MIMS conference focuses on commissioning sexual health services

For GPs to make the most of the White Paper plans and with new developments on GP commissioning almost every week, they need expert guidance and support. This is why leading speakers at MIMS Women's Health conference in Manchester next month will not only provide the most up-to-date aspects of women's health issues but offer new insight into the commissioning of sexual health services.

The event takes place on Tuesday 16 November 2010 in Manchester. To find out more please visit www.mimswomenshealthconference.com.

This event is EPASS accredited by RCGP Scotland, and will earn delegates  5 CPD credits towards revalidation under the RCGP's CPD Credits System.

In this highly focused interactive event you will hear best-practice advice on how to:

  1. Contraception Update: Explore what is new in contraception, gain insight into the recent NICE LARC guidance and share best-practice advice on new oral contraceptive regimens
  2. Osteoporosis In Women: Discuss the use of FRAX and QRISK risk assessment tools, clarify the NOGG and NICE guidelines on osteoporosis and gain updates on recent therapeutic developments
  3. Best-Practice Overactive Bladder Management: Receive a comprehensive update on the diagnosis of overactive bladder and examine the latest therapeutic options, including the pros and cons of botulinum toxin therapy, and the role of urodynamic evaluation
  4. Different Presentation Of Menopause: Discuss the early, late and urogenital symptoms of the menopause and explore when and how to prescribe HRT
  5. Initial Management Of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Identify the pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of heavy menstrual bleeding and discuss when to refer patients. Plus, hear about the latest NICE guidelines to ensure best practice

Expert speakers include:

  • Dr Paula Briggs, GP and clinical lead, community sexual health services, NHS Sefton
  • Dr Scott Wilkes, Clinical lead, PCRN Northern & Yorkshire Primary Care lead, NTW CLRN Executive GP & Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Institute of Health & Society, Newcastle University
  • Dr Sarah Gray, Primary Care Lead for Women's Health, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly PCT
  • Dr Heather Currie, associate specialist gynaecologist and obstetrician, Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary
  • Dr Richard Keen, Consultant Rheumatologist & Honorary Senior Lecturer in Metabolic Bone Disease, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore & University College London Hospitals

For more information and to book now visit www.mimswomenshealthconference.com.

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