Tuesday 7 November 2017 saw the first Guidelines Live event held at the Congress Centre in London.
MGP’s long established brands: Guidelines and Guidelines in Practice played host to over 120 healthcare professionals in central London for an educational day to keep them up to date with clinical guidance and best practice on guideline implementation.
Chaired by Dr Matthew Fay, the day consisted of six expert speakers delivering seven sessions across clinical areas most popular on both Guidelines.co.uk and GuidelinesinPractice.co.uk. Speaking of the diverse range of topics to be covered, in his opening speech Dr Fay likened the day to a day in general practice and told the audience ‘we have a complex surgery of patients ahead of us today’.
Highlights of Guidelines Live 2017 included:
Men’s health: Implementing the British Society for Sexual Medicine (BSSM) androgen guideline
Dermatology: The use and overuse of antibiotics in dermatology
Cardiovascular: Palpitations from a primary care perspective.
What did our attendees think of the event?
‘Lots of interesting learning points that will change my practice’–GP, The Fryent Way Surgery
‘This will improve my clinical knowledge and practice in the areas covered today’–GP, Willesden Medical Centre
Over 98% of delegates agreed that the day had helped them to achieve their learning objectives
Over 99% of delegates stated that they would recommended Guidelines Live to a colleague.