Webchat: Your chance to talk Ebola with volunteer Dr Caroline Holms

GPonline is hosting an exclusive live webchat on 25 March with Glasgow GP Dr Caroline Holms, who spent six weeks volunteering in an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone. Find out below how to get involved.

Ebola volunteers: medical staff train to work in a Sierra Leone treatment centre (Photo: DFID)
Ebola volunteers: medical staff train to work in a Sierra Leone treatment centre (Photo: DFID)

Dr Holms will be available live from 12-1pm here on GPonline to talk about her experience volunteering in Sierra Leone, helping to tackle an outbreak that has claimed almost 10,000 lives. The Midlock Medical Centre GP can also respond to questions about how GP practices in the UK can prepare in case they encounter a suspected Ebola case.

GP Ebola preparedness

Ebola risk remains low in the UK, but Public Health England and the RCGP have set out advice on how practices should tackle suspected cases - click here to access the guidance.

Submit questions in advance or on the day for Dr Holms via Twitter using the hashtag #TalkEbola, or through the CoveritLive module below. Alternatively, email questions to GP news editor Nick Bostock at nick.bostock@haymarket.com.

Come back and join us to follow the debate live on 25 March as Dr Holms responds to your questions.

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