06 November 2017 (updated: 01 February 2018)
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Substance Misuse Webinar Series

Tips and Tools for Managing Addiction in Primary Care 

This webinar series offers GPs and practice staff some updates on the common problems they face in their surgeries on a daily basis such as problem alcohol use, managing benzodiazepines, addiction to over the counter (OTC) medications, effective management of chronic pain, substance misuse and driving, hepatitis C updates.

Webinar 5: Consequences of alcohol and other substance use during pregnancy (23 January 2018)

  • Presenter: Mr Justin Gleeson, Liaison Midwife, HSE
  • Date: Tuesday 23 January @ 1pm
  • Duration: 1 hour

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Webinar 4: Update on Hepatitis C treatment and treatment delivery (5 December 2017)

  • Presenter: Dr Des Crowley, GP Addiction Specialist, Assistant Director of Substance Misuse, Irish College of General Practitioners
  • Date: Tuesday 5 December @ 1pm
  • Duration: 1 hour

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Webinar 3: Driving under the influence of alcohol & drugs - what's new? (7 November 2017)

  • Presenter: Professor Des O'Neill, Consultant Physician in Geriatric & Stroke Medicine, Adelaide & Meath Hospital and Trinity College Dublin; National Director of the Office for Traffic Medicine
  • Date: Tuesday 7 November @ 1pm
  • Duration: 1 hour

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Webinar 2: Effective pain management and the problematic use of painkillers (26 September 2017)

  • Presenter: Dr Cathy Stannard, Consultant in Complex Pain/Pain Transformation Programme Clinical Lead NHS Gloucestershire CCG
  • Date: Tuesday 26 September @ 1pm
  • Duration: 1 hour

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Webinar 1: Managing alcohol problems in primary care (23 May 2017)

  • Presenter: Dr Hugh Gallagher, MICGP, GP Addiction Specialist & Medical Director of the Smarmore Castle Private Clinic and the One Step Clinic 
  • Date: Tuesday 23 May @ 1pm 
  • Duration: 1 hour

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