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AMEE 2018

Congress Centre,

Basel, Switzerland

25 - 29 August 2018

ASME 2018


The Sage, Gateshead NE8 1LX


11 - 13 July

Tuesday 26 June 2018

Acute Confusion

Chair: Dr Fiona Chapman - Trainees & Members’ Committee


Investigating acute confusion
Dr Luke Regan, Emergency Physician & Clinical Teaching Fellow, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness


Recognising delirium and avoiding iatrogenic causes
Dr Elizabeth Teale, Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Elderly Care Medicine, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Bradford


Mental state examination and cognitive assessment in acute and chronic confusion
Dr Tom Russ, Clinical Lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh



Tuesday 29 May 2018

Chest Pain

Chair: Ms Arina Tamborska - Trainees & Members’ Committee


Update in the management of acute coronary syndrome
Dr Nicholas Cruden, Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh


Investigating stable chest pain
Professor David Newby, Professor of Cardiology, University of Edinburgh


Chest pain and thoracic aortic disease:  diagnosis and management
Mr Roderick Chalmers, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Director of Scottish National Service for the Treatment of Thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysms



RCGP AiT Annual Conference 2018


Thursday 7th June 08:30 - 17:00


Radisson Blu, 80 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TH



AiT Career Event 2018


Friday 25th May 2018 08:30 - 17:00


The Studio, 67 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AE


Contact - 0141 3373268


Travel Health update 2018


Tuesday 22nd May 2018 13:00 - 16:30


DoubleTree by Hilton, Aberdeen Treetops, 161 Springfield Road, Aberdeen AB15 7AQ


Contact - Kirsty Findlay/ Lynne Wallace 01224 437231/ 01224 437230

Chronic Pain


Monday 21st May 2018 09:00 - 16:00


Holiday Inn Aberdeen west, Westhill, Aberdeen AB32 6TT


Contact - Kirsty Findlay 07342998746

RCGP North Scotland GP Study day


Friday 18th May 2018 09:00 - 16:30


Drumrossie Hotel, Old Perth Road, Inverness IV2 5BE


Contact - Sylvie Main 01463 258830

Scottish Clinical Skills Network Conference 2018


June 6th & 7th 2018


Glasgow Caledonian University

The Impact of Internet Pornography on Mental and Physical Health


Wednesday 9th May 2018 09:00 - 16:30


RCGP, 25 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JX


Contact - Darryl Mead


Tuesday 25 April 2017


Chair: Dr Amy Illsley, Trainees & Members' Committee


Diagnosis and management of psoriasis
Dr Gabrielle Becher, Consultant Dermatologist, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde


Infectious causes of rash with cases
Dr Jennifer Crane, Regional Infectious Diseases Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh


Drug causes of rash with cases
Dr Sarah Walsh, Consultant Dermatologist, King’s College Hospital, London



General Practice - where are we, how did we get here, and where are we going?


Thursday 27th April; 19:00 - 21:00


yudowich Lecture Theatre, Wolfson Medical School, University of Glasgow G12 8QQ


Contact: Diana Lints - or Tel: 0141 330 7546

NHS Highland - Infection Control Matters
NHS Highland 2017.pdf
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Scottish Clinical Skills Network Conference 2017


May 3rd & 4th 2017


University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9TF


'The Patient Journey'

NHS Highlands - Infection Control Matters


Thursday 27th April 2017


Drumossie Hotel, Inverness


Registration -

NHS Highlands Medical Education Conference 2017
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Scottish Faculty Workshop


Wednesday 29th March; 11:00 - 16:00


25 Queen Street, Edniburgh EH2 1JX


Contact: or Tel: Fiona Paterson 02031887746

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20 & 21 April 2016


Scottish Clinical Skills Network - Annual Conference 2016


'Fostering Healthcare Collaboration Across Networks'


Suttie Centre, University of Aberdeen, Forresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD


Call for Abstracts

Scottish Medical Students General Practi[...]
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Scottish Medical Students General Practice Conference


Saturday April 16 09:30 - 17:15



Academy Annual Academic Meeting - Students & Trainees as teachers in Medicine, Veterinary and Dental Science




7 April 2016 London                                       Call for abstracts

Tuesday 16 June 2015


Chair: Dr Katherine Walesby - Trainees & Members' Committee


The acutely confused patient
Dr Sarah Keir, Consultant in Elderly Medicine, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh


Helping people to live well with dementia - what can doctors do?
Professor John Starr, Consultant Physician, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh


Psychiatric emergencies
Dr Roger Smyth, Consultant Psychiatrist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh







RCGP Rural Forum Conference


Saturday 6 June 2015


08:30 - 17:00

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University of St Andrews School of Medicine


Tutor Development Morning


Thursday 11 June 09:00 - 13:00


Registration - Katie Anderson 01334 461890 or





North Scotland Spring Study Day


Friday 29 May 2015


09:00 - 16:30


Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness IV2 3LP

Tuesday 19 May 2015


Chair: Dr Natasha McDonald - Trainees & Members' Committee


Viral hepatitis
Dr John Dillon, Consultant Hepatologist & Gastroenterologist, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee


Obstructive jaundice
Mr John Casey, Consultant Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh


Autoimmune liver disease
Dr Andrew Bathgate, Consultant Physician, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh



Tuesday 28 April 2015


Chair: Dr Martin Doak - Trainees & Members' Committee


Primary headache - diagnosis and management
Dr Callum Duncan, Consultant Neurologist, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary


Things not to miss....
Dr Craig Heath, Consultant Neurologist, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee


When drugs don't work
Dr David Kernick GP, The Exeter Headache Clinic







Becoming a Partner


Wednesday 29 April 2015


09:00 - 16:30


25 Queen Street Edinburgh EH2 1JX

Management of patients requiring palliative care


Tuesday 24 June


Chair: Dr Katherine Walesby, RCPE Trainees & Members' Committee


Common symptom control issues in palliative care
Dr Rosie Conway, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Roxburghe House, Dundee


End of life care
Dr Joanna Bowden, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, NHS Fife and Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh


Palliative care in non-malignant disease
Dr Lisa Baker, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, St Benedict's Hospice, Sunderland



Refreshing General Practice in Scotland: Essence, Quality and Empowerment




Wednesday 11 June 09:00 - 17:00


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Thursday June 19 2014


Tutor Development Day


Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee


9:00 - 16:00


Further information from -

North Scotland Spring 2014 Study Day; Inverness


Friday 30 May 09:00 - 17:00


Email for more details -

MRCGP CSA Preparation; Stirling


Friday 23 May 09:30 - 16:30


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First5 Digest series Endocrinology; Glasgow


Thursday 15 May 18:00 - 21:00


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An Update for SAS Doctors 


Tuesday 20 May


Chair: Dr Fiona Robertson, SAS Subcommittee, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


Patient safety perpective and how to get SAS doctors involved
Mr Ronnie Dornan, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Borders General Hospital, Melrose

CPD: Not just conferences - using new technology for educational purposes
Ms Katie Dallison,  BMA Careers Consultant, London

Debate: SAS Doctors and the Greenaway report - opportunity or potential disaster for the grade? 
Dr Colin Baines, Specialty Doctor in General & Vascular Medicine, Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, Dundee & Dr Susan Robertson, Associate Specialist in Renal Medicine, Dumfries & Galloway General Hospital, Dumfries



Rash - Tuesday 29 April 2014


Chair: Dr Allan Matthews, RCPE Trainees & Members' Committee



Dermatological emergencies
Speaker TBC


Cutaneous vasculitis
Dr Susannah Fraser, Consultant Dermatologist, NHS Fife


Dermatoses of the lower limbs
Dr Alyson Bryden, Consultant Dermatologist, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee








Thursday May 1 2014


Tutor Development Day




Further details to follow

Call for Abstracts







Tuesday 29 & Wednesday 30 April 2014


 SPCC Conference 2014


Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld 


For further information contact -


Jill Sutherland 01382 383707 or


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