This four-part online evening course is presented by the Beds & Herts Faculty and is open to GP Trainees working towards their unscheduled care competencies and GPs wanting to start or return to out of hours work. Each session will last two-hours, providing an overview of key knowledge and skills required to undertake out of hours work.

You will identify the differences between out of hours work and daytime general practice, including, remote assessment, strategies to mitigate isolated decision-making, lack of continuity of care and limited access to the electronic medical record.

In the first of the four sessions, we will focus on emergency work, safeguarding, complaints and personal safety.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the latest emergency guidelines and how they apply to the out of hours setting
  2. Understand how emergencies might be presented, early recognition and management.
  3. Raise awareness of adult and child safeguarding policies
  4. Understand how safeguarding issues might be presented in the out of hours setting
  5. How to make a safeguarding referral
  6. Identify and review out of hours medicolegal issues and examples of complaints.
  7. Acquire new skills or techniques to mitigate risk.
  8. Learn how to optimise your personal safety and safety of your colleagues.
  9. Review infection control and safety guidelines

Webinar Speaker:

Dr Adrian Richardson, Hertfordshire GP’s working in the Out of Hours and Urgent Care

Pricing per session:

  • AiT rate- £50.00
  • RCGP Member rate – £65.00
  • Non Member rate- £90.00