Become A Speaker

Become A Speaker

Background Information

MediConf UK provides a high-quality Medical Education Programme for GPs and Practice Nurses throughout the UK. It has been established since 2007 and over the past 15 years we have held over 1500 events with over 150,000 attendees. Our events are usually free or heavily subsidized by the Pharmaceutical Industry in accordance with ABPI Ethical Guidelines. The GPs and Practice Nurses find the Educational Events valuable and are provided with certificates which are used in their Appraisal Portfolios as evidence of Continuing Professional Development.

Before Covid, all our events were face to face only. During the Covid Pandemic, MediConf had to adapt as a business and started to run online CPD Courses for GPs and for Nurses/other Healthcare professionals. We use the Zoom Webinar Platform to provide these CPD Updates.

As Covid becomes endemic and we learn to live with the disease as part of our lives, we will continue to offer CPD Update training courses in whatever format that is required by our members. This may be face-to-face or online CPD courses.

The Events
Our events are usually Webinars, held on a Wednesday evening or Saturday morning. Attendance is high with around 100 to 500 delegates at most Webinars. 

Our Speakers
Speakers tend to be Consultants/Clinical Nurse Specialists or GPSI’s. They enjoy teaching and can communicate well to Primary Health Care Professionals in a clear and practical way. As these events are attended by Generalists’ rather than Specialists, it is important to keep the presentations relevant to General Practice and deal with practical day to day management problems rather than highly specialized aspects of clinical practice, of more relevance to Secondary Care Clinicians.

The Presentations
The presentations are usually around 90 mins in duration. This is usually in 2 sessions of 45 minutes with a break in the middle. We have a sponsored session midway to subsidize the cost of the webinar to delegates. The Zoom Platform does allow some interactivity with:

  • Question and Answers hosted by a text feed ongoing through the event.
  • Clinical Quizzes in the form of online Zoom Polls.

The emphasis is always on making the topics relevant to everyday Primary Care.

What are the Benefits of Speaking for MediConf?
The main benefits are as follows:

  • A speaker’s fee
  • Get feedback and encourage dialogue from Primary Care on common areas of difficulty
  • Enhance your Appraisal Portfolio by providing education to your Primary Care Colleagues

How to Express an Interest in Speaking at Our Events
Please complete this short form in confidence, without any obligation, if you wish to express an interest in speaking at one of our events.

Contact Us

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Upcoming Events

25 May 2024 @ Webinar Management of Common STI´s in Primary Care
29 May 2024 @ Webinar The Diagnostic Perils of Elderly Skin
1 Jun 2024 @ Webinar Interesting Respiratory Case Studies
5 Jun 2024 @ Webinar Level 3 Non Accidental Injury in Children

What our delegates say

Delegate from Glasgow: Practical and focused, now I understand feet pain- brilliant! Dr David Price - MSK
Delegate from Webinar: Very good pace and delivery, useful and important information given. Best ECG teaching. Dr Yassir Javaid - ECG
Delegate from Webinar: Very concise presentation and guidance for clinicians in PRIMARY CARE with excellent useful handouts concise Paul Dromgoole - Diabetes
Delegate from Kegworth: Useful tips for Primary Care, evidence based and practical Dr Steve Holmes - Respiratory
Delegate from Bristol: Excellent speaker, relevant and appropriate, learnt a lot today Dr Steve Holmes - Respiratory
Help HELP

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do You Provide Recordings Of The Zoom Webinar?

None of our webinars are recorded, due to the presentations being copyright and therefore the intellectual property of our speakers.

Do I Get A Refund If I Cancel?

All paid course fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE. Our fees are so nominal, they cover administration costs of the event, which have already been incurred (e.g., Admin time/Website Costs/Card Payment Processing Fees). Please let us know if you are unable to attend, as it will allow your place to be allocated to another delegate. If you fail to attend a paid course, you will still have access to the course downloads. If you fail to attend a free course, you will not have access to any post course materials. To notify us that you cannot attend the course, please send an email to webinar@mediconf.co.uk

How Do I Access My Certificate And Course Materials?

After attending one of our courses, certificates of attendance and any course materials are available for 6 months for sole sponsored events and 12 months for all other events ONLY. After the course date, please log onto the Members Area of our website, to obtain your documents. If you require a duplicate copy of your certificate, an admin fee of £15.00 will be charged. This payment can be made over the telephone using all major cards.

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