The RCGP Severn Faculty half-day workshops

Category: GP - Other

Date: November 19th 2013

Location: Deanery House, Unit D, Vantage Business Park, Old Gloucester Road Hambrook, Bristol BS16 1GW

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Morning Workshop - 09:00-12:30

Enhance your telephone consultations

The use of telephone consultations in primary care is growing rapidly and yet few clinicians have had any formal training. This workshop will allow you to:

  • Develop a framework for safe and effective telephone consultations
  • Explore relevant evidence and draw from participants’ experience
  • Rehearse specific skill areas including the ‘opening 75 seconds’, making a plan and effective safety netting

To book this half day course follow this link


Afternoon Workshop - 13:00-16:30

Respond effectively to medically unexplained symptoms

A significant proportion of patients who present to doctors will turn out to have symptoms that are medically unexplained.

Most doctors and nurses have regular patients who leave them feeling “overwhelmed”. The expression “heartsink” has been applied to them.

  • Can lower your medico-legal risk
  • Can improve your outcomes for your patients
  • Can improve your efficiency and use of time
  • Can improve consultation satisfaction for you and your patients
  • Uses techniques recommended in “What’s a good doctor and how do you make one” - BMJ themed edition
  • Meets the RCGP guidance on revalidation evidence for GPs (half day seminar)

To book this half day course follow this link 


Members - Half Day £100 / Full Day £165

Non-Members - Half Day £120 / Full Day £185

AiTs/Nurses - Half Day £90 / Full Day £150