Protected Learning (Pen Pals) Events

8th March 2022

Improving Quality - Cancer Update

  • The referral pathway and performance

  • Update on gynae, lung, urology and colorectal pathways

Full Presentation


NHS Resolution

  • 2022 NHS Resolution - Overview

  • 2022 Standard Claims CHSGP Slide Deck

  • Just Culture 2022

Full Presentations


10th May 2022

Chronic Pain

  • Background to chronic pain
  • NICE guideline 193; Chronic pain (primary and secondary) in over 16s: assessment of all chronic pain and management of chronic primary pain
    • NICE recommendations and the rationale
    • Implementation issues – group discussion
  • Public Health England, Prescribed Medicines Review
  • NICE guideline 215; Medicines associated with dependence or withdrawal symptoms: safe prescribing and withdrawal management for adults
  • Introduction – is opioid prescribing a problem?
  • Opioid efficacy in chronic pain and trial of treatment
  • Choice or strong opioid
  • Adverse effects of opioids
  • Duration of therapy and review
  • Tapering and stopping opioids
  • The practice team – how to help it happen

Full Presentation


6th July 2022


  • Abnormal LFTs, Fatty liver, and fibroscans by Dr Ashwin Verma, Consultant Gastroenterologist CHFT

Full Presentation



An overview and understanding of the issues and services surrounding refugees, asylum seekers and Ukraine new arrivals into Calderdale.

  • What are asylum seekers entitled to?
  • What is the difference between an asylum seeker and a refugee?
  • How does the voluntary sector fit in?
  • What is the role of general practice?
  • Who are Bevan and what do they do?

Speaker: Matt Sidebottom, Chief Nurse at Bevan Health care

Full Presentation


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Future Events

4th October 2022

Topic: TBC