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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.

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on mental health problems in people withExternal web site

Guidance: NICE guidance NG54. Mental health problems in people with learning disabilities: prevention...

0.25 Credits
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...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on challenging behaviour and learningExternal web site

Guidance: NICE guidance NG11. Challenging behaviour and learning disabilities. May 2015. Dr...

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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on multimorbidityExternal web site

Guidance: NICE guidance NG56. Multimorbidity: clinical assessment and management. September 2016. Professor...

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

Guidance: NICE guidance CG90. Depression in adults: recognition and management. Updated April 2016. Dr...

0.25 Credits
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...

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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...

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Clinical Interview

Dementia clinical Q&AExternal web site

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

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Syllabus

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

Guidance: NICE quality standard QS115. Antenatal and postnatal mental health. February 2016. Dr...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

New menopause treatment, anticoagulants and interaction alert for citalopramExternal web site

Calciphylaxis risk with warfarin, a new menopause treatment and potential interaction between cocaine...

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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
Clinical Review

Alcohol misuse: clinical reviewExternal web site

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

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Syllabus

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

Guidance: NICE quality standard QS116. Domestic violence and abuse. February 2016. Home Office. Controlling...

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...

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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...

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Syllabus

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

Guidance: NICE quality standard QS102. Bipolar disorder, psychosis and schizophrenia in children...

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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...

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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...

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Knowledge

Switching antidepressants, H pylori regimens and galantamine riskExternal web site

Updated MIMS guidance on switching antidepressants and treating Helicobacter pylori, risk of serious...

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Knowledge

Zika virus testing, anticoagulation reviews and GP mental health trainingExternal web site

Testing for Zika virus in returning travellers, NICE’s recommendation of payment for GPs carrying out...

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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
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
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
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
Knowledge

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: diagnosis and managementExternal web site

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

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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...

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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
Knowledge

End-of-life care, diabetes guidance and CBT: update clinical January 2016External web site

NICE end-of-life care and diabetes guidance, outcomes of CBT and antidepressants, and pertussis vaccine...

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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
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
Knowledge

Management of depressionExternal web site

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

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Knowledge

Tourette's syndromeExternal web site

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

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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...

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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
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...

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Knowledge

Substance misuse: benzodiazepinesExternal web site

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

2.50 Credits
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...

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Knowledge

Ten questions on perinatal mental healthExternal web site

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

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Knowledge

Assessing anxiety in palliative care patientsExternal web site

This article by Dr Trisha Macnair covers how assessing anxiety in palliative care patients can help...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Delirium - red flag symptomsExternal web site

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

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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...

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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...

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Red flags

Mood changes - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Tillmann Jacobi provides an overview into the red flags of mood changes. Key learning...

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Knowledge

Medical management of depressionExternal web site

Dr Raj Thakkar reviews the medical management of depression in primary care. Key learning points for...

1.50 Credits
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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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