Upcoming Webinars

We’re taking a short break for a few weeks but we’ll be back stronger!

Previous Webinars

What GP practices need to know about COVID-19 and Infection Control (9/7/2020)

Dr David Farren, MB BCh BAO MSc MRCP FRCPath, Consultant in Microbiology and Infection Control in the NHSCT

Dr Farren will discuss issues around Infection Control in the COVID-19 era.


Top tips in lipid and BP management (2/7/2020)

Dr. Susan Connolly, MB BCh BAO, PhD, FRCP Edin, Consultant Cardiologist, Clinical Lead Our Hearts Our Minds Programme for Cardiovascular Health, South West Acute Hospital, Western Health and Social Care Trust

We are delighted to be joined by Susan Connolly Consultant Cardiologist who will be sharing advice on lipid and BP management in the ‘new normal’ including new lipid targets, who to refer based on NICE and how COVID-19 has influenced her work and virtual rehab clinics.


COVID 19 and First Contact Physiotherapy in the Primary Care MDT: challenges and opportunities? (25/5/20)

Suzanne Kennedy, Causeway GP Federation, Christian VanDeMerwe, Derry GP Federation, Denise Hall, Newry GP Federation, Deirdre Winters, West Belfast GP Federation, Joanne Shannon, Down GP Federation

The delivery model of First Contact Physiotherapy has been adapted in response to COVID 19. Regional First Contact Physiotherapy Leads will share their experiences of assessing and safety netting in remote Primary Care Musculoskeletal Management. The expert panel will provide an opportunity to answer questions during the webinar.


Paediatric priorities during COVID-19 (18/6/2020)

Dr Tom Bourke – Consultant Paediatrician RBHSC and Paediatric Covid Lead in BHSCT and Senior Lecturer in QUB

Safeguarding during a pandemic – Dr Julie-Ann Maney – Consultant in paediatric emergency medicine and FMO

Covid 19  and PMIS in children – Dr Lynne Speirs – Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Disease


Dr Gary Benson, Consultant Haematologist Belfast Trust

We are Joined by Dr Gary Benson, who will be giving us an update on changes and challenges in haematology during COVID-19 as well as a practical ‘Question and Answer session’ for members of the primary care team. Please submit any questions you would be keen for us to address with registrations.


Exploring potential psychological reactions to the COVID 19 pandemic

Dr Kevin Dyer, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Psychology lead for Regional Trauma Network.

Dr Dyer will be exploring potential psychological reactions to the COVID 19 pandemic based on knowledge, evidence and understanding of psychological trauma in NI.


COVID-19 – Adapting to the “new temporary”- recent updates & challenges (28/5/2020)

Professor Max Watson, Director Project ECHO Hospice UK, Consultant Palliative Medicine Western Trust

Prof Waston will be joining us to present a regional and national COVID-19 update: including commentary on useful recent publications, literature and guidelines.


COVID-19 Primary care update and what happens next? (20/5/20)

Dr Margaret O’Brien (Head of General Practice, GMS, HSCB), Dr Alan Stout (Chair NIGPC), Dr Laurence Dorman (Chair RCGPNI), Professor Charlotte McArdle (Chief Nursing Officer NI)
A “Question Time” panel will be ready to answer your questions. (This webinar was not recorded)

Courageous Conversations: Advance Care Planning in COVID-19  (14/5/2020)

Karen Bowes, Nurse Lead / Team Manager Community Specialist Oncology and Palliative Care Team, Deirdre McKenna,  Social Worker Southern HSCT , Louise Sands GPNI / NIMDTA / QUB / Sessional GP

Recorded Webinar / Slides / Feedback for appraisal certificate / Links & Resources

Diabetes and COVID-19 (7/5/2020)

Hamish Courtney Consultant Endocrinologist, RVH Louisa Dunlop Diabetic Specialist Nurse, RVH Louise Sands GPNI / NIMDTA / QUB / Sessional GP

Recorded Webinar / Slides / Feedback for appraisal certificate / Links & Resources

Covid-19 Respiratory update from MIH (23/4/2020)

Dr Thelma Craig Respiratory Consultant,  Annemarie Marley Respiratory Nurse Consultant, Ursula Mason GPNI / South Belfast Federation / RCGP

Recorded Webinar / Links & Resources