams manage increasing numbers of patients with limited resources.
Hosted by RCGP London Chair Dr Steve Mowle, the impressive line-up of speakers includes former RCGP Chair Dr Clare Gerada, now NHS England Clinical Chair for Primary Care Transformation in London; Dr Chaand Nagpaul, Chair of the General Practitioners Committee, BMA; Sir Sam Everington, a GP in East London who was recently appointed as national adviser to NHS England on new models of care and the Chief Executive of Londonwide Local Medical Committees, Dr Michelle Drage.
Professor Sir Simon Wessely, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, will speak on the importance of equity between mental and physical health for the future of London’s health.
The packed programme also includes seminars and workshops on issues including Integrated Care, Developing the Workforce, Research into Practice and the Future of Technology, as well as practical courses on Resuscitation and Adult and Child Safeguarding (level 3).
RCGP London Chair Dr Steve Mowle said: “This conference promises to energise and inspire urban primary healthcare professionals at a time when they are facing challenges from growing demand with a lack of resources, to caring for our ageing population and patients routinely presenting with multiple and chronic conditions.
“RCGP London is delighted to be hosting such an rich and varied programme that brings together expertise and innovation from general practice and secondary care.”
Date: 1-2 May 2015
Location: The Royal College of General Practitioners, 30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB
For more information about the even, contact [email protected] or call 020 3188 7404
Full Programme for City Health Conference: Safeguarding the Future
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Discounted places are available for RCGP members and for group bookings
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Notes to editor
The Royal College of General Practitioners is a network of more than 50,000 family doctors working to improve care for patients. We work to encourage and maintain the highest standards of general medical practice and act as the voice of GPs on education, training, research and clinical standards.