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Breast Conditions Update - GP Education


Breast Conditions Update – GP Education

Booking details:

Max participants:

Target audience:
GPs, GP Trainees & ANPs

Lecture Theatre, Education Centre, DGRI, Cargenbridge, Dumfries, DG2 8RX

Booking notes:
Evening Meeting

23/04/2020 for 1 days
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Breast Conditions Update – GP Education


Please note that to comply with Scottish Government advisory precautions around prevention of Covid-19, we regret that we will be unable to provide a full buffet for this event.

Tea/Coffee and biscuits will be provided between 6:30pm and 7:00pm with opportunities for networking and informal learning.

1900 : Introduction – Dr. S. E. Cherian
19:15 : Audit of referrals in Dumfries and Galloway : Dr. Fiona O’Brien, D&G GP Cancer Lead
19:40 : Scottish Breast Cancer Referral Guidelines : Miss Maria Bews-Hair, Consultant Breast and General Surgeon & Lead Cancer Clinician D&G, DGRI
20:10 : Management of Benign Breast conditions esp. mastalgia, nipple discharge and gynaecomastia : Mr. Dermot Murphy, Consultant Breast surgeon, DGRI & NHS Lanarkshire
20:35 : Patient led-follow up – an update : Carol McQuade, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Breast Cancer, DGRI

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Improve knowledge and skills in the diagnosis of breast conditions
  2. Increased confidence in prioritising / appropriate triage of referrals to secondary care
  3. Reflect on audit of referrals
  4. Increased confidence in management of benign breast conditions in primary care
  5. Better understanding of the principles behind patient-led follow up, patients that it is not suitable for and how the process has been working in Dumfries and Galloway

SEALS Approval has been gained for 2 CPD Hours.

If you would like to attend, we ask that you register by contacting the Education Centre by email to
Also, please download the SEALS Pre-Course Evaluation Form from this link and return it to Dr Sonia Cherian in advance of the meeting –

VIdeoconferencing, with a Browser Based Option, is available on request when you register and allows connection to the meeting from your place of work, from home or on a mobile or tablet device with no need for specialist equipment.
For full details on this service please follow this link to the NHS Scotland National VC Service Website This includes a test link where you can check your browser compatibility.

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