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NEUROLOGY

Neurological topics for primary healthcare professionals including transient ischaemic attack, brain tumours, epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis, plus symptom-based articles on hallucinations, delirium, headache and dizziness. 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 dementiaExternal web site

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

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Learning disabilities clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Tom Howseman, GP and clinical lead for learning disability commissioning, describes his role and...

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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...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on motor neurone diseaseExternal web site

Dr Mark Rickenbach describes how to implement the latest NICE guidance on motor neurone disease in primary...

0.25 Credits
Clinical Interview

Movement disorders clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Nick Lance, GPSI in movement disorders, describes role and answers questions on diagnosis and management...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Alopecia, bariatric surgery and muscle relaxants for low back pain: journalsExternal web site

Alopecia and cardiovascular risk, bariatric surgery, hypertension and cognitive impairment, and muscle...

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
Knowledge

Cyclical vomiting syndrome: diagnosis and managementExternal web site

Cyclical vomiting syndrome is characterised by episodes of sudden onset nausea and vomiting in an otherwise...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Myasthenia gravis: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article Dr Fiona Norwood considers the characteristics of myasthenia gravis, key diagnostic...

0.50 Credits
Expert Perspective

Cerebral palsyExternal web site

Dr Pinki Munot and Dr Sophia Varadkar summarise how to diagnose and manage cerebral palsy. Key learning...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Aspirin after TIA, probiotics, and yoga for asthma: journals update July 2016External web site

Aspirin to reduce stroke risk after TIA, antibiotics for dental problems, and yoga for patients with...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Cushing's syndrome: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Krystallenia Alexandraki and Professor Ashley Grossman discuss the epidemiology and causes of Cushing’s...

1.00 Credits
Expert Perspective

Epilepsies in infants and childrenExternal web site

Dr Sophia Varadkar and Dr Pinki Munot provide an overview of epilepsies in infants and children. Key...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Gastroenteritis in children, GP cancer care and pre-eclampsia riskExternal web site

Gastroenteritis in children, GP cancer care, pre-eclampsia risk and hypoglycaemia risk are covered by...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

New Parkinson's drug, SGLT2s as monotherapy: prescribing update June 2016External web site

A new Parkinson’s drug, SGLT2s as monotherapy and a MIMS guide to diabetes devices are covered in an...

0.50 Credits
Quiz

Test your knowledge of recent NICE guidanceExternal web site

This activity is designed to test your knowledge of recently published or updated clinical guidance...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Parkinson's disease: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Benjamin Simpson provides an in-depth overview of Parkinson’s disease, including information on risk...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Facial pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Rupesh Amin discusses red flag symptoms in facial pain and explores possible causes. Key learning...

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Expert Perspective

Use of newer oral anticoagulants in AFExternal web site

Dr Mehul Dhinoja provides a practical guide to using novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) for stroke prevention...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on headache in adults and teenagersExternal web site

Dr Tillmann Jacobi describes how to implement the updated NICE guidance on headaches in primary care...

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
Patient Case Study

Frey's syndromeExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh describes a case of Frey’s syndrome. Learning points for GPs and other healthcare professionals...

0.50 Credits
Patient Case Study

Pancreatic glucagonomaExternal web site

Dr Rupesh Amin describes a rare case of pancreatic glucagonoma, which initially presented with symptoms...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Vomiting in adults - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suchita Shah highlights the red flag symptoms associated with vomiting in adults that may indicate...

0.50 Credits
Knowledge

Tourette's syndromeExternal web site

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

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Huntington's disease: clinical reviewExternal web site

Rachel Taylor explains the diagnosis and management of Huntington’s disease, providing key learning...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Transient ischaemic attack: clinical reviewExternal web site

The article by Professor Anthony Rudd examines the diagnosis and management of TIA. Key learning points...

0.50 Credits
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
Red flags

Tremor - red flag symptomsExternal web site

The article by Dr Suneeta Kochhar examines the causes of tremor and how to assess and manage this symptom...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Delirium: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Dr Reshad Malik and Dr Muffazal Rawala defines delirium and explains how to manage the...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Loss of consciousness - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this article Dr Pipin Singh explains how to elucidate if there is a sinister cause to loss of consciousness...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Headaches in children - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Pipin Singh explores the causes of headache in children and how to assess them to...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Dizziness - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Suneeta Kochhar highlights the red flag symptoms in patients presenting with dizziness...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Headache - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides an overview of red flag symptoms in patients presenting with headaches...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Motor neurone disease: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Esther Hobson and Dr Christopher McDermott consider motor neurone disease, covering red flags, how...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Multiple sclerosis: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article, updated in 2017 by Dr Wallace Brownlee, discusses how to make a diagnosis of multiple...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Stroke: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Roser Icart-Palau and Dr Patrick Gompertz outline the epidemiology, aetiology, diagnosis and management...

1.50 Credits
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...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Epilepsy: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article Dr Melissa Maguire covers the diagnosis and management of epilepsy including prevalence...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Headache and migraine: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article, updated in 2016 by Dr David Kernick, considers how to differentiate between different...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Acoustic neuroma: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Mr Samuel Leong and Mr Ahmed Youssef covers the diagnosis and management of acoustic...

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