MONDAY 10th JUNE 8.30 am to 4.30 pm
at The Gateway Building, University of St Andrews, Fife KY16 9RJ
PROGRAMME – ENT & Ophthalmology
Further Events: Tuesday 11 June Child Health;
Wednesday 12 June Musculoskeletal; Thursday 13 June Care of the Elderly
Daily Cost: £135.00 (includes lunch, refreshments, certificates of attendance, downloadable lecture notes and personal development plan summary forms for portfolios).
Format: Interactive learning with presentations giving ample time for face to face questions and discussions with speakers.
a.m. ENT Programme
8.30 am Registration & Refreshments
9.00 am “A LUMP IN MY THROAT”
*Voice, *Swallowing, *Reflux, *Globus, *Neck Lumps, *Cancer *All things head & neck!*Case studies
Mr Justin Yeo, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy
10.00 am “NASAL OBSTRUCTION & FACIAL PAIN”
*When is it sinusitis, *Rhinosinusitus, *Rhinitis, *Epistoxis *Adenoids, *Red Flags & Case studies
Mr David Walker, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy
11.00 am Refreshments
11.30 am “I CAN’T HEAR A WORD YOU ARE SAYING”
*Hearing aids, *Balance disorders in adolescents and falls in the elderly/dizziness *Tinnitus,
*Discharging ears, *Glue ear, *Otitis Media & Externa *Red Flags & Case studies
Mr Magdy Riad, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy
12.30 pm Lunch
p.m. Ophthalmology Programme
1.30 pm “ORBIT & OCULOPLASTIC SURGERY”
*Entropion *Ectropion *Minor lid lesions *Ptosis *Dermatochalasis *Eyelid Skin Cancer *Facial Palsy
*Lacrimal surgery *Adnexal surgery *Periocular reconstructions *Cataract surgery *Thyroid eye disease
Miss Helen Murgatroyd , NHS Tayside
2.45 pm “RED EYES & RED FLAGS: IMPROVING OPHTHALMIC ASSESSMENT & REFERRAL IN PRIMARY CARE”
*Moderate pain *Photophobia *Reduced visual acuity *Eye trauma *Unilateral marked redness *NICE
‘Red Eye’ Clinical Knowledge Summary recommendations *Benign conditions; bacterial, viral & allergic conjunctivitis, episcleritis & subconjunctival haemorrhage.
*More common sight threatening causes of red eye; Keratitis, scleritis, acute glaucoma,
foreign body trauma, chemical burns & orbital cellulitis.
Dr Andrew Blaikie, University of St Andrews
4.00 pm Questions, Discussion – Close
All enquiries about any of the days’ Primary Care programmes to GP Forum at:
Telephone: 01246 861711.
GP Forum, PO Box 234, CHESTERFIELD, S45 9YS