Rila announces Local Anaesthesia in Toenail Surgery (Re) Accreditation Programme

Local Anaesthesia in Toenail Surgery(Re)Accreditation Programme in March 2013 for Podiatrists, General Practitioners and Chiropodists. Programme accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners

Online PR News – 21-November-2012 – London, United Kingdom – This programme offers a unique form of blended accredited learning for Podiatrists, General Practitioners and Chiropodists who are actively performing “Toenail Surgery” and who are required to demonstrate continued competence in the use of “Local Anaesthesia” and the diagnosis and management of potential complications.

The first cohort on the “Local Anaesthesia in Toenail Surgery programme” will commence in March 2013 with the participant having initially completed a series of online directed reading/knowledge topics and assessments, prior to the face to face component in Central London on the 8th March 2013. This contact day will consist of lectures, practical workshops and an end of course assessment ( The course is dedicated to improving patient outcomes.

Professor Ram Dhillon, Clinical Advisor at Rila, said: “Rila has developed extensive accredited educational activities for Doctors and Nurses and other Healthcare Professionals, both short CPD programmes but also those of a longer and in depth nature leading to formal clinical and academic qualifications. The “Local Anaesthesia in Toenail Surgery Programme” adds to Rila’s portfolio.”

“Rila’s blended form of learning, online and offline, reduces costs, offers flexibility of use and enables participants from all over UK to follow the programme. It has always been Rila’s policy to ensure that all activity is accredited and of a depth and range that will actually improve patient care. For the “Local Anaesthesia in Toenail Surgery Programme” Rila has the quality mark and accreditation of the “Royal College of General Practitioners”.

With ever-growing pressure on budgets, the ability to coordinate online and offline activities ensures that CPD programmes can be targeted at Healthcare Professionals based on need and benefit.

For more information please visit our website:

Georgina Dacambra or Professor Ram Dhillon
Tel: +44 (0) 207 637 3544
Fax: +44 (0) 207 580 7166

Note to editors:
London, UK: Rila is one of the UK’s largest and most active organisations delivering postgraduate medical programmes and continuing professional development (CPD) activity for clinicians, and allied healthcare professionals.

Rila has a collaborative partnership with Middlesex University, London, with whom they jointly offer Diplomas to assist doctors and nurses in developing “Specialist Clinical Interests” in a range of areas such as Cardiology, Diabetes, ENT, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Urology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology and Family Medicine.

Rila also publish a range of accredited journals, for learned medical societies, which provide CPD activity for the