RCGP announces conference bursaries for GP registrars and First5 GPs

The RCGP is offering bursary places for attending the RCGP Annual Conference 2016, taking place in Harrogate from 6-8 October.

GP Associates in Training and First5 GPs are eligible to apply for the Great Expectations Bursaries and the deadline for entries is 31 July 2016.

The bursaries will cover registration fees and an invitation to a networking event at the conference.

Submissions are by application form, together with the applicant’s CV (maximum two pages), which will be considered by an adjudication panel, and successful applicants notified by mid-September 2016. Winners will need to submit a written report of their experiences at the conference (maximum 1,000 words) by 31 December 2016.

Email submissions to secretariat@rcgp.org.uk by 31 July

The conference, now in it's ninth year, is renowned for attracting inspirational speakers from around the world as well as offering practical CPD of the highest quality.

This year’s theme of Energising Primary Care has been specifically chosen to meet the current needs of GPs across the UK, equipping practices to face new challenges and make the most of emerging opportunities.

Keynote speakers include Jeremy Hunt

Keynote speakers for 2016 include health secretary Jeremy Hunt, the chair of NICE Professor David Haslam, the new director of primary care for NHS England Dr Arvind Madan, chair of Tower Hamlets CCG Sir Sam Everington, the national clinical director of CVD prevention Dr Matt Kearney, and inspirational survivor of locked in syndrome Kate Allatt.

The concurrent learning sessions will be organised within ten main streams, following in-depth research with RCGP members, and the best of 400 short research papers submitted to the RCGP will be showcased in quickfire presentations. 

Click here for full details on how to apply for a bursary and for more information about the RCGP Annual Conference 2016

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