GP Education Symposium 2015

8 August 2015

Men’s Health GP Education Symposium 2015

Our annual Men's Health GP Education symposium was held on Saturday 8th August 2015 in the new Cabrini Auditorium on the second floor of the Malvern hospital site.
The exciting event attracted GP's and Health professionals from all over Victoria and two from interstate and awarded 40 RACGP QI and CPD points to the participants.

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  • Session 1 Diabesity
    Three specialists spoke about the incidence of obesity and diabetes, managing these high risk patients, sleep apnoea and surgery to assist the morbidly obese.
  • Session 2 Dermatology
    Three specialists provided an overview of skin cancers, surgery for skin cancers and contemporary treatment of metastatic melanoma
  • Session 3 The ageing male patient
    Three specialists provided current information about testosterone replacement, the latest information about diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer
  • Session 4 The vice of life
    Information from professional health workers about drug and alcohol issues. The importance of looking holistically at the patient using the psychosocial model. Information about Dads in Distress Support Services (DIDSS) and the importance of providing men with support and advice particularly when they are going through separation and divorce.

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The event was sponsored by the following organisations - we would like to acknowledge their support and thank them sincerely for their generosity


Gold Sponsor



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Silver Sponsors


The Continence Foundation of Australia

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Tolmar Australia is a specialised uro-oncology and men’s health organisation, providing medicines and support to those with advanced prostate cancer and fertility issues.

Committed to driving improvements, Tolmar has strong working relationships with health professionals to ensure progressive approaches to treatment and care, whilst supporting the ongoing management of prostate cancer patients with NurseCARE, a free in-home injection service.

Tolmar is delighted to be supporting Foundation 49’s 2015 GP Education Symposium. For more information please visit

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Bronze Sponsors


Baker IDI

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Apollo Endosurgery

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