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PALLIATIVE CARE

End-of-life and palliative care topics for primary care professionals, looking at management of anxiety and pain and the importance of good communication. All educational activities carry CPD credits that contribute towards GPs' and nurses' appraisal and revalidation requirements.

1.00 Credits
£
Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on end of life care in childrenExternal web site

Dr Jennifer Kelly describes how to implement the latest NICE guidance on end of life care for children...

1.00 Credits
Knowledge

End of life care scenario: managing hepatic failureExternal web site

As GPs become more and more involved with palliative care, they are having to deal with more complex...

0.25 Credits
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

End-of-life care clinical Q&AExternal web site

Dr Catherine Millington-Sanders, GP and national clinical end-of-life care champion explains her role...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Lung cancer: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Dr David Breen and Dr Vincent Brennan covers the diagnosis and management of lung cancer...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

End-of-life care, cancer diagnostics and antibiotic useExternal web site

End-of-life care, cancer diagnostics, hormone therapy for transgender patients and targets for cutting...

0.50 Credits
Practice

End of life care: CQC briefingExternal web site

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

1.00 Credits
£
Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on care of the dying adultExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell describes how to implement the NICE guidance on care of dying adults in the last days...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Hot topic: end-of-life care, September 2015External web site

In this article Professor Keri Thomas and Dr Trisha Macnair discuss draft NICE guideline on care of...

1.50 Credits
Knowledge

End-of-life careExternal web site

This article by Dr Trisha Macnair outlines GPs’ responsibilities in care of the dying. Key learning...

0.50 Credits
Knowledge

Assessing pain in palliative care patientsExternal web site

This article by Dr Patricia Macnair, updated in 2017, examines the assessment of pain in palliative...

1.00 Credits
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...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Non-small cell lung cancer: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article, updated in September 2016 by Dr Nadia Yousaf, discusses the diagnosis and management of...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Malignant melanoma: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr James Langtry covers the presentation, diagnosis and management of cutaneous malignant melanoma...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Ovarian cancer: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Miss Jane Borley and Miss Sadaf Ghaem-Maghami covers the symptoms suggestive of ovarian...

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