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The First Critical Hours 2017

Focusing on the management of patients presenting to the Emergency Department
This well-known course is organised by Infomed Research and Training, on Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 January 2017, at the Park Plaza County Hall, 1 Addington Street, London SE1 7RY

Map to Venue


 Course fee:

Early bird rates
(if booking and paying on or before Fri 14 Oct)
Standard rates
(if booking and paying
after Fri 14 Oct)
Doctors in Training£445 (inc. 20% VAT)£485 (inc. 20% VAT)
Consultants & SASGs£495 (inc. 20% VAT)£535 (inc. 20% VAT)

Further discount available when booking the Resuscitation Symposium
on Thu 26 Jan 2017 too (please refer to the coupon codes below):

Fee for both

Early bird rates
(if booking and paying on or
before Fri 14 Oct)
Standard rates
(if booking and paying
after Fri 14 Oct)
Doctors in Training
Coupon: ditfchrs
£595 (inc. 20% VAT)£690 (inc. 20% VAT)
Consultants & SASGs
Coupon : fchrs
£695 (inc. 20% VAT)£775 (inc. 20% VAT)

Full course programme

(Download and print)

Target audience:

Aimed at Consultants, Registrars and Middle Grades in Emergency Medicine and Acute Medicine and Specialist Physicians with an Acute Medical ‘take’.

About the course:

  • Lectures and clinical case scenarios, including new lectures
  • Practical focus on the most difficult aspects of Emergency, Acute and General Medicine in the first critical hours.
  • A Faculty of leading specialists in their fields, from different hospitals in the UK, who can pass their expert knowledge to front-line clinicians.
  • Each lecture is followed by discussion of practical clinical case scenarios.
  • Contributes to developing effective team management for doctors from a variety of backgrounds who are actively delivering emergency and acute care.

Faculty of Experts including:

  • Dr Craig Ferguson, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary
  • Dr Bill Coode, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust, London
  • Dr Matthew Ginks, Consultant Cardiologist, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
  • Dr Johann Grundlingh, Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Barts Health NHS Trust, London
  • Dr Colm McCabe, Respiratory Physician, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Dr Dulka Manawadu, Stroke and General Medical Consultant, King’s College Hospital, London
  • Dr Elizabeth Dick, Consultant Radiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Dr Giles Elrington, Consultant Neurologist, Barts Health NHS Trust, London

What past attendees have said:

  • Well organised, excellent lectures.
  • Quality speakers, excellent talks, friendly Q&A/discussion.
  • Relevant clinical material, interactive.
  • Great lectures, great venue, length of day just right.
  • Definitely worth coming – practical approach, clinical focus on difficult aspects.
  • Good relevant topics, very interactive – evidence based medicine.
  • Presentations excellent – thought provoking.
  • Excellent day, all topics relevant and focused.
  • Practical topics (wide range) and enthusiastic lecturers.
  • Excellent, practical, well covered subjects – opportunity to ask the questions, stimulating subjet