The Return to Work Interview
Making it easier for the GP and the patient.
Do you sometimes find the return to work consultation challenging? Then come along to this practical, case study based CPD event. For more details please see the flyer for the event.
RCGP Wales Gala Evening
Join us at the Hilton Hotel Cardiff on Friday the 28 March 2014 to celebrate the best of general practice. For more information or to book tickets contact Lesley Hills on 0203 188 7759 or Lesley.email@example.com.
At the event Dr Paul Myres, Chair of RCGP Wales, will present the awards for RCGP Wales patient-nominated GP of the year 2013, and Practice Team of the Year 2013.
The shortlisted nominees for RCGP Wales GP of the Year are:
- Dr Stuart Thomas, Wellspring Medical Centre, Risca
- Dr Julie Scholey, Brynderwen Surgery, St Mellons
- Dr Gail Davies, Ynysangharad Surgery, Pontypridd
- Dr Vijaka Kumar, Leeswood Surgery, Leeswood
- Dr Rebecca Walberg, Station Rd Surgery, Penarth
- Dr Geoffrey Hoggins, Bradley’s Practice, Buckley
- Dr Carwyn Jones, Furnace House Surgery, Carmarthen
- Dr John Roberts, Roseneath Medical Practice, Buckley
- Dr Joseph Pearson, Clifton Surgery, Roath
- Dr Anthony Davies, Meddygfa Tywi, Nantgaredig
Shortlisted from over 172 GP nominations across Wales, their patients described the consistently high levels of care that they provide.
The shortlisted nominees for RCGP Wales Practice Team of the Year are:
- Meddygfa Betws y Coed, Conwy
- Meddygfa Pen-y-Bont, St Asaph
- Kings Surgery, Port Talbot
- Nantgarw Road Medical Centre, Caerphilly
RCGP Wales facilitates the provision of high quality medical care in Wales by promoting and supporting general practice and general practitioners.
What we do
Working with Welsh Assembly Members, Local Health Boards and the Welsh Government, our activities include:
- Delivering training courses and other educational activities
- Raising the quality of patient care through quality initiatives and training.
- Responding to government consultations and representing GPs and our members in particular, on Welsh Government working groups, including the GP National Specialist Advisory Group (NSAG)
- Encouraging research in general practice to improve the evidence base for standards and guidance on best practice
- Supporting the setting of standards and clinical guidelines for clinical care
Supporting members by providing opportunities for doctors to network and share ideas, including the RCGP Wales Annual Conference and with the Wales Mental Health in Primary Care Network (WaMH in PC) which is currently supporting Welsh Government with the implementation of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure
Keep up to date with what we’re doing
How we work
We’re governed by the RCGP Welsh Council, which meets quarterly. Our Chair represents the views of RCGP Wales and its members on the RCGP UK Council.
RCGP Welsh Council meeting dates for 2014 are:
- Thursday 15 May, 10:30 am, Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff
- Thursday 4 September, 10:30am, venue to be confirmed
- Thursday 6 November (includes AGM), 10:30am, venue to be confirmed
We also have close working relationships with Cardiff University's School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education and School of Medicine as well as working alongside Swansea University's School of Medicine.
RCGP Wales operational plan
RCGP Wales key groups
RCGP Wales, Regus House, Falcon Drive, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 4RU.
Twitter : www.twitter.com/RCGPWales
Tel: 020 3188 7755
Fax: 020 3188 7756
The office is open from 08:30 to 17:00.
In addition to a base in Cardiff, the College in Wales is represented through three regional faculty offices in South West Wales, South East Wales and North Wales.
Contact your local Faculty Administrator:
Tel: 01492 877854
Tel: 020 3188 7764
Tel: 020 3188 7765
Wales Coastal Path Sponsored Walk
As part of the RCGP 60th Anniversary, RCGP Wales has launched the All Wales Coastal Path sponsored walk.
We are asking RCGP Welsh members to support the celebrations and help us to walk the whole of the All Wales Coast Walk this year.
If you are interested in completing a segment of the walk, please contact your local Faculty Administrator, who will make a note of which segment you are completing. You are, of course, welcome to register for a segment that is not in your local area if you are traveling around during the year on holiday. This table details which segments have been or are due to be completed.