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PCN Diabetes Champion

There is still time to send in your CV to [email protected] to apply for the exciting new role of PCN Diabetes Champion. Deadline 31st August 2021.

Virtual evening meetings via Zoom: Free and open to all staff

Please email [email protected] with any ideas, comments or suggestions for topics and ideas for future meetings and look forward to seeing you at one of the upcoming meetings.

Thursday 16th September 7.30 Р9pm. Gender Identity Р exact topic TBC. Dr Simon Tickle GP Specialist (Gender Identity/Social Exclusion)

We are delighted that Dr Simon Tickle has agreed to talk to us. The exact agenda will be decided by you, the audience. Please register asap as an email will be sent asking for ideas shortly before the event.

Wednesday 6th October 7.30 Р9pm. Dr Reshma Rajagopal, Named GP for Safeguarding, Adults and Children (West Kent)

Learning from Safeguarding reviews: there will be opportunity to discuss anonymised cases in virtual break out rooms and plenty of time for questions.

Certificates of attendance will be issued to those attending and will count as 1 hour Adult and 1 hour Child Safeguarding level 3 participatory hours

Thursday 11th November 7.30 – 9pm. Management of hyperlidaemia. Dr Supriya Joshi, Consultant Biochemist MTW NHS Hospital trust

Dr Joshi has kindly agreed to talk about management of people with hyperlipidaemia.

Wednesday 24th November 7.30-9pm. Obesity: the science, the myths and how we can make a difference in Primary Care. Dr Stephanie de Giorgio GP with expertise in Obesity management.

Dr de Giorgio is a Kent GP with expertise in obesity management and has written the recent emodules on management of patients with obesity for the RCGP. She will talk to us about how we can get better at managing patients who are overweight and obese, focusing on the areas below with plenty of time for your questions.

  1. Dispelling the myths
  2. The science of obesity and overweight
  3. Weight stigma in medical care and what we need to learn.
  4. What interventions actually make a difference
  5. What you can practically do in primary care and where to send patients to.