Laboratory Tests and Family Practice
The Malta College of Family Doctors in conjunction with the Universityís Continuing Medical Education Committee and the Malta College of Pathologists will shortly be organising its first meeting for the year. The theme of the Winter Continuing Professional Development Meeting is to be Laboratory Tests and Family Practice. This is to be held between 24 and 26 January 2001 at 8.30 pm in the Conference Hall, Medical School, G'Mangia, sponsored by Vivian Healthcare.   In the course of the meeting, Dr Alex Aquilina will discuss Anaemias, Dr Gerald Buhagiar will elaborate on Hypothyroidism and Deranged liver function in two separate lectures, while Dr James DeGaetano will talk on Cytology. During the Friday session, Dr Bridget Ellul will discuss Tumour Markers and Screening and Dr. Paul Caruana will deal with the indicators which necessitate asking for a culture. The Malta College of Family Doctors will accredit participation. All medical practitioners and senior medical students are cordially invited.

16 January, 2001