Doctors Updates

Emergency Medicine at Doctorsupdates

We welcome Emergency Medicine as our new specialty joining our unique multidisciplinary
winter meeting. We look forward to learning from this dynamic specialty and to interact
with our ED colleagues on many levels. We feel Emergency Medicine will compliment our
existing six specialties and enhance and broaden our knowledge.

Dr Sandy Kidd

Dr Sandy Kidd

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the sudden death of our great friend, excellent anaesthetist and long-standing supporter and contributor to Doctorsupdates conferences – Sandy Kidd. Our thoughts are with his wife Barbara and his daughter Molly.

Sandy’s Memorial Service will take place on Friday, 20th September, 2pm
St George’s Christian Centre, Barnett Wood Lane, Ashtead KT 21 2DA
Donations to Air Ambulance

Congratulations

Congratulations to our long-standing supporters and excellent contributors to DoctorsUpdates over the years on being awarded the Order of British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

SURVIVING HIPPOCRATES: IN SEARCH OF DOCTORS’ WELLBEING

Come and spend a week in the Greek countryside on the island of Evia with permission to:

Rest    Recover    Search    Discover

The beautiful Candili estate (www.candili.gr) has comfortable accommodation, landscaped gardens, forests, and freshwater pools. It is the perfect place to explore, enjoy, create and share at your own pace.

Engage with your authentic professional and personal self alongside other doctors in a range of workshops, discussions and creative activities.

Re-energise and revive your compassion individually and collectively.

DATES: June 9th–16th and September 8th–15th 2018

PRICE: £850 per person includes:

  • full board and accommodation based on two adults sharing an ensuite room (single occupancy supplement)
  • workshops with experienced facilitators

FACILITATORS:

Dr Marina Malthouse: MBBS, DipPalMed MA(Med Hum), EdD

Bob Heath: Music Therapist

Michael Gale: Art Therapist

TBA: Yoga Teacher

 

USabcd – Bedside Ultrasound: heart, lung and vascular access, the basics

This course isn’t just a taster. The thorough pre-course e-learning will prepare the doctor for the predominantly hands–on training during Doctors Updates conference. Each section is lead by an experienced teacher. The course is aimed at any doctor who needs relevant clinical information in a timely fashion so that intervention is safe and not delayed.

  1. Basic theory and equipment
  2. Echo: recognise LV and RV dysfunction, hypovolaemia/hypervolaemia, pericardial effusion
  3. Ultrasound of the lungs to recognise pleural effusion and pneumothorax
  4. Ultrasound for central venous catheters and arterial lines

Candidates on completion will be able to start gaining clinical experience having climbed the steepest part of the learning curve. They will also receive a certificate from Doctors Updates/USabcd. Candidates can claim at least 2 extra CPD points approved by the RCoA for the e-learning component.

To access the e-learning in advance of the course, create an account on http://usabcd.org and register with the code provided to you by Doctors Updates.

USabcd creates e-learning in point-of-care ultrasound. Their vision is to make point-of-care ultrasound training more accessible worldwide. The e-learning is used by major hospitals, leading societies and medical schools in 25 countries.

This popular, certified course, which will attract a small additional fee will run during the course of the Val d’Isere 2017 conference.

Register now

Pedals and Paddles in Da Balaia

Bicycle rentals and tours within the Algarve. Whether you are novice or experienced, PedalsandPaddles would like to offer you the chance to see some breathtaking sights whilst you are at the conference.

If it is tracks that you want, or clean fast quiet roads, or just a leisurely ride, then you are in the right place. For this purpose,PedalsandPaddles have designed  bespoke tours at a special ‘Doctors Updates’ reduced rate.

  • Road bike tour (Experienced riders)
  • Alte Rural exhale – off and on road by Mountain Bike. Level easy – medium (all riders)
  • Fola downhill by mountain bike (Experienced riders)

For any other enquiries you can contact us on marilyna44@hotmail.com.

All tours will be tailored to riders’ abilities, between 2-3 hours,transport to start point and return is included.

Bedside Ultrasound: heart, lung and vascular access, the basics

Registration open for Bedside Ultrasound: heart, lung and vascular access, the basics

This course isn’t just a taster. The thorough pre-course e-learning will prepare the doctor for the predominantly hands–on training in Da Balaia. Each section is led by experienced teachers. The course is aimed at any doctors who need relevant clinical information in a timely fashion so that intervention is safe and not delayed.

  1. Basic theory and equipment
  2. Echo: recognise LV and RV dysfunction, hypovolaemia / hypervolaemia, pericardial effusion
  3. Ultrasound of the lungs to recognise pleural effusion and pneumothorax
  4. Ultrasound for central venous catheters and arterial lines

Candidates on completion will be able to start gaining clinical experience having climbed the steepest part of the learning curve. They will also receive a certificate from Doctors Updates/USabcd. Candidates can claim at least 2 extra CPD points approved by the RCoA for the e-learning component.

To access the e-learning in advance of the course, create an account on http://usabcd.org and register with the code provided to you by Doctors Updates.

USabcd creates e-learning in point-of-care ultrasound. Their vision is to make point-of-care ultrasound training more accessible worldwide. The e-learning is used by major hospitals, leading societies and medical schools in 25 countries.

Register now

Please note: This course is available to delegates of the Doctors Updates Autumn Conference in Da Balaia. If you have not already registered you can do so here: https://doctorsupdates.com/conferences/anaesthesia-critical-care-pain-update/