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Practice topics for primary care including video modules on effective consulting, CQC briefings and guidance on issuing fit notes. All educational activities carry CPD credits that contribute towards GPs' and nurses' appraisal and revalidation requirements.

Safe, ethical practice learning planExternal web site

This learning plan, created in association with the MDU, provides articles on key ...

Resilience in general practice learning planExternal web site

Personal and organisational resilience can help GPs, nurses and practice teams to survive and thrive ...

Care Quality Commission (CQC) learning planExternal web site

How to prepare for a CQC inspection visit, what happens on the day of an ...

Effective consulting video learning planExternal web site

Presenter: Dr Peter Tate, former convenor of the Royal College of GPs panel of examiners, ...

0.50 Credits
Practice

Assessing patients' capacityExternal web site

MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Sissy Frank advises on what to do when assessing patients’ capacity to make...

In association with the MDU
0.50 Credits
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Safeguarding vulnerable adultsExternal web site

Dr Kathryn Leask, MDU medico-legal adviser, discusses safeguarding vulnerable adults in primary care...

In association with the MDU
0.50 Credits
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Confidentiality and consent when treating teenagersExternal web site

MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Ellie Mein discusses the issues surrounding consent to treatment when the...

In association with the MDU
0.25 Credits
£
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Preparing for appraisal as a GP locumExternal web site

Dr Anna Cumisky provides an overview of what to consider when preparing for appraisal as a locum or...

0.50 Credits
£
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Consulting with the bereaved patientExternal web site

In this module Dr Pipin Singh explains how to to identify risk factors associated with abnormal grief...

0.50 Credits
£
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How to deal with manipulative patientsExternal web site

Dr Kamilla Porter offers some pointers for helping patients who challenge your consulting skills. Key...

0.50 Credits
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Removing patients from your practice listExternal web site

This free article by Dr Kathryn Leask, MDU medico-legal adviser, looks at the options when considering...

In association with the MDU
0.50 Credits
£
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Consulting with family membersExternal web site

Being a 'family doctor' is now a rarity, but family consultations remain a daily event. Dr Peter Tate...

0.50 Credits
£
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Controlling the length of a consultationExternal web site

Dr Mona Kular advises on the factors affecting consultation time that are within your control. Key learning...

0.50 Credits
£
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Staying calm with angry patientsExternal web site

Professionally placating an angry patient can have benefits for both GP and patient. Dr Peter Tate gives...

0.50 Credits
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Dealing with challenging patients in primary careExternal web site

In this free module, Mr Jerard Ross, medico-legal adviser at the MDU, explains how to defuse situations...

In association with the MDU
0.50 Credits
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Reducing the risk of a delayed or missed diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Sissy Frank, medico-legal adviser at the MDU, offers this free module explaining how to reduce the...

In association with the MDU
0.50 Credits
Practice

Confidentiality and disclosing patient informationExternal web site

In this free module, Dr Oliver Lord from the MDU explores how the GMC’s 2017 guidance on confidentiality...

In association with the MDU
0.50 Credits
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Good record-keepingExternal web site

In this free article, MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Sally Old looks at the essentials of good record-keeping...

In association with the MDU
0.50 Credits
Practice

Informed decision-makingExternal web site

In the first of a free series on legal and ethical aspects of primary care, MDU medico-legal adviser...

In association with the MDU
0.50 Credits
£
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How to become a resilient leaderExternal web site

In the last of five articles on resilience in general practice, Fiona Dalziel discusses the benefits...

0.50 Credits
£
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Resilience when under pressureExternal web site

In the fourth of five articles, Fiona Dalziel looks at how being resilient can help GPs, other practice...

0.50 Credits
£
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Steps to personal resilienceExternal web site

In the third of five articles, Fiona Dalziel discusses how GPs and practice staff can develop emotional...

0.50 Credits
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Building a resilient practice teamExternal web site

In the second of five articles, Fiona Dalziel explains how building a resilient practice team can enable...

0.50 Credits
£
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Creating a resilient practice to cope with changeExternal web site

In the first of five articles, Fiona Dalziel explains the first steps to developing a resilient practice...

0.50 Credits
£
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Issuing fit notes and referring to Fit for WorkExternal web site

Dr Emma Lackey explains when a fit note is needed, who can issue fit notes and how long they can last...

0.50 Credits
£
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Protecting patients and staff from the risks of legionella bacteria: CQCExternal web site

In the eighth article in our CQC briefing series, Dr Devin Gray provides an overview of legionella and...

0.50 Credits
£
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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
£
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Medication reviews in nursing homesExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh provides a practical guide to conducting medication reviews in nursing homes with the...

0.25 Credits
£
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Updated RCGP guidance on revalidationExternal web site

Dr Ravi Ramanathan highlights new Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) guidance on supporting...

0.50 Credits
£
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Being effective: effective consulting part 5External web site

In the fifth of a series of video modules, Dr Peter Tate discusses effective consulting skills in primary...

0.50 Credits
£
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Management and responsibility: effective consulting part 4External web site

In the fourth of a series of video modules, Dr Peter Tate discusses effective consulting skills in primary...

0.50 Credits
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Sharing an understanding: effective consulting part 3External web site

In the third of a series of video modules, Dr Peter Tate discusses effective consulting skills in primary...

0.50 Credits
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Understanding the problem: effective consulting part 2External web site

In the second of a series of video and text modules, Dr Peter Tate discusses effective consulting skills...

0.50 Credits
£
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Understanding the patient: effective consulting part 1External web site

In the first of a series of video modules, Dr Peter Tate discusses effective consulting skills in primary...

0.50 Credits
£
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Significant event analysis: CQC briefingExternal web site

In the sixth article of our CQC briefing series, Dr Rishi Duggal explores how CQC inspectors approach...

0.50 Credits
£
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Consent in children, Gillick competence and Fraser guidelines: CQC briefingExternal web site

Children’s consent to medical treatment or contraceptive advice is the focus of the fifth article in...

0.50 Credits
£
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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...

0.50 Credits
£
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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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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...

0.50 Credits
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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...

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