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MENTAL HEALTH

Diagnosis and management of mental health conditions including depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance misuse, and behavioural disorders. All educational activities carry CPD credits that contribute towards GPs' and nurses' appraisal and revalidation requirements.

Mental health learning planExternal web site

Mental health forms the focus of this learning plan for GPs. Learning plans provide ...

0.25 Credits
£
Knowledge

Anxiety and depression in young people, fructose intake in diabetesExternal web site

Anxiety and depression, glucose replacement in diabetes, probiotic supplements and gallstone disease...

1.50 Credits
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Clinical Review

Autism spectrum disorder: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article discusses common presentations, core features and behaviours that may suggest a diagnosis...

1.00 Credits
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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on eating disordersExternal web site

Dr Sally Higginbottom describes the latest NICE guidance on eating disorders. The module outlines what’s...

1.50 Credits
£
Clinical Review

Insomnia: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article, updated in 2017 by Dr Annemarie Luik, Dr Rachel Sharman and Professor Colin Espie, explains...

1.00 Credits
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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on dementiaExternal web site

Dr Elizabeth Kendrick describes the latest NICE guidance on supporting people with dementia and their...

1.00 Credits
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Syllabus

NICE guidelines on mental health problems in people with learning disabilitiesExternal web site

Dr Tillmann Jacobi describes the latest NICE guidance on mental health problems in people with learning...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Mental health clinical Q&AExternal web site

Lecturer in primary care mental health and GP Dr Ian Walton, describes his role and answers questions...

1.00 Credits
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Syllabus

NICE guidelines on challenging behaviour and learning disabilitiesExternal web site

Dr Tom Howseman describes how to implement the first NICE guidance on challenging behaviour and learning...

1.00 Credits
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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on multimorbidityExternal web site

Professor David Haslam, Chair of NICE, explains how to implement the recommendations of the NICE guideline...

1.00 Credits
Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on depression in adultsExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell describes an update to existing NICE guidance on depression in adults in this free module...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Depression prevalence, weight loss advice and drug dependence: update clinicalExternal web site

QOF figures on depression prevalence, effectiveness of GPs’ weight loss advice and prescribed drug dependence...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Statins, antidepressants and end-of-life care: journals update October 2016External web site

Statin therapy, stopping antidepressants, smoking cessation and end-of-life care are covered by Dr Jessica...

0.25 Credits
Clinical Interview

Dementia clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Jill Rasmussen, RCGP clinical lead for dementia and GPSI in mental health, dementia and learning...

1.00 Credits
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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on antenatal and postnatal mental healthExternal web site

Dr Carrie Ladd provides a comprehensive review of the NICE quality standard on antenatal and postnatal...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Sepsis, diabetes in children and diagnosing lung problems: update clinicalExternal web site

Managing suspected sepsis, referring children with potential diabetes, diagnosing lung problems, and...

1.50 Credits
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Clinical Review

Alcohol misuse: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article Dr Steve Brinksman discusses the morbidity caused by excessive alcohol consumption...

1.00 Credits
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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE and Home Office guidelines on domestic abuseExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell explains how to implement the NICE quality standard on domestic violence and abuse in...

1.50 Credits
£
Clinical Review

Schizophrenia: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Jonathan Mitchell discusses the incidence of psychosis and schizophrenia, recognition of signs and...

0.25 Credits
£
Clinical Interview

Substance misuse clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Iain Brew, GP with a special interest in substance misuse, describes his role and answers questions...

1.00 Credits
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Expert Perspective

Self-harm in children and young peopleExternal web site

Faiben Yemane and Dr Vibhav Shetty summarise how to recognise the signs and symptoms of self-harm in...

1.00 Credits
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Syllabus

NICE guidelines on bipolar disorder, psychosis and schizophrenia in childrenExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell describes how to implement the NICE quality standard on bipolar disorder, psychosis and...

0.50 Credits
£
Expert Perspective

Emotional distress in children and young peopleExternal web site

Dr Suzy O'Connor, Dr Emma House, and Dr Terri Carney outline how to recognise emotional distress in...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Depression in adolescents, renal agents in diabetes and skin cancer in RAExternal web site

Diagnosis of depression in adolescents, safety of renal agents in diabetes and risk of skin cancer in...

1.00 Credits
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Audio

Perinatal mental illness in primary careExternal web site

In this presentation, psychiatrist Dr Trudi Seneviratne outlines the important points for GPs to consider...

0.50 Credits
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Practice

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: CQC briefingExternal web site

In the fourth article of our CQC briefing series, Dr Devin Gray highlights how inspectors assess the...

1.50 Credits
£
Clinical Review

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Sabina Dosani outlines the diagnosis and management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Alcohol misuse: hot topic February 2016External web site

Dr Anna Cumisky outlines new Government proposals for recommended limits for alcohol consumption. The...

1.00 Credits
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Expert Perspective

Social phobia in children and young peopleExternal web site

Faiben Yemane and Dr Vibhav Shetty outline the diagnostic criteria for social phobia in children and...

0.50 Credits
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Knowledge

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: diagnosis and managementExternal web site

Professor Amanda Kirby describes the symptoms and key elements of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...

0.50 Credits
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Practice

What happens after an inspection visit: CQC briefingExternal web site

Following an inspection visit from the Care Quality Commission, your GP surgery will receive a report...

0.50 Credits
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Practice

What to expect on the day of an inspection: CQC briefingExternal web site

What should you expect on the day of a CQC inspection? Dr Devin Gray outlines what will happen in an...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Fracture risk, asthma management and effect of statins: journals update JanuaryExternal web site

Fracture risk in depression, asthma provision for pregnant women and the effect of statins on gallstones...

0.50 Credits
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Practice

How to prepare for a CQC inspection: CQC briefingExternal web site

Dr Devin Gray outlines what GP practices should do to prepare for an announced visit from Care Quality...

0.50 Credits
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Knowledge

Management of depressionExternal web site

This article by Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham dispels some of the myths of managing depression, provides...

0.50 Credits
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Knowledge

Tourette's syndromeExternal web site

Professor Amanda Kirby describes the symptoms, diagnosis and management of Tourette’s syndrome. Key...

1.00 Credits
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Expert Perspective

Child protection in dermatologyExternal web site

Dr Helen Goodyear provides an overview of child abuse in relation to dermatology. Learning points for...

1.00 Credits
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Knowledge

Cocaine use and its effectsExternal web site

Dr Iain Brew provides an overview of the use and effects of cocaine and how GPs can manage patients...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Research, back pain, ADHD and coeliac disease: journals update November 2015External web site

Reanalysis of research findings, physiotherapy for low back pain, treating prisoners for ADHD and exploring...

1.00 Credits
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Knowledge

Substance misuse: benzodiazepinesExternal web site

Dr Iain Brew provides practical advice on prescribing benzodiazepines. Key learning points for healthcare...

1.50 Credits
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Clinical Review

Post-traumatic stress disorder: clinical reviewExternal web site

The article by Dr Tony Downes reviews the diagnosis and management of post-traumatic stress disorder...

1.00 Credits
Knowledge

Ten questions on perinatal mental healthExternal web site

This activity explores the practical implications for primary care of the NICE guideline CG192 Antenatal...

1.00 Credits
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Knowledge

Assessing anxiety in palliative care patientsExternal web site

This article by Dr Trisha Macnair, updated in 2017, covers how assessing anxiety in palliative care...

0.50 Credits
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Red flags

Delirium - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Anna Cumisky covers the possible red flag symptoms associated with acute confusion...

0.50 Credits
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Red flags

Hallucinations - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar explores the red flag symptoms of hallucinations, their possible causes how to assess...

0.50 Credits
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Red flags

Insomnia - red flag symptomsExternal web site

The article by Dr Suneeta Kochhar describes the symptoms associated with insomnia that will indicate...

1.50 Credits
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Clinical Review

Generalised anxiety disorder: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Reshad Malik and Dr Muffazal Rawala provide an overview of the diagnosis and management of generalised...

0.50 Credits
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Red flags

Unintentional weight loss - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh summarises the recognition and initial management of unintentional weight loss in primary...

0.50 Credits
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Red flags

Tired all the time - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suchita Shah covers the red flag symptoms to look out for in a patient who presents feeling `tired...

1.50 Credits
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Clinical Review

Alzheimer's disease: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article Dr David Jolley and colleagues discuss pitfalls in making a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s...

0.50 Credits
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Knowledge

Recognising domestic violenceExternal web site

This article by Dr Fiona Duxbury covers the recognition of domestic violence and abusive relationships...

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