The commonest reasons for referral to the general clinic are the finding of abnormalities on the blood count or symptoms experienced by the patient that the referring doctor thinks may be caused by a disease. We are delighted to announce our first haematology event with Dr Charlton, Consultant Haematologist from Newcastle Hospital NHS Trust, entitled ‘In a similar vein’. This course will cover essentials for GPs including FBC abnormalities, how to interpret paraproteins, what to do with MGUS and how to interpret and manage anaemia and abnormal haematinics. Registration is from 08:30, starting at 09:00 finishing at 12:30Full programme to will be available soon. Venue: The Dryden Centre, Evistones Road, Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5UR. Parking is available at the venue.Prices: Non- Members £120RCGP Members £90AiT/First 5 £70Guests (Nurse/Nurse Practitioner) £70Facilitator/Speakers Dr Andrew CharltonDr Antonia CharltonOrganiser and contact information Sharon If you are unable to log on or register, please contact Sharon Sudder for a BACS form.