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Our seminars are presented by specialist consultants and surgeons who are experts in their fields. They highlight advances in technologies, treatments and procedures that  impact primary care.

Sessions are formatted to enable GP’s an opportunity to meet specialists, receive expert feedback and discuss topics in an interactive environment.

For further information or to register for any of our seminars please contact Sarah Malone, Business Development Manager 

Ph 04 920 0158
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8th and 9th May 2015
Acurity Health GP Conference, Te Papa, Wellington
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Educational Seminars

Ophthalmology

Tuesday 2 September 2014
6:00pm registration, 6.30pm start - 8.30pm finish

Bowen Hospital, 98 Churchill Drive, Crofton Downs, Wellington, Ground Floor, Seminar Room

Consultants: Mr Kenneth Chan, Mr Reece Hall, Mr Steve Mackey
CME Endorsed (2 credits)

Royston Hospital Orthopaedic Symposium

Saturday 27 September 2014
Half day event

Royston Centre, Seminar Room, 325 Prospect Road, Hastings

Join us for this half day event packed with valuable instructional content and recent, information in Orthopaedic issues and treatments.

View live feed knee joint replacement surgery along with orthopaedic treatment updates.

Meet key specialists over breakfast, tour our state-of-the-art facilities and see how we are providing exceptional and compassionate care to your patients.

Strictly limited to 40 places

For further information please contact Carolyn Young
P: 06 870 1110
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Gynaecology

Tuesday 21 October 2014
6:00pm registration, 6.30pm start - 8.30pm finish

Wakefield Hospital, 30 Florence Street, Newtown, Wellington, Level 3, Education Centre

Consultant: Dr Latha Vasan
CME Endorsed (2 credits)

Past Events

Parathyroid and Adrenals

Wednesday 13 August 2014
6:00pm registration, 6.30pm start - 8.30pm finish

Wakefield Hospital, 30 Florence Street, Newtown, Wellington, Level 3, Education Centre

Consultant: Dr Alex Popadich
CME Endorsed (2 credits)

Parathyroid and Adrenals

Thursday 14 August 2014
6:00pm registration, 6.30pm start - 8.30pm finish

Kapiti Lindale Conference Centre, 3-7 Ventnor Drive, Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast, Wellington

Consultant: Dr Alex Popadich
CME Endorsed (2 credits)

Inflammatory Bowel Disease – An update for GP’s plus an Overview of Referral Pathways for Patients Presenting with Lower Gastrointestinal Symptoms

Wednesday 2 July 2014
6:00pm registration, 6.30pm start - 8.30pm finish

Wakefield Hospital, 30 Florence Street, Newtown, Wellington, Level 3, Education Centre

  • Interpret the range of presentations of IBD and best treatment for your patient
  • Treatments and medication to use in remission and maintenance
  • Troubleshooting patients already on treatment and follow-up recommendations
  • Understanding the potential complications of the disease
  • Optimum referral pathway for patients with lower GI symptoms.

Consultant: Dr Rees Cameron
CME Endorsed (2 credits)

Hot Topics in Cardiology for GP’s

Wednesday 18 June 2014                          
6:00pm registration, 6.30pm start - 8.30pm finish

Laura Fergusson Trust, 18 Laura Fergusson Grove, Naenae, Lower Hutt

  • Palpitations – who to reassure and who to refer
  • Anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation
  • Rate control of atrial fibrillation
  • Coping with ‘Resistant’ Hypertension
  • Importance of echocardiography in atrial fibrillation

Consultants: Dr Malcolm Abernethy, Assoc. Prof Stewart Mann, Dr Tim O’Meeghan, Adj. Prof. Alexander Sasse
CME Endorsed (2 credits)

Tuesday 27 May 2014                   
6:00pm registration, 6.30pm start - 8.30pm finish

Kapiti Lindale Conference Centre, 3-7 Ventnor Drive, Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast, Wellington

  • Palpitations – who to reassure and who to refer
  • Anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation
  • Rate control of atrial fibrillation
  • Heart failure and atrial fibrillation
  • Importance of echocardiography in atrial fibrillation

Consultants: Dr Malcolm Abernethy, Dr Alejandro Jimenez Restrepo, Dr Phil Matsis, Adj. Prof. Alexander Sasse
CME Endorsed (2 credits)

Thursday 22 May 2014                 

Wakefield Hospital, Level 3, Education Centre

  • Palpitations – who to reassure and who to refer
  • Anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation
  • Rate control of atrial fibrillation
  • Heart failure and atrial fibrillation
  • Newly available Cath lab technologies (Biodegradable stents, OCT and Electrophysiology studies)
  • Importance of echocardiography in atrial fibrillation.

Consultants: Dr Malcolm Abernethy, Dr Alejandro Jimenez Restrepo, Dr Mark Simmonds, Dr Tim O’Meeghan,
Adj. Prof. Alexander Sasse
CME Endorsed (2 credits)

2014 – GP Conference

4th and 5th April 2014

Our thanks goes out to everyone who attended the  2014 Acurity Health GP Conference (formerly the Wakefield Health GP Conference) helping to make it such a valuable and worthwhile event.

We are extremely grateful to the speakers, sponsors and exhibitors whose commitment and support allows us to continue to deliver these conferences each year. 

Thanks also to those who provided feedback, your contribution will help us make future events even better. For any additional feedback or enquiries please contact Sarah Malone, Business Development Manager on 04 920 0158.

We look forward to seeing you again next year.

Acurity Health Group is proud to be the major sponsor of GP conferences held in Wellington.