RCGP Accredited-Minor Illness Course



2-Day Minor Illness Course for - Clinical Pharmacists, Nurses, Physician Associates & Paramedics.

This is the ONLY Minor Illness Course accredited by prestigious Royal College of General Practitioners

Minor Illness is the bread and butter of general practice and being able to manage it effectively and safely will make you a very valuable and (highly sought after) primary care clinician.

This course aims to bring non-mdeical prescribers up to speed with modern and evidence based practice and challenge some long standing medical behaviour and myths. It is a comprehensive course which covers the necessary examination techniques.  

The course will enable you to :

1. Extend your scope of practice safely

2. Offer effective and evidence based interventions

3. Understand red flags

4. Appropriately safety net

5. Manage uncertainty

6. See patients with minor illnes confidentally


 London- Thursday 7th & Friday 8th July 2022

Birmingham- Monday 3rd & Tuesday 4th October 2022

Clinical pharmacists are ideally positioned to be the engine room of Primary Care clinical practice, in particular for managing high volume activities such as chronic disease management and minor illness- a key part of NHS transformation to address the changing and increasing demands on primary care.

Course Content:

  • Scope of practice and Record Keeping

  • Safe Prescribing

  • Clinical Assessment Framework

  • Analgesia

  • Ear, Nose and Throat

  • Dermatology

  • Musculoskeletal

  • Psychiatry

  • Ophthalmology

  • Neurology

  • Men’s Health

  • Gastroenterology

  • Urology

  • Respiratory

  • Women’s Health

  • Fever

  • Case studies and Roleplay

What this course includes:

The course includes a concise workbook which will be a useful resource to use as a reference during clinics and for CPD, interactive workshops with hand on practical experience in small groups, refreshments and certificate of attendance. 


The course is taught by Dr Yassir Javaid who has a wealth of experience in general practice and has an up to date knowledge.

Dr Yassir Javaid MA FRCP FRCGP

GPwSI Cardiology Northampton

•Qualified from Cambridge University

•Pulse GP of the Year 2015

•Council member British Heart Valve Society

•Accredited member of the British Society of Echocardiography

•Editorial Board Member “British Journal of Cardiology”

22 years’ experience of practicing medicine

18 years’ clinical experience in General Practice

"Found the course to be concise and practical. Dr Javaid is a great presenter. Very engaging, kept my attention. I will definitely feel more confident in my clinics." - Prab Channa

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"Attended Minor Illness Course, absolutely brilliant, comprehensive, covered all necessary examinations, treatment options and red flags.  
Presented so well. Glad I came. 
Definitely recommend for those wishing to work in GP practice."

-Farzana Beg, Clinical Pharmacist

Minor Illness Course Agenda Day-1
Minor Illness Course Agenda Day-2