Programme


This one-day conference offers a fantastic opportunity for GPs and their wider teams at any career stage to engage and learn from experts in their fields, whilst gaining insight into the topics and issues that affect Primary Care. Update your knowledge and choose from sessions that support your CPD learning and practice skills.

09:30
Coffee break and networking

09:45

Plenary 2

Not Just a GP: GPs with Extended roles

GPs with Extended Roles (GPwER) are GPs with special interests in particular conditions or groups of patients who develop their knowledge and skills beyond the scope of GP training and the MRCGP exam. Come and join our panel of GPs who have all developed their scope of practice as expert medical generalists to develop their portfolio in specialist practice whilst remaining embedded in primary care.

Followed by Q&A session 

Chaired by: Dr Judith Danby, Retired GP, NHS Appraiser


10:30
Coffee break and networking

10:45
Improving access to cardiorenal protection in T2DM: implementing NICE guidance

This is a promotional symposium sponsored and organised by AstraZeneca, intended for GB HCPs only.

30 minutes

11:15
Coffee break and networking

11:30

Plenary 3

Trauma Informed Care

How can general practices become trauma-informed? We know that many patients and staff members have experienced multiple traumas. Join our expert panel exploring how general practices can look at practice specific requirements to allow for a trauma-informed organisational change.

Followed by Q&A session 

Chaired by: Dr Akram Hussain, RCGP Chair, AiT Network

12:15
Coffee break and networking

12:30
Turning numbers into action: optimising care in T2DM and CKD

This is a promotional symposium sponsored and organised by AstraZeneca, intended for GB HCPs only.

30 minutes

13:00
Lunch break and networking

13:30

Plenary 4

World on Fire: Sustainability in General Practice

Reducing the carbon footprint of general practice will help to improve patient outcomes, reduce costs and the harm of air pollution on our climate. This plenary will focus on what steps we can take as GPs to ensure we lay down the foundations for a more sustainable future in primary care.

Followed by Q&A session

Chaired by: Dr Victoria Tzortziou Brown OBE, Vice Chair (External Affairs), RCGP

14:15
Coffee break and networking

14:30
Optimising treatment for cardiorenal patients in primary care

15:00
Coffee break and networking

15:15

Plenary 5

First Do No Harm: Addressing Safety in Practice

This plenary will look at safety issues in general practice, especially related to continuity of care from the Health Services Safety Investigation Body (HSSIB) and reflections from the review of the Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice (CNSGP). We will also explore and discuss their recommendations and how to mitigate against safety risks in practice with lessons that are applicable across the UK.

Followed by Q&A session 

Chaired by: Dr Chris Provan, GP partner, Elmbank Medical Practice

16:00
Coffee break and networking

16:15

Plenary 6

Transforming General Practice with AI and Data: Improving Patient Outcomes

Join our experts Dr Benjamin Brown and Professor Sir Rory Collins and explore the transformative potential of artificial intelligence and data analytics in general practice. Discover how AI-driven solutions are revolutionising patient care, streamlining workflows and enhancing diagnostic accuracy. Be part of the conversation on harnessing data to improve patient outcomes and shape the future of general practice.

Followed by Q&A session 

Chaired by: Dr Toyosi Adeniji, RCGP First 5 Chair

17:00
Closing Remarks

AstraZeneca has provided sponsorship towards this independent Programme. AstraZeneca has had no editorial input into or control over the agenda, content development or choice of speakers, nor opportunity to influence except for the AstraZeneca sponsored symposia presentations.


The content from our virtual conference is free to RCGP Members. To access the on-demand content, register here. You will then receive an email outlining how to access the on-demand platform closer to the event date.