Educational seminars and events

We offer seminars providing you with a chance to:

  • update your knowledge on heart and lung conditions and treatments
  • earn CPD points
  • meet face-to-face with leading consultants from Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals
  • network with your peers.

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For UK General Practitioners

Upcoming events

The sleepy patient; what to do and has COVID changed things?

Date: Wednesday 1st July 2020

Time: 18:30 - 19:30

Venue: Online Webinar

Speaker: Professor Michael Polkey, Consultant chest physician

Focus on what can be done in a primary care setting and who should be referred for investigation. Since the most common cause of excessive sleepiness is Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)he will cover this in some detail, particularly with regard to treatment with continuous positive airways pressure (CPAP).

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Investigating arrhythmias from heart monitors to wearables

Date: Wednesday 15th July 2020

Time: 13:30 - 14:30

Venue: Online Webinar

Speaker:  Dr Shouvik Haldar,  Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist

Focusing on how heart monitors and wearable smart devices are shaping the landscape of early cardiac arrhythmia detection and the best options available for your different types of patients.

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COPD - what do our primary care need to consider post-pandemic

Date: Thursday 23rd July 2020

Time: 13:00 - 14:00

Venue: Online Webinar

Speaker: Dr Jaymin Morjaria, Consultant in respiratory medicine

Focusing on the latest guidelines and consider the key differences between GOLD and NICE guidelines. Discussing the diagnostic tools and types of assessments to carry out on your patients and managing strategies when patients present with stable COPD, with recurrent exacerbation and those patients with one or two hospital admission but infrequent exacerbation.

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Previous events

Covid-19 potential implications for primary care

Venue: Online Webinar

Speaker: Dr Sundeep Kaul, Consultant in intensive care and respiratory medicine

Focusing on patient management in Primary Care and exploring what practices will need to look for during diagnostics and how to best support patients. Discussion of the increase in certain respiratory conditions and the implications of Covid-19.


Sleep in Pandemic and Endemic COVID-19: Diagnosis and Management Strategies

Date: Thursday 11th June 2020

Time: 13:30 - 14:30

Venue: Online Webinar

Speaker:  Dr Alanna HareConsultant physician in respiratory and sleep medicine

Focusing on patients presenting in Primary Care with anxiety and insomnia around the COVID-19 pandemic and discussions around direct sleep-related effects of the virus.


Sickle Cell Disease and the Cardio-pulmonary System: What do I need to know?

Date: Wednesday 24th June 2020

Time: 13:30 - 14:30

Venue: Online Webinar

Speaker: Dr Emmanuel Ako, Consultant cardiologist

Focus on Sickle cell disease, a common inherited blood disorder, the disease’s pathophysiology with its common complications. How to best manage these patients in primary care, when to refer and what special advice to give for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lung Health Masterskills Workshop

Date: Wednesday 12 February 2020

Time: 12:30-17:00

Venue: Harefield Hospital (Concert Hall), Hill End Road, Harefield UB9 6JH

Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospital Specialist Care is pleased to invite you to the Lung Health Masterskills Workshop, in partnership with the Hillingdon CCG. 

The interactive event will cover lung health, with a particular focus on cough, asthma and COPD. Together with talks from Harefield Hospital experts, you will have the opportunity to have hands-on experience with various devices used to diagnose and manage these conditions.