London Wednesday 15th November 2017

Looking to enhance your CPD with cost-effective, high-quality education?

OmniaMed is committed to helping primary healthcare professionals improve patient outcomes, by sharing the latest evidence-based clinical knowledge.

Through a multi-topic agenda, designed exclusively for GPs, OmniaMed Update delivers expert guidance and emerging treatment options through practical, case-based seminars.

OmniaMed Update provides a valuable source of CPD education and offers a minimum of 6 CPD credits from just a single day out of practice.


This meeting is open to practising GPs only.

Why Attend?
  • Designed EXCLUSIVELY for GPs - catering to the specific challenges of GP practice
  • Multi-topic agendas ensure broad coverage of the latest primary care issues
  • Hear from leading experts on emerging therapies and strategies
  • Gain a minimum of 6 CPD credits for appraisal and revalidation in addition to certificate of attendance
  • Develop clinical knowledge through practical guidance and enhance patient care
Delegate Testimonials

“Excellent day, I feel that I have learnt a lot and feel inspired to put my new knowledge into practice, many thanks.”

“Probably the best GP education event I have attended in a very long time.”

“Fantastic and thorough explanations and presentations. Very relevant.”

“Excellent meeting. Thank you. Many learning points. This has improved my skills and knowledge base.”


09:15 - 09:45

Delegate arrival and registration

09:45 - 10:00

Chair welcome and introduction

Dr Sarah Jarvis, General Practitioner (GP), GP trainer and Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)
Dr Jonny Coxon, GP Partner, Beaconsfield Medical Practice & CCG Local Member Group Lead, Brighton

10:00 - 11:00

DELEGATES DECIDE session - GP Health & Wellbeing

Lucy Warner, Chief Executive, NHS Practitioner Health Programme and NHS GP Health Service

Newly introduced for 2017 Update events, delegates who registered had the opportunity to vote for the topic they'd most like to see on the agenda (shortlisted from topics suggested via the Spring 2017 event evaluation forms). GP Health & Wellbeing came out as the winner!

Are doctors getting sicker? Why do doctors present late or not at all? GP Health is a national, confidential NHS treatment service for GPs and GP trainees. This session will help you understand what support is available to you and what the outcomes are for a doctor who suffers from stress, mental illness or addiction issues. Learn what you can do to support your own health and that of the team around you.

This session has been organised by OmniaMed Ltd

11:00 - 11:20

Refreshment & networking break

11:20 - 12:05

Diabetes - session information tbc

12:05 - 12:50

Galderma sponsored symposium

Dr George Moncrieff, GPwSI in Dermatology and Chair of the Dermatology Council for England

Dermatology - session information to follow

This session has been organised and funded by Galderma (UK) Ltd. Speakers will provide their own educational content and are offered an honorarium for their contribution.

12:50 - 13:50

Lunch & networking

13:50 - 14:35

Implementing recommendations from the GOLD 2017 Report - Going for GOLD

COPD - session information to follow

This is a promotional symposium which has been organised and funded by Boehringer Ingelheim. The speaker has provided their own content following a briefing by Boehringer Ingelheim. Session content has been reviewed by Boehringer Ingelheim for technical accuracy and PMCPA compliance. The speaker has been offered an honorarium for their contribution.

14:35 - 15:20

The Burden of Influenza in Adults aged 65 years and over; What you now need to know

Dr Roger Henderson, Senior Partner in General Practice, and Media Medic

This talk aims to raise the disease awareness of the serious encumbrance of influenza in adults aged 65 years and over, and also to discuss potential pragmatic strategies on how to combat and improve this burden in this age group.

This session has been organised and funded by Seqirus. The company has made its own information available to the speaker, the speaker has provided his own educational content, and the speaker has been briefed - all in accordance with ABPI compliance. The speaker has been offered an honorarium for their contribution.

15:20 - 15:35

Refreshment & networking break

15:35 - 16:20

Smoking cessation & e-Cigarettes

Dr Roger Henderson, Senior Partner in General Practice, and Media Medic

Stopping smoking is crucial in improving the overall health of patients. This session looks at current smoking statistics, the best ways of helping smokers quit, what 'tobacco harm reduction' means, and latest advice on e-Cigarettes and vaping.

This session has been organised by OmniaMed Ltd.

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Dr Jonny Coxon
GP in Brighton and Fellow of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine (FECSM)
Jonny Coxon
Dr Coxon qualified in 1997, at Oxford University. He has been a GP partner in Brighton since 2009. He had previously pursued a Urology career, mainly based around St George's Hospital in London, where he also acquired his MD degree through some prostate cancer research, working in a research unit also involved in sexual function issues. He has maintained this interest in sexual function and Urology (including prostate disease).

He has also completed an extensive training programme under the European School of Sexual Medicine, and acquired his Fellowship of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine (FECSM) qualification. Both of these stand him in good stead to continue to address issues of sexual function in both men and women.

He is a Trustee of the Sexual Advice Association, and is Secretary of the Primary Care Urological Society. He sits on the committees of the British Society of Sexual Medicine and the Primary Care Testosterone Advisory Group, and on the editorial board for the journal Trends in Urology & Men's Health.

He has spoken regularly for the charity Prostate Cancer UK at Primary Care Masterclasses around the country, and also given presentations on aspects of prostate disease and sexual medicine at various other events across the UK.
Dr Roger Henderson
Senior Partner in General Practice, and Media Medic
Roger Henderson
Dr Roger Henderson is one of the UK's best known and trusted media medics. He qualified as a doctor from St Bartholomew's Hospital, London in 1985 and as a general practitioner in 1990. He decided to enter the media world in 1995, and within 2 years was the medical columnist of the Sunday Times. He writes regularly for Spectator magazine and many other publications and his books - 'Stress Beaters; 100 Proven Ways to Manage Stress', '100 ways to live to 100' and 'Over 50 Men's Health Check' have all been serialized in the national press. His most recent books are 'Pregnancy for Dummies' and 'Dad's Guide to Pregnancy for Dummies'. He is a popular conference moderator and lecturer both in the UK and abroad and his full-time medical responsibilities include being the senior partner of a six doctor general practice in Shropshire, running a main surgery and two busy branch surgeries including a University campus, as well as teaching both medical students and GP registrars. He is the medical consultant to, and writes information factsheets for both doctors and patients for EMIS and the website. His own website is and he can be followed on Twitter at @rogerthedoctor
Dr Sarah Jarvis
General Practitioner (GP), GP trainer and Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)
Sarah Jarvis
Sarah trained at Cambridge and Oxford universities and has been a partner in the same inner city general practice for 26 years. She is an active medical writer and broadcaster, and is the BBC Radio 2 doctor and the doctor to The One Show on BBC 1. She also appears regularly on UK television and radio programmes including Good Morning Britain, ITN Lunchtime News, Sky News and Radio 5 live. In addition, she is clinical consultant to the patient health education website

She is the resident doctor to Good Housekeeping, and other UK consumer magazines. Besides these, she has been a regular contributor to a variety of medical journals including Update, Doctor, Practice Nurse and the British Journal of Cardiology and newspapers such as The Sunday Telegraph and The Guardian.

Dr Jarvis is past chair of the Health Care Committee of HEART UK, the cholesterol charity, and is a member of the advisory board for the British Journal of Cardiology.

Dr Jarvis has a particular interest in cardiovascular disease, diabetes and women's health, and has authored over 500 patient information leaflets. She has also authored Diabetes for Dummies (now in its third edition), Pregnancy for Dummies, Children's Health for Dummies, Women's Health for Life and The Welcome Visitor, a book on the ethics of dying co-authored with the broadcaster John Humphrys.
Dr George Moncrieff
GPwSI in Dermatology and Chair of the Dermatology Council for England
George Moncrieff
Dr George Moncrieff was a GP partner in Bicester from 1985 until January this year when he retired.

He was a trainer in General Practice for 18 years and following that a team leader for training practice re-accreditation and a GP appraiser. He has been an undergraduate tutor in Medicine at Oxford University and at UCH & The Royal Free.

He was an examiner for the Diploma in Child Health RCP until 2009 and an external examiner for the Diploma in Practical Dermatology (DPD) at Cardiff University until 2005. He was the Curriculum Guardian for Dermatology for the Royal College of GPs from 2009 to 2013.

He has been a committee member on the Primary Care Dermatology Society for nearly twenty years and is a member of the European Association of Dermatology and Venereology an associate member of the British Association of Dermatologists.

In 2014 he was elected Chair of the Dermatology Council for England which brings him into close contact with the BAD, the BDNG, all the Patient Support Groups in Dermatology, the pharmaceutical industry and the All Party Parliamentary Group for Skin.

He has been the GP adviser to the National Eczema Society since 2005 and regularly contributes to their ‘Ask the Expert' series in their quarterly bulletin.

He has been an accredited GP with a special interest in Dermatology, now with Oxfordshire CCG, since 1999. From 2000 until he retired from his practice earlier this year, he ran a Community Dermatology service for Oxfordshire CCG, serving a population of about 80,000.

Over the last few years he has assisted the BAD on various advisory boards including the publication on the web in 2013 (updated 2014) of a ‘Skin Cancer Recognition Toolkit' together with Cancer Research UK.

He was on the NICE Psoriasis Evidence Update Board which published its advice in November 2014. Locally, he has developed the CCG formularies for emollients, eczema, acne and rosacea.

Over the past 5 years he has supported the CCG education programme for dermatoscopy in Primary Care by delivering tutorials and producing a Youtube video on using the email advice line. He regularly lectures around the country at various medical education and pharmaceutical events.

He was awarded fellowship of the RCGP in 2013 and fellowship of the RCP in 2015.
Lucy Warner
Chief Executive, NHS Practitioner Health Programme and NHS GP Health Service
Lucy Warner
Lucy is Chief Executive of the NHS Practitioner Health Programme. She has over 25 years NHS experience ranging across many aspects of health care, working with practices, local and national teams and including a stint in Gibraltar.

Lucy has previously worked with NHS England as the Responding to Concerns Lead, focusing on concerns in the medical workforce and with the NHS Revalidation Support Team supporting the implementation of appraisal and revalidation for doctors in England. She also previously headed up Primary Care for the Clinical Governance Support Team.

The NHS Practitioner Health Programme is an award winning, free and confidential NHS service for doctors and dentists with issues relating to a mental or physical health concern or addiction problem, in particular where these might affect their work.

The service is self-referral. It is provided by health professionals specialising in mental health support to doctors and is available in various locations across England.
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