City Health Conference 2017

Date30 March 2017
Duration1 day
Start Time08:00
End Time18:00
AudienceGP, GP Trainee, GP Trainer or educator, First5, Retired GP, Practice nurse, Practice manager, Pharmacist, Physician assistant, Foundation Doctor



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Whilst we endeavour to provide a 'gold standard' service to all course participants, if you are registering less than 72 hours before the start of the event, you should be aware that some materials may not be readily available on the day and we may contact you with regards to catering arrangements.

**Special offer, 30% reduction on group bookings of 3+, register today.**
Group discount prices: RCGP Member: £84, Nurses and AHPs: £60, AiTs: £56, Students: £28

City Health; new ways of working: meeting the challenge?

City Health aims to challenge and debate the changing landscape of London health care among a wide audience of 200 + GPs, practice managers, nurses, pharmacists, consultants, public health professionals, commissioners and other health and social care professionals. Plenaries on workforce developments, professional roles and technology will be followed by breakout workshops where delegates can discuss innovative new approaches to the challenges in primary care. We'll also offer practical advice on the day to day challenges, from resilience to retirement and from flexible working to physical health. 

Speakers include: Nav Chana, Helen Stokes-Lampard, Arvind Madan, Chaand Nagpaul, Stephanie De Giorgio, Michelle Drage, Vari Drennan, Sam Everington, Clare Gerada, Federica Lucivero, Kartik Modha, Virgina Patania, Irem Patel, Rachel Roberts, Ravi Sharma, Zoe Williams, Julia Whiteman and Kathryn Yates. The full programme is below.

Special features

  • Keynote presentations from leading NHS and London wide advisers
  • Interactive workshops - opportunity to debate with peers from across the primary care sector
  • Open access, virtual issue of the London Journal of Primary Care on new models of care
  • Large, vibrant exhibition including locum agencies, GP Educators, financial advisors and tech companies
  • Complementary drinks reception and entertainment (NHS Choir)
  • Onsite creche for new parents (charge of £20 per infant, booking required)
  • Drop in surgeries with NHS Pensions specialist (book your appointment in advance)
  • Complementary places for up to 10 medical students, subject to application process
  • Poster competition with opportunity to be published in the London Journal of Primary Care (deadline extended to 10 March)

Contact for more information on any of the above.

Poster competition

Delegates are invited to submit abstracts highlighting innovative examples of transformation in primary care. The winners will be published in the College’s London Journal of Primary Care. The extended deadline for poster submissions is 10 March 2017

Submit an abstract, here


RCGP Member: £96 | Nurses and AHPs*: £68 | AiT: £64 | Students: £32 
*including practice and community staff, physician assistants, pharmacists, physiotherapists

(Above prices include 20% discount.) 

**Special offer, 30% reduction on group bookings of 3+,  contact to register today**
RCGP Member: £84, Nurses and AHPs: £60, AiTs: £56, Students: £28


With thanks to the organising Committee of RCGP London and the following sponsors:
Taylor & Francis, Media partner  
MIAB,  Silver sponsor

And the following Bronze sponsors:
Blue Stream Academy, BMA, Consilient Health, dr-locums, GP Access, GMC, GPDQ, Global Medical, NB Medical, NHS Pensions, Nutricia, REHAB My Patient, Primary Care People, Scope Ophthalmics, Wesleyan
VenueRoyal College of General Practitioners, 30 Euston Road, London, NW1 2FB
Maximum capacity280
Phone020 3188 7406
ContactRCGP London Administrator
Faculty/DepartmentNorth East London Faculty, NW London Faculty, RCGP London, South London Faculty, South East Thames Faculty, South West Thames Faculty, Thames Valley Faculty

Course programme

08.00 Registration and Exhibition

09.00 Welcome address
Dr Victoria Tzortziou Brown, RCGP London Chair
Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, RCGP Chair

09.15 Plenary 1
General practice in the capital - new systems, new values?’ 
Dr Michelle Drage, MBBS, FRCGP, Chief Executive, London-wide LMCs

New models of care provision - developing an integrated workforce
Dr Nav Chana, Chairman, National Association of Primary Care

10.15 Breakout sessions

Different ways of delivering and commissioning long term condition management
Sponsored by NIHR
Dr Victoria Tzortziou Brown, GP Commissioner and researcher
Dr Irem Patel, Consultant Respiratory Physician Integrated Care, Kings Health Partners, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Kings College London
Dr Rachel Roberts, Head of Primary Care Education and Development, Health Education England, North Central and East London
Dr Neil Ashman, Consultant Nephrologist
Dr Sally Hull, GP academic, Clinical Effectiveness Group, QMUL

Role of pharmacists
Ravi Shama, Programme Clinical Lead Pharmacy, Primary Care Workforce and Infrastructure Team, NHSE
Facilitated by Dr Ken Aswani (North East London Faculty)

The expanded general practice team - physician associates and nurses
Professor Vari Drennan MBE, Professor of health care and policy research, St George`s University of London & Kingston University
Kathryn Yates, Professional Lead for Primary and Community  and Integrated Care at the Royal College of Nurses
Facilitated by Dr Paul Thomas (London Journal of Primary Care)

Role of the GP in complex care
Dr Katie Coleman, ‎NCL Clinical Lead for Primary Care and Clinical Champion for Collaborative Care and Support Planning, RCGP
Dr Emily Symington, First5GP and member of RCGP’s Pan London AiT/First5 committee and GP member of Croydon CCG
Dr Tony Burch, GP Advisor at Health Education England (NW London) and Provost NW London RCGP Faculty (and facilitator)

Achieving the impossible: Quality Improvement in Primary Care
Virginia Patania, Practice Manager, Jubilee street practice, Tower Hamlets
Facilitated by Dr Michal Grenville (North East London Faculty)

11.15 Coffee and exhibition

11.45 Plenary 2

New models of care - London developments 
Dr Chaand Nagpaul, BMA Chair of General Practitioners Committee UK

12.30 Breakout sessions

Technology and pitfalls in new models of care
Dr Sharon Raymond, MBBS, MRCGP PGDip Clinical Dermatology
Louise Robinson, Regional Liaison Advisor, GMC
Facilitated by Dr Tabassum Khandker (South London Faculty)

Tech to connect
Dr Kartik Modha, NHS GP, Founder of Tiko's GP Group and Co-founder and CEO
Dr Stephanie De Giorgio, Co-founder of @resilientGP and Portfolio GP
Facilitated by Dr Victoria Tzortziou Brown (North and West London Faculty)

Technology and access
Professor Azeem Majeed, Professor of Primary Care and Head of Primary Care and Public Health at Imperial College London
Dr Mateen Jiwani, NIHR CLAHRC NWL Fellow for e-consulting (and facilitator)

Patient empowerment and digital technologies
Dr Federica Lucivero, Marie Curie Fellow at Kings College London and member of the EU working group on mHealth assessment guidelines
Sophie Castle-Clarke, Fellow in Health Policy at Nuffield Trust
Facilitated by Dr Rebecca Viney (North East London Faculty) and Murray Ellender

Discovery: a learning health system for east London
Dr Kambiz Boomla, Clinical Effectiveness Group, Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Facilitated by Dr Minal Bakhai (North and West London Faculty)

Hans Kai; a community led intervention to improving health
Michelle Kirkbride, Community Development Coordinator, NorWest Co-op Community Health Centre, Winnipeg
Facilitated by Dr Paul Thomas (London Journal of Primary Care)

13.15 Lunch and exhibition

14.15 Plenary 3

The General Practice Forward View: Progress and Future
Dr Arvind Madan, Director of Primary Care, NHSE
Primary care; the future
Sir Sam Everington, National Advisor to NHS England on New Models of Care

15.15 Breakout sessions

Learning and training within new organisations

Dr Julia Whiteman, Postgraduate Dean Health Education England North West London
Facilitated by Dr Andrew Dharma (North and West London Faculty)

Thriving within new organisations - mental health
Professor Clare Gerada, Medical Director NHS Practitioner Health Programme, Medical Director NHS General Practitioner Health Service and former RCGP Chair
Facilitated by Dr Terry John (North East London Faculty)

Physical activity - The wonder drug - Are we practising or preaching?
Dr Zoe Williams, MBBS, RCGP Clinical Champion for Physical Activity and Lifestyle
Facilitated by Dr Victoria Tzortziou Brown  (North and West London Faculty)

Preparing for retirement, how can Faculties support you
Dr Tony Burch, GP Advisor at HEE (NW London) Provost NW London RCGP Faculty
Dr Michal Grenville, GP Educator HENCEL and Provost, North East London Faculty
Ross Mathieson, NHS Pensions

Flexible employment for new parents
Dr Rebecca Viney, GP and Appraiser, London and Cambridgeshire, 2015-2016 HEE Advisor for the refreshed Retained Doctor Scheme of Ten Point Plan, Coaching and Mentoring Lead for RVA
Dr Naureen Bhatti, National Lead on the New Retainer Scheme and Head of GP School for North Central and East London
Dr Stephanie De Giorgio, Co-Founder of @resilient GP and Portfolio GP 
Facilitated by Dr Surina Chibber (RCGP London AiT/First5 Committee)

16:00   Coffee and exhibition

16.20   Closing and best poster award

17.00    Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Choir

17:30   Drinks reception and exhibition

18.30    Close and post conference social

Please note that timings listed may vary on the day to those reflected above


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