Cancer Research UK Regional Workshop

Date24 February 2016
Duration1 day
Start Time09:00
End Time16:30
TypeClassroom based



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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.

The RCGP Cancer Regional Workshop is a one day course packed with all the latest updates, guidelines and useful tips that will help GPs in their daily surgeries. 

The course will look at what a GP needs for daily general practice, how to make better early diagnosis, what to look for, what to refer and when.   We will look at prevention and the role of the GP.
By the end of the day you will be able to deliver better clinical care and be more confident about your diagnosis.

Topics include
Key note speech:  Cancer—From where to where?
Clinical update:  ovarian Cancer
Diagnostic delays
CRUK/RCGP updates

The course is suitable for:  Anyone wishing to refresh their knowledge in cancer care.  All levels of GP are guaranteed to learn something from the day.

VenueSt Andrew's & St George's West Church, 13 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PA
Maximum capacity50
Phone020 3188 7752
ContactFiona Paterson
Faculty/DepartmentEast of Scotland Faculty, North East Scotland Faculty, North Scotland Faculty, RCGP Scotland, South East Scotland Faculty, West of Scotland Faculty

Course programme

08.45 - 09.15    Registration /  tea and coffee

09.15 - 09.30    Welcome and overview of agenda: Dr Richard Roope

09.30 - 10.15    Primary care and cancer control - where are we now and where are we heading? -                        - Dr Richard Roope

10.15 - 10.30    Q&A session

10.30 - 11.15    Ovarian cancer: clinical update

                        Cancer trials: should patients do them?

                        - Professor Charlie Gourley

11.15 - 11.30    Q&A session

11.30 - 12.15    Diagnostic delays: do they matter?

                        - Professor Peter Murchie

12.15 - 12.30    Q&A session

12.30 - 01.30    Lunch and networking

01.30 -02.15     Prevention: does primary care have a role?

                        - Dr Richard Roope

02.15 - 02.30    Q&A session

02.30 - 03.00    CRUK/RCGP update

                        - Liz Bates

03.00 - 03.15    Afternoon tea

03.15 - 04.00    Case studies and group work

04.00 - 04.30    Future directions, practical steps - finding the support to address our expanding role

                        Audience reflection






  • Lunch
  • Refreshments


Dr Richard Roope, RCGP and Cancer Research UK Clinical Lead for Cancer

Professor Charlie Gourley, Professor and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology, University of Edinburgh Cancer Research UK Centre

Professor Peter Murchie, Clinical Consultant, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen

Liz Bates, Strategic Partnership Lead, Cancer Research UK


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