HYMS is a leading provider of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) medical courses in the region. We offer a wide range of short courses for healthcare professionals, delivered by top-class specialists in the field, providing the most up-to-date knowledge in specific areas of interest.
The application process is simple. Please browse the list of available courses below, then follow the link to apply directly online.
Have you tried to navigate through the ethical minefield of new developments in modern General Practice? Are you unsure about the theory and principles involved? There are some things that go beyond guidelines and protocols, and over two days we will explore the basic principles and theory underpinning Medical Ethics and allow you to develop a framework for solving ethical dilemmas.
The course is aimed at primary care practitioners, including GP’s, practice nurses and nurse practitioners. the scenarios discussed will be very real and relevant with valuable tips on how to manage the dilemmas that we are all faced with on a regular basis.
The teaching is based on interactive presentations and small group work, using real cases to illustrate the principles. The emphasis throughout is on the application of the ethical principles discussed.
Please register and pay for this course using our online payment facility
Medical Ethics flyer
HYMS Building, University of York
2nd December 2015, 14:00-17:00
The majority of joint and soft tissue injections, with the exception of hips, can be undertaken in primary care. This can mean reduced referrals, less inconvenience for patients as well as satisfaction for the treating clinician.
The shoulder is a complex joint and frequently presents in primary care with problems that can be puzzling. In this half day course we go back into the Anatomy Department to look at commonly encountered conditions and attempt to de-mystify their diagnosis and management, concentrating on measures that can be employed before recourse to surgery
Shoulder Injection flyer 2.12.2015
£100 GPs (£95 for RCGP member and HYMS Clinical Tutors)
£85 GP Registrar
Please register and pay using our online payment facility.
Headache continues to be one of the most commonest symptoms encountered in general practice and one that can cause anxiety for clinicians as well as patients. This comprehensive half day course led by local headache specialist Manuela Fontebasso will consider all aspects of headaches in primary care.
Headache made a little easier flyer
£70 GPs (£65 for RCGP member and HYMS Clinical Tutors)
£60 GP Registrar
Loxley Building, University of Hull
4th November 2015, 14:00-17:00
Chronic kidney disease continues to be a confusing and controversial diagnosis for both patients and primary care professionals. This half day workshop is designed to help primary care clinicians improve their understanding of kidney disease and management of people with CKD in their practices.
The course will include sessions on CKD and acute kidney injury as well as a practical approach to patient management using examples of typical cases and working in small groups. The tutors will be local experts from both primary and secondary care.
Kidney Care flyer 4 November 15
A one day update course by GPs for GPs, GP STs, Practice Nurses and Nurse Practitioners.
The GP Update Course is designed to be relevant to clinical practice and to help you meet the requirements for revalidation.
This course contains no theorists, no gurus and no pharma sponsors -- just real-life GPs who will be back seeing patients as soon as the course has finished. The course has been accredited by the RCGP since February 2012 and is now the only one of its type to be completely free from pharmaceutical company sponsorship.
Flyer York GP Update Oct
Online payment facility
Registration and payment
At present only the GP Update course is available for registration and payment on our online store. The other courses will be available from mid-August, but in the meantime if you would like to express your interest please email Jackie Houlton, email@example.com
Cancellation and change of attendee
If you book a place on a course but you are unable to attend, we will refund your fees as follows:
If you book a place on a course and subsequently wish to nominate someone else to take your place, we will charge an administration fee of £25 to make the change.
Most of our courses are very well attended. Occasionally, we are unable to run an advertised course because of an insufficient number of delegates or for some other reason outside our control. If this happens, we reserve the right to cancel the course. When you book one of our short courses, we will contact you at least one week before it starts to confirm that it is running. You are advised not to make travel and accommodation arrangements until you receive this confirmation.