CamEd November 2017 event at the RCGP

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CamEd November 2017 event at the RCGP

There wil be a morning session on Cancer for GPs with the excellent "Meet the Consultants, Ask the Expert" round table discussions.

The afternoon session on Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) is open for booking and more information about this can be found below.


Sessions

GP Cancer update session — Morning

Thursday, 16th November 2017 / 9.30am

Please register your place for the annual NCL GP cancer education event. Open to all GPs across North Central London, this year, we will have Prof Sam Janes talking about the upcoming SUMMIT trial - this comprises a lung health check along with a low dose CT scan at a targeted group. We also welcome Dr Andrew Millar, consultant gastroenterologist to talk about the Multi-Disciplinary Diagnostic centres (MDC’s) across NCL as well as the ever popular “Meet the Consultants” round table sessions with Prof Janes, Dr Millar and also to include John Hines, Consultant Urologist and a Paediatric consultant from Great Ormond Street Hospital.

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This is only available to Camden GPs and Nurses
£250 for ONE GP PER PRACTICE for the session ONLY
£140 for ONE Practice Nurse for the session ONLY


09.00 - 09.30

Registration

09.30 - 09.35

Welcome & Introduction

09.35 - 09.55

Summit Trial/Lung Optimal Pathway

09.55 - 10.15

Multi-Disciplinary Diagnostic Centres (MDC’s) – Progress and Future Need

10.15 - 11.15

“Meet the Consultants, Ask an Expert” – Facilitated Discussion (Urology, Lower GI/MDC, Lung, Paediatric)

11.15 - 11.45

Break

11.45 - 12.45

“Meet the Consultants, Ask an Expert” – Facilitated Discussion (Urology, Lower GI/MDC, Lung, Paediatric)

12.45 - 13.00

Q&As and close

Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) — Afternoon

Thursday, 16th November 2017 / 14.00pm

GPs, Practice Managers and Prescribing Leads are invited to attend this half day Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) workshop produced by Camden CCG IT & Systems Team in collaboration with the MMT.
EPS allows prescriptions to be sent directly to pharmacies through IT systems used in GP Practices, and eventually EPS will reduce the need for paper prescriptions. Within the Core GP contract 2017-18 an EPS target of 80% was set for all GP Practices, the average across Camden CCG is currently 62%.
For many of Camden GP Practices the next step is to increase EPS pharmacy nominations and identify suitable patients for EPS in order to increase GP Practice utilisation throughout Camden CCG.
During the workshop we will highlight the benefits of EPS and realistic ways to increase the utilisation of EPS in GP Practices – there will be input from a GP and case studies from other CCGs where EPS has been successfully utilised within GP Practices. There will also be discussion around the best ways to engage local pharmacies and patients, and how ePACT data analysis from the NHS Business Service Authority will be able to be used in the future to help GP Practices identify suitable patients for EPS.


Venue

RCGP, 30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB