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GP Education - Chronic Pain Management Update


GP Education – Chronic Pain Management Update

Target audience:
GPs, GP Trainees, ANPs Practice Nurses, other healthcare staff with a relevant professional interest

via MS Teams

09/04/2024 for 1 days
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“Moving from ‘Painkillers’ to Pain Management – improving chronic pain management in Primary Care”

Presentation by Dr. Kieran Dinwoodie, a GP from Lanarkshire who works as a partner and trainer and is the National GP Advisor for chronic pain working with the Centre for Sustainable Delivery, NHS Scotland.

Kieran will talk about his own practice’s move from ‘painkillers’ to pain management by treating it as a long-term condition with a whole practice approach.

We hope to make this interactive so you are welcome to bring cases to discuss and Kieran is happy to share case studies from his own practice.



19:00: Welcome and Introductions: Dr. Sonia Cherian, GP CPD Adviser (NES/D&G) 

19:05: Presentation by Dr. Kieran Dinwoodie, National GP Advisor for chronic pain, Centre for sustainable delivery, NHS Scotland

Background & Learning Outcomes:

Chronic pain is a challenging area and is often unsatisfying for both patients and clinicians. This evening session will give a brief overview of recent guidelines on chronic pain and share learning from GP practices across Scotland on effective ways to manage it. This requires education, support and an MDT approach. We will share resources that can help GPs and other clinicians to have better conversations which result in increased patient quality of life and improved job satisfaction.

2 hours of CPD credits can be claimed by participating delegates for their annual appraisal once the post-course evaluation is submitted.  Certificate of attendance is not a requirement as evidence.

To comply with SEALS (Standards for Educational Activity and Learning in Scotland), kindly complete this SEALS Pre-Course Needs Assessment by 22nd March 2024 and post-meeting evaluation forms as soon as possible after the event using the link prior to 30th April 2024.

This event will be held and recorded on Microsoft Teams – NB if you do not wish to be part of the recording, we would ask you to kindly keep your camera switched off and your microphone muted for the duration of the meeting.

You can join the meeting via the links below but please do not click to join until after 1845 on the evening of 9th April.

Click here to join the meeting

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