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Two Day Intro to Minor Illness

November 11 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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 2day Intro to Minor Illness management
Date – 11 &25 Nov 2021

Times: 0930-1200 & 1300-1530

ON  Microsoft Teams

Places available: Max 12

Sarah Bailey RGN Bsc (hons), Msc Advanced Nursing Practice,

Independent Nurse Prescriber and City and Guilds Level 3 in Further Ed

Teaching.  Lecturer at Bucks University.

Sarah has worked in General Practice for 13 years, initially as a Practice Nurse and then as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner after obtaining her Masters Degree. In 2009 she was part of the original team that set up the Walk in Centre in Reading but has been working now in General Practice as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner for the last 8 years. She now teaches at Bucks Uni and also works 2 shifts a month for Out of Hours Service at Frimley/Basingstoke Hospital.



These days are suitable for: All health professionals looking to gain minor illness skills and knowledge


Learning Outcomes Programme

How to take a “good consultation”

To gain a better understanding of how to diagnose and treat certain minor illnesses

To gain a wider knowledge of medicine management, when to prescribe and what to prescribe

To gain a better understanding of when to initiate tests which may help with the management of the illness

Develop knowledge on how to discuss the patient’s options and proposed plan of management with them

To know when to refer a patient to see another health professional

Allows discussion of relevant practice problems and their solutions

Understand the importance of ongoing professional development


Day One Sessions 1 and 2

Welcome and Introductions

What is a “Good Consultation?”

Fever and Flu Like Illness


Respiratory Tract Infections (including breath sounds)



Ears, Nose and Throat

Abdominal Pain

Homework in preparation for Day 2

3.30pm Finish

Day Two sessions 3 and 4

Review of work from day 1 – any feedback/questions?

Head, Neck and Back Pain


Eye Infections

Mental Health (low mood)



Minor Injuries

Lets look at some competencies we can achieve.




November 11
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Event Category:


BBO Training
2 1638556269 1636416000 3

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