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Frailty in primary care (podcast)

Frailty in primary care (podcast)

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Time to Complete

0.25 hours


June 29, 2018


June 29, 2018

Programme Description

Frailty is the topic of this MIMS Learning podcast with Dr Raj Thakkar. Key discussion points include what characterises frailty, taking a proactive approach to frailty, making an assessment and key steps to take in your practice.

Running time: 11 minutes.

Educational Objectives

After listening to this podcast, healthcare professionals will be better able to:
  • Understand the characteristics of frailty
  • Recognise the needs of frail patients
  • Take a proactive approach to frailty
  • Help patients to manage long-term conditions
  • Conduct effective assessments
  • Start to think differently in their practice
  • Presenters

    Dr Raj Thakkar
    GP, Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire
    Primary care cardiology lead, Oxford Academic Health Science Network, NHS England
    Clinical commissioning director, planned care, Buckinghamshire CCG

    Pat Anderson
    MIMS Learning


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring a podcast recorded on the 11th of May 2018. A credit award of 15 minutes (0.25 CPD credits) is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. Please listen to the whole podcast and then proceed through to the evaluation in order to obtain your MIMS Learning CPD certificate. This will be added to your CPD organiser.

    You may listen to this activity on the MIMS Learning site or download it on to your computer, tablet or phone for later use.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required