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Urgent care clinical Q&A

Urgent care clinical Q&A

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Time to Complete

0.25 hours


April 21, 2017


November 13, 2017

Programme Description

Dr Philip Brown, GP and clinical adviser in urgent care discusses his role and how GPs can develop an interest in urgent care. Key learning points include the how to assess the degree to which a patient needs urgent care, and where to find useful resources.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Know how to pursue an interest in urgent care
  • Find resources to help them assess which patients are seriously ill and which are ‘worried well’
  • Consider involvement with their local CCG
  • Author

    Activity author
    Dr Philip Brown
    GP with special interest in emergency and unscheduled care


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.25 learning credits (0.25 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required