Saturday 12th March 2016. 09:15 – 16:00. Wills Memorial Building, Bristol.
Tickets £7.50 to include a series of talks, workshops and a panel discussion from 14 inspiring speakers as well as mid-morning refreshments and lunch. Available to buy online
Poster abstract applications open until midnight on Sunday 28th February. Posters will be displayed over lunchtime and judged by several of our speakers along with the GPSoc Committee. Prize available for the winner and certificates for all participants. Submit your abstracts here
09:15-09:30 = Registration in Coutt’s Lecture Theare
09:30-09:40 = Welcome (in Coutts Lecture Theatre)
09:40-11:00 = Portfolio Career Panel (Speakers involved sit on the stage and each talk in turn for approximately 15 minutes followed by Q&A)
- Dr Jess Buchan (Primary Care Teaching Fellow, Year 4 Primary Care unit lead & GP Partner in Long Ashton, Bristol.): Experiences of undergraduate teaching and working abroad for a year as a GP in New Zealand
- Dr Laura Jarvis (RAF GP): General practice in the Armed Forces
- Dr Elaine Lunts (CCG paediatric advisor and sexual health commissioning work. GP partner in Bristol):Developing a specialist interest -paediatrics and sexual healthin the context of primary care
- Dr Shaba Nabi (Pulse columnist, Bristol GP Partner, GP Trainer, GP Appraiser, CVD Clinical Lead for Bristol CCG, LMC committee representative and mum of 3): Medial journalism, GP training and appraising and involvement with the LMC and CCG
11:00– 11:20 = Dr Simon Watkins (Undergraduate GP teacher and GP partner at The Tolsey Surgery in Wiltshire): Comparison of salaried and partner GPs and experiences of rural general practice
11:20 – 11:50 = 1st workshop (3 workshops running simultaneously in 3 separate rooms)
- Dr Anna Harrison (Severn Deanery GPST4): The GP training programme and development of a student/trainee mentor scheme as part of GPST4 leadership year
- Zoe Bush (5th year UoB medical student): ‘From Medical Student to Doctor' – applying for Foundation jobs, elective planning & presenting a poster at a national conference.
- Professor Chris Salisbury (Chair of the RCGP Scientific Foundation Board, Head of Bristol Centre for Academic Primary Care, British Journal of General Practice editorial board & part-time Bristol GP): ‘The Future of General Practice’ - drawing on areas of research including new forms of consulting
11:50 – 12:15 = Break (refreshments provided) – Room 3.23.
12:15 – 12:45 = 2nd workshop (repeat of morning workshops. See speakers above. Delegates will choose 2/3 of the workshops to attend over the course of the morning).
12:45 – 13:05 = Dr James Seddon (GPST3): Development of a general practice intercalated BSc at Bristol (including Q&A and chance for more feedback during poster presentations over lunch. N.B Dr Seddon may be on paternity leave. If so, a colleague will stand in or GPSoc committee will give short talk on iBSc plans using information given by Dr Seddon)
13:05 – 14:00 = Lunch and student poster presentations - Room 3.23. Posters will be displayed in the refreshments & reception room for delegates to read. Pre-Clinical student reflective pieces and student extra-curricular material will also be displayed.
Dr Andrew Blythe (Director of Assessments and Feedback, UoB Faculty of Health Sciences)will be talking to students about the new Primary Care textbook ‘Essential Primary Care’ co-authored by himself and Dr Jess Buchan (one of our morning panellists) at a stall in the refreshments & reception room.
Afternoon Talks - Coutt’s lecture theatre
14:00 – 14:30 = Professor Sarah Purdy (Associate Dean of the University of Bristol Faculty of Health Sciences, leader of Bristol Health Partners Avoidable Admissions Health Integration Team, RCGP Fellow & Bristol GP): ‘How do we avoid hospital admissions?’ (including overview of own pathway into academic general practice/advice on how to get there)
14:30 – 14:50 = Dr Rhiannon Field (F1 and 2015 RCGP Severn Faculty Elective Bursary winner): Elective presentation and elective planning advice
14:50 – 15:05 = Angus Thorne (Medical Sciences BSc Student – attached to St Leonard’s Research Practice with Sir Denis Pereira Gray): ‘Continuity of Care’
Keynote Address – Coutt’s lecture theatre
15:05 – 15:45 = Sir Denis Pereira Gray (Previous Chairman of the Academy of Royal Colleges, previous RCGP President, Founder of the Exeter University Postgraduate general practice department, Professor, author and GP for 38 years at St Leonard's Research Practice in Exeter): ‘Why choose a career in general practice?’ Advice on working in academic general practice, experiences of clinical medicine and reflection on the current challenges facing general practice.
15:45 – 16:00 = GPSoc Committee: Poster presentation results and close.
Wills Memorial Building, Queens Rd, Bristol BS8 1RJ
The event will take place on the 3rd floor. We will be using Coutt’s Lecture Theatre (3.31), lecture theatre 3.32 and seminar room 3.33 (all 3rd floor).
N.B all small talks held in Coutt’s Lecture Theatre (3.31). Workshops spread over 3.31, 3.32 and 3.33. Refreshments, lunch & poster displays will be held in room 3.23.