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Heart failure and managing change (podcast)

Heart failure and managing change (podcast)

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Time to Complete

0.25 hours


June 29, 2018


June 29, 2018

Programme Description

In this MIMS Learning podcast, Dr Raj Thakkar discusses how taking an active role in heart failure management can benefit patients, GPs and the wider health system. Learning points include what constitutes good heart failure care, and how GPs can get involved in improving outcomes in their own practices and beyond.

Running time: 12 minutes.

Educational Objectives

After listening to this podcast, healthcare professionals will be better able to:
  • Understand the challenges involved in achieving better outcomes for patients with heart failure
  • Reflect on the professional opportunities for GPs to improve patients’ quality of life and develop their own leadership skills
  • Recall the elements of good heart failure care
  • Understand more about how health systems need to improve
  • Consider next steps that they could take 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