Information for GPs

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GP Events

Upcoming GP events

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Quality Assurance and Continuing Professional Development Program (QA & CPD) includes the promotion of GP participation in effective and efficient quality assurance and continuing professional development by encouraging and identifying high quality activities for GPs.

Healthscope has achieved both Endorsed Provider (Category 2) and Accredited Provider (Category 1) status with the RACGP.

Our dedicated continuation of education programs assist general practitioners to fulfil their accreditation criteria set out by the RACGP.

Event Aim:

After attending this event, participants willbe able to:

  • Utilise current guidelines and recommendations for PSA testing
  • Describe management plans based on interpretation of PSA screening results
  • Identify early signs and symptoms of bladder cancer
  • Undertake an assessment of when patients should be referred for bladder cancer
  • Develop a comprehensive management plan for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Describe new medical therapies in BPH and discuss their place in treatment

Event Date:

Wednesday 17 Oct 2018


Norwest Private Hospital (Conference Room – Ground Floor)


Dr Max Dias – Urological Surgeon

DrTania Hossack - Urological Surgeon

Dr Richard Haddad - Urological Surgeon


Application has been made for Category 2 (4points) CPD accreditation and is subject to approval by the RACGP.

Event Aim:

After attending this event, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate candidates for bariatric surgery & determine which patients require urgent review or intervention
  • Describe the common causes & management of benign breast lumps & to refer on appropriately those which are suspicious
  • Identify primary pain generators that contribute to low back pain
  • Outline the clinical features of IBS and spectrum of functional disorder
  • Outline investigation and management of the thyroid nodule
  • Identify sudden onset sensory neural hearing loss
  • Analyse the risk factors associated with infection in patients with leg ulcers.

Event Date:

Saturday 3rd November 2018

9:00 am – 4:30 pm (Registration from 8:20 am)


The Hills Lodge

1 Salisbury Road, Castle Hill NSW


Dr Michael Devadas - Upper Gastrointestinal, General & Metabolic Surgeon

Dr Muzib Abdul-Razak - Head & Neck Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist

Dr Nick Ngui – General, Breast and Thyroid Surgeon

Dr Shanu Gambhir – Neurosurgeon (Brain & Spine)

Dr Abdul Haidary - Rehabilitation Medicine Specialist

Dr Vanaja Sivapathasingam - Adult and Paediatric ENT Surgeon

Dr Raymond Kwok - Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist

Dr Daniel Nguyen - Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon


Application has been made for Category one accreditation (40 CPD points) and is subject to approval by the RACGP


For further information about Category 1 & 2 activities and sponsorship please contact:

Suzie Ellis
0418 809 424

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