Event Overview

This is the first in a two-part series of FREE one-day conferences addressing clinical areas health inequalities to demonstrate how GPs can positively influence health inequalities as practitioners, commissioners and community leaders.

Health inequalities are differences in health across the population, and between different groups in society, that are systematic, unfair and avoidable. General Practice, with its unrivalled access to the heart of communities, has a central role in addressing both causes and consequences of health inequalities in the UK. Our diversity is our strength, and we celebrate that. General Practice is a diverse profession caring for multiple patient populations and our aim is to move from conversations to actions.

Join us for a full day of clinical discussions and a variety of topics that will develop your understanding of issues affecting minority patients. This conference will include examples of good practice, relevant guidance and links to useful resources.

Learning objectives:

  1. Understand the evidence linking ethnicity, protected characteristics, and health outcomes
  2. Acknowledge minority patients’ perspectives of health and illness
  3. Promote the best management within primary care
  4. Promote partnerships working with local organisations and community assets to improve patient care

Areas to be covered:

  • Incorporating health inequalities into training portfolios
  • Migrant health and asylum seekers
  • Black women with period issues or fertility concerns
  • Gypsy & traveller communities
  • Language discrimination
  • Ramadan clinical management
  • Trans health
  • Social prescribing as a tool for tackling health inequalities
  • Mental health
  • Improving the health and well-being for communities in deprived areas

Keynote speaker:

Dr Margaret Ikpoh, RCGP Vice Chair Professional Development

Conference Chairs and Speakers:

  • Dr Victoria Tzortiou-Brown
  • Professor Amanda Howe
  • Dr Camile Gajria
  • Dr Salman Waqar
  • Professor Vijay Kumar
  • Charlotte Osborne-Forde
  • Elena Eleftheriadou
  • Dr Aisha Malik
  • Dr Aaliya Goyal
  • Dr Itunu Johnson
  • Dr Rebecca Farrington
  • Dr Jo Lovett
  • Dr Tara Suchak
  • Dr Emily Clark
  • Dr Jane Roome

Register for part two of the series HERE